712 5th Avenue

New York, New York

Type: Mixed-Use, Office, Retail

Building Area: 500,000 sf

Height: 50 stories

Completion Date: 1994

Executive Architect: SLCE Architects

Design Architect: KPF & Beyer Blinder Belle

Dubbed "Limestone Alley" for architectural landmarks such as Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue now boasts a new 500,000sf, 50 story tower to add to the skyline. Predominantly sheathed in a light textured Indiana limestone skin, the stone massing of the mixed-use building extends from a five-story solid masonry base. Incorporating a new public atrium and retail arcade with the landmark Rizzoli and Coty buildings, 712 Fifth Avenue respects the scale of West 56th Street's historic preservation district. SLCE was Executive Architect for this project and successfully coordinated the huge team of designers and technical consultants.