Gallery: Drawings for Jean Nouvel’s Shorter MoMA Tower Verre Have Been ...

Residential apartment space has been expanded in the new plan, and moved down a few floors, occupying floor 14 through 74. The apartments will vary in size, and include duplex and triplexes. A restaurant will occupy the ground floor of the 53rd street building. The profile of the tower will remain somewhat the same, just shorter, but still highlighting its unique angles. Instead of rising above the Midtown clutter, the tower will be more subtle, being noticeable but not dominating.

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  1. ohmisha September 15, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    How does the City Planning Commission justify imposing their taste-by-commitee!? Travesty indeed!…
    Striking project on its surface.
    Wish the Plan notes were legible