SkyscraperPage Forum

SkyscraperPage Forum (https://skyscraperpage.com/forum/index.php)
-   Completed Project Threads Archive (https://skyscraperpage.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=348)
-   -   NEW YORK | Central Park Tower (Nordstrom)| 1,550 FT | 131 FLOORS (https://skyscraperpage.com/forum/showthread.php?t=191095)

NYguy Apr 9, 2020 1:08 AM

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-vHKmxDn5e/

https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram...63&oe=5EB7BAA2




https://www.instagram.com/p/B-rW9pMjTs5/

https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram...83&oe=5EB893EA

NYguy Apr 10, 2020 2:59 PM

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-xWyaUHQA7/

https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram...c9&oe=5EBACC57

NYguy Apr 10, 2020 7:04 PM

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-zzGLzAzCU/

https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram...3a&oe=5EBA6AC0





https://www.instagram.com/p/B-z6bnyj5o8/

https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram...ef&oe=5EB87C63



https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram...c5&oe=5EBAC3B6



https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram...75&oe=5EBBEB0C

chris08876 Apr 11, 2020 2:29 AM

Tonight.

https://aws1.discourse-cdn.com/busin...0388f84e9.jpeg

JManc Apr 11, 2020 4:00 AM

Is it me or have they taken a really long time to build this thing? I got married at the Park Lane in 2016 and would walk over and take pics of the construction site, went back in 2017 and 2018 and it's still not done. The Vanderbilt is a much bigger building and has gone up much faster.

Zapatan Apr 11, 2020 4:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JManc (Post 8890519)
Is it me or have they taken a really long time to build this thing? I got married at the Park Lane in 2016 and would walk over and take pics of the construction site, went back in 2017 and 2018 and it's still not done. The Vanderbilt is a much bigger building and has gone up much faster.

Yea same, part of it could be the unique design (cantilever etc.). It also has a high floor count and buildings are built floor by floor. One Vanderbilt's real floor count is about 35 fewer.

I guess some construction managers just push harder than others too ;)

NYguy Apr 11, 2020 5:30 PM

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-kx_iipKnd/

https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram...bd&oe=5EBC5BEC

faridnyc Apr 12, 2020 9:03 AM

What misses central park tower is an observation deck , do you agree with me ?

SkyHigher Apr 12, 2020 9:59 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by faridnyc (Post 8891285)
What misses central park tower is an observation deck , do you agree with me ?

no plebs allowed i'm afraid. we just get to look at this thing the tallest building in the greatest city and cry.

chris08876 Apr 12, 2020 7:20 PM

Were spoiled that's what it is. Plenty of decks.

30 Hudson, ESB , Top of the Rock, 1 WTC, Vanderbilt in the future (don't forget about Vandy!) ... the Vessel (should count as one). Also some wicked places to get some views, like if one is willing to walk on the GWB (best skyline view IMO).

Over in NJ, we have some natural cliff side observation ledges. Union City, above the cliffs, is a great location.

And if one is adventurous, take a helicopter ride over the city. Best bang for the buck. Best 20-30 minutes one will spend for a mental imagery that will be ingrained in ones mind.

Plenty of ways to view NYC. From the air, and from the street. From roof top bars, to pretending to stop for repairs on the NJ turnpike to take in the views. On a side note, if one is to stop for "repairs", with thier flashers on, Chris recommends this spot right here for "repairs"...

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7449...7i16384!8i8192

:tup:

Eagle Rock Reservation is also worth a trip if one is in NJ. On a clear day, it will make your jaw drop. Also if one is cheap (free on weekends), just go to Newark, near NJIT, and go on the weekends to the NJIT parking deck. Go to the top top of the deck, and enjoy the view. Newark NJ, right by Branch Brook Park, has one section that is elevated way above sea level, and provides a unique angular approach to the skyline. Staten Island, Statue of Liberty... so many ways to view the skyline.

NYguy Apr 13, 2020 2:40 AM

jessicaweinbergmcclosky

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...9383f7c0_b.jpg



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...4900953e_h.jpg

JManc Apr 13, 2020 3:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SkyHigher (Post 8891291)
no plebs allowed i'm afraid. we just get to look at this thing the tallest building in the greatest city and cry.

Plus the security risk. The ESB, the Rock and the WTC have to have intense security because they are tempting targets.

SkyHigher Apr 13, 2020 12:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chris08876 (Post 8891556)
Were spoiled that's what it is. Plenty of decks.

30 Hudson, ESB , Top of the Rock, 1 WTC, Vanderbilt in the future (don't forget about Vandy!) ... the Vessel (should count as one). Also some wicked places to get some views, like if one is willing to walk on the GWB (best skyline view IMO).

Oh yeh I know but nothing from that vantage point though Steinway would have been better as it is central so to speak. Hoping when whatever is built over at the Manhattan Hotel plot being near Times Square we will get a deck there.

+thanks for other info :)

Crawford Apr 13, 2020 12:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chris08876 (Post 8891556)
Were spoiled that's what it is. Plenty of decks.

30 Hudson, ESB , Top of the Rock, 1 WTC, Vanderbilt in the future (don't forget about Vandy!) ... the Vessel (should count as one). Also some wicked places to get some views, like if one is willing to walk on the GWB (best skyline view IMO).

Over in NJ, we have some natural cliff side observation ledges. Union City, above the cliffs, is a great location.

And if one is adventurous, take a helicopter ride over the city. Best bang for the buck. Best 20-30 minutes one will spend for a mental imagery that will be ingrained in ones mind.

And Chrysler Bldg. new ownership is reportedly considering reopening the deck.

Skyguy_7 Apr 13, 2020 2:35 PM

Is there curved glass on the East facade, top quarter of the building? Definitely did not see that in any renderings, if so. Nice touch. It make for beautiful views.

NYguy Apr 13, 2020 3:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Skyguy_7 (Post 8892102)
Is there curved glass on the East facade, top quarter of the building? Definitely did not see that in any renderings, if so. Nice touch. It make for beautiful views.

Not sure what you mean.



https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/p...?adppopup=true

https://media.gettyimages.com/photos...81?s=2048x2048

SkyHigher Apr 13, 2020 3:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Crawford (Post 8892045)
And Chrysler Bldg. new ownership is reportedly considering reopening the deck.

Yep and whatever gets built next door will likely have one. So a handful of decks in the same area :D

NYguy Apr 13, 2020 5:09 PM

https://www.nytimes.com/real-estate/...7?channel=sale

https://d39q1vwco01fgc.cloudfront.ne...jpg&width=1136

Skyguy_7 Apr 13, 2020 6:06 PM

NyGuy, I'm talking about what appears to be curved glass on the SE corner of the building. It begins in the same plane as the tip of Tower Verre. Could just be the lighting when this shot was taken..



NYguy Apr 14, 2020 1:16 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Skyguy_7 (Post 8892331)
NyGuy, I'm talking about what appears to be curved glass on the SE corner of the building.
It begins in the same plane as the tip of Tower Verre. Could just be the lighting when this shot was taken..


Oh, no. Here's an older view...



https://a4.pbase.com/o12/06/102706/1...00819_138b.JPG



https://a4.pbase.com/o12/06/102706/1...00819_138c.jpg





https://www.instagram.com/p/B-SX-NYp7Tx/


https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram...85&oe=5EC06981


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:36 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.