One Vanderbilt is a 58-story commercial skyscraper currently under construction in Midtown Manhattan, neighboring the iconic Grand Central Terminal. Renowned architectural firm, Kohn Pederson Fox succeeded in taking the task of designing a contemporary super structure that is also sensitive to its historic surroundings. Boston Valley Terra Cotta worked in collaboration with KPF to create an innumerable amount of white terra cotta terra cotta panels for this project.
The up-and-coming skyscraper and its terra cotta facade are currently being installed on-site. One Vanderbilt has received some press recently as it reaches its halfway point of installation, read more about it below.
TITLE:One Vanderbilt’s Terracotta Facade Installation Begins As Superstructure Passes Halfway Point In Midtown ManhattanRoman and Williams-designed Chelsea condo wraps up facade installation
SOURCE: New York YIMBY
DATE: August 14, 2018
BY: Michael Young
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Progressing at breakneck speed since the demolition of the original extant commercial buildings in early 2016, One Vanderbilt‘s rise into the Midtown skyline has occurred at the quickest pace since the Roaring Twenties, when the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building were each completed within very short timeframes.