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Thread: 50 East 57th Street @ 432 Park Avenue (former Drake Hotel site)

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    Quote Originally Posted by IrishInNYC View Post
    It comes down to crane and elevator time more so than concrete delivery.
    Doesn't concrete pumping completely free the crane for other tasks?
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    That's true in that there is no bucket pouring but with a building of this height and the cocoon safety system the crane will be stretched thin as the vertical distance increases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bill schintler View Post
    An interesting read on the structural engineering aspects of this project:

    http://www.forconstructionpros.com/a...-tall-building
    From that article,
    Concrete floors must be hard enough to walk on within five hours of placement in all weather
    I am really impressed with that. Modern construction techniques are amazing.

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    March 2014: breaking the "skyline plateau" on the Hudson River

    Sorry for low quality:


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    Driving past the Plaza Hotel: arresting view of rapidly rising 432 - luv this BLDG.....


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    04.13.14


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    The scaffolding kind of gives it a nice tophat.

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    April 21st, 2014

    Was able to go on the roof at my job today! Here you guys go!







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    How tall is this sucker so far?

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    About 900 feet.

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    Funny, it doesn't seem that tall yet.

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    The design makes it look shorter. Is that red crane for the new Ramsa tower on Park?

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