Friday, December 11, 2015

NYC's Supertall Tower

Curbed put out a great article which highlighted every ‘supertall’ building in NYC. According to architectural guidelines, a supertall building is over 984 feet tall. There are 22 of them built or in the process of being built, and the article gives a bit of information on each of the buildings. These skyscrapers are often controversial, but they are continuously reinventing this beautiful city’s skyline. If you’d like to read a bit more about these supertall buildings, here is the link to the original article:

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Trends in NYC apartment buildings

There’s been an interesting trend in some of  NYC’s newest sky scrapers. Though penthouse units cost the most compared to lower floors, many new buildings are using the top floor or two for shared spaces and amenities instead of privately owned units. From infinity pools to fitness centers and everything in between, the top floor is slowly becoming a place everyone can enjoy. Here is a link to an article from the Real Deal for a more detailed view on this current trend: