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Featured Buildings Involving Cosentini Associates

120 North LaSalle

120 North LaSalle, Chicago

Located in the heart of the CBD along the LaSalle Street Corridor, this office building includes amenities atypical of downtown office buildings.

150 North Riverside

150 North Riverside, Chicago

Utilizing a unique core-supported structure with a very small footprint at grade, the design resolves considerable site challenges and provides a 54-story Class A office tower.

400 Park Avenue South

400 Park Avenue South, New York City

400 Park Avenue South offers residents unobstructed of the Manhattan skyline, as its height required a special zoning review when constructed.

56 Leonard

56 Leonard, New York City

56 Leonard's irregularly projecting floors, as well as the irregular spacing and location of the balconies throughout its 57 stories have nicknamed the building the "Jenga".

Allianz Tower

Allianz Tower, Istanbul

The Allianz Tower is Turkey’s first LEED Platinum tower and the project brings together a sculptural massing rooted in place and a solar-responsive skin alluding to Islamic tradition.

Baccarat Hotel & Residences

Baccarat Hotel & Residences, New York City

Baccarat Hotel & Residences form and craftsmanship is inspired by the eponymous luxury crystal brand that owns the building.

Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower

Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower, Chicago

The design concept defined an initial building to serve a company’s immediate needs and planned for vertical expansion in the future.

Devon Energy Center

Devon Energy Center, Oklahoma City

This building is remarkable, not only for its inherent design excellence, but for the seeming unlikelihood of its location.

Doosan Haeundae We`ve the Zenith

Doosan Haeundae We`ve the Zenith, Busan

The curved shape of We've the Zenith allows residents to enjoy the views of Haeundae beach, Nurimaru and Gwangan Bridge at a glance with the maximized size of the windows.

Eleven Times Square

Eleven Times Square, New York City

Eleven Times Square attempts to make a more sustainable model for an urban building.

Langham Place

Langham Place , New York City

Langham Place is a luxury hotel located between Bryant Park and the Empire State Building which embodies the dynamic spirit of New York City.

Linked Hybrid

Linked Hybrid, Beijing

Working well above the plane of purely sculptural architecture, the project embodies, on an urbanistic scale, where the future of tall buildings and urban cities is heading.

One Museum Park

One Museum Park, Chicago

Museum Park is a complex of multiple residential towers within the Central Station development at the southern edge of Grant Park across from Museum Campus.

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower, Shanghai

As the third tower in the trio of supertall buildings at the heart of Shanghai’s new Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Shanghai Tower embodies a new prototype for tall buildings.

The Bow

The Bow, Calgary

The Bow is both stunning as a form and functions well from an environmental and urban standpoint, especially in the context of a harsh northern climate.

Torre Norte

Torre Norte, São Paulo

Torre Norte, a 36-story office tower, is part of Centro Empresarial Nações Unidas (CENU), a multi-purpose complex located by the Pinheiros River in São Paulo.

VDARA

VDARA, Las Vegas

The crescent-shape of this 169 meter structure is formed by three parallel, offset arcs of varying heights.

W Hoboken Hotel and Residential Condominiums

W Hoboken Hotel and Residential Condominiums, Hoboken

The W Hoboken Hotel and Residences is a glass and zinc tower with views of the New York City skyline and luxury amenities.

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About Cosentini Associates

Cosentini Associates was established in 1952 to provide consulting services in the mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. They believe that every building is an investment and are committed to assuring a return on that investment, both in the short term and over the life of the building.

The firm’s design services include HVAC, electrical power, fire protection and engineering, plumbing, telecommunications, security, audiovisual, specialty lighting, LEED/sustainable design, LEED facilitation, mission-critical design, commissioning, construction services, and code consulting.

Their firm’s unparalleled combination of engineering expertise and innovation has led architects and owners throughout the world to entrust them with many of the greatest buildings of our time.

