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post updated March 16, 2024

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Manhattan Buildings. We aim to include the best NYC buildings. We cover completed Manhattan buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across New York, NY, USA. You may be able to see some of them as you travel across the city with an NYC Pass. The focus is on contemporary New York buildings but information on traditional New York City buildings is also welcome.

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

Mar 18, 2013
Bleecker Street Station Restoration & Upgrade
Design: Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects with Weidlinger Associates
Bleecker Street Station New York Buildings
photo from architects
The MTA’s $94.5 m rehabilitation of the Bleecker Street Station complex, designed by Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects (LHPA) in a joint venture with Weidlinger Associates, structural engineers, introduces an uptown link between two major subway lines while returning one of the city’s oldest stations to its original glory. It includes a 300-ft extension of the Bleecker Street IRT uptown platform and a new transfer connection between it and the Broadway-Lafayette station on the IND line.

Dec 19, 2012
B2 Atlantic Yards New York
Design: SHoP
Barclays Center New York Buildings
image © SHoP Architects
Groundbreaking on B2 residential tower in Brooklyn, due to complete by summer 2014. Event attended by the NYC Mayor.

Nov 14, 2012
50 United Nations Plaza – Ground-raising ceremony news
Design: Foster + Partners
50 United Nations Plaza New York Buildings
image : dbox / Foster + Partners
Construction is underway on the first residential tower by Foster + Partners in the United States. Developed by Zeckendorf Development with Global Holdings, the 44-storey luxury apartment tower occupies a prestigious location within the green setting of United Nations Plaza, with views of the celebrated modernist UN Headquarters building, the East River and the Manhattan skyline.

Oct 19, 2012
425 Park Avenue – Exhibition of Four Designs
Foster + Partners wins competition for new tower
425 Park Avenue New York Buildings
image : dbox / Foster + Partners
Four of the world’s most acclaimed architecture firms created designs for the conceptual design phase of its architectural competition for a new office tower to be constructed at 425 Park Avenue in Manhattan – Shortlisted Architects:
Foster + Partners (Lord Norman Foster)
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (Lord Richard Rogers)
OMA (Rem Koolhaas)
Zaha Hadid Architects

Sep 21, 2012
Barclays Center New York, Brooklyn : opening news
Barclays Center New York Buildings
image © SHoP Architects
“the most anticipated sports and entertainment venue in the world and the home of the Brooklyn Nets, will celebrate its Opening Night on September 28 when Brooklyn’s own JAY Z takes the stage”.

NY Buildings, alphabetical:

9 West 57th Street
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Architects
Midtown skyscraper

15 Central Park West
Robert A. M. Stern
up to 35 storeys
202 limestone-clad apartments

23 East 22nd Street, off Madison Square Park, Flatiron district
23 East 22nd Street
skyscraper image from OMA
23 East 22nd Street

40 Bond St, Noho, Manhattan
Herzog de Meuron
Ian Schrager condominium – serviced apartments + townhouses
11 storeys; 23 apartments + 5 townhouses; façade includes green glass tubes

40 Mercer, Soho apartment building
Jean Nouvel
15 storeys: for Andres Balazs

41 Cooper Square
41 Cooper Square New York
picture from architect
41 Cooper Square

51 Astor Place – tower proposal
Maki and Associates with Adamson Associates Architects
11 & 13 storeys
Developer: Edward J. Minskoff Equities
mixed-use New York development – offices/retail

56 Leonard Street
Herzog & de Meuron
56 Leonard Street
image © Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, 2008
56 Leonard Street

99 Church Street Tower, Lower Manhattan
Robert A. M. Stern Architects
99 Church Street Tower
image : dbox Courtesy of: Silverstein Properties
99 Church Street Tower for Silverstein Properties

100 11th Avenue – apartment block, Chelsea
Atelier Jean Nouvel

111 First Street – mixed-use tower, Jersey City
OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture
52 storeys
For The Athena Group, BLDG Management Co. and The City of Jersey

173/176 Perry Street, Greenwich Village, south Manhattan
Richard Meier Architect
16-storey towers facing Hudson

200 Greenwich Street, World Trade Center Tower 2
Foster + Partners
200 Greenwich Street
image : Foster + Partners
200 Greenwich Street

400 Park Avenue South
Christian de Portzamparc
Manhattan skyscraper
image from architect
Manhattan skyscraper

500 Fifth Avenue Building, 500 Fifth Avenue
Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates
212m high, rectilinear stepped Manhattan tower. From the designers of probably the most famous New York skyscraper, the Empire State building

900 Madison Avenue, Manhattan
30 storeys high
Rejected by New York Landmarks Commission – involved as it was to be built above a historic building, recalling the Hearst Tower, also by Foster & Partners in NYC

1001 Fifth Avenue Façade, 1001 Fifth Avenue
Philip Johnson, Architect with John Burgee

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
Diller Scofidio + Renfro with FXFOWLE
Alice Tully Hall

Apple SoHo
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Ronnette Riley Architect

Apple Store Fifth Avenue
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

AT&T Building, Madison Avenue
Philip Johnson, Architect with John Burgee
AT&T Building New York
photograph : Isabelle Lomholt
AT&T Building

Atlantic Yards – buildings proposal, Brooklyn

Gehry Partners LLP
Atlantic Yards Development – see also Barclays Center

Austrian Cultural Forum Tower
Atelier Raimund Abraham, New York
For Republic of Austria, Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs
25ft wide and 81ft deep; 24 storeys / 278ft high

Bank of Manhattan Company Building: see The Trump Building

Barclays Center
Ellerbe Becket and SHoP Architects
Barclays Center New York
image © SHoP Architects
Barclays Center

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
Design: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Bard College
photo © Brad Feinknopf
New York College Building

Barry Diller Headquarters, Chelsea
Frank Gehry
10 storeys

Baruch College Academic Complex, E.24th St to E. 25th St
Kohn Pederson Fox – KPF

BLUE Residential Tower, Lower East Side
Bernard Tschumi
BLUE Residential Tower
photo : Peter Mauss/ESTO
BLUE Residential Tower New York building

Bronx County Hall of Justice
Rafael Viñoly
Bronx County Hall of Justice
photograph from architect
Bronx Building

Bronx Museum of the Arts – Expansion, Bronx

Brooklyn Arts Tower
Behnisch Architekten with StudioMDA
Brooklyn Arts Tower
picture from Behnisch Architekten
Brooklyn Tower

Brooklyn Bridge East River, Brooklyn / New York
John A. Roebling, designer / civil engineer
Brooklyn Bridge
photo © Tim Collins
Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Design: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Brooklyn Building
image from architects
Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Brooklyn College – West Quad
Design: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Brooklyn College Building
picture from architect
Brooklyn College Building

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