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The New York

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Identification

The New York
116628

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
brick
applied masonry
dark brown dark orange dark red
modernism

Usages

residential condominium
fitness center mercantile

Facts

  • The building's footprint zigzags to maximize both the variety of views and total window space. The common hallways also zigzag, with 4 turns on each floor.
  • Third-tallest builing in Chicago outside the downtown area.
  • The structure's facade is made of brick, emulating the common construction style of residential highrises in New York City. It is the third-tallest masonry building in Chicago, and one of the tallest in the world.
  • The building is a prominent feature of the view from Wrigley Field, one of Chicago's 2 main baseball stadiums.
  • The lobby has a small waterfall leading into a curving channel which drops into a screen near the elevators.
  • In 1988 this building won the Best Structure Award from the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois.
  • A twin tower was originally planned on the lot facing Lake Shore Drive, to the southeast.

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Location

3660 North Lake Shore Drive
3661 North Pine Grove Avenue, 675 West Waveland Avenue
3660 North Lake Shore Drive
60613
Lake View
North Side
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

460.93 ft
460.93 ft
460.93 ft
49
1986

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Features & Amenities

  • Balconies are available
  • Sundeck is available
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