NEW YORK | 1 + 2 Manhattan West | 995 FT + 935 FT | 67 + 56 FLOORS


Can we just call this a clean 1000’?


Well, the building is above sea level by 65 feet…but they don’t include that


looks topped off.



r_180909061_beat0075_a by Mitch Waxman, on Flickr






Compared to what SOM designs in other nations, this is a total snooze fest. But the curve does intrigue me on the one end.
I just see this is as filler though, at the end of the day.


This is one of those designs that would great in a different city. You already have huge glass towers next door.


It’s good filler imo.


I think its simplicity is quite beautiful.


This may be weird, but this buildings shape reminds me of the Easter Island statues.


The second tower’s height difference and slope direction will help to compliment this tower. On it’s own it’s not the most interesting design–aside from the base.


Source: Skyline Webcams


I think blue glass towers always look best on overcast days.


This has to be one of the best curtain walls in the city. The radiused corners really makes the glass look seamless.


Yeah it does look good. It’s a giant box but the glass and slight curvature redeem it.


If you go too curvy you end up with One Blackfriars: