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Thread: 383 Madison Avenue - former Bear Stearns Building - by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

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    Thanks, Derek! I'm going to have find something that can stump you.

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    So sad.

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    This looks like it would have been taller, yes?

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    That proposal was a 1000ftr as far as i know.

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    Looks kinda scary to me.

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    Looks like a Transformer to me.

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    Was this project not built due to economic reasons, or was it the height that hurt it?

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    I think it met the same fate as the original Columbus Circle proposal when commercial real estate went south in the late '80s.

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    And the original proposal for what became the Lehman Brothers building.
    https://community.emporis.com/wm/bu/?lng=3&id=133105

    Is there a scrapped projects thread?

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    Good idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by macreator View Post
    Was this project not built due to economic reasons, or was it the height that hurt it?
    They had a brief spell of good taste --just long enough to kill it.





    Pointlessly overdecorated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skylimitone View Post
    And the original proposal for what became the Lehman Brothers building.
    https://community.emporis.com/wm/bu/?lng=3&id=133105

    Is there a scrapped projects thread?
    This link leads to a sign in page for emporis?

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    There's a pipe dream thread -

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