Moving Up in the World

Ultra-thin and tall luxury residential towers are soaring skyward in New York City, setting the stage for modernizations that will influence high-rise living worldwide. The slimmest building in construction, 111 West 57th Street by JDS Development Group, is rising up from the courtyard Warren and Wetmore’s landmarked Steinway Hall which will be converted into residences. With the assistance of structural engineer Silvian Marcus, JDS Development is meeting all building codes as well as zoning and other regulations to ensure the safety of the structure and its occupants.

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