53W53 Skyscraper

53W53 Skyscraper
ArchitectJean Nouvel
Total Floor77 Floors
Structural Height320 m (1,050 ft)
Floor area750,000 sq ft (70,000 sq m)
Address53 West 53rd Street, New York City, 
New York, United States
CountryUnited States
Construction started2015
CostUSD $1.0 billion
OwnerGoldman Sachs & Hines Limited
Social MediaInstagram

53W53 is a Residential supertall skyscraper at 53 West 53rd Street, New York City, New York, United States. The tower is designed by Jean Nouvel and condominiums were designed by Thierry Despont. Its construction started in 2015 and was fully completed in 2019. The construction cost of the 53W53 is USD $1.0 Billion and was opened in 2019. The tower is developed by Goldman Sachs & Hines Limited.

More Facts About 53W53

  • 53W53 is the seventh-tallest completed building in New York City.
  • The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), which owned the building’s 17,000 sq ft (1,600 m2) lot, completed a major expansion in 2004 and sold the lot to developer Gerald D. Hines for $125 million in 2007.
  • The developer also bought air rights from the University Club of New York and St. Thomas Church.
  • Hines development secured a US $860 million construction loan from Asian banks including United Overseas Bank, Maybank, OCBC Bank, and DBS Bank.
  • 53W53 is an 82-story Skyscraper with 145 residences, gallery space, condominiums, and a private restaurant.
  • One-bedroom residences are priced from USD $3 million and the top floor duplex penthouse is priced at over USD $80 million.
  • The building’s skin contains a faceted facade that tapers to a set of crystalline peaks at the apex of the tower.
  • The building also includes a private formal dining room, priority access to an in-building restaurant, a library with a fireplace, a children’s playroom, a wine tasting room, and a lounge with Central Park views available for events.


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