Three SOM projects—252 East 57th Street, Lexicon, and Hangzhou Wangchao Center—have been selected as finalists in the 2018 ABB Leading European Architects Forum (LEAF) Awards. The winners will be announced at an award ceremony on October 18th, 2018, in Frankfurt, Germany.
252 East 57th Street, a luxury mixed-use tower in Midtown Manhattan, has been selected as a winner in the 2018 NYCxDESIGN Awards in the Multi-Unit Residential category. The awards program recognizes outstanding achievement across major design typologies.
252 East 57th Street received a 2018 Award for Excellence in Development from the Urban Land Institute, and Moynihan Train Hall's West End Concourse was selected as a finalist in the awards program. The two projects are honored as significant contributions to the urban fabric of New York City.
In a feature on the SOM-designed 252 East 57th Street, The Real Deal highlights the building's elegant design. SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy sheds light on the inspiration behind the tower, which is located on New York's "Billionaires' Row."
Five SOM projects are featured in "CTBUH Year in Review," an annual report with data on the world's new tallest buildings. Beijing Greenland Center, Tanjong Pagar Centre, 252 E. 57th Street, Ningbo Bank of China, and Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank Financial Building made the list.
New York YIMBY, a real estate development website, shares new renderings of the SOM-designed residential tower at 252 East 57th Street in Manhattan. Nearly complete, the skyscraper topped out in October 2015 at 715 feet.
Curbed shines its spotlight on 252 East 57th Street, a 65-story building in New York City designed by SOM. The luxury mixed-use tower features a distinctive glazed facade and views of Central Park and the East River.
SOM Associate Director Christoph Timm authors a Glastory blog post on the use of hot bent glass in building design, citing 252 East 57th Street in Manhattan as a case study. Timm examines the balance of aesthetics and cost to create the optimal combination of flat and curved glass.
Architectural Record’s recent feature on the opportunities and challenges of public-private partnership says 252 East 57th Street embodies the mutual benefits of this development approach. The SOM-designed project expertly combines a 65-story residential tower, commercial space, and public school facilities in the heart of Manhattan.