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Cosentini Associates Connected Global News

Developers Revise Plans for Chicago’s Lakeshore East Towers

Developers Revise Plans for Chicago’s Lakeshore East Towers

31 Aug 2018, Chicago – The developers of Chicago’s Lakeshore East have announced revised plans for three…

Lower Manhattan’s Newest Residential High-Rise Ready for Occupancy in New York City

Lower Manhattan’s Newest Residential High-Rise Ready for Occupancy in New York City

13 Aug 2018, New York City – A 241-meter condominium tower has officially reached completion in Lower Manhattan…

AT&T Building Earns Landmark Status in New York City

AT&T Building Earns Landmark Status in New York City

2 Aug 2018, New York City – A postmodern high-rise featuring pink granite and a 33.5-meter arch has officially…

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Developers Revise Plans for Chicago’s Lakeshore East Towers
31 Aug 2018 – Chicago, United States
The developers of Chicago’s Lakeshore East have announced revised plans for three proposed high-rise buildings, following requests for changes from a government official…
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Lower Manhattan’s Newest Residential High-Rise Ready for Occupancy in New York City
13 Aug 2018 – New York City, United States
A 241-meter condominium tower has officially reached completion in Lower Manhattan, New York City, with its dwellings slated for immediate occupancy. The 157-unit…
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AT&T Building Earns Landmark Status in New York City
2 Aug 2018 – New York City, United States
A postmodern high-rise featuring pink granite and a 33.5-meter arch has officially been declared a New York City landmark, following criticism of proposed plans to…
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Planned Observation Deck at Chicago’s Aon Center to Feature Thrill Ride
15 May 2018 – Chicago, United States
The owners of the Aon Center, Chicago’s third-tallest skyscraper, unveiled plans for an observation deck atop the building that would include a thrill ride called Sky…
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1000M Leads Chicago in New Condo Sales, Eyes 2019 Groundbreaking
10 Apr 2018 – Chicago, United States
Condominium sales at 1000M, a 74-story high-rise designed by JAHN for Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood, have kicked off at a steady pace. Developers are hoping to break…
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Chicago’s Aon Center Owners Float Plan for Exterior Elevator to New Observation Deck
26 Feb 2018 – Chicago, United States
The owners of Chicago’s Aon Center are planning to add a glass-sheathed elevator tower to the skyscraper’s exterior to ferry visitors to and from a new observation deck.…
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111 Murray Street Nears the Finish Line in New York’s Tribeca
15 Feb 2018 – New York City, United States
The 64-story 111 Murray Street, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, is now fully clad in its glass façade. The tower contains 157 apartments ranging from two-bedrooms that…
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New Renderings Show Completed Wolf Point Skyscrapers in Chicago
26 Jan 2018 – Chicago, Unites States
A set of renderings recently shared by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects provides an updated look at Chicago’s Wolf Point mega-development. The renderings reveal additional…
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Norwegian Design Firm To Overhaul New York City’s Iconic AT&T Building
6 Nov 2017 – New York City, United States
A Norwegian design firm has released plans to overhaul the base of Philip Johnson’s iconic AT&T Building with a massive undulating glass façade, which will override the…
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Second Office Tower at New York’s Manhattan West May Decrease Height
18 Oct 2017 – New York City, United States
The first filings have appeared for the second office tower at New York City's Manhattan West development, which will sit on the northwest corner of 31st Street and Ninth…
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New Renderings Revealed for Upcoming 76-Story Skyscraper in Chicago
9 Aug 2017 – Chicago, United States
New renderings have been released for 1000M, an 832-foot skyscraper that will replace a vacant lot on Chicago’s historic Michigan Avenue. Updated designs include a green…
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New Renderings Show Changes to 125 Greenwich Street Tower
31 Jul 2017 – New York City, United States
Plans for 125 Greenwich Street, the latest addition to Downtown’s condominium tower boom, are undergoing design and height changes after real estate developer departs…
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Designs for Chicago’s Supertall Vista Tower Updated as Construction Continues
18 Jul 2017 – Chicago, United States
The design of the upcoming 98-story Vista Tower is still being refined, and recent updates include the replacement of residential space on the 83rd floor with an open-air…
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Meeting Reveals Details on New Developments in Chicago’s Lakeshore East
11 Jul 2017 – Chicago, United States
Even as it builds what will become the city's third-tallest skyscraper, a Chicago real estate developer is pushing ahead on a new wave of towers in its 11.3-hectare…
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Site Prep Begins for Wolf Point East in Chicago
7 Jul 2017 – Chicago, United States
Within a few weeks of receiving construction permits, crews are wasting little time getting to work at the site of the future 62-story apartment tower known as Wolf Point…
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Lakeshore East Developer Announces New Projects as Vista Rises in Chicago
29 Jun 2017 – Chicago, United States
