Tallest building in new york city under construction. To create your own lists use the compare data tool. The history of skyscrapers in new york city began with the completion of the world building in 1890. The world building which stood as the tallest in the city until 1899 was demolished in 1955 to allow for the construction. When the spiral at hudson yards is completed it will stand at 1005 feet.
All listed data for proposed or under construction buildings is based on the most reliable information currently available. During a decade when other atlantic city casinos thrived donald j. The new york times building is a skyscraper on the west side of midtown manhattan new york city that was completed in 2007. Hudson yards new york.
Though not the citys first high rise it was the first building to surpass the 284 foot 87 m spire of trinity church. Upon completion in 2014 this lower manhattan tower took the title of new york citys tallest building. With its spire the structure reaches a symbolic ugh height of 1776. Its chief tenant is the new york times company publisher of the new york times as well as the international new york times and other newspapersconstruction was by a joint venture of the new york times company forest city ratner forest city enterprisess new york.
The structure rose to 348 feet 106 m.