During the last decade, New York City welcomed many high profile, new building to the area. In 2014, One World Trade Center opened its doors in Midtown Manhattan. The four billion dollar Oculus houses countless retail stores in its cathedral style structure. The tower-like One57 quickly developed a reputation as one of the most expensive buildings in the city for its tenants. The stylish 432 Park Avenue features some of the more costly apartments in the city. DSNY Salt Shed, 56 Leonard, Via Verde, the High Line, Via 57 West, and Barclays Center are other high profile structures that opened in the past decade.
- New York City is full of iconic and important buildings of various sectors and areas of significance.
- Some of the buildings are controversial, but NYC has more recognizable buildings than most other metro areas.
- Many buildings in NYC set records, have a unique architecture, or have a societal significance.
“Many of these were modest and often hidden in plain sight, but there are pockets of the city that have been utterly transformed”