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3/4/19

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First Look at 35 Hudson Yards, the NYC Megaproject’s Tallest Condo Tower

Image © Related Companies | Oxford Properties

Source: Curbed

Hudson Yards is just days away from making its public debut, but one of the more rarefied elements of the multi-billion-dollar city within a city is now ready for its close-up.

Developers Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group announced that the megaproject’s second residential tower, 35 Hudson Yards, will soon launch sales. Its 143 apartments will hit the market on March 15, the same day that many of the public pieces of the development—the shops and restaurants, Thomas Heatherwick’s yet-to-be-named “public landmark”—open for the first time. And the tower’s apartments will not come cheap: Condos will start at $5 million for a two-bedroom, with an average price of $11 million. (According to the New York Times, its penthouses have yet to be priced.)

The building, designed by David Childs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, is actually a bit of a hybrid: In addition to the condos, it’ll will also be home to a hotel operated by Equinox, and office space. The supertall tower has a base made of Bavarian limestone, which gives rise to a glassy tower with setbacks that culminates in a curved topper.

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