The brick and limestone exterior of 150 East 78th Street ends on the Upper East Side of Manhattan
Exterior work is nearing completion at 150 East 78th Street, a 16-story residential building on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Designed by Robert AM Stern Architects and developed by Midwood Investment & Development and EJS Group, the 205 foot tall structure will produce 25 units in three to five bedroom configurations spread over 68,293 square feet as well as 3,739 square feet of land. ground detail. Ismael Leyva Architects is the executive architect and residential development designer for the project, which is located at the corner of East 78th Street and Lexington Avenue. Sales are ongoing and are being handled by Compass Development Marketing Group.
Recent photos show further progress on the limestone and masonry facade since our last update in June, when the siding reached the top of the building. Since then, the construction elevator has been dismantled and the space where it was attached began to be filled.
A handful of sections across the upper floors remain covered with black netting and metal scaffolding. The large sidewalk scaffolding remains, but is likely to be dismantled in the coming weeks as the envelope draws to a close. The late afternoon sun creates a soft warm glow on the hand-laid bricks and boulders of Indiana limestone.
Almost all the windows are installed at this point, there is only some facade work left on the setbacks which culminates in the mechanical extension clad in bricks. This section includes several dark mechanical grilles with a geometric metal structure, stone pedestals and corner parapets, and various brick link arrangements.
Robert AM Stern’s extremely detailed pre-war architecture is best seen in the following renderings of 150 East 78th Street. The property will offer half-story, two-story and duplex residences at prices starting at $ 5.2 million, each with direct elevator access to a private entrance hall. Penthouses should feature their own custom fireplaces and private outdoor terraces.
Couturier is the designer of the kitchen-diner, which will be finished with high-quality materials such as walnut-paneled islands, polished Statuarietto stone counters and backsplashes, and custom polished chrome knobs and handles. Kitchen appliances include two Miele ovens and a warming drawer and Sub-Zero refrigeration, as well as wine storage, a signature Lacanche Cluny or Saulieu range with gas burners and two additional ovens handcrafted in Burgundy, France. France.
Residential amenities at 150 East 78th Street include a pool table, private catering kitchen for private meetings, athletics club with squash court and basketball hoop, fitness center equipped with ‘Technogym equipment, a private training studio and a golf simulator. There will also be a landscaped rooftop terrace with living and dining areas as well as a fireplace and grill, a children’s art and activities room, a pet bathing station, a storage room. bicycles, cold storage, commercial washers and dryers, 24-hour concierge, and individual storage units available for purchase.
150 East 78th Street is expected to complete construction by the end of the year.
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