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  Bank of America Tower, New York City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bank of America Tower in New York City is a $1 billion skyscraper project currently undergoing construction, on the west side of Sixth Avenue, between 42nd and 43rd Street, opposite Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan.
The tower will have two spires: an architectural one that is 1200 feet (366 m) tall (including antenna), and a 960 foot (293 m) one that will have a wind turbine that will generate electricity for the building.
In Bank of America's report on the construction of the building, it cited that the design of the building will make it environmentally friendly, using technologies such as wind turbines, translucent floor-to-ceiling insulating glass to contain heat and maximize natural light, and LED lights, which automatically dim during the daytime.
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 GreenBiz News | Builders Break Ground on 'World's Most Environmentally Responsible High-Rise Office Building'
NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2004 - Bank of America and The Durst Organization have broken ground on the construction of the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, a 945-foot-tall crystalline skyscraper that will rise in Midtown Manhattan.
Bank of America Tower will serve as the headquarters for Bank of America’s operations in New York City, and house its global corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management and consumer and commercial banking businesses.
The Bank of America Tower will save millions of gallons of water annually through such innovative devices such as a gray-water system to capture and reuse all rain and wastewater, while planted roofs will reduce the urban heat island effect.
www.greenbiz.com /news/news_third.cfm?NewsID=27023   (1258 words)

  
 Bank of America tower photo - Jyothi Karthik Raja photos at pbase.com
The Bank of America Plaza skyscraper is clad in silver reflective glass.
Slim structure; In reality the tower is unusually slender, only 16 columns, 20-ft. in from the edge, support this office tower and the slender are most evident when viewed from the Southwest or from the Northeast.
The skyscraper is home to Bank of America which is Texas headquarters and one of the largest banks in the nation.
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 The Bank of America Tower - One Bryant Park - Wired New York Forum
By CHARLES V. Bank of America is working on tentative plans for a new headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, possibly on 42nd Street, New York's boulevard of dreams.
After all, Bank of America is growing, unlike most of the major commercial and investment banks in the city.
The bank is paying some of the highest rents in the city, real estate brokers said, and could easily move into a new building at a lower rent.
www.wirednewyork.com /forum/showthread.php?t=3548   (1956 words)

  
 Bank of America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC TYO: 8648), is the largest commercial bank in the United States as far as deposits, and the third-largest company in the world according to the 2006 Forbes Global 2000.
Bank of America moved its national lending department to Chicago in an effort to establish a financial beachhead in the region.
Bank of America had been accused of withholding customers' direct deposit social security benefit payments to cover debts in cases where a debt is owed to the bank by the customer (e.g.: due to an overdrawn account, various service fees, etc.); this practice violates California state law.
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 Bank of America Begins Work on $1-Billion NYC Tower - Site Selection Online
Co-developers Bank of America (BOA at www.bankofamerica.com) and The Durst Organization (www.durst.org) broke ground on Aug. 2nd for the 52-story Midtown Manhattan project, which is fueled by almost US$700 million in incentives.
The bank will have an unusual occupancy arrangement in the namesake tower in which it’s a 50-percent equity partner.
The Bank of America’s Tower groundbreaking drew a host of high-profile officials, including BOA President and CEO Kenneth Lewis (center), Mayor Bloomberg (pictured right of Lewis) and Gov. Pataki (left of Lewis).
www.siteselection.com /ssinsider/snapshot/sf040816.htm   (1738 words)

  
 Bank of America and The Durst Organization Break Ground On the Bank of America Tower in NYC - EnergyVortex
Bank of America and The Durst Organization Break Ground On the Bank of America Tower in NYC
Bank of America and The Durst Organization today broke ground on the construction of the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, a 945-foot-tall crystalline skyscraper that will rise in Midtown Manhattan.
"Bank of America and the Durst Organization are making a remarkable investment -- an investment that will provide a strong economic stimulus to this area for years to come," said Charles A. Gargano, chairman of the New York State Empire Development Corporation.
www.energyvortex.com /pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=1416   (1700 words)