After breaking ground in September, Chicago's Vista Tower is beginning to pop up into the city's iconic skyline. Meanwhile, one of its developers is preparing to unveil…
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Second Wolf Point Apartment Tower Cleared to Rise in Chicago
23 Jun 2017 – Chicago, United States
The second phase of the three-tower project at Wolf Point has scored its first building permit. With the official all-clear, the site will soon be swamped with crews…
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First Interior Photos Revealed for 56 Leonard in New York City
26 Apr 2017 – New York City, United States
The first interior photographs of the 60-story tower at 56 Leonard have been revealed. The tower, which opened to residents in 2016, has been nicknamed the “Jenga…
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Cladding Climbs up 242 West 53rd Street in New York
25 Apr 2017 – New York City, United States
Another Manhattan skyscraper continues to vertically mature, with a contrasting black and white façade now being added to the exterior of 242 West 53rd Street. The 426-…
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Chicago’s 150 North Riverside Gets LED Art Installation Ahead of Opening
17 Apr 2017 – Chicago, United States
A new art installation has been illuminated in the epic lobby of 150 North Riverside. At 150 feet (46 meters) in length and 22 feet (seven meters) in height, the “150…
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25-Story Bank Building Proposed for Downtown Milwaukee
3 Apr 2017 – Milwaukee, United States
As downtown Milwaukee continues its unprecedented construction boom, a 25-story building has been proposed as an addition to the BMO Harris Bank Center complex.…
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Second Wolf Point Tower Sets Groundbreaking Date in Chicago
9 Mar 2017 – Chicago, United States
News that the 48-story Wolf Point West tower is up for sale comes with a second exciting bit of information: the next phase of the project – an even taller residential…
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Fresh Renderings Reveal New Details for Miami’s One River Point
13 Jan 2017 – Miami, United States
Fresh renderings have revealed new details for the One River Point complex in Miami. The two-tower development, sited on a downtown site adjacent to the Miami River, will…
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New Details Emerge as Construction on 125 Greenwich Reaches Ground Level
4 Jan 2017 – New York City, United States
After months of site preparation and foundation work, New York City’s next monumental skyscraper has reached street level and is now set to rocket skyward. Simply known…
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Renderings Revealed for 40-Story Coney Island Tower
22 Nov 2016 – New York City, United States
Despite opposition from the community, the project at 532 Neptune Avenue, known as Neptune/Sixth, is moving ahead, as new renderings from S9 Architecture have been…
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South Loop High-Rise Hotel Quietly Starts Construction in Chicago
17 Nov 2016 – Chicago, United States
Chicago’s South Loop construction boom continues as crews and equipment arrive on-scene to prepare the southeast corner of Wabash and 11th Street for a new 306-foot (93-…
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CTBUH Names Shanghai Tower “Best Tall Building Worldwide” for 2016
4 Nov 2016 – Shanghai, China
The CTBUH Awards Jury has named Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China the title of “Best Tall Building Worldwide” at the 15th Annual CTBUH Awards Ceremony and Dinner,…
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Construction Scheduled for Wolf Point’s Second Tower in Chicago
30 Sep 2016 – Chicago, United States
The developers behind the multi-tower Wolf Point complex are planning to launch the construction of a 66-story apartment tower in early 2017 – the second of three planned…
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220 Central Park South Now Two-Thirds Erected in New York City
22 Aug 2016 – New York City, United States
According to reports, the tower at 220 Central Park South in New York City is now two-thirds of the way up, with construction having completed about 183 meters of the…
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Chicago Residential Tower Prepares to Rise
8 Jul 2016 – Chicago, United States
Just two weeks after crews were spotted doing exploratory digging for potential buried radioactive waste, the 47-story residential high-rise slated for the vacant lot at…
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Chicago’s Upcoming Vista Tower Has Sold $200 Million in Condos Since March
7 Jun 2016 – Chicago, United States
According to sources, Lakeshore East’s upcoming supertall Vista Tower has sold $200 million worth of condominiums since March of 2016. The project is expected to break…
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56 Leonard Nears Completion in New York City
2 Jun 2016 – New York City, United States
The Jenga-like 56 Leonard Street has been captured by recent photographs ahead of its imminent completion. The 57-story tower appears largely complete, apart from a…
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Shanghai Tower Installs Signboard Commemorating Megatall Status
17 May 2016 – Shanghai, China
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) joined officials of Shanghai Tower in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Shanghai Tower the tallest…
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World’s Fastest Elevator to be Installed in China’s Tallest Building
12 May 2016 – Shanghai, China
A vertical transportation company has developed what it claims is the world's fastest elevator, featuring a speed of 20.6 meters per second. The company will apply the…
