Gallery: Black Glass LEED Gold Office Tower by Fumihiko Maki Planned fo...

The triangular plot of land on the east side of Astor Place will soon be home to a 12-story LEED Gold certified office tower designed by Fumihiko Maki. You may remember the corner to formerly hold a failed Starbucks and Cooper Union’s engineering building. The new glass tower at 51 Astor will reach both Fourth and Third Avenues, and offer tenants a 13th floor green roof space, as well as an art-infused ground floor plaza.

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