sliver building

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sliv′er build`ing

a very narrow skyscraper designed in response to restriction of the building site or zoning.
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The property, a former portrait studio, will be demolished to allow for the development of a sliver building designed by Costas Kondylis.
UWS sliver building wins 10-year battle over city, but is the fight over?
The client intends to construct a 15-story, 25-foot-wide, 16,000-foot sliver building that will consist of one triplex unit and six duplex units.
Sky House, a sliver building with three apartments to a floor, has expansive and largely protected views in four directions, a result of the deal the Clarett Group made to build on the site of the former parish house of the Church of the Transfiguration at 1 East 29th Street.
We got a higher, more of a sliver building." Additionally, the developers are cantilevering the building another ten feet over the theater on the southeast side, added Davis.
The group just broke ground for Horizen Tower, a 100,000-square-foot, boutique hotel on 23rd Street in the Chelsea-Flatiron district; just opened the sales office for Hudson Blue (a sliver building at 423 West Street where Leonardo DiCaprio is reportedly buying an apartment), and is preparing for the opening of the VU (one of the first Midtown hotels being built far to the west of Times Square) in April of this year.