The Upper East Side is not an address but a way of life, a neighborhood that evokes privacy, prestige and success unlike any other.
The Best Architecture of 2019: Built to Be Experienced Off-Screen
December 7, 2019/
In the age of social media, too many structures are designed with pretty pictures in mind, but as this year’s standouts show, good design involves a lot more than a likes-generating facade.Read More
Robert A.M. Stern: Developing the New Luxury Living Experience
November 21, 2019/
Robert A.M. Stern Architects Architect and Founding Partner Robert A.M. Stern and Zeckendorf Development Co-Chairman Arthur W. Zeckendorf talk luxury living with Bloomberg Pursuits Arts Columnist James Tarmy at The Year Ahead: Luxury Summit in New York.Read More
NYC’s 20 most expensive homes sold in 2018
December 20, 2018/
For past two years, 432 Park Avenue has dominated the list of the most expensive homes sold—but this year, the skinny supertall had some major competition. The Robert A.M. Stern-designed 520 Park Avenue was home to the two most expensive sales in 2018, coming in at a whopping $73.8 million and $62 million, respectively. As for 432 Park, there were just three units to make the list this year and didn’t grace the top slots, with a $42 million dollar condo tying for tenth place with a condo at One57.Read More
New York's Most Exclusive Private Club
March 1, 2016/
For decades, the neighborhood spanning Central Park and the East River, from East 59th to 96th Streets, has captivated Manhattan's most affluent people. And it's easy to see why: like London's Mayfair, or Paris' St Germaine, the culture, landmarks, prominent private clubs, museums, galleries, schools, shopping and restaurants are the best the city has to offer.Read More
Written in stone
August 9, 2018/
Let other architects have their skinny glass towers. With his latest building for the Zeckendorf brothers, Robert A. M. Stern is on a mission to revive the grandeur of Manhattan's Gilded Age.Read More
520 Park Avenue Could Be NYC's Newest Real Estate Status Symbol
November 13, 2015/
Robert A.M. Stern designed 15 Central Park West, one of the most buzzed-about buildings in New York City real estate history, and now the architect has set his sights across town, recently unveiling plans for a 54-story limestone tower at 520 Park Avenue.Read More
Tall, deck & handsome: Gotham’s glitziest balconies
February 11, 2016/
It really is better on top.
That’s the thinking behind the 54-story Robert A.M. Stern-designed 520 Park Ave. — an under-construction condominium tower aimed to finish in 2018.
Once completed, it will have all the glitzy trappings you’d expect from super-luxury Manhattan development: a two-level health and fitness center; swimming pool with vaulted ceiling and hand-carved stone walls; even climate-controlled wine cellars available for purchase.Read More
New renderings revealed for 54-story residential building on Upper East Side
February 19, 2016/
New renderings for a residential building on the Upper East Side show the views from the massive tower.
520 Park Avenue, the luxury residential building created by Zeckendorf Development,will have balconies overlooking Central Park starting at the 40th floor and above.
“The balconies complement what are already the best floorplans in the market,"Arthur Zeckendorf, co-chairman of Zeckendorf Development, said, "allowing residents to be right on the doorstep of Central Park. They add another human element to the fully residential tower and again raise the level of luxury living in the 21st-century.”Read More
520 Park Ave Hosts Launch Event for Book by Robert A. M. Stern Architects
February 22, 2016/
Written by Robert A.M. Stern, Paul L. Whalen, Daniel Lobitz, and Michael D. Jones––all partners at the world-renowned Robert A.M. Stern Architects––City Living: Apartment Houses presents 15 completed apartment complexes, alongside a portfolio of more than 15 projects that are either currently under construction or in design in major cities such as New York City and others throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America.Read More
NEW DEVELOPMENT: Baker House in LIC launches leasing, 520 Park unveils top floors
February 26, 2016/
Nine-stories of luxury apartments are now available for rent at The Baker House, the newest rental development in Long Island City, Queens.
Modern Spaces was retained by Ranger Properties, the developer, as the exclusive leasing and marketing agent for the 48-unit project.
