Modern Decon Archive
There is a current design for 80 South Street. This was the site that was ear-marked for the quite incredible Calatrava building that got quashed by the GFC. The current design, by Tony Morali and Associates, makes reference to the Calatrava design in a more conventional way (it is, although, an interesting design based on
The Frenchman's 100 Eleventh Avenue is known as the "Vision Machine," but the building seems to be getting something in the eye of Shigeru Ban's Metal Shutter Houses, it's high-profile neighbor across 19th Street.
Big things are happening at the corner of Second Avenue and 57th Street, but how big remains to be seen. We're talking about 250 East 57th Street, the World-Wide Group's plan to replace a school building with a new school, a Whole Foods, more retail and, oh yeah, a 59-story residential tower designed by SOM
A developer’s vision for a stunning, hourglass-shaped skyscraper at the corner of 57th Street and Second Avenue is moving forward, albeit in an ill-defined form.