147–151 East 86th Street 69
New York, New York, USA
This 18-story luxury residential tower serves a
limestone through the use of deep bronze
The building’s amenity spaces include a
transitional neighborhood in Upper Manhattan
private lounge, exhibition kitchen, game room,
while adding commercial retail space in one of the city’s busiest corridors.
ﬁtness center, children’s playroom and lushly Double-height storefront bays articulate retail
landscaped rooftop terrace.
areas at the building's base. The residential The project supports the migration of higher-
lobby entrance is located to the north on
Situated directly above the 86th Street
end development from the established Upper
Lexington Avenue, away from the bustling
subway station, the building provides
East Side avenues to the emerging Yorkville
activity of 86th Street.
convenient access to mass transportation
neighborhood closer to the East River.
with indoor and outdoor stair entrances and a The building houses 170,000 square feet
The massing and design of the facade
of market-rate residential condominiums,
epitomize the neighborhood’s transitional
25,000 square feet for a ﬂagship New York
character. Featuring large expanses of glass,
Sports Club facility and 30,000 square feet
the dimensional form steps up toward the
of commercial retail space.
intersection and provides terraces for many of the residences. The French limestone
Ranging in size from 1,600 to 4,400 square
cladding recalls the traditional stone buildings
feet, the 51 individual residences feature
of the Upper East Side, while the large glazed
10-foot ceilings, large living and bedrooms,
openings take advantage of a modern cast-
en-suite bathrooms, solid hardwood ﬂoors,
in-place concrete structure. The windows
custom kitchens with premium appliances,
celebrate the individuality of units, which are
ample closet space and silent HVAC systems.
conceived as jewel boxes set off from the
◄ view from southwest
new accessible elevator entrance.
2015 design annual
230,000 sq. ft. / 21,370 sq. m.
Published on Oct 1, 2015
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