The Real Deal New York

56 Leonard: Back from the brink

After nearly toppling, the “Jenga” tower is reaching new heights
By Katherine Clarke | April 15, 2013 10:30AM

From the April issue: Izak Senbahar stands in his 33rd-floor office and shows off a scale model of his latest project: the 60-story glass condo tower rising at 56 Leonard Street. The model, made of Plexiglass pieces stacked like the building’s cantilevered floor plates, occupies a prime position on the developer’s windowsill overlooking Midtown. And when the tower is complete in two years, it will occupy a similarly prime position in Tribeca. [more]