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Old February 20th, 2005, 03:57 PM   #161
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Amazing building! Foster did a great job on this one
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Old February 20th, 2005, 05:02 PM   #162
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Old February 20th, 2005, 05:10 PM   #163
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I like it! The metallic parts look more white then silver. Looks nice. Cant wait to see the finished product.
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Old February 21st, 2005, 03:40 AM   #164
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These photos were taken today 02/20/2005

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This is the view from Central Park....











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Old February 21st, 2005, 04:08 AM   #165
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This looks taller than I ever expected

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Old February 21st, 2005, 04:12 AM   #166
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THATS A HOT TOWER RIGHT THERE, I LOVE IT.

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Old February 21st, 2005, 08:50 AM   #167
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is hearst tower going to be as tall as the gray tower on it's side...
how many floors is the gray one btw...? i like it...
nice pics from central park... is going fast this tower i love it...
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Old February 21st, 2005, 11:20 AM   #168
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Nice photos TowersNYC. That is the perspective I've been waiting for.
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Old February 22nd, 2005, 12:37 AM   #169
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is hearst tower going to be as tall as the gray tower on it's side...
how many floors is the gray one btw...? i like it...
nice pics from central park... is going fast this tower i love it...
The gray one is 56 floors and 628 ft/191 m and the Hearst Tower is 597 ft/182 m so it won't be as tall.
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Old February 22nd, 2005, 03:36 AM   #170
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It seems the tower is near a traffic circle in one of those photos. Is that Columbus Circle?

shown here

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Old February 22nd, 2005, 03:42 AM   #171
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Correct.
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Old March 1st, 2005, 10:50 PM   #172
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Old March 2nd, 2005, 12:09 AM   #173
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Ohhh! The silver makes it all shiny. I still cant decide if I like it though.
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Old March 2nd, 2005, 01:44 AM   #174
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The gray one is 56 floors and 628 ft/191 m and the Hearst Tower is 597 ft/182 m so it won't be as tall.
thanks for that savethewtc is a good height for both towers...
and great update Lecom, nice pix!!
i love the silver, is gonna look excelent!
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Old March 3rd, 2005, 12:36 PM   #175
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it looks even better than on the renderings!!!
Well done NY!
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Old March 5th, 2005, 01:11 AM   #176
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Here's an update from the official site...


February 24, 2005: View of The Hearst Tower from The Gates in Central Park.
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Old March 5th, 2005, 05:01 PM   #177
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it looks even better than on the renderings!!!
Well done NY!
I agree. That always seems to be the case in my opinion.
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Old March 5th, 2005, 05:58 PM   #178
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Looks way better than the rendering, yes. Nice work by Foster in NY.
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Old March 30th, 2005, 12:27 AM   #179
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Much needed update...


March 25, 2004: View of top floor of Hearst Tower.


March 25, 2004: Progress to date.
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Old March 30th, 2005, 04:59 AM   #180
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Huge! Looks really cool already
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