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Shanghai Tower Pays Tribute to Workers with Wall of Honor
29 Apr 2016 – Shanghai, China
The names of over 4,000 workers, designers, and engineers who played a part in the design and construction of Shanghai Tower have been put on a new 60-meter-long Wall of…
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Wolf Point's Eastern Tower to Break Ground by Early 2017 in Chicago
22 Apr 2016 – Chicago, United States
Fresh off the success of the 486-foot (148-meter) Wolf Point West Tower at the confluence of the Chicago River’s three branches, developers are looking to proceed with…
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Manhattan’s 111 Murray Street Units On the Market
22 Apr 2016 – New York City, United States
Renderings of a 58-story, 241-meter condominium tower – called 111 Murray Street – have been revealed to entice buyers into purchasing one of the 157 luxury units. Unit…
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Construction Start on Chicago’s 113 East Roosevelt Street Tower Scheduled for June
11 Apr 2016 – Chicago, United States
After following the City of Chicago’s zoning and design review protocols to the letter, an upcoming 76-story, 792-unit residential tower at 113 East Roosevelt Street is…
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Chicago’s 150 North Riverside Up for Sale 10 Months Before Completion Date
25 Mar 2016 – Chicago, United States
An office building along the Chicago River – 150 North Riverside – is going up for sale 10 months before its scheduled completion date, in a deal that could value the 53-…
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First Phase of Atrium Village Mega Project in Chicago Lands Construction Permits
3 Mar 2016 – Chicago, United States
With the issuance of a building permit, construction is expected to begin on phase one of a multi-phased redevelopment of the Atrium Village residential complex. The…
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South Michigan Avenue Tower in Chicago Trimmed During Design Change
1 Mar 2016 – Chicago, United States
A South Michigan Avenue tower has been redesigned after an initial reveal in 2015. The proposal, which cuts the tower's height by nearly 200 feet (60 meters), would still…
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Renderings Released for Manhattan West Skyscrapers in New York City
22 Jan 2016 – New York City, United States
Architecture firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) has released new renderings of Manhattan West – a mixed-use development including a trio of towers that will be built…
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New York’s 125 Greenwich to House 275 Condos
21 Jan 2016 – New York City, United States
The soaring condominium at 125 Greenwich Street, developed by Michael Shvo, Bizzi & Partners, and New Valley, will house 275 units – nearly 150 more than early renderings…
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Shanghai Tower Has Completed, Now the Second-Tallest Building in the World
7 Jan 2016 – Shanghai, China
The CTBUH has recognized the completion of Shanghai Tower, which is now the tallest building in China and the second-tallest building in the world. The tower was finished…
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Qatar Investment Authority Joins Brookfield’s $8.6 Billion Manhattan West Project in New York
2 Nov 2015 – New York City, United States
As part of an expansion of its international holdings, Qatar Investment Authority has formed a joint ownership venture at Manhattan West, an $8.6 billion mixed-use…
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Helmut Jahn Designing 86-Story South Loop Residential Tower in Chicago
24 Sep 2015 – Chicago, United States
Architect Helmut Jahn is designing an 86-story South Loop residential tower that would resemble a stack of four tall boxes, with the widest at the top. The glassy tower…
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Boston’s John Hancock Tower Renamed “200 Clarendon”
31 Jul 2015 – Boston, United States
The owners of the 60-story, 790-foot (241-meter) John Hancock Tower in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood said on July 30 that they can no longer use the name because the…
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Chicago’s Aon Center Skyscraper Sold for $712 Million
23 Jul 2015 – Chicago, United States
The Aon Center in Chicago, the city's third-largest skyscraper at 346 meters, has been sold for $712 million to a New York-based private real estate investment company,…
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New Designs Revealed for Wolf Point Towers in Chicago
15 Jul 2015 – Chicago, United States
Construction is well underway on Wolf Point West Tower, which will be one of a trio of new buildings coming to the site, but the two other towers have just been given a…
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New Designs Revealed for 125 Greenwich Street in New York City
15 Jun 2015 – New York City, United States
Architects have released updated renderings for 125 Greenwich Street, which is expected to be the tallest residential building south of 57th street. The tower is expected…
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New 45-Story Apartment High-Rise Proposed for Chicago
12 Jun 2015 – Chicago, United States
Two Chicago area developers have teamed up on an apartment tower plan for 465 North Park, which is proposed to stand just over 152 meters tall, and will include 444…
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Designs Put Forward for Miami River Towers
17 Apr 2015 – Miami, United States
Plans for Miami River Towers have been submitted to the City of Miami Planning Department by the developer. The plans call for twin 60-story towers connected at the top…
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Plans Revealed for Residential High-Rise at 172 Madison, New York City
