The dynamic asymmetrical form of the tower is a response to the zoning demands of the Times Square sub-district and the 42nd Street Redevelopment Authority.
The angular planes composing the building's form correspond to the break in the street gird caused by the diagonal intersection of Broadway. This irregularity allows for a design that responds directly to pedestrian traffic patterns and maximises light and floor plates.
The office tower features a dramatic angular shape with a sloping fin on the Seventh Avenue side, with space for commercial signage and retail space at the base.
The number of floors includes 3 mechanical floors.
On August 13, 2004, a freight elevetor suddenly shot up and crashed into the top level ceining, killing one person, Carl DeClercq, the security guard and elevator operator.
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