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Hearst Tower

959 8th Avenue
New York City NY United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began2003
  Finished2006
Floor Count42
Basement Floors1
Floor Area260,908 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - atrium
Architectural Style
 - art deco
 - structural expressionism
Materials
 - masonry
 - glass
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof597 ftCTBUH
181.97 m
Lower roof70 ft
to main roof of 6-story base

Description
- The Sir Norman Foster designed office tower will be built over top of the existing 6 floor building.

- Constructed with a "diagrid," a structural system consisting of entirely diagonal beams.

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Foster + Partners - Architect
  
  

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