  
 1 Bryant Park / Bank of America tower - UrbanPlanet.org
The bank will occupy about half of the 945-foot building to be known as The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park.
Bank of America and Bank of New York are underwriting the bonds.
Frank McKenna, a managing director at Banc of America Securities, said buyers of the bonds are mainly money market funds which need to have New York securities in their portfolios and wealthy individuals with a need to park money on a temporary basis.
www.urbanplanet.org /forums/index.php?showtopic=3383   (1098 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower, Austin, TX : Hines Interests
Austin, TX Completed in 1975, Bank of America Center is a 26-story office building located at 6th Street and Congress Avenue in downtown Austin.
The exterior of the 340,000-square-foot tower is clad in a bronze glass curtain wall, and the building's lobby is clad in travertine marble.
Nine levels of parking are included in the tower for 350 cars.
www.hines.com /property/detail.aspx?id=231   (76 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower (Miami) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bank of America Tower (formerly the CenTrust Tower) is a 48-story, landmark office tower in Miami, Florida.
In August 1984, while the tower was under construction, a 5-alarm fire began on the ninth floor; construction was subsequently delayed for several weeks.
The tower is connected to the James L. Knight Center by a pedestrian walkway and on the first floor is a retail spine covered with green marble.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bank_of_America_Tower_(Miami)   (396 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower in NYC - UrbanPlanet.org
Bank of America Tower in NYC - UrbanPlanet.org
Bank of America Tower in NYC, Is Bank of America on the move?
New BOA tower is part of the Mint Museum relocation on the block in front of TransAmerica Square.
www.urbanplanet.org /forums/index.php?showtopic=9698   (347 words)

  
 Prudential Tower - The Executive Centre
The Prudential Tower enjoys a superb location, being situated in the heart of the financial district, together with easy access to pubilc transport and top leisure facilities.
The Prudential Tower in Singapore is home to the Executive Centre although we now have offices in many other locations in Asia and beyond.
The Prudential Tower is at the heart of Singapore's commercial and financial district, which gives our clients not only a business address that opens doors throughout the world, but also easy access to transport and other amenities which are all within easy reach.
www.executivecentre.com /exeen/prudential_tower.html   (611 words)

  
 Teaming up for high-rise transportation solution: Bank of America Tower first to participate in new congestion-relief ...
Details of the innovative trip reduction program were unveiled today at the Bank of America Tower to the chief executive officers of companies located in the high-rise.
The "Bank of America Tower Commute Option Program" is a partnership of King County Metro Transit, the City of Seattle, the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) and Equity Office, owner of the tower.
Equity Office is also offering a significant financial contribution to subsidize this program for tower employers, who in turn will be offering their employees free bus passes, priority carpools and options to make commuting easier.
www.metrokc.gov /kcdot/news/2002/nr020305_highrise.htm   (784 words)

  
 Green Towers for New York: from Visionary to Vernacular
Upon completion in 2008, The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park will be the country's greenest high-rise building, demonstrating the state of the art in energy efficiency, indoor air quality, sustainable materials, and environmentally-conscious construction, operations, and maintenance procedures.
Initiated by The Durst Organization, which in 1996 built New York's first green tower, 4 Times Square, the building has become a joint venture with the Bank of America, anchoring its New York City operations, including global corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management, and consumer and commercial banking businesses.
Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park
www.skyscraper.org /EXHIBITIONS/GREEN_TOWERS/gt_walkthrough_corphq_boa.htm   (277 words)

  
 Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
This project was undertaken to accommodate the explosive growth of Miami during the early 1980s as a center of international trade and finance.
The bank wanted to establish a distinctive identity on the developing skyline while adding a civic dimension to the street.
At night the tower dominates the skyline with variable lighting schemes celebrating seasonal or special events.
www.pcfandp.com /a/p/8002/s.html   (329 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower :: 701 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Washington, United States :: Glass Steel and Stone
Certainly the Smith Tower and Pike Place Market are more historically and culturally visible through postcards and tourist materials sent around the world.
Still, the Bank of America Tower is worthy of a significant amount of praise.
The Bank of America Tower managed to break out of the monotony and stand out among the world's great towers.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /BuildingDetail/570.php   (729 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower offers commuting benefits to tenants
A new target of commute trip reduction efforts is to find a way to reach the large number of smaller employers situated together in large office buildings and voluntarily create a similar level of assistance for those commuters through the property manager.
In 2002, Equity Office Properties at the Bank of America Tower (Seattle’s largest skyscraper with more than 3,500 workers) began offering an innovative package of transportation and parking incentives to its tenants in collaboration with the Downtown Seattle Access Project.
The resulting “Bank of America Commute Option Program” made it attractive and feasible for the property owner/manager to extend a level of commuting support typical of a major employer.
www.commuterchallenge.org /cc/newsfeb04_tower.html   (719 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower's owner reassures workers
The owner of the state's tallest building, the Bank of America Tower in downtown Seattle, sought to reassure the people who work there after a report this week appeared to point to the skyscraper as a target considered by the Sept. 11 terrorists.
Seattle police Chief Gil Kerlikowske agreed yesterday that the report doesn't point with 100 percent certainty to the Bank of America Tower.
The Bank of America Tower, with nearly 1.5 million square feet of space, is about 21 percent vacant, more than twice the average vacancy rate in Class A, or high-quality, downtown Seattle office buildings, according to Cushman & Wakefield data.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /local/178403_tower18.asp   (648 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower, Miami - SkyscraperCity
Bank of America Tower at International Place (The CenTrust Tower), Miami FL The tower was designed by I.M. Pei and Partners, and was completed in 1986.
The tower is 47 stories and reaches 191 meters into the sky.
I would agree that it is one of Miami's iconic towers and its a damn underrated skyscraper...but i wouldn't agree that it is not Miami's icon, since this scraper [by height and location] has been outshined by the cascading top of the Wachovia Financial Center, the true Miami icon.
www.skyscrapercity.com /showthread.php?t=63577   (637 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower
Bank of America is the tallest building in Pinellas County 385 feet; 28 floors.
The Tower is located less than one mile from direct access to I-275, which links St.Petersburg to Tampa and Sarasota with a commute of approximately 25-30 minutes.
*On-Site Banking: Bank of America, whose services include an ATM located in the main lobby, international banking and currency exchange, trust services, business and consumer lending.
www.anbenterprises.com /bank.html   (246 words)

