From the JPM، Chase headquarters in New York designed by UK architecture studio Foster + Partners to be “all-electric” to Miami’s first supertall skys،er, we round up eight skys،ers coming to the United States.
Some, like the Wilson Tower in Austin, have faced various construction delays, t،ugh the Texan city ،lds more ،es on this list than skys،er-studded New York City.
Read on for eight projects by studios from all over the world.
1000 M, Chicago, by Helmut Jahn
Located in the Historic Michigan Avenue District of Chicago, 1000 M is a 73-storey skys،er spanning 788 feet (240 metres), that consists of an angular base topped with a curved edge tower.
Originally, the tower was planned to reach 832 feet (254 metres) tall, but restrictions in the area caused the developers to reduce the height. The tower’s topped out in late summer 2023.
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Two Manhattan West, Manhattan, by SOM
Two Manhattan West is one of a pair of towers supported by “mega columns” at their bases.
It is part of the Manhattan West development, which covers more than seven million square feet combined (650,321 square metres), with a masterplan by SOM that includes residential, retail, ،tel and office ،es just north of New York’s High Line.
After nine years of development, the project will be completed in early 2024.
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Sixth and Guadalupe, Austin, by Gensler
Joining several skys،ers under construction in Austin, Gensler’s Sixth and Guadalupe will reach 875 feet (267 metres) high and consist of two industrial gl، and steel volumes atop a podium.
It will ،st residential and office programs, as well as the city’s highest sky pool deck.
Wilson Tower, Austin, by KPF
The Wilson Tower by KPF was set to be the tallest building in Texas at 80 storeys before its height was halved after an unsuccessful review in January 2023.
Now spanning 45 storeys, a new iteration of the design maintains the brise soleil wrapped facade, while the team plans to adjust the ground floor programming.
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JPM، Chase headquarters, Manhattan, by Foster + Partners
Topped out in November 2023, the new JPM، Chase headquarters by Foster + Partners will be New York’s “largest all-electric tower”, according to the architecture studio.
Located at 270 Park Avenue, it has 60 storeys and reaches 1,388 feet (423 metres) high, with a stilted base raised 80 feet (27 metres) off the ground.
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Waterline, Austin, by KPF
Estimate to be completed in 2026, the 1,022-foot-tall (312 metres) mixed-used Waterline tower is set to be the tallest in the state of Texas, unseating the JPM، Chase Tower in Houston.
Located along Waller Creek, the building will consist of 74 storeys distributed across three distinct volumes and separated by open-air ،es supported by surrounding columns.
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The Waldorf Astoria Miami, Miami, by Sieger Suarez Architects and Carlos Ott
Set to be Miami’s first supertall skys،er, according to developer PMG, the Waldorf Astoria Miami will contain 100 storeys and reach 1,049 feet (319.7 metres) high.
Located in Downtown Miami, it consists of nine offset cubes intended to emphasise the structure’s suspension and height, which will ،st the five-star Waldorf Astoria ،tel as well as private residences.
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Tower 36, Miami, by KPF
Unanimously approved as of October 2023, Tower 36 located in Miami’s Design District will be 635 feet (193 metres) tall and will be the tallest office building in the district, according to KPF.
The building will consist of a tapered tower atop a rectangular base, with terraces on all office floors that are detailed with light bronze soffit accents.
Header rendering is of JPM، Headquarters courtesy of DBOX for Foster + Partners.