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The skinny on SHoP’s new skinny tower: Architecture review

The JDS and Property Markets Group’s 57th Street tower is ushering in a new era of spindly and iconic structures

December 19, 2013 10:30AM
By James Gardner

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From left: PMG’s Kevin Maloney, JDS’s Michael Stern and a rendering of the 57th Street tower

From the December issue: In the course of reviewing architecture in New York City and elsewhere, I find that most buildings inspire in me either appreciation of their beauty, anger at their ugliness, or indifference to their banality. But the new condo tower planned on 57th Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues inspires something very different in me: fear. [more]