Developers of Foster + Partners’ luxury residential tower in Manhattan have launched new pictures to tempt customers into acquiring a single of the multi-million dollar apartments .
The 63-storey skyscraper, called One particular Hundred East Fifty Third Street, is rising in midtown Manhattan up coming to the famed Seagram Developing by Mies van der Rohe, which was finished in 1958.
The Foster tower’s white appearance and slender type are meant to serve as a “counterpoint” to the dark bronze, 38-storey developing by Mies. The new tower is clad in glass, whilst the structural frame is created of concrete.
“It is not just about our new developing, but about the composition it produces with each other with a single of the 20th century’s best,” Foster + Partners architect Chris Connell informed Dezeen in 2014. “In contrast to Seagram’s dark bronze, our tower will have a pure white, undulating skin. Its proportions are practically impossibly slim and the views will be just outstanding.”
The skyscraper will contain 94 residential units, with prices starting up at \$three.35 million (£2.one million). Revenue will launch subsequent week, on four November.
The project is currently being backed by RFR Holding and Hines, the two primarily based in the US, and the Chinese developer Vanke. New York has grow to be a sizzling spot for Chinese investors, who have spent much more than \$three billion (£1.9 billion) on Manhattan true estate this year, according to reviews.
The tower will provide amenities such as internet site-certain artwork, a swimming pool, wellness facility, spa, library and sitting rooms. The first two floors will include a “uniquely curated” food hall and 3-star restaurant.
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Furnishings for the lobby and amenity spaces will be chosen by the interior designer William T Georgis.
The tower is scheduled to open in 2017. Plans for the constructing have been 1st unveiled in 2005, but the undertaking was stalled by the 2008 economic downturn.
The tower is within walking distance to New York landmarks such as the Museum of Modern day Art, Grand Central Station and Rockefeller Center. The new Baccarat Tower by SOM is a number of blocks away.
New York is experiencing a boom in luxury housing tasks, such as a series of super-tall residential towers that are now below construction in midtown Manhattan. Architect Steven Holl took issue with the towers in an Viewpoint piece for Dezeen, stating that “architecture with a sense of social objective is becoming increasingly uncommon” in New York.
The city’s very first micro apartment developing, which is nearing completion, is meant to provide a new model for cost-effective housing. Referred to as My Micro NY, the building will feature units under 400 square feet (37 square metres), with rents starting at \$950 (£615).
Other New York projects by Foster + Partners consist of the Hearst Tower and the Sperone Westwater Gallery, along with the workplace tower 425 Park Avenue, which is now under building. Earlier this year, the company was ousted by Massive as designer of Two Globe Trade Center.