161 Maiden Lane

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161 Maiden Lane
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161 Maiden Lane topped out in January 2019
Alternative names1 Seaport
General information
StatusOn hold
TypeResidential
Location161 Maiden Lane
Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates40°42′20″N 74°00′17″W / 40.705533°N 74.004779°W / 40.705533; -74.004779Coordinates: 40°42′20″N 74°00′17″W / 40.705533°N 74.004779°W / 40.705533; -74.004779
Estimated completion2020
Height
Roof670 feet (200 m)
Technical details
Floor count60
Design and construction
DeveloperFortis Property Group
Main contractorPizzarotti

161 Maiden Lane (also known as 1 Seaport) is a residential skyscraper on hold in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. The building currently leans three inches to the north as a result of the method used to construct its foundation.[1] The tilting is the subject of a law suit between the developer, Fortis Property Group, and engineering firm Pizzarotti.[2] The building topped out in September 2018.[3]

In 2018 an employee of a subcontractor working on the site died after falling from the building's 29th floor.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baird-Remba, Rebecca (April 2, 2019). "Contractor Sues Fortis Over 'Unsafe' Leaning Condo Tower Near Seaport". Commercial Observer. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  2. ^ Spivack, Caroline (April 3, 2019). "Contractor sues developer over 'leaning' lower Manhattan condo tower". Curbed. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  3. ^ Young, Michael (September 18, 2018). "One Seaport Officially Tops Out Along The East River In Lower Manhattan". YIMBY. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  4. ^ Brenzel, Kathryn (July 13, 2018). "Construction firm pleads guilty to manslaughter in worker's death at site of FiDi condo project". The Real Deal. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  5. ^ Sandoval, Edgar; Smith, Greg; Rayman, Graham (September 21, 2017). "Two construction workers plunge to their deaths at separate Manhattan job sites with unresolved violations". Retrieved April 25, 2019.