Are you involved with the project? If so, are the “massing models” basically representative of the final design?
I wish and hope this was 1400 ft to the roof with a nice crown or spire bringing this to 1600 or 1700 ft.
rooting for Gale Brewer on this one. As BP, she can get the City Council on her page and we’ll probably get the 1566’, 10k sf public space version. Chase will undoubtedly build with or without the variation. If the variation is not approved, they might choose to opt for the taller, as of right scheme - which, in accordance with the rezoning, offers 10k sf of public space.
This is the one time I’m rooting for Gale
Is this one of the situations in which Gale’s or whoever’s opinion is only advisory and JPMC’s plan will be rubberstamped?
Hopefully someone with influence, will also impose high architectural standards on this tower.
Too much money at play. Too much tax revenue at play. This will rise without hindrance. The city will cater to those that pay the coffers and provide jobs.
Anyways, lets hope for the taller version.
scaffolding now occupies half of the frontage on Park Ave. The bollards on the scaffolded side were stripped down to bare concrete
It will be fascinating to see the deconstruction of a 700 ft building.