The One Madison Avenue office tower, which began construction in late 2020, is ahead of schedule with 100% of structural demolition compete and structural reinforcement underway.
The 1.4-million-sq-ft, 27-floor project owned by SL Green, located in midtown Manhattan, includes a new 530,000-sq-ft tower with column-free floors built above an existing, redeveloped nine-floor podium. The 10th and 11th floors will be specialty spaces featuring 22-ft-high slabs with very large outdoor roof decks.
Jakob Dahlin snapped this picture on July 8 using a Canon EOS R5. He recalls touring the site with the onsite team, starting at the top and working their way down to the street level.
“I took some shots from each floor from different angles,” Dahlin says.
To capture the image of a metalworker framed by sparks and dwarfed by the rest of the project, he says he “didn’t have to do anything special, as it was quite a busy site.”
While the craftworker seems to be alone, “there was always something going on everywhere,” the photographer says.
The building will also have a dedicated HVAC system that delivers air for outside—part of its “state-of-the-art wellness infrastructure,” a spokesman says. One Madison is slated to be completed in 2024.