Articles on Starchitects

Listings Revealed for Herzog & de Meuron's 160 Leroy Street

The Herzog & de Meuron–designed 160 Leroy Street has finally offered up listing information for its West Village mid-rise condominiums.

520 West 28th Street: Luxury from the Future

Rendering of 520 West 28th Street bedroom and balcony.

It’s not quite a manor on Coruscant, but at least it’s not in a galaxy far, far away. The highly anticipated High Line residential project designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid, 520 West 28th Street, recently released new renderings of its interiors, and it promises to be as futuristic as everyone hoped.

5 Morris Adjmi Condos to Enjoy the Most of NYC Living

Products of Morris Adjmi Architects can be spotted around the city. As diverse as the locations of these constructions are, the style of each building carries its own unique appeal.

Floor Plans and Pricing Announced for Luxe MoMA Tower

MoMA Tower reigns over Central Park

After years of being a mere conversation, pricing and floor plans have recently been released for the MoMA Tower, the pending neighbor of the Museum of Modern Art.

At the High Line, It’s All About Blending In

Views of the High Line and the Chelsea neighborhood from 505 West 19th Street condos

For new developments, location is key, and no location is more coveted than by a park or greenspace. However, it’s not often that buildings resemble and embrace such surroundings.

Modern Classic Living: 5 Robert A.M. Stern Buildings that Define Manhattan Luxury

Side by side renderings of 220 Central Park South, with the new rendering on the left.

Rendering comparison via The Real Deal

220 Central Park South just got a new rendering, and it looks as promising as ever. Understandably, many industry experts expect it to be the most sought-after condominium around Billionaires’ Row upon its completion; in addition to its ultra-luxe finishes and amenities, residents will also enjoy exclusive views of Central Park. Naturally, a building of this caliber needs architecture to match, so Vornado Realty Trust tapped renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern to draft its skyline-defining design.

Lower Manhattan's Unique Homes: The Future is Now

100 Norfolk Living Room Views

It can be difficult to stand out in a city with over 8.4 million people. Some creative starchitects have taken on the task of making this feat a little simpler by designing buildings that are just as unique as their homeowners. Most of them seem to come from decades into the future, but with some forward-thinking and innovation, these six buildings found their way to our time and are unmissable. 

Raising the Roofs on Luxury New Construction

Zaha Hadid starchitect luxury apartment rendering at 520 West 28th Street near the High Line

Last Wednesday, cement workers at around 30 major construction sites in New York City went on strike due to a labor disagreement. Although some construction has halted, progress continues on some of Manhattan’s most exciting luxury new construction projects that we know like the back of our hand, and others that thrill like tearing a seal on a letter from the mail.

215 Chrystie: Herzog & de Meuron's Elegant, New Condo on the Rise

Early rendering of 215 Chrystie Street as designed by Herzog & de Meuron

215 Chrystie is ready to reach the skies on the Lower East Side, one of Manhattan’s fashionable neighborhoods. Swiss starchitecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, designed this modern, sleek hotel-condominium, and it was developed by hotelier Ian Schrager last year for $50 million. World-renowned John Pawson is the interior designer. The Swiss firm have also designed their new condo at 56 Leonard Street.