Located across the street from Solow’s main building 9 West 57th, 12 West 57th Street is a new 52 story condo development of 80 units designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. It will rise 672 feet into the air.
The company is currently in the process of demolishing the old buildings located along numbers 10 to 20 West 57th Street. As of now one of three structures scheduled for demolishing is already gone.
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While devoted to condos, 12 West 57th will be a multi-use building. It will have 202,738 square feet of residential space and 180,396 square feet for commercial use including a hotel and retail shops.
For more than 50 years, Sheldon Solow of Solow Building Company has designed, constructed and managed commercial and residential real estate in Manhattan. Solow’s holdings include 9 West 57th Street, his iconic 50-story black glass office tower, designed by Gordon Bunshaft and famed for its views of Central Park.
Solow’s residential portfolio also includes One and Two Sutton Place North, clad in his signature sleek black glass, and the Solow Townhouses, a modern interpretation of the classic Upper East Side private home.
Recognized for his exacting, detail-oriented approach, Solow’s buildings reflect the synergistic relationship of architecture to art. While designing and defining the Manhattan skyline, Solow has also built an impressive collection of modernist and Renaissance masterpieces.
As the Solow Building Company continues to shape and define the Manhattan skyline, Mr. Solow’s legacy remains distinguished by award-winning architecture that has raised the bar of luxury in New York City.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) is a collective of architects, designers, engineers and planners working together. The firm is responsible for some of the world’s most technically and environmentally advanced buildings and significant public spaces. Its approach is highly collaborative, and our interdisciplinary team is international. The company says that, “working from a network of creative studios across the globe, we are able to apply international expertise at a local level.”