The Real Deal New York

Irregular – in a good way

A glassy new Madison Square-area tower from Kohn Pedersen Fox

November 14, 2014 10:30AM
By James Gardner

From left: KPF's Hugh Trumbull, 45 East 22nd Street and KPF's Robert Whitlock

From left: KPF’s Hugh Trumbull, 45 East 22nd Street and KPF’s Robert Whitlock

From the November issue: Madison Square has long been distinguished by its building stock, starting with the late, lamented Madison Square Garden, designed in 1890 by McKim, Meade & White, and demolished in 1925. By 1909, there emerged the Metropolitan Life Building, at the time the tallest building in the world. It would be nearly a century, however, before the arrival of the next important installment, One Madison, that distinguished (and unfairly maligned) structure conceived by CetraRuddy. [more]

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