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147–151 East 86th Street 69

New York, New York, USA

Completion: 2018

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

finished reveals.

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.


2015 HOK Design Annual