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BUILDING
 
 
8 Spruce Street - Beekman Tower
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DESIGNER
 
 
Frank O. Gehry

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CONTEXT
 
Frank O. Gehry, Gehry Partners, 8 Spruce Street, Beekman Tower, New York, Manhattan, WSP Cantor Seinuk
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MATERIALS
 
reinforced concrete, glass, steel, aluminium
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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
New York
Metropolitan area
New York City
County
New York
Town
New York - Manhattan
Borough
Manhattan
Address
8 Spruce Street, Beekman Street
 
 
Website
E-mail
info@newyorkbygehry.com
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MAP
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Residential buildings
Multiple dwelling
Vertical architectures
Skyscrapers
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Education buildings
Schools
Buildings for health and well-being
Health service centres
Wellness centre
Transport buildings and structures
Garages, car parking, etc.
Urban equipment and structures for public areas
Pedestrian areas, promenades
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2003    
Realisation
2006 - 2011
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"Rascacielos globales / Global Skyscrapers", Arquitectura Viva 146, 3/2012, "Obras / Proyectos / Works / Projects", pp. 34-64
Frank Gehry, "Torre Beekman. Nueva York, EE.UU. / Beekman Tower. New York, USA", Arquitectura Viva 146, 3/2012, "Obras / Proyectos / Works / Projects", pp. 48-53 (34-64)
Josephine Minutillo, "Behind the curtain wall. Three residential buildings with highly innovative facades in New York City", Architectural Record 9/2010, september 2010, pp. 128-140
"Beekman Tower (Gehry Partners)", Architectural Record 9/2010, september 2010, pp. 128-130 (128-140)
"Beekman Street housing, New York (Gehry Partners)", A+U. Architecture and Urbanism 5/2010, may 2010 [New directions: sustainability and technology in New York], pp. 88-91 (15-131)
"Beekman Street housing, New York. Gehry Partners", GA Document 109, september 2009, pp. 32-37
David Sokol, "Gehry designs NYC's tallest residential tower", Architectural Record 7/2008, july 2008, p. 40
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CLIENT
 
 
Forest City Ratner
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 267 (ft. 867)
Floors
76 above ground
Number
903 apartments
Surface
sq.m. 93,000 (sq.ft. 1,000,000)
school sq.m. 9,300 (sq.ft. 100,000)
hospital sq.m. 2,300 (sq.ft. 250,000)
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STRUCTURES
 
 
WSP Cantor Seinuk
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STAFF
 
Project
Gehry Partners
 
 
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