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post updated October 1, 2021

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Buildings in Manhattan

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Manhattan Buildings. e-architect cover completed Manhattan buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across New York, USA. The focus is on contemporary New York buildings but information on traditional New York City buildings is also welcome.

We have 7 pages of Manhattan Architecture selections with links to hundreds of individual project pages.

New York Architecture : key projects

New York Buildings : A-B

Manhattan Buildings : C-E (this page)

Manhattan Building Developments : F-K

Manhattan Building Designs : L-O

Manhattan Architecture Designs : P-S

Manhattan Architecture Developments : T-Z

Rockefeller Center Manhattan Buildings
Rockefeller Center – photo: Andrew McRae

Manhattan Architecture – NYC Buildings News

Manhattan Buildings

NYC Buildings – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

East 180th Street Station, Bronx – Feb 18, 2013
Design: Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects with Weidlinger Associates
East 180th Street Station New York
photo : Paul Warchol
The New York City Transit Authority’s East 180th Street Station has just undergone a $65 million restoration and upgrade that reestablishes the 100-year-old complex as a major Bronx landmark. This station was originally meant to be the flagship for the emerging New York Westchester and Boston Railway Company and its transformation returns it to its original glory.

Columbia University Medical Center, Washington Heights, Northern Manhattan – Jul 17, 2012
Design: Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Gensler
Columbia University Medical Center Building
image from architects
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) recently announced plans for a new, state-of-the-art medical and graduate education building on the CUMC campus in the Washington Heights community of Northern Manhattan. The new building, with a design led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, in collaboration with Gensler as executive architect, is a 14-storey facility.

Dream Downtown Hotel, Cheslea – May 3, 2012
Design: Handel Architects
Dream Downtown Hotel Manhattan Buildings
photo : Bruce Damonte
Dream Downtown Hotel is a 184,000 SF boutique hotel in the Chelsea neighborhood of NYC. The 12-story building includes 316 guestrooms, two restaurants, rooftop and VIP lounges, outdoor pool and pool bar, a gym, event space, and ground floor retail.

NY Buildings, alphabetical:

Carnegie Hall Extension

Design: Iu & Bibliowicz Architects
Approx. $150m expansion

Carnegie Hall Tower
Design: Cesar Pelli Architect

CCNY School of Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture
Design: Rafael Viñoly Architects
photo © Bruce Damonte
CCNY SAUDLA at City College of New York

Chelsea High Line railway park, West Side, Manhattan
Design: Field Operations with Diller Scofidio + Refro Architects
Elevated rail structure unused since 1980

Chelsea Hotel, 222 W.23rd St
Design: Hubert, Pirsson & Co.
became Chelsea Hotel in 1905

Chrysler Building
Design: William Van Alen, Architect
Chrysler Building

City Spire Center West 55th Street, Midtown, Manhattan

Murphy/Jahn Architects
248m high skyscraper building

Columbia University Extension, West Harlem
Design: Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) with SOM
Manhattan Development
image from architect firm
Manhattan Building Development

Coney Island Center
Grimshaw (New York office)
Coney Island Ampitheater Manhattan Buildings
picture from architect office
Coney Island Ampitheater

Cooper Union Architecture School, East Village

Corning Glass Works Building 717 Fifth Avenue, Midtown Manhattan
Wallace K. Harrison, Architect of Harrison, Abramovitz & Abbe Architects
Renovated by Gwathmey Siegel, Architect
109m high building ; the lobby contains a mural by Josef Albers

Croton Water Filtration Plant, Bronx
Croton Plant Bronx
image © Grimshaw
Croton Plant Bronx

D. E. Shaw & Co. Office Building
Design: Steven Holl Architects

D. E. Shaw Research 32nd floor supercomputer lobby
Design: Steven Holl Architects
D. E. Shaw Research

Derek Lam Store
Derek Lam New York
picture from architect studio
Derek Lam New York

Derfner Judaica Museum
Design:Louise Braverman Architect
Derfner Judaica Museum
photograph : Michael Moran
Derfner Judaica Museum

Diana Center, Barnard College
Diana Center Barnard College
image from UB
Diana Center Barnard College

Diane von Furstenberg HQ
WORK Architecture Company
Manhattan Studios
photograph : Elizabeth Felicella
Manhattan Studios

East River Science Park

RMJM Hillier
East River Science Park
picture from architect firm
The 800,000 sqft buildings complex in Manhattan will be New York City’s first biotechnology park, establishing creative linkages between the city’s prominent healthcare and research institutions and revitalizing a section of the city’s east side.

Eleven Times Square
FXFowle Architects
40 storeys

Empire State Building
Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Architects
Empire State New York Building

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