432 Park Avenue

Construction has wrapped up at 432 Park Avenue, the supertall residential tower from developers CIM Group and Macklowe Properties. Designed by Rafael Vinoly Architects, the tower stands 1396 feet tall and features a gridded façade of 10 feet by 10 feet windows set into an exposed concrete exterior.

Recently, the residential tower began its nightly lighting of the double height mechanical spaces that occur at 310, 512, 744, 961, and 1,178 feet. Designed by HDLC Architectural Lighting Design, these 30-foot tall open spaces contain mechanical equipment concealed by round enclosures that are lit with 32 LED light fixtures.

Architects: Rafael Vinoly Architects (Design Architect), SLCE Architects, LLP (Executive Architects); Interior Design: Deborah Berke Partners, Bentel & Bentel, Rafael Vinoly Architects, Lilla J. Smith, Harry Macklowe; Landscape Design: Zion Breen & Richardson Associates;  Lighting Design: HDLC Architectural Lighting Desig; Master Planner: Handel Architects LLP; Developers: CIM Group, Macklowe Properties; Program: Residential, Retail; Location: Midtown East, New York, NY; Completion: 2015.