About 56 Leonard Street
56 Leonard Street is a 796ft (243m) tall skyscraper under construction (on hold) in New York City, New York. It is designed by the Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron and will be located on Leonard Street (Manhattan) in Tribeca and have 58 floors. The building is described by the architects as "houses stacked in the sky." In January 2009, skyscraperpage.com has noted that construction of the building has been suspended, due to financial problems.