2010 – Beekman Tower, New York

Architect: Frank Gehry



A 76-story skyscraper currently under construction and designed by Frank Gehry. The Beekman Tower will be one of the tallest buildings in the city when completed and will contain a public elementary school as well as residential units

The school will be sheathed in tan brick, covering the first five floors of the building with capacity for approximetly 630 students. A 4th floor roof deck will hold 5,000 Above the elementary school will be a 903-unit luxury residential tower clad in stainless steel. The apartments will range 500 to 1,600 square feet (150 m2), and will consist of studios, one- two- and three-bedrooms. There will be public plazas on both the east and west sides of the building, one 11,000 square feet (1,000 m2) and the other somewhat smaller. Street-level retail, totaling approximately 1,300-2,500 square feet, is included as part of the project.