Gallery: PHOTOS: Inside the Hearst Tower, New York City’s First LEED Go...

photo © Jill Fehrenbacher for Inhabitat
With the design of the Hearst Tower, Foster creates a fun and intriguing interplay between modern architecture and a historical building. He made spectacular use of light and space, creating a gleaming glass tower atop the building's original six-story stone base, designed by Joseph Urban.

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  1. BOB LONGO March 8, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    Another GREAT building !!!! BOB LONGO.

  2. Reni Puls April 30, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    Next trip to NYC I will visit it!

  3. Will Giron April 26, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    I think it’s great that Hearst Tower combines historical aesthetics with modern architectural design. The photos are fantastic!

  4. evelyn April 26, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    awesome – wish i could see it in person

  5. Rebecca Paul April 26, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Looks like hopes for a greener NYC are looking up!

  6. Yuka Yoneda April 26, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    Great pics!

  7. Mike Chino April 26, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    Fantastic photos of an inspiring green building – I can’t wait to see it in person!

  8. Kestrel Jenkins April 26, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    The “Riverlines” art piece is OUTSTANDING – especially in-person!