Rafael Vinoly tapped to design tower at 22 Thames St. developed by Fisher Brothers

July 17, 2013 10:00AM

Starchitect Rafael Vinoly, most recently of 432 Park Avenue fame, has been tapped to design the Fisher Brothers’ project at the former American Stock Exchange buildings in Tribeca, according to a community board agenda seen by the Tribeca Citizen.

In September, Fisher Brothers purchased the buildings – located at 22 Thames Street and Neighboring 86 Trinity Place — from investors Michael Steinhardt and Allan Fried for $150 million, as The Real Deal reported.Plans from Selldorf Architects released in February for 22 Thames Street called for a 54-story mixed-use building with 428 residential units, five floors dedicated to retail, and two floors of performing arts studios.

Representatives for Vinoly declined to comment to the Tribeca Citizen. [Tribeca Citizen]Hiten Samtani