53 West 53
New York, United States
HEIGHT: 320 m/1,050 ft
FLOORS: 77 above ground, 3 below ground
ARCHITECT: Jean Nouvel
OTHER NAMES: 53W53, 53 West 53rd, Tower Verre, Tour de Verre, MoMA Tower
53 West 53, named after its address on 53rd Street, is a...
the first tower of this twin towered development is completed. These towers will stand out in the region because of the location of Fort Lee on the Palisades above the Hudson River and Manhattan.
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