6 Mar 2015 – New York City, United States
According to the developer, every feature, service, and amenity of the 34-floor 172 Madison Avenue has been tailored to fit the genuine needs and “wish list” items of the…
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Related Sells Chicago’s OneEleven Tower at Record Price
20 Jan 2015 – Chicago, United States
Only six months after opening to the public, OneEleven, a 504-unit luxury apartment tower, has been sold for $328,225,000. The tower is more than 80 percent leased,…
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1N4th Joins the Waterfront Residential Boom in New York City
24 Dec 2014 – New York City, United States
Construction has topped out on 1N4th, the newest luxury tower along the East River in Williamsburg, soaring 41 stories with 509 rental residences. Leasing has begun and…
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41-Story High-Rise Under Construction In Chicago’s South Loop
17 Dec 2014 – Chicago, United States
Construction has started on the 41-story multifamily residential tower at 1001 South State Street in Chicago’s South Loop. The 134-meter building will offer a wide range…
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Developers Celebrate the Topping Out of 605 West 42nd Street in New York City
4 Dec 2014 – New York City, United States
A topping out ceremony was held for 605 West 42nd Street, a 60-story high-rise that represents the largest rental development currently under construction in Manhattan,…
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Manhattan West Platform Completed in New York City
20 Nov 2014 – New York City, United States
Brookfield Properties recently completed a 2.6-acre (1-hectare), 120,000-square-foot (11,000-square-meter) platform over railroad tracks leading into Penn Station, which…
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Ground Broken on Chicago’s 200 North Michigan Avenue
7 Oct 2014 – Chicago, United States
On October 3, The John Buck Company broke ground on Michigan Avenue's first new skyscraper in five years: a 41-story residential apartment development with 2,045 square…
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Permits Filed for 101 Murray Street in New York City
25 Sep 2014 – New York City, United States
Permit filings have been submitted for 101 Murray Street. The tower will have a flute-like appearance and will rise to a height of 950 feet (290 meters). Kohn Pedersen…
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New York Superslim 125 Greenwich Street to Stand 413 Meters
2 Sep 2014 – New York City, United States
Designs have been uncovered for 125 Greenwich Street, which will stand 1,356 feet (413 meters) tall. The tower, much like 432 Park Avenue, will be very slim, soaring 77…
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Magellan Development Gets Approval for Tower in Chicago
27 Aug 2014 – Chicago, United States
The building at 167 West Erie Street in Chicago will soon be demolished to make way for Magellan Development and Mac Management's second, effectively simultaneous River…
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Details Emerge for New York City’s Manhattan West Development
26 Aug 2014 – New York City, United States
A new promotional video for Brookfield's massive Manhattan West project highlighted a few changes for the 5.4 million-square-foot (500,000-square-meter) multi-building…
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Dates Set for McCormick Place Hotel and Arena Construction in Chicago
22 Aug 2014 – Chicago, United States
The 51-story hotel building at McCormick Place, set to be a Marriott Marquis with 1,200 rooms and considerable conference and event space, as well as the 10,000-seat…
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Shanghai Tower Gets Finishing Touch
4 Aug 2014 – Shanghai, China
The final steel beam was installed on China’s soon-to-be tallest building, Shanghai Tower, with the skyscraper reaching its designed height of 632 meters. The 137-story…
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Developer Builds Land Over Active Train Tracks in New York City
29 Jul 2014 – New York City, United States
The $4.5 billion Manhattan West project is well underway, with workers laboring day and night to build a 2.6-acre (1 hectare), 120,000-square-foot (11,000-square-meter)…
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Foundation Work Begins For 220 Central Park South in New York City
21 Jul 2014 – New York City, United States
Excavation has been ongoing for several months at Vornado’s 220 Central Park South, but it appears that the process is now coming to a close; the first concrete is now…
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Construction Progressing on 56 Leonard in New York City
16 Jul 2014 – New York City, United States
The latest construction photos of 56 Leonard show progress at all levels of the tower; the superstructure continues to rise, balconies are spiraling upwards, and glass…
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Chicago’s 200 N Michigan Receives Foundation Permit
1 Jul 2014 – Chicago, United States
With the demolition of a concrete mid-rise building at 200 North Michigan Avenue completed, developer John Buck is ready to begin erecting a sleek 42-story glass tower on…
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Las Vegas’ Harmon Hotel Begins Demolition
23 Jun 2014 – Las Vegas, United States
MGM Resorts International has begun the year-long process of demolishing the Harmon Hotel, the only portion of the $8.5 billion, 67-acre CityCenter development that was…
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Renderings Revealed of New York’s 101 Tribeca
16 Jun 2014 – New York, United States
Renderings have been revealed for a new residential tower on 101 Murray Street, to be dubbed “101 Tribeca." The tower is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) and will will…
