Extell’s 250 South Street Goes Condo and Will Actually Ascend 80 Stories

Posted on: June 11th, 2015 at 4:58 am by
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Despite assurances and permits to the contrary, Extell’s new market rate monolith at 250 South Street will in fact rise to nearly 80 stories (831 feet!). There had been some hope that the skyscraper would be reduced to a still-unwieldy 56 stories. For whatever reason, those plans are apparently kaput. Not only that, composition of the tower has just been switched to condos.

More smoke and mirrors, it seems. Not too surprising.

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A tipster points us to a recent zoning filing with the city’s land records office that illustrates the condo conversion and further proves an apex of some 80 floors. There is almost a million square-feet of residential floor area, capped with twin penthouses on the 78th floor and bulkhead equipment.

Meanwhile, the adjacent “Poor Door” building at 229 Cherry Street is also on steroids. The public records also show a new height of fifteen floors.

Here’s a copy of the paperwork for further info:

Extell Condo Zoning Documents

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