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

Density: ___

Filed prior to July 2009, there are no Zoning Diagrams scanned for this project.

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Sean Khorsandi
Executive Director
45 West 67th Street New York, NY 10023

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