Here’s what the Manhattan skyline could look like in 15 years

Latest Visualhouse rendering depicts new crop of glass-and-steel skyscrapers towering over city in 2030

NYC Skyline 2030
Rendering of the Manhattan skyline in 2030 (credit: Visualhouse)

Creative design firm Visualhouse’s latest predictive rendering of what the New York City skyline could look like in the future is a real beauty, accounting for planned skyscrapers from the likes of Jean Nouvel and Bjarke Ingels that promise to transform the shape of Manhattan.

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The rendering, which predicts what the city’s skyline will look like in 2030 facing east from over the Hudson River, depicts a crop of soaring new glass-and-steel skyscrapers rising over Manhattan at dusk (or possibly dawn). Related Cos.’ massive Hudson Yards mega-development and a crop of promised, ultra-luxury Billionaires’ Row skyscrapers on 57th Street are among those visible.

A different rendering by Visualhouse released earlier this year took a similar approach – projecting what the Midtown Manhattan skyline, in particular, will look like come 2030. [6sqft] — Rey Mashayekhi