NEW YORK | 80 South St | 1,436 FT | 113 FLOORS

I know it’s being optimistic (as I always am) but I hope the new owners pick up some more air rights, then get this building to 1,800 ft, whether that be roof height or with a spire (though I’d hope roof height).

Megatall site over 2000 feet.

I greatly oppose of a megatall in NYC, I hope it happens long after we’re all gone tbh. Once again I state that One World Trade should always be the tallest in the skyline

Absolutely not.

Thats just my opinion. I’m even scared for the next supertall specifically in Center City of Philly. I’m afriad the balance of the skyline can easily be thrown off. For NYC, we all know the history of the World Trade Center. One World Trade Center isn’t just a shiny glass tower with heavy value engineering, its a monument that was built to honor the men and woman constructing the rebuilding, the people who witnessed and passed from that tragic event, and a symbol for the whole country. I witnessed the tower halfway up in August 2011 (I lost ALL of my pictures :disappointed_relieved:) and shortly after the spire topping in August 2013, what a site it was to see it under construction!

For a tower to pass that would be somewhat offensive to me, but there is a part of me that won’t care. If it’s a mind blowing design, then my opinion could change.

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I disagree but we’ll leave it at that. We don’t even know who the buyer is yet, much less the plans for the site (though we know it’s going to be extremely tall).


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She’s hot. Who is she? I’ve seen her on tv, but I have no clue who she is.

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This is not a chic area. Think One Manhattan Square, which was pretty much a flop. People have many choices in better areas if they want to live in a tall building.

I think that’s Rihanna

Yes, think One Manhattan Square which will soon be joined by several other tall residential buildings including a supertall

I don’t think much will happen until the economy gets better.

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I still have many pictures from my first New York City trip in August 2011 with many construction photos of One World Trade Center. When the tower opened in 2015, my parents were among the first German visitors to the Observatory. Friday was the opening day and on Monday they were both up there in bad weather.

The building also has a symbolic height of 1776 feet.

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It’s actually the beacon at 1,776 feet high. While the rest of the spire and lightning rod brings it to 1,792 feet

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Former design from 2006;

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-08-26/china-oceanwide-gets-time-to-repay-debt-on-manhattan-tower-site

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