American firms Rafael Viñoly Architects, Richard Meier & Partners, and Kohn Pedersen Fox have designed a trio of high-end residential buildings that will overlook New York's Hudson River, reports Dezeen's Jenna McKnight. The project, called Waterline Square, will be built on five acres in one of the last undeveloped waterfront sites in Manhattan's Upper West Side district. The buildings will house a mix of rental apartments and luxury condominiums.

One Waterline Square by Meier will rise 443 feet, while Two Waterline Square by KPF will climb to 450 feet. Three Waterline Square by Viñoly, is slated to rise 372 feet. The residential towers are oriented around a three-acre (1.2 hectare) park that "gestures" toward the nearby Riverside Park and Hudson River Park, which stretch along the waterway separating Manhattan from New Jersey. Designed by local studio Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, the Waterline park will contain groves of trees, walking paths, a great lawn, a playground and water features. In addition to the park, the development will offer "sports, leisure and lifestyle" amenity spaces totaling 100,000 square feet.

Completion is scheduled for 2019.

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