NY tower becomes tallest building in the Western Hemisphere

21/10/2014 3:54 am

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432 Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan became the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere this month after it poured its final concrete on its highest floor. It now surpasses the Empire State Building (1,250 feet) and the Chrysler Building (1,046 feet) without its spire, and its rooftop is the highest in the city.

The building stands at a staggering 1,396 feet and it offers breathtaking views of New York, including Central Park, lower Manhattan, and the Atlantic Ocean. The building was designed by architect Rafael Viñoly. The building is an astounding 96-story condo that offers 104 units. The prices for a unit ranging from $16.95 million to $95 million for the penthouse suite.