David Adjaye

condos, Financial District, New Developments, Starchitecture

Wall Street Tower, David Adjaye, Lightstone Group

Three years after completing his first New York City building, an affordable housing complex in Harlem called the Sugar Hill Development, starchitect David Adjaye is back. This time, he’ll be working with David Lichtenstein’s Lightstone Group to design a 61-story, 750-foot-tall condominium in the Financial District at 130 William Street known as the Wall Street Tower. Early conceptual studies uncovered by CityRealty show a gold-trimmed prism set against rigid rows of arched windows, as well as a glimpse at what the 244 apartments and amenity spaces will look like.

See the impressive renderings

Daily Link Fix

Studio Museum in Harlem, David Adjaye, Adjaye Associates, Thelma Golden, 125th Street
  • ShelfPack is a genius suitcase that pulls out into a series of collapsible shelves, which means you never have to actually unpack. [Travel + Leisure]
  • The Studio Museum in Harlem reveals renderings for its new $122 million David Adjaye-designed building on 125th Street. [NYT]
  • Check out the New York Hall of Science’s renovated Great Hall, designed to feel like deep space. [Arch Daily]
  • Remembering the gaudy elephant hotel of 1880s Coney Island, a 200-foot structure with a gilded howdah observatory. [Ephemeral NY]
  • This little sensor slipped under your mattress creates a smart bed that can find your body’s natural sleep cycle. [designboom]

Images: Rendering of the new Studio Museum in Harlem building via Adjaye Associates (L); Elephant Hotel via novanumismatics.com (R)

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