View renderings of the approved tower and its placement on land previously planned to be part of Emery Barnes Park.

image006Rendering of Emery Barnes Park with 508 Helmcken, the tallest building in the area, on corner.

image005Rendering of Emery Barnes Park, partly obscured by the planned 508 Helmcken.

508 Helmcken RenderingRendering of 508 Helmcken, with Emery Barnes Park partly visible between buildings.

Central-ParkBy comparison, New York’s Central Park is designed so that taller buildings are away from the park edge.