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First and Tallest Tower in Manhattan West Complex is Now Open

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Source: 6sqft

The doors of One Manhattan West have officially opened. The Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed tower spans across 67 stories and 2.1 million square feet of office space, and at 995 feet, it’s the tallest building in the development. Located at the corner of Ninth Avenue and 33rd Street, the tower is the first building within Brookfield Properties’ eight-acre Manhattan West complex to open. It’s already 90 percent leased, with tenants including Accenture, the National Hockey League, Skadden Arps, and Slate.

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“Through an integrated design approach between our architectural and engineering teams, SOM endeavored to create an icon for what will ultimately be one of the largest new developments in a generation in New York City,” added Skidmore, Owings & Merrill design partner Gary Haney. “And this is true not only on the skyline; this building also boasts one of the most dramatic lobbies in New York City.”

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