Rendering of 666 Fifth Avenue, With the Late Zaha Hadid's Midtown Skyscraper Design

666 Fifth Avenue
666 Fifth Avenue

Renderings have emerged for a new Zaha Hadid designed skyscraper at 666 Fifth Avenue, and they are causing quite the controversy.

First, there is the building design itself, which "rejects history, precedent, neighborhood, place" according to critics. Second, the renderings seem to show an entire block of midtown erased for public space, which would be nearly impossible to attain. Third, there are diplomatic controversies regarding the Kushner family and Chinese investors who could be courting favor with the President through his son in law.

Read more about it all in this interesting article from our friends at CityLab.

via Citylab

666 Fifth Avenue
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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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