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Frank Gehry Building

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8 Spruce St 8 Beekman St, New York City, NY 10038-1556
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Liliana Kawase wrote a review Sep 2020
Miami, Florida124 contributions15 helpful votes
Frank Gehry again but this time together Jordan Gruzen in an unusual picture. This. Neo perspective from Kimlau Square.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Larry C wrote a review Dec 2018
4,319 contributions251 helpful votes
Ripples run across the exterior of Manhattan’s Beekman Tower (now New York by Gehry) These pleats also function as bay windows for residents of the 76-story apartment building, which opened in 2011. When finished it was the tallest residential building in the world but is currently tied at 29th.
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Rumples wrote a review Oct 2018
Tucson, Arizona10,500 contributions3,481 helpful votes
As an architecture buff, I have been a big fan of Frank Gehry for years. But I somehow missed the news of this 76-story skyscraper, designed by him, opening in Lower Manhattan in 2011. When I saw this stainless-steel tower shimmering in the sun just south of City Hall Park, I recognized Gehry's work immediately and approached the building for a closer look. Its first five floors display a reddish-tan brick covering and hold a public elementary school. Luxury rental apartment units fill the upper floors in one of the tallest residential towers in the world. The tower features a rippled effect on all but the south facade. Public plazas sprawl on the east and west sides of the magnificent structure, known as New York by Gehry. I had to break off my inspection to take a tour of the nearby Woolworth Building's lobby. I think that Gehry's gem is a present-day equal to this superb historic structure.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Phi Somchai wrote a review Jul 2017
Bangkok, Thailand3,484 contributions802 helpful votes
Saw this unique building by chance during our bus tour. Very typical of Frank Gehry's architecture, which is 'wavey' and goes with the flow. His other design is the Guggenheim museum on the West side of Central Park.
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Date of experience: July 2017
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Matyas L wrote a review Dec 2015
Ekali, Greece813 contributions399 helpful votes
When crossing Brooklyn Bridge, you'll see this quite recent edifice, looking alive especially in sunshine like waves reaching the sky.
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Date of experience: December 2015
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