Isay Weinfeld

Design, Midtown East

Four Seasons restaurant, Seagram Building, Philip Johnson

The 21st century incarnation of the iconic Four Seasons restaurant set to open at 280 Park Avenue will bear no resemblance to the original, beyond the famous name and the sign that fronted the “Mad Men”-era power lunch spot in the Seagram Building, according to the restaurant’s co-owner, Julian Niccolini. The New York Post reports that the team behind the “new” Four Seasons–Niccolini and partner Alex von Bidder, the Bronfman family, landlord Steve Roth of Vornado and representatives of landlord SL Green Realty–approved the new restaurant’s design, by Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld, last Friday.

A new femininity for the three-martini lunch?

Chelsea, condos, New Developments

West Chelsea Condos, cityrealty, Isay Weinfeld, Jardim

For those longing for Hamptons serenity without leaving Manhattan, Isay Weinfeld has designed a condominium for you. Sales officially kicked-off last week for the Brazilian architect’s first New York commission, which has aptly been named Jardim for its leafy oasis in the heart of hard-edged West Chelsea. The homes are divided among two 11-story fraternal buildings that come dressed in a textually rich skin of cast-concrete interrupted by elongated ribbons of glass.

Thirty-six light-filled homes frame the lushly planted, multi-level courtyard designed by Future Green Studio. And like all Manhattan real estate surrounding coveted greenery, the units come at a premium. Asking prices for the three currently available homes stand at $2,475 per square foot, according to CityRealty. The lowest priced abode is a 2,218-square-foot three-bedroom on the fourth floor going for $4.25 million; another three-bedroom on the third floor has an ask of $4.25 million; and a four-bedroom on the seventh floor has an ask of $7.55 million.

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Architecture, Chelsea, condos, New Developments, Starchitecture

Jardim, 525 West 27th Street, Centaur Properties, Greyscale Development, Isay Weinfeld, High Line architecture

Foundation work for Isay Weinfeld‘s Jardim condominium is finally wrapping up and portions of the Chelsea development are now climbing to street level. Rising from the swampy banks of a bygone stream, the mid-block site at 525 West 27th Street is giving way to a set of two 11-story condo buildings encasing an elevated garden oasis. A partnership between Centaur Properties and Greyscale Development Group is responsible for the 95,000 square-foot complex; they purchased the site formerly occupied by the Pink Elephant nightclub in 2014 for $45 million.

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Architecture, Chelsea, New Developments

527 West 27th Street, Jardim, Isay Weinfeld, West Chelsea, High Line, Zaha Hadid, Centaur Properties, Greyscale, New Developments, Luxury Condos

Renderings via New York YIMBY.

A new full set of renderings has surfaced from New York YIMBY revealing designs for the West Chelsea condominium project at 527 West 27th Street known as Jardim. The High Line-adjacent project, designed by Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld, is being developed by Centaur Properties and Greyscale Development Group.

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Chelsea, condos, New Developments

Jardim, 525 West 25th Street, high line, Isay Weinfeld, Centaur Properties, Greyscale Development, New Developments,

As the construction boom along the High Line continues, new renderings have surfaced (via Curbed) for the condo development designed by highly acclaimed Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld. Developed by Harlan Berger’s Centaur Properties and Greyscale Development Group, the new project, called “Jardim” (Portuguese for garden), will occupy the site at 525 West 25th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues.

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Chelsea, condos, Construction Update, New Developments, Starchitecture

Jardim, Isay Weinfeld, West Chelsea, High Line condos, New York starchitecture, Brazillian architecture

The construction boom in Chelsea along the High Line continues unabated with the start of another condo development penned by a highly acclaimed foreign architect. This latest condominium, dubbed “Jardim” (Portuguese for garden), comes from the office of visionary Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld.

Developed by Harlan Berger’s Centaur Properties, Jardim’s site is situated at 525 West 25th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues–just a single starchitect’s lot away from the High Line. Construction at the currently muddy site has commenced, and we got a first-hand look at the progress.

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