The tower is part of a new residential cluster originally proposed almost a decade ago to rise at the former Pennsylvania rail yards between West 59th and West 72nd streets along the West Side Highway.
The 650,000-square-foot residential tower at 40 Riverside Blvd. will be 33-stories high and boast more glass than any of the other new buildings north of it, Stephen Hill, a partner at Goldstein Hill & West Architects, recently told Crain's. Mr. Hill has been involved in developing Riverside South since 1995, first under his former employer Costas Kondyllis & Partners and now under his own firm Goldstein Hill & West. To date, he has worked on 10 of the projects, most recently, helping developer Extell Development design residential towers The Rushmore, Aldyn and Ashley.
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