New York's zweitgrößter Wolkenkratzer im Bau

New York's second largest skyscraper under construction

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With the installation of its first steel column, " One Vanderbilt," soon to be New York City's second-tallest skyscraper, officially began construction. 26,000 tons of steel will be installed including the first 20-ton steel beam, according to the team the installation took place 3 weeks ahead of schedule. The first part of the building is scheduled to be completed in 2017, the last part, the east side, is scheduled to be completed in 2023.

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Each of the construction workers signed the steel column before installation.

The 427-meter-tall building, which will be erected next to Grand Central, will also provide an observation deck for tourists.

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