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The Orion

Identification

The Orion
212202

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
glass
curtain wall
light blue
modernism

Usage

residential condominium
mercantile

Facts

  • During the 2004 winter holiday season the construction cranes were decorated with red and yellow string lights.
  • Replaces a surface parking lot.
  • The Orion was topped out in September 2005.
  • The building in its construction phase was used in an iTunes commercial that aired in September 2005.
  • The building color pays homage to its historic neighbor to the east, McGraw-Hill Building.
  • The building has dominated the 42nd Street landscape west of Times Square since it was topped out.
  • The building includes 20,000 square feet of amenity space which incorporates a breakfast café, indoor swimming pools, fitness centre as well as screening rooms.

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Location

350 West 42nd Street
10036
U.S.A.

Technical Data

184.10 m
181.66 m
58
2004
2006

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

developer, facade maintenance system supplier, facade supplier, general contractor, glass supplier, interior designer, MEP engineering, property management, real estate agent, structural engineering