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Location: 959 8th Ave. between 56th and 57th St.
Completion: 2006
Height: 597 ft., 46 stories
GBA: 856,000 sq. ft.
Client: The Hearst Corporation
Development Manager: Tishman Speyer Properties
Design Architect: Foster & Partners—Norman Foster principal.  
Associate Architect: Adamson Associates Architects
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk
MEP Engineer: Flack + Kurtz
Construction Manager: Turner Construction Company
LEED Rating: Expected Gold