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In addition to the applicable requirements set forth in Section 93-562 (Street wall regulations for certain streets), the provisions of this Section shall apply to buildings on Site 2.
  1. Building base
    1. Facing Eleventh Avenue

      The provisions of this paragraph (a)(1) shall apply to street walls facing Eleventh Avenue (exclusive of street walls facing the Northeast Plaza, which need not set back), and the West 32nd Street Extension within 60 feet of Eleventh Avenue. Such street walls shall rise without setback to a minimum height of 120 feet and a maximum height of 150 feet. Above a height of 150 feet, all portions of such building shall be set back from the street wall of the building at least 15 feet, except such setback distance may include the depth of any permitted recesses. These building base provisions may apply along the West 32nd Street Extension street line beyond 60 feet of Eleventh Avenue, up to a maximum distance of 100 feet from Eleventh Avenue.
    2. Facing the West 32nd Street Extension

      The provisions of this paragraph (a)(2) shall apply to street walls facing the West 32nd Street Extension beyond 60 feet of Eleventh Avenue (or beyond 100 feet if the optional building base provisions of paragraph (a)(1) of this Section are applied along the West 32nd Street Extension), and the Midblock Connection within 60 feet of the West 32nd Street Extension. Such street walls shall rise without setback to a minimum height of 90 feet and a maximum height of 120 feet. Above a height of 120 feet, all portions of such buildings facing the West 32nd Street Extension shall be set back from the street wall of the building at least 15 feet, except such setback distance may include the depth of any permitted recesses. Portions of street walls along the Midblock Connection within 60 feet of the West 32nd Street Extension need not set back above the maximum base height to allow tower portions that comply with the provisions of paragraph (b) of this Section to rise without setback.
    3. Facing West 33rd Street

      Street walls facing West 33rd Street (exclusive of the Northeast Plaza) may rise without setback to a maximum base height of 150 feet. Above a height of 150 feet, setbacks shall be required as follows:
      1. portions of a building facing West 33rd Street within 150 feet of the Eleventh Avenue street line shall provide a 15 foot setback from the street line of West 33rd Street;
      2. portions of a building beyond 150 feet of Eleventh Avenue that do not exceed an aggregate width of street wall of 150 feet, as measured along the West 33rd Street street line, shall be permitted to rise without setback; and
      3. portions of a building located beyond 150 feet of Eleventh Avenue that exceed the aggregate width of street wall of 150 feet, as measured along the West 33rd Street street line, shall be set back a minimum of 15 feet from the street line of West 33rd Street.

        All portions of a building that exceed a height of 150 feet shall comply with the tower provisions of paragraph (b) of this Section.
  2. Towers

    All stories of a building located partially or wholly above a height of 150 feet shall be considered a tower and shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph, (b). Not more than one tower shall be allowed on Site 2.
  1. Maximum floor plate

    The gross area of any tower story shall not exceed 40,000 square feet.
  2. Maximum length and height

    The outermost walls of all stories of a tower, when viewed from above, shall be inscribed within a rectangle where the east-west dimension shall not exceed a length of 250 feet.
All towers that exceed a height of 350 feet shall provide articulation in accordance with Section 93-569 (Tower top articulation).

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