Current Status: Under Construction
53 West 53rd Vital Stats
Address: 53 West 53rd Street (Community Board 5)
Type: Mixed Commercial and Residential
Name: Tower Verre aka 53 West 53 aka 53 West 53rd Street aka MoMA Expansion Tower
Construction: Begun 2014, Completed 2018
Design Architect: Jean Nouvel
Executive Architect: ___
Engineer: WSP Global
Developer: Hines, Pontiac Land Group, Goldman Sachs
Builder: Lendlease Group
Height: 950 feet, (290 Meters); 77 Stories
Total Construction Floor Area: 600,040 square feet; 55,745.5 square meters
Site Area: 2,209 square feet
Density: 145 Residences
View Zoning Diagram HERE
Read through our blog below for more information on Supertalls.
While many were hitting the beach to beat the heat last week, LW! had an eventful 3 1/2 hour hearing at the Board of Standards and Appeals regarding 36 West 66th Street (aka 50 West 66th Street) and how it does (but mainly, how it does not) comply with Zoning. You...
LW! Executive Director Sean Khorsandi is interviewed about developers' attempts to take advantage of zoning loopholes to build a Supertall tower at 50 W. 66th Street. Fox5 caught up with Sean outside the Board of Stand and Appeals during LW's hearing last week:
Helen Rosenthal at BSA: “I’m asking the BSA to…take a stand for our community and the zoning guidelines established to protect it.”
Council Member Helen Rosenthal gave testimony before the BSA on August 7 in support of Landmark West! and the community's appeal against the permits for the 50 W. 66th Street proposed development. Her 8/8/2019 e-newsletter highlighted her position (emphasis added): "I...
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