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Old March 7th, 2007, 07:49 PM   #461
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wow! a lot bigger than I thought.
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Old March 7th, 2007, 08:07 PM   #462
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this building will be breath-taking.
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Old March 7th, 2007, 09:25 PM   #463
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this render makes the building look small. If the verizon building is 650 ft tall and the roof of this is almost 850 ft with the facade extension at 915 ft. why does it look like it is only 100 ft. taller than the roof of the verizon. the renders are old a few months ago the hight of the roof was raised 50 ft. the hight is still the same but it is taller to the roof. here are some photos posted on SSP by nygirl, they are poor but it showes what it should look like.

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i was even unaware of this. holy shit.
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Old March 8th, 2007, 02:31 AM   #464
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Old March 8th, 2007, 11:26 PM   #465
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im gonna reallly miss that old facade... such a shame its being replaced with such a boring glass. i hope im proven wrong
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Old March 9th, 2007, 12:54 AM   #466
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Old March 9th, 2007, 02:09 AM   #467
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Now that I am rethinking about 1 Bryant Pk, it could have been built over the bunch of lowrises rather than on the Remington Building, which was demolished in order to build it.

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Old March 9th, 2007, 02:33 AM   #468
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^ that old sliver SHOULD have been preserved!!!! what a shame!!!!
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Old March 10th, 2007, 01:07 AM   #469
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Old March 10th, 2007, 01:26 AM   #470
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is it just me or does the glass not match
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Old March 10th, 2007, 01:29 AM   #471
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is it just me or does the glass not match
You're correct. The southeast corner of the building has different glass.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 06:26 AM   #472
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Well... we can't preserve everything.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 07:21 AM   #473
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^ Those two images are vertically stretched. Just take a look at the white part on top of the Verizon building; it's been stretched so much that it looks like a cube.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 10:04 PM   #474
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I walk by this tower every single day when going to work, and Im just too lazy to turn and snap a photo...so today I was coming from work and I decided to get a shot with my Phone Cam...sorry for crappy quality..

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Old March 11th, 2007, 02:12 PM   #475
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is it just me or does the glass not match
its supposed to be like that...

look at the bottom of the building - it indents slightly before rising, the indent has different glass

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Old March 13th, 2007, 03:32 AM   #477
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This has to be my favorite building in NY right now..i was at Liberty Island today and you can definately make out this building poking it's head out from behind the verizon Building.. can't wait till topout
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Old March 13th, 2007, 03:35 AM   #478
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Well... we can't preserve everything.
There would have been enough room on the lowrises alone for this building as well as the plaza w/o tearing it down.
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Old March 13th, 2007, 04:40 AM   #479
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spooky. where's that magazine cover from, and where can i get one?
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Old March 13th, 2007, 06:49 AM   #480
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spooky. where's that magazine cover from, and where can i get one?
Its on the cover, Office Buildings is its name.
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