Real Estate Wire: 2014 Was the Tallest Year for Skyscrapers; Karim Rashid Design Blasted Again

Posted On Tue, January 13, 2015 By

Posted On Tue, January 13, 2015 By In Real Estate Wire

  • Karim Rashid just can’t seem to win. The city has—again—asked the architect to redesign his East Harlem building’s balconies due to building code violations. [DNA Info]
  • 2014 was the tallest year for skyscrapers. [Archinect]
  • Renderings of “The Ark”—a privately-owned animal handling cargo terminal–coming to JFK. [Curbed]
  • Gloomy 380 Madison is getting a makeover with sky-high green space built in. [NYP]
  • “I was told we’d be able to detect the curvature of the Earth once we reached the summit of 432 Park Ave.” Journal reporter Ralph Gardner visits the top of 432 Park Avenue and lives to tell about it. [Wall Street Journal]

Images: Tallest towers of 2014 (left); The first and second iterations of Karim Rashid’s Harlem condo at 329 Pleasant Avenue (right)

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