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.

Loopholes Exploited: 

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Hedge Fund Buyers?

Hedge Fund Buyers?

Gary Stern takes a look at the (sometimes) foreign, but always MEGA money in play buying up New York Real Estate.  In conversation with LW! executive director Sean Khorsandi, and our colleagues at the Greenwich Village Society of Historic Preservation, he asks who are...

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Looking Beyond Midtown

Looking Beyond Midtown

The New York Times has prepared a timely review of Larry Silverstein, lead of Silverstein Properties who celebrated the ribbon cutting of 3 World Trade Center earlier this week.  The lengthy article "Larry Silverstein Flees the 'Old Fogeys' of Midtown" reviews...

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

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