Snøhetta reveals ‘excavated’ bronze tower that will be the Upper West Side’s tallest

            <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="" rel="nofollow" >Sn&oslash;hetta</a>'s&nbsp;design for a 775-foot tall condominium tower at 50 West 66th Street calls for a series of sculptural excavations,&nbsp;with several slices up the structure and narrowing upward from its base. According to&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" >Wallpaper</a>, the Upper West Side tower developed by Extell Development will feature textured limestone, glass storefronts and bronze details. As the building tightens in size, the tall windows with bronzed frames will be set into the stone facades. On the tower&rsquo;s 16th floor, the firm is planning a stepped outdoor terrace to serve as a shared amenity space,&nbsp;as well as sweeping views of the Hudson River and Central Park. Upon its completion, the 127-unit tower on 66th Street will be the tallest on the Upper West Side, passing by the&nbsp;668-foot tall tower&nbsp;proposed for 200 Amsterdam Avenue.
In February, Extell unveiled renderings of a new condo near Central Park West at 36 West 66th Street, for which acquired for $45 million in 2015. Three office buildings were razed for the pro...

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