Buildings With Sections that Seem to Hover in Midair

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source: The New York Times

Cantilevered towers help deal with space limitations in New York City. They start narrow at the street but expand as they rise, more lollipop than traditional wedding cake.

Ask a child to draw a picture of a skyscraper and they’ll probably sketch a familiar form: perhaps a skinny rectangle standing on