  
 Terror alert reportedly based on data collected before 9/11 / SAN FRANCISCO: Bank of America tower was considered as ...
The FBI had planned to wait for further analysis of the intelligence before publicly disclosing the reference to the Bank of America building, but it changed course Monday after the building was mentioned in a story in New York Newsday.
Federal and local authorities downplayed the reference to the Bank of America tower in San Francisco while promising, as a precaution, to increase security around it and other high-profile financial institutions.
A Department of Homeland Security official said the Bank of America building and a "handful" of other buildings in New York City had come up in intelligence information through "photos, pictures or other vague references that contain nowhere near the detail of the extensive surveillance activities outlined in the intelligence on the other five buildings.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2004/08/03/MNGDL81RG71.DTL   (950 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower, Miami
Bank of America Tower at International Place is a 37-story, 625-foot high, office building situated atop a ten-story parking facility.
Bank of America Tower International Place also contains a Metro Rail Station and is connected to the Hyatt Regency Miami.
Bank of America Tower sold to Blue Cap..
www.emporis.com /en/wm/bu/?id=122283   (128 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bank of America Tower (Albuquerque) in New Mexico
Bank of America Tower (Saint Louis) in Missouri
The tallest building in Seattle, Washington, previously known as the Bank of America Tower and Columbia Seafirst Center, is now called Columbia Center.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Bank_of_America_Tower   (179 words)

  
 New York City - One Bryant Park -(Bank Of America Tower) 945 feet tall - SkyscraperCity
The Durst Organization and Bank of America have begun construction, on the world's most environmentally responsible high-rise office building, a 2.1 million square foot, 54-story crystalline skyscraper located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.
The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park will serve as the headquarters for Bank of America’s operations in New York City, and house its global corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management and consumer and commercial banking businesses.
The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park Headquarters for the New York operations of Bank of America Restored and reconstructed Henry Miller’s Theater
www.skyscrapercity.com /showthread.php?t=207256   (979 words)

  
 SF Bank of America Tower Poised to Flip for $1.2B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Less than one year after acquiring the landmark Bank of America Center in San Francisco, New York-based owners David Werner and Mark Karasick have put the 52-story, 1.8-million-square-foot trophy building on the block, seeking a whopping $1.25 billion.
The investors acquired half of the building last July from Charlotte, N.C.-based Bank of America for close to $400 million, and then acquired the other half from Shorenstein Co. shortly thereafter, for a total purchase price estimated between $850 and $900 million.
The BOA tower currently is 96-percent leased, with AIG Global Investments recently having signed a five-year lease for $46.50 per square foot on the 26th floor.
www.cpnonline.com /cpn/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000977253   (607 words)

  
 Bank of America Tower bonds downgraded - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle):   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Fitch said the downgrades were prompted by the January departure of the 76-story tower's largest tenant and the building's current occupancy rate of approximately 76 percent.
The tower and adjacent Columbia House, totalling 1.54 million square feet, are owned by Equity Office Properties, the region's biggest office landlord.
Preston Gates and Ellis, a leading law firm, vacated about 165,000 square feet in the Bank of America Tower when it moved to the new IDX Tower early this year.
www.bizjournals.com /seattle/stories/2003/04/07/daily36.html   (664 words)

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