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121 East 22nd Street will be the first OMA-designed residential building in NYC

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121 East 22nd Street will be the first OMA-designed residential building in NYC

The building will offer 133 units across its 18 stories.


By David Malone, Associate Editor | February 24, 2017

Rendering courtesy of Toll Brothers City Living

The office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) is about to see its very first residential building in New York City come to fruition with 121 East 22nd Street. The 18-story, 133-unit tower is being designed by partner Shohei Shigematsu and will be equipped with luxury amenities and a contemporary aesthetic.

Potential residents will be able to choose from units ranging from studio to five-bedrooms, each with white oak flooring, high ceilings, and textural finishes. Some residences will also have private outdoor space.

Kitchens feature Gaggenau appliances, polished quartz countertops, and acid-etched, back-painted glass cabinetry with custom millwork interiors. Master bathrooms will feature marble countertops, white oak cabinetry, polished chrome fixtures, and acid-etched glass shower doors.

Upon leaving their homes, residents will be met with a wide range of luxury amenities including an indoor pool, a landscaped courtyard, a rooftop terrace with a fire pit and grill, a fitness center, and a children’s playroom. LIV unLtd, an offering from the founders of Abigail Michael Concierge, will provide a five-star concierge service. Additional amenities include automated indoor parking, bike and private storage, and a 24/7 attended lobby.

121 East 22nd Street sits at the nexus of Gramercy and the Flatiron District, two sought-after neighborhoods. The building’s façade is unique in its use of intricately folded floor-to-ceiling windows at its corner to provide views of both the sky and the street.  As you move away from the corner in either direction, the building takes on a more historic look through the use of punched windows, meant to echo the facades of its pre-war neighbors.

The building is close to a variety of parks, restaurants, shops, and eight major subway lines. Prices for the units range from $1.2 million up to $10.5 million. 121 East 22nd Street is scheduled for completion in Fall 2018.

 

Rendering courtesy of Toll Brothers City Living.

 

Rendering courtesy of Toll Brothers City Living.

 

Rendering courtesy of Toll Brothers City Living.

 

Rendering courtesy of Toll Brothers City Living.

 

Rendering courtesy of Toll Brothers City Living.

 

Rendering courtesy of Toll Brothers City Living.

 

Rendering courtesy of Toll Brothers City Living.

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