Bloomberg Tower

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Height: Occupied
237.4 m / 779 ft
Height: Architectural
245.6 m / 806 ft
Bloomberg Tower Outline
  Height: To Tip
286.8 m / 941 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
Tower GFA
84,000 m² / 904,168 ft²
Development GFA
130,626 m² / 1,406,047 ft²
# of Apartments


Official Name Bloomberg Tower
Other Names Alexander's Tower, One Beacon Court
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 731 Lexington Avenue
Postal Code 10022
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material concrete/steel
Energy Label LEED Gold
Proposed 1999
Construction Start 2000
Completion 2004
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Regional Ranking #84 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #73 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #31 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Vornado Realty Trust
Design Cesar Pelli & Associates; SLCE Architects
Architect of Record AAI Architects, P.C.
Structural Engineer
Design Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineer
Design WSP Flack + Kurtz
Project Manager Bovis Lend Lease
Main Contractor Bovis Lend Lease
Other Consultant
• Building Monitoring Vidaris, Inc.
• Damping ITT Enidine
Façade Enclos Corp.; Vidaris, Inc.
• Roofing Vidaris, Inc.
• Vertical Transportation Otis Elevator Company
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Steel ArcelorMittal

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Study Examines Tallest Buildings with Dampers
22 Aug 2018 – CTBUH Research


Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award: Wind Engineering the World’s Tallest
6 Nov 2014 – Dr. Peter Irwin, RWDI Consulting Engineers

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