Initial formalities unveiled for JPMorgan’s 1,388-foot headquarters at 270 Park Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

Foster + Partners has been named the architect of JPMorgan Chase’s 60-story super-tal headquarters at 270 Park Avenue, releasing the first set of official adaptations for the Midtown East project. The 1,388-foot office skyscraper is under construction and will yield 2.5 million square feet of flexible and collaborative space, and will become the tallest building in New York City to be fully operated by New York State Hydroelectric Power Station, which operates with zero emissions. The massive structure towers over a full-block site connected by Park Avenue to the east, Madison Avenue to the west, 47 East Street to the south and 48 East Street to the north.

270 Park Avenue. Processing by DBOX

The tower is displayed in cladding a mixture of floor-to-ceiling glass and copper panels, with degrade pillars forming a series of triangular and diamond contours across the height of the eastern and western heights. The lower failures on the sides of the building will be addressed on designed balconies. A lighted crown covers the structure.

Looking north at 270 Park Avenue Base. Processing by DBOX

Event space in the image below. The atrium is full of landscaping and offers views overlooking Park Avenue through the superstructure with a steel frame.

270 Park Avenue. Processing by DBOX

This twilight rendering best illustrates the stepped adaptation and overall location of 270 Park Avenue above Midtown, Manhattan, as well as the stepped shape that culminates with the illuminated mechanical crown.

Initial formalities unveiled for JPMorgan’s 1,388-foot headquarters at 270 Park Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

270 Park Avenue. Processing by DBOX

Yesterday, J.P. Morgan Chase chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, New York Governor Kathy Hochul, and New York Deputy Mayor Maria Torres-Springer came to the site to host a construction celebration event . Other notable attendees included Lord Norman Foster, Founder and Senior Chairman of Foster + Partners, Gary Labbera, President of the Greater New York Building and Construction Council, Jano Lieber, Chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Keith Powers, New York. Councilor, and Rob Speyer, President and CEO of Tishman Speyer. According to officials, the construction process will create more than 8,000 jobs from 40 local unions and produce $ 2.6 billion for New York City and $ 3.6 billion for New York State in total.

“270 Park Avenue is supposed to be a new landmark that responds to its historic location as well as the heritage of JPMorgan Chase in New York,” said Lord Norman Foster. “The unique design faces the challenge of respecting the pace and unique street scenery of Park Avenue, while adapting to the city’s vital transportation infrastructure below. The result is an elegant solution where architecture is the building, and the building is the architecture, embracing a new vision that will serve JPMorgan Chase now and a lot in the future. “

“With our new headquarters, JPMorgan Chase is making a long-term investment in our business and in the future of New York while ensuring that we operate in a highly efficient and world-class environment for the 21st century,” said JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie. Dimon. “We are very excited about the latest technology of the building, the health and welfare facilities and the public spaces, among many other features. It is in the best location in one of the largest cities in the world.”

270 Park Avenue will house up to 14,000 workers and is replacing the outdated Union Carbide building that once stood on the site. There will be 2.5 times more public outdoor space on Park and Madison Avenues, with wider sidewalks and a large public plaza on Madison Avenue with natural green space. Services include a health and wellness center with fitness areas, yoga / cycling rooms, physiotherapy, medical services, modern mothers’ rooms and prayer and meditation spaces, a modern dining hall featuring varied food operators and healthy menus, and a world-class conference center at the top of the 60-story tower.

Green and sustainable destinations include smart construction technologies that use sensors; Artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict and respond and adapt to energy needs; Advanced water storage and reuse systems to reduce water consumption by more than 40 percent; Triangular glazing on the front and automatic sun shades connected to HVAC systems for greater energy efficiency; Exterior balconies that include natural green space and plantings; And use of recycled building materials, reused or recycled 97 percent of Union Carbide building demolition. This goes far beyond the 75 percent requirement of the leading green building standard.

Completion of 270 Park Avenue is expected around 2025.

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