Architecture

Under construction 53w53 (left) and 111 West 57th Street (right) from across Sheep Meadow, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

111 West 57th Street Officially Surpasses Halfway Point in Rise to 1,428′ Pinnacle

With each new day that passes, the view of Midtown from southern Central Park is looking more like the renderings from several years ago. Today, we have a look at 111 West 57th Street, which is on its way to becoming the third-tallest skyscraper in New York City, surpassed only by One World Trade Center and Central Park Tower. It’s been three and a half months since YIMBY last reported on the soon-to-be supertall’s progress from Midtown. In that time, the tower has seen an incredible growth spurt, and is now officially over halfway to its eventual 1,428-foot peak.

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