New luxury tower set to become tallest north of 72nd Street | Upper East Site Another Massive Luxury Tower is Set to Rise on Second Avenue by Upper East Site Staff September 17, 2022, 7:00 am 2 Comments A new luxury tower planned for the Upper East Side is set to become the tallest building north of East 72nd Street. Plans filed with the city earlier this month by the developer reveal the record-setting building will soon rise at the corner of East Already a subscriber? Log in here. Continue reading with an Upper East Site subscription. Read More Comments are closed. 2 Comments Expand All Collapse All Sort by Newest Oldest How many more residences will be built? They’re ripping down blocks of small businesses and small businesses are what built this city. I know in Queens over-sized residential buildings are going up and are up and you look in the windows and nobody lives there. No drapes, curtains, nothing. We need stores and diners and hardware stores and shoe stores. Neighborhoods the way they used to be. Couldn’t agree more. These building are get rich quick scenes for politicians, developers, and for foreign money laundering. Nothing contributes to the neighborhood.