520 Park Avenue – TOP ECHELON
April 24, 2016/
520 Park Avenue has upped the ante on palatial living on the Upper East Side with a price tag to match.
Park Avenue will soon be sporting an upper crust limestone tower — probably the most expensive piece of property on the New York City market today. (Entry-level units start at $18 million.)Read More
54-Story, 33-Unit Residential Tower Rises Into Skyline, Receives Limestone Façade At 520 Park Avenue, Upper East Side
June 8, 2016/
Last month, YIMBY brought you new renderings of the 54-story, 33-unit ultra-luxury residential tower under construction at 520 Park Avenue, located on East 60th Street in Lenox Hill. The building is now between 15 and 20 stories above street level, as seen in photos posted to the YIMBY Forums by Robert Walpole and ILNY, and can be seen for the first time from Central Park.Read More
Brokers get first look inside 520 Park
July 20, 2016/
An invited group of New York brokers were among the first to step into 520 Park Avenue at an event hosted by Zeckendorf Development. Held on the 29th floor concrete slab of the tower’s construction site, the event marked the first time 520 Park Avenue has been open to guests from the brokerage community. Brokers had the opportunity to walk around the full-floor simplex and experience the views of the Upper East Side Historic District and Central Park from its 85 foot frontage. Once completed the simplexes will offer over 225 feet of exterior perimeter windows.Read More
Zeckendorf Development hosts reception at 520 Park Avenue
December 20, 2016
Manhattan, NY 520 Park Ave., Zeckendorf Development’s new residential tower hosted a reception on November 15th for The Fund for Park Avenue together with First Republic Bank. The private cocktail reception at the 520 Park Ave. sales gallery celebrated The Fund along with the 2016 Park Ave. Tree Lighting and featured remarks by Robert A.M. Stern.Read More
New York Power Developers Talk Luxury Real Estate News Pt. 1
October 26, 2016/
Brothers Arthur and William Zeckendorf, principals of Zeckendorf Development LLC, have developed more than $4 billion worth of property, including 15 Central Park West, which has been called the most powerful address in the world. They, along with partners Global Holdings and Park Sixty LLC, bring their special form of modern luxury to 520 Park Avenue, which is expected to be completed in 2018 and is already setting sales records in the city.Read More
Zeckendorf reception for Park Avenue tree lighting
December 1, 2016/
520 Park Avenue, Zeckendorf Development’s new luxury residential tower hosted a reception for The Fund for Park Avenue together with First Republic Bank.
The private cocktail reception at the 520 Park Avenue sales gallery celebrated The Fund along with the 2016 Park Avenue Tree Lighting and featured remarks by Robert A.M. Stern.Read More
Robert A.M. Stern’s 54-Story 520 Park Avenue Takes Its Place On The Skyline
January 10, 2017/
A quintet of new works by architect Robert A.M. Stern are making their mark on various parts of Manhattan, all with his signature style. 70 Vestry Street is in the early stages of construction; 30 Park Place, which includes the Four Seasons Downtown hotel, opened its doors in October; 20 East End Avenue could open this year; and 220 Central Park South is on the rise adjacent to Billionaires’ Row. Today, we check in on his skyscraping residential building at 520 Park Avenue.Read More
Full-Floor Unit at 520 Park Avenue in Contract for $36M
March 9, 2017/
A high-floor apartment at 520 Park Avenue, one of the most exclusive condominiums under construction in Manhattan, went into contract for $36 million earlier this week, Mansion Global has learned.
The buyer, who was only identified as being from New York, was taken by the incredible views of the Central Park and Manhattan skyline, the privacy and the amenities the tower offers, such as a children’s room, according to Ryan Serhant, one of the stars of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing New York,” who represented the buyer.Read More
The Tree of Luxe
November 21, 2016/
54-Story Residential Tower Approaches 30th Floor At 520 Park Avenue, Upper East Side
August 24, 2016/
The 54-story, 33-unit luxury residential tower under development at 520 Park Avenue (the tower is technically at 45 East 60th Street), on the southern end of the Upper East Side, is now roughly 30 stories tall. Limestone and windows are also now beginning to encapsulate all sides of the tower. The latest update comes as new photos of the project were posted to the YIMBY Forums. The building will eventually encompass 251,892 square feet and stand 780 feet above street level, per the latest permits.Read More
Checking in on Zeckendorf Development's 520 Park Avenue
March 3, 2017/
London has its corner terraced houses, Paris has its peripheral chateaus, Hong Kong has its Peak-clinging mansions and New York has its penthouse aeries in the thick of it all. No other city in the world puts so much wealth cheek by jowl on top of each other the way we do. By no means are these homes any more accessible than your typical gated estate --you won’t be borrowing a cup of sugar from these folks anytime soon. But the preference for the world’s elite to covet our most extreme expression of urbanism shows both the value of views and their desire to be at the city’s pulse.Read More
LLNYC’s Look at Listings: A new listing at 520 Park Avenue
January 25, 2017/
From LLNYC’s Look at Listings: Unit 17 is a full-floