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Here's What SHoP's Next NYC Tower Will Actually Look Like

Revealing our #111w57 Visual Mock Up: terracotta, glass, and bronze filagree #vmu #gasp #buildingthedream #jdsconstruction @shoparchitects

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Up until this point, SHoP's slender, soaring tower rising at 111 West 57th Street has only really existed in renderings (and probably also as a showy and expensive oversized miniature model that lives in the crypt-like safe of developer JDS, but that's beside the point.) And now, nothing says "It's Coming" like the Instagram that JDS just posted picturing a built-out sample of the building's facade (h/t tipster). It looks just like the renderings promised: its terracotta, glass, and bronze filigree twinkle in the light, meaning that the city's slenderest skyscraper just might look more like a sunbeam than one of the tallest towers in New York City.

Curbed NY has the scoop. >>