New York is a city that is constantly changing. Here are 7 projects that will shape the New York City of tomorrow.

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Hudson Yards

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Hudson Yards is a large-scale redevelopment program planned, funded and constructed under a set of agreements among the U.S. state of New York, New York City, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with the aim of expanding New York City’s Midtown Manhattan Business District westward to the Hudson River. The program includes a major rezoning of the Far West Side, an extension of the New York City Subway’s 7 and <7> trains to a new subway station at 34th Street and 11th Avenue, a renovation and expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, and a financing plan to fund the various components.

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One Vanderbilt Place

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One Vanderbilt (also One Vanderbilt Place) is a skyscraper under construction in New York City on the corner of 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue in midtown Manhattan, New York City. Proposed by New York City mayor Bill de Blasio and developer SL Green Realty as part of a planned Midtown East rezoning, the tower will stand next to Grand Central Terminal.

When completed in 2020, the 57-floor, 1,600,000-square-foot (150,000 m2) skyscraper’s roof will be 1,301 feet (397 m) high and its spire will be 1,401 feet (427 m), making it the city’s fourth-tallest building, at least until the completion of Central Park Tower and 111 West 57th Street.

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Central Park Tower

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Central Park Tower (also known as the Nordstrom Tower and 225 West 57th Street, its address) is a supertall mixed-use commercial/residential project. The building will rise 1,550 ft (472 m) to the roof. Upon completion, Central Park Tower will become the second tallest skyscraper in the United States. The building will also be the tallest by roof height in the United States, surpassing the Willis Tower.

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2 World Trade Center

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2 World Trade Center, also known by its street address, 200 Greenwich Street, is an unfinished office building at the rebuilt World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York City. The tower is under construction. When completed, the tower will be located on the east side of Greenwich Street, across the street from the original location of the Twin Towers. The foundation work was completed in 2013, but construction is currently on hold.


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125 Greenwich Street

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125 Greenwich Street (also known under the name of 22 Thames Street) is a residential supertall skyscraper being built in the Financial District, Manhattan, New York City, designed by architect Rafael Viñoly. It is across the street from the construction site of 5 World Trade Center, at 130 Liberty Street. Apartment interiors are by British design duo March & White.

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111 West 57th Street

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The Steinway Tower is a supertall residential project by developers JDS Development Group and Property Markets Group in midtown Manhattan in New York City. Located at 111 West 57th Street, the development will be a combination of the original landmarked Steinway Building designed in 1925 by Warren & Wetmore, and a new tower addition on the adjacent site. The building will rise to be 1,438 ft (438 m). The tower will become the most slender building in the world with a width-to-height ratio of about 1:23.

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Tower Verre

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53W53, also known as the MoMA Expansion Tower and 53 West 53rd Street, and formerly known as Tower Verreis a supertall skyscraper currently under construction by the real estate companies Hines, Pontiac Land Group and Goldman Sachs, located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City adjacent to The Museum of Modern Art.The building had been in development since 2006, and construction began in late 2014.

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