10 of the most beautiful modern buildings in New York that you need to visit! Part 2

Posted by Karin on Sep 27, 2020 8:45:00 PM

Continue from our last blog post, we would like to show you other 6 beautiful and instagrammable modern building you must visit during your stays in NYC!


Columbia University

 5. Columbia University Medical Center Tower

Completion 2016

Architect: Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Purpose: University

The architect is also working on the high line, and is a work by a design team that has the momentum to drop the flying birds, and is currently in charge of the extension of the Museum of Modern Art, NY.



 6. VIA 57 West

Completion 2016

Architect: Bjarke Ingels (BIG)

Purpose: Living

It’s a work by a very popular architect from Denmark, and it has a novel design that has greatly changed the skyline along the Hudson River.



 7. World Trade Center

Completion 2006

Architect: Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM)

Purpose: Office

The SOM architecture, but notable is the design of the curtain wall by James Carpenter, also known as the glass sculptor, which creates a very beautiful reflection of light.



 8. Whitney Museum of American Art

Completion 2015

Architect: Renzo Piano

Purpose: Museum

It is a work of Renzo Piano, which has been perfectly calculated in terms of functionality, by blending into downtown beautifully after moving from uptown.



 9. Hearst Tower

Completion 2006

Architect: Foster and Partners

Purpose: Office

The impressively shaped Foster Hearst Tower is also NY's first “Green Office Building” certified building.



 10. 56 Leonard Street

Completion 2017

Architects: Herzog & De Meuron

Purpose: Living

The latest condominium by Herzog & De Meuron, which is in tension. It's a shame that the design has changed since the budget was cut, but it's popular with New Yorkers as the "Jenga Building."


These are our city guide of modern buildings in NYC.

So, what are you waiting for?

Find a nice weekend, go outside and start your own adventure!! 

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