NEW YORK | 823 1st Ave (50 UN Plaza) | 548 FT | 44 FLOORS

50 UN Plaza ~ 823 1st Avenue

Facts

Official Name: 50 United Nations Plaza
Former / Other Name: 823 1st Avenue
Status: Topped Out
Building Function: residential
Structural Material: concrete
Proposed: 2012
Start of Construction: 2012
Completion: 2015

Figures

Height: Architectural: 167.0 meter / 548 feet
Height: To Tip: 167.0 meter / 548 feet
Floors Above Ground: 44
Tower GFA: 28,735 m² / 309,301 ft²
No. of Apartments: 87

Companies Involved

Developer: Zeckendorf Realty

Architects

Design: Foster + Partners
Architect of Record: SLCE Architects
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk
MEP Engineer: WSP Flack + Kurtz
Main Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease

Renderings

August 8th, 2014

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9 25 2014


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Dec 15 2014
Tectonic

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Credit: Phil

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Only in NY can a 550’ Foster go under the radar!

March 30th

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This is very nice up close!!!

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always like this but it’s filthy!

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1st Avenue is like the Midtown equivalent of Siberia

It’s a brand new tower. How is it filthy? It’s very shiny in person.

I agree.

Must be me, but the windows look really dusty.

I think that’s just because the owners’ shades are drawn.

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source 50 United Nations Plaza | Residential | Foster + Partners

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