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Old March 2nd, 2014, 11:28 PM   #6741
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I grabbed a few dozen screencaps from the SuperScrapers show. Let me know if you want to see more.
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Old March 2nd, 2014, 11:35 PM   #6742
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Here's an attempt to see where the center of CPS is, with the 4 main towers marked.
Looks like we need a few more to the East of the center line to fill the gap between 111 and 432!
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Old March 3rd, 2014, 12:05 AM   #6743
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Looks like we need a few more to the East of the center line to fill the gap between 111 and 432!
Agree
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Old March 3rd, 2014, 12:11 AM   #6744
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OK, I'll post some more caps.

The quarry in Italy where they got the marble for the bathrooms:






















That Asian-American dude (one of Gary Barnett's VPs) really earned his money, arguing with the Italians (including the quarry owner) to allow him to pick the exact marble slabs he wanted.






Window washing unit:



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Old March 3rd, 2014, 12:19 AM   #6745
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This is the guy who oversaw the installation of the window washing unit. He said "They're paying $100 million for this view down there, and I get it for free!" It sounded like he was going to be operating it, as well. I guess they wouldn't want just any chuckle head to run that unit, because if something goes wrong, it would be a serious problem.













Before they sealed up the top:










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Old March 3rd, 2014, 05:32 AM   #6746
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Tonight at 10pm on PBS the fourth episode of Super Skyscrapers "The Billionaire Building" is focused on the construction of One57
The episode is now online at

http://video.pbs.org/video/2365182158/

I just watched it on the PBS roku channel.
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Old March 3rd, 2014, 09:24 AM   #6747
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Old March 3rd, 2014, 12:48 PM   #6748
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Here's an attempt to see where the center of CPS is, with the 4 main towers marked. The center is between One57 and 111 W 57.
It's actually pretty easy in Manhattan to do that because it has all these city blocks. And since CPS has 3 city blocks the center is in the middle of the middle city block.
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Old March 3rd, 2014, 03:49 PM   #6749
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Old March 3rd, 2014, 05:33 PM   #6750
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The episode is now online at

http://video.pbs.org/video/2365182158/

I just watched it on the PBS roku channel.
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Old March 3rd, 2014, 11:22 PM   #6751
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Midtown canyons with One57 in the distance ...

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Old March 4th, 2014, 12:48 AM   #6752
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I liked Gary said something along the lines of "it's a tough construction site, we are not building in a desert but in a super dense urban fabric".

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Old March 4th, 2014, 02:19 AM   #6753
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Old March 4th, 2014, 07:17 AM   #6754
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Old March 4th, 2014, 03:13 PM   #6755
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I liked Gary said something along the lines of "it's a tough construction site, we are not building in a desert but in a super dense urban fabric".
Nasty hit on Dubai...
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I can't wait to see the crown lit up in person.
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Old March 5th, 2014, 04:38 AM   #6759
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InFocusTech now has a great looking replica available.
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