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Beekman Tower is a 76-story skyscraper designed by architect Frank Gehry in the New York City borough of Manhattan at 8 Spruce Street, just south of City Hall Plaza and the Brooklyn Bridge. It is being marketed as "New York by Gehry at Eight Spruce Street".
Beekman Tower is the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere. The building was developed by Forest City Ratner, designed by Frank Gehry, and constructed by Kreisler Borg Florman. It contains a public elementary school, which the Department of Education owns. It will open in February of 2011. Its structural frame is made of reinforced concrete.