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Four Seasons Hotel/Condo Tower to Rise in Boston
13 Jun 2014 – Boston, United States
Historically dominated by office towers, the Boston skyline is about to change radically, with the addition of a 60-story condominium and hotel tower managed by the Four…
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McCormick Place Redevelopment Plans Updated
17 Apr 2014 – Chicago, United States
The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority revealed an updated master plan for the McCormick Place Convention Center district in Chicago, which will include a 55-…
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Skyscraper Security Heightened After Unauthorized Shanghai Stunt
17 Feb 2014 – Shanghai, China
The two daredevils who scaled the under-construction 632-meter Shanghai Tower have prompted tighter security controls from tall building owners, who previously authorized…
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Manhattan West Reveals Residential Rendering and Redevelopment Plan
13 Feb 2014 – New York, United States
Brookfield Properties has unveiled images of its 60-story residential tower, as well as plans for the redevelopment of the existing building at 450 West 33rd Street, both…
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Shanghai Tower Construction Surpasses 600-meter Megatall Measure
28 Jan 2014 – Shanghai, China
Onward and upward, the Shanghai Tower has reached its final stages of construction, exceeding 600 meters, and is set to top off at 632 meters. Shanghai Tower will be one…
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Dallas Skyscraper Fountain Place for Sale
28 Jan 2014 – Dallas, United States
It is confirmed that 220-meter Fountain Place, in downtown Dallas, is on the market for an estimated US$190 million. Adjacent to the tower is a parking lot with parking…
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Manhattan West Breaks Ground, Integrates Infrastructure and Architecture
23 Jan 2014 – New York, United States
In a triumph over transit, Brookfield Properties broke ground on its 501,676 square-meter plan that will span over Penn Station’s rail yard, and will support commercial,…
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Renderings of 220 Central Park South Stoke Billionaire-Needle Rivalry
22 Jan 2014 – New York, United States
Newly-released renderings of the future Robert A.M. Stern-designed 220 Central Park South surpass neighboring One57 in opulence, if not in height. Buyers are willing to…
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Time Warner Plans New Development in Hudson Yards
17 Jan 2014 – New York, United States
Just ten years after the completion of Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle, Manhattan, Time Warner Inc. plans to move its headquarters to burgeoning Hudson Yards. The…
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Shanghai Tower Plans to Hire Leasing Agent
8 Jan 2014 – Shanghai, China
The state-owned developer of Shanghai Tower, China’s next tallest building, is hiring a leasing agent to sell space in the building, a highly unusual move in China,…
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Wacker Tower Cited as Gloom-Breaker on Skyline
2 Jan 2014 – Chicago, United States
The re-started 111 West Wacker Drive, stalled for several years during the recession, is cited as a symbol of the Chicago skyline’s rejuvenation by the Chicago Tribune…
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Skyline Writer Honored
13 Dec 2013 – Chicago, United States
Chris Gillott, the head electrician of the Blue Cross-Blue Shield building, died of a heart attack at age 57. He was the man responsible for setting up the building's…
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FT Evaluates Shanghai Tower’s Sustainability
26 Nov 2013 – Shanghai, China
A recent article from The Financial Times delves into the Shanghai Tower and its implications to Chinese society and its much-talked-about sustainability. The Shanghai…
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One Dallas Center to Undergo Residential Conversion
18 Nov 2013 – Dallas, United States
Construction will start this week to convert the upper floors of the One Dallas Center tower in downtown Dallas into apartments. Developer Todd Interests and Moriah Real…
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Construction Launched on Brookfield Place Calgary
30 Oct 2013 – Calgary, Canada
Construction has begun on Brookfield Place Calgary Tower One, a 247-meter (810-foot) skyscraper, set to become Calgary's tallest as well as Western Canada's tallest upon…
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Jon Pickard Details Milwaukee Tower’s Gestation
1 Oct 2013 – Milwaukee, United States
Following the announcement of the latest Pickard Chilton-designed tower, to be built in Milwaukee, The Wall Street Journal released an interview with co-founding…
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Parisian Skyscraper Pair May Move Forward
18 Sep 2013 – Paris, France
Russian developer Hermitage seems to be moving forward with its long-stalled Hermitage Plaza in the La Defense district of Paris. The €3 billion (US$4 billion) complex…
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Newcastle Hastens Gold Coast Tower
11 Sep 2013 – Chicago, United States
Chicago-based real estate investment firm Newcastle Limited has announced imminent plans to begin constructing a 35-story building in the Gold Coast neighborhood of…
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Video: Shanghai Tower in the Cloud
6 Sep 2013 – Shanghai, China
The Shanghai skyline has been transformed by the recently topped-out Shanghai Tower. At the 2013 Huawei Cloud Congress in Shanghai, chief engineer Qing Ge of Shanghai…
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200 N Michigan Nods to Art-Deco Neighbor
4 Sep 2013 – Chicago, United States
