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Bloomberg Tower

Identification

Bloomberg Tower
Alexander's Tower, One Beacon Court
130987

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
concrete
glass
curtain wall
blue
postmodernism

Usages

residential condominium commercial office
parking (private) mercantile

Facts

  • The centerpiece of the project is a 6-story canoidal (sloping ellipse) skylight between the two podiums.
  • The site is a full block bordered by Third and Lexington Avenues on the east and west, and by 59th and 58th Streets on the north and south.
  • The complex consists of a condominium tower on a 9-story base of offices, with an 8-story office/retail wing to the west. Both the low-rise and high-rise sections have backlit mechanical screenwalls.
  • Wind-induced structural movement is countered by a dual-mass supplementary damping system.
  • The security guards are supposedly trained to tackle anyone who attempts climbing the horizontal metal rims that rise from the street level up the tower and the annex.

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Location

723-733 Lexington Avenue
135-199 East 58th Street, 972-974 3rd Avenue
731 Lexington Avenue, 151 East 58th Street
10022
Midtown
Manhattan
New York City
New York
U.S.A.

Technical Data

941.01 ft
805.84 ft
803.76 ft
778.84 ft
54
2
2000
2005

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Features & Amenities

  • Tuned mass damper is installed
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