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NYC’s supertall skyscraper boom, mapped

These 20+ skyscrapers will forever alter the New York City skyline

6 crucial ways New York City’s landscape will change in 2020

What to expect from New York’s transit, parks, megaprojects and more this year.

Midtown East’s One Vanderbilt has an opening date

The supertall will cut the ribbon next year, but its observation deck won’t open until 2021.

Dramatic penthouse atop landmarked Steinway Hall wants $21M

The historic building on 57th Street is at the base of SHoP’s new supertall tower

One Vanderbilt tops out at 1,401 feet in Midtown East

One of Midtown East’s tallest skyscrapers is one step closer to completion

Midtown East could get another supertall on Park Avenue

Vornado Realty Trust and Rudin Management are reportedly exploring options for a new skyscraper

Harry Macklowe’s proposed Midtown supertall would rise 1,551 feet

The skyscraper would be known as Tower Fifth

Scaffold breaks free, smashes windows at Midtown supertall

Glass rained down from 111 West 57th Street Monday night

Harry Macklowe plans supertall tower in Midtown East

The enormous skyscraper would rise across from St. Patrick’s Cathedral—and utilize the building’s air rights

432 Park’s 95th-floor penthouse now split into two $41M listings

The 95th-floor apartments first appeared as one full-floor unit

Midtown’s soon-to-be supertall, One Vanderbilt, shows off its views

The office tower is more than halfway toward its pinnacle

Bill aims to curb supertall shadows in NYC parks

The bill would establish a task force to study the effects of tall buildings on parks

220 Central Park South is reportedly ready to begin closings

The uberpricey Billionaires’ Row tower has a projected $3.4 billion sellout

Extell’s Central Park Tower finally launches sales

The tallest residential building in NYC is officially on the market

First listings, floorplans for 111 West 57th Street finally appear

SHoP’s skinny supertall is offering apartments from $18 million to $56 million

Skinny supertall 111 West 57th Street finally launches sales

The Billionaires’ Row tower takes inspiration from the past for its design

Will New York City ever get a megatall tower?

Buildings rising more than 2,000 feet remain elusive in skyscraper-heavy New York

Corcoran sues over breach of contract at SHoP’s skinny supertall

The brokerage claims that 111 West 57th Street’s developers violated the terms of an agreement to market the condos

One Vanderbilt’s swift rise captured in new aerial photos

The supertall skyscraper is a quarter of the way toward completion

Bjarke Ingels’s Hudson Yards supertall will soon begin to rise

Construction on the Spiral is slated to begin this summer.

$60M buyer of two 432 Park Avenue penthouses revealed

The same buyer snapped up adjacent units on the 91st floor.

Sky-high 432 Park Avenue penthouse sells for well under asking price

How much is living near the top of New York City’s tallest residential tower worth?

At 432 Park Avenue, three penthouses sell as a huge $91M combo unit

Could one enormous combo penthouse be in the cards?

New renderings may offer a peek inside Extell’s Central Park Tower

Though developer Extell has been predictably tight-lipped about this project, renderings show what could be its interiors.

Nomad's first supertall skyscraper is officially moving forward

The Department of Buildings has given the green light to a 1,009-foot skyscraper that will rise at 262 Fifth Avenue, designed by Russian firm Meganom.

Peek at One Vanderbilt's glass and terra cotta facade in new mock up

The 1,400-foot tower will have ornamentation recalling the architecture of its next-door neighbor, Grand Central Terminal.

Midtown supertall 111 West 57th Street starts to get its terracotta facade

Another milestone for the building amid its rumored financial woes.

Condos at 111 West 57th Street quietly enter contract

A big step for the city’s skinniest supertall tower amid its rumored financial woes.

One57’s record-breaking foreclosure put on hold

An auction for the city’s largest residential foreclosure has been canceled for now.

432 Park Avenue pad seeks $31M after selling for less in September

Another 432 Park Avenue with glorious views is looking for a buyer.

Could height limits on NYC skyscrapers be in the city’s future?

The new wave of supertall construction, and developers’ seemingly endless desire to build even more tall towers throughout the city, has led some organizations to take action.

Steinway Hall’s restored facade is revealed as supertall construction progresses

The historic building will be incorporated into its supertall neighbor at 111 West 57th Street.

Brooklyn’s first supertall tower is under construction, kind of

Work has begun on the foundation of 9 Dekalb, poised to rise 1,066 feet along Brooklyn’s Flatbush Avenue.

NYC’s tallest residential tower is one step closer to launching sales

Extell’s Central Park Tower, which is anticipating a $4 billion sell out, reached a crucial milestone in its march to the market.

One Vanderbilt will start going vertical in May

Construction is moving right along on the supertall tower, which will be one of the city’s tallest buildings when completed.

See the Zaha Hadid-designed supertall that could replace 666 Fifth Avenue

But plans for the supertall tower aren’t set in stone just yet

This wacky megatall building could be ‘the world’s longest skyscraper’

An architecture firm proposed a building they’re calling "the Big Bend," which would stretch 4,000 feet long and curve over Billionares’ Row—if, of course, it ever happened.

111 West 57th Street officially surpasses the old Steinway Hall

SHoP’s slender skyscraper is on the rise on West 57th Street, and it’s hit a milestone: it cleared the landmarked Steinway building, which will be incorporated into the supertall.

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20+ supertall skyscrapers reshaping NYC’s skyline

When it comes to new developments in New York City, the supertall tower is clearly king; there are 24 of these skyscrapers in the works or completed currently. Here's where you'll find 'em all.