Image Credit: David Smooke
Current Status: Completed
New York Times Building Vital Stats
Address: 242 West 41st Street (Community Board 5)
Type: Commercial & Office Buildings
Name: New York Times Building aka 620 Eighth Avenue aka 242 West 41st Street
Construction: Begun 2003; Completed 2007
Design Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Executive Architect: FXFOWLE Architects
Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Developer: Forest City Ratner Companies
Builder: AMEC Construction Management
Height: 1,046 feet, (318.8 Meters); 52 Stories
Total Construction Floor Area: 1,545,708 square feet; 143,601 square meters
Site Area: 79,000 square feet; 7,339.3 square meters
Filed prior to July 2009, there are no Zoning Diagrams scanned for this project.
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MEDIA coverage of DOB Intent to Revoke
Considering the rarity of the Department of Building Revoking Permits, and in this case, even more so after they've denied a DOB Challenge where they re-checked their work, there has been some media buzz. Check back here for updates. THE REAL DEAL Wednesday’s...
Neighbors Prevail! LW! Wins Round in 36 W. 66th Street Battle
With many thanks to our team of Attorneys: John Low-Beer, Chuck Weinstock and Zoning Expert George Janes, and YOU, our UWS Neighbors, the Department of Buildings has issued an Intent to Revoke Approval against their prior approval to amend the development at 36 West...
Gale Brewer Statement on DOB to Revoke Permits for 36 W. 66th St.
"This is a victory not only for the Upper West Side, but for communities all over the city that find themselves outgunned by developers who try to bend or break zoning rules for massive private profit." Statement from Manhattan B.P. Brewer on Dept. of Building’s...
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