bKL Architecture has designed a 45-story skyscraper for 200 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, including retail space and 500,000 square feet (46,000 square meters) of…
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High-Rise Basement Storage Costs Soar
27 Aug 2013 – New York City, United States
While residents will pay between $2,000 and $6,000 per square foot ($22,000 and $67,000 per square meter) to live at 56 Leonard Street, Tribeca's under-construction…
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O'Donnell Launches "Wine-Glass" Riverside Tower
5 Aug 2013 – Chicago, United States
Developer John O'Donnell has unveiled a plan for a 53-story office tower on the west bank of the Chicago River. The 1.2 million-square foot (111,000-square meter) office…
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Shanghai Tower Celebrates Topping Out to Worldwide Fanfare
2 Aug 2013 – Shanghai, China
Topping out ceremonies for the Shanghai Tower were held in the Jujiazui financial hub of Shanghai on August 2. The ¥15 billion (US$2.4 billion) tower, whose concrete core…
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Vinoly-flavored Rumors Surface for 22 Thames Street
29 Jul 2013 – New York City, United States
International architect Raphael Viñoly is rumored to have designed the latest Fisher Brothers project: a skyscraper to replace the former American Stock Exchange…
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The Bow Celebrates Its Grand Opening in Calgary
6 Jun 2013 – Calgary, Canada
After being partially open for a few months, Calgary's tallest building celebrated its official grand opening Tuesday, June 4. At 238 meters (779 feet), the Foster +…
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Public Library to Form Podium of Baccarat Tower
4 Jun 2013 – New York City, United States
The Donnell Library on West 53rd Street in New York will be rebuilt at the base of Tribeca Associates and Starwood Capital's Baccarat Hotel & Residences tower. Designed…
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Viscous Damping Saves Boston Properties $5 million
7 May 2013 – New York City, United States
Boston Properties has completed the structure and envelope of its SOM-designed 250 West 55th Street tower. The company reports that saving $5 million by incorporating an…
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Update: Photos Released: Shanghai Tower Reaches 500 Meters
16 Apr 2013 – Shanghai, China
The Shanghai Tower, which is still under construction, reached 501 meters (1,643 feet) April 11, surpassing the neighboring Jin Mao Building and the World Financial…
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Moscow-City's Resurrection
4 Apr 2013 – Moscow, Russia
Russia has re-launched the Moscow-City development in an attempt to draw international business to the city. The real estate development, which has suffered a series of…
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Baccarat Announces NYC Tower
7 Mar 2013 – New York City, United States
The fine crystal glassware company Baccarat is launching a hotel and condo complex in a 50-story SOM-designed tower in midtown Manhattan. The $523 million luxury hotel…
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Popular Science on Shanghai Tower
19 Feb 2013 – Shanghai, China
The Shanghai Tower, which is slated to be the world's second tallest building upon completion, is featured by Popular Science in a recent article. Engineers involved in…
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Window Washing in New York
31 Jan 2013 – New York City, United States
The latest issue of The New Yorker features an article about the challenges of washing windows in New York City. The article, "Life at the Top," reports that modern…
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One of Three Wolf Point Towers Approved
28 Jan 2013 – Chicago, United States
Chicago city planners approved one tower of the three-tower development backed by the Kennedy family for Chicago's coveted Wolf Point. Developers will first build the 50-…
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Sony Tower Sells for ‘Aggressive’ Price
22 Jan 2013 – New York City, United States
New York's post-modernist Sony Tower, formerly owned by AT&T, has been sold to Joseph Chetrit, a real estate developer who plans to convert the building into a luxury…
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Chicago Skyline Goes Green to Save Green
11 Dec 2012 – Chicago, United States
The AFP has published an article exploring the advances in “green technology” in Chicago skyscrapers. The techniques employed by the buildings covered in the article are…
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Kennedy Family Revises Chicago Tower Plan
2 Nov 2012 – Chicago, United States
Faced with a laundry list of complaints from neighbors, the development team behind a three-tower project on the Chicago River has submitted new plans for the development…
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Moscow Tower Overtakes The Shard
1 Nov 2012 – Moscow, Russia
Construction on the 75-story Mercury City Tower in Moscow has surpassed the height of The Shard as the structure topped out at 339 meters this week. The 306-meter Shard…
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Devon Tower Celebrates Grand Opening
24 Oct 2012 – Oklahoma City, United States
The 50-story Devon Energy Building, the tallest building completed in the U.S. this year, celebrated is official opening on Tuesday. The 844-foot (257-meter) Devon Tower…
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Shanghai Tower Elevators Receive Three Guinness World Records Following CTBUH Research
1 Jan 1970 – Shanghai, China
In late 2016, the CTBUH confirmed that the elevator systems at Shanghai Tower achieved the following three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® titles: Fastest Elevator Travel Speed,…

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Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

Young Professionals Tour Under-Construction OneEleven

17 Jul 2014, Tour Report – The Young Professionals Committee toured OneEleven, a half-finished Chicago…

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 2 No. 2

Jun 2013, CTBUH Publication – The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, Volume 2: Number 2…

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Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
Young Professionals Tour Under-Construction OneEleven
17 Jul 2014, Chicago – Tour Report
The Young Professionals Committee toured OneEleven, a half-finished Chicago residential high-rise project that was restarted with a radically new design.
International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 2 No. 2
Jun 2013, Seoul – CTBUH Publication
The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, Volume 2: Number 2 includes 9 papers focusing on pure research content and investigations in tall building design.
Young Professionals Committee Hosts Shanghai Tower Presentation
22 May 2013, Chicago – Event Report
The designers of Shanghai Tower presented to a capacity crowd at the Chicago Architecture Foundation May 22, at an event hosted by the Young Professionals Committee.
CTBUH 4th Annual Awards Contributor
18 Oct 2005, New York City – Awards Event
The CTBUH 4th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in the Astor Ballroom of the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel.
CTBUH 3rd Annual Awards Dinner Bronze Sponsor
17 Nov 2004, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 3rd Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in S. R. Crown Hall, located on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.
CTBUH 2nd Annual Awards Dinner Silver Sponsor
16 Oct 2003, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 2nd Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in S. R. Crown Hall, located on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.

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Meeting the Energy Reduction Goal on a High Rise Building thru IPD Framework

Jun 2013 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 2 Number 2
Pyung Oh Jeong, BAUM Architects; Peter Lee & Sang-jin Kim, Cosentini A Tetra Tech Company

Case Study: Shanghai Tower

Apr 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue II
Jun Xia, Gensler; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti; Douglas C. Mass, Cosentini Associates

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Meeting the Energy Reduction Goal on a High Rise Building thru IPD Framework
Jun 2013 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 2 Number 2; Pyung Oh Jeong, BAUM Architects; Peter Lee & Sang-jin Kim, Cosentini A Tetra Tech Company
Greenhouse gas emissions and excessive energy consumption have been an on-going world issue nowadays. We can find that the majority portion is caused by high-rise office buildings. In order to resolve these problems, it is extremely important to…
Case Study: Shanghai Tower
Apr 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue II; Jun Xia, Gensler; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti; Douglas C. Mass, Cosentini Associates
As the third tower in the trio of supertall buildings at the heart of Shanghai’s new Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Shanghai Tower embodies a new prototype for tall buildings. The 121-story mixed-use tower offers a sustainable way of living in…

Cosentini Associates Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 77 Completed5 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 5 Completed
Average Building Age 14 Years
Most Common Function residential, 35 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 46 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.