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Manhattan High-Rise Boom Reduced To 'Massive Erections'

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The megatowers of Midtown Manhattan are every media outlet's favorite hobby horse. And now it's Wired's turn to have a go. In the front-of-the-book section of the March issue (subscription required for the full thing), there's a selective line-up of the next wave of New York skyscrapers. The best part? The little tag on the top right corner, calling them "Massive Erections." Penile humor, but not the worst we've heard.

The only one that's currently open, One57:

Hudson Yards' contribution to the tall-residential-tower trend, 3 Hudson Boulevard:

The current tallest residential building in the Western hemisphere, the very square 432 Park Avenue:

The skinniest of them all, 111 West 57th Street:

And the tallest of the lot, the cantilevering Nordstrom Tower:

· Wired's Phallic Take on the High-Rise Boom [The Matrix]
· All One57 coverage [Curbed]
· All 3 Hudson Boulevard coverage [Curbed]
· All 432 Park Avenue coverage [Curbed]
· All 111 West 57th Street coverage [Curbed]
· All Nordstrom Tower coverage [Curbed]

432 Park Avenue

432 Park Avenue, New York, NY Visit Website

111 W 57th St

111 West 57th Street, Manhattan, NY 10019

One57

157 West 57th Street, Manhattan, NY 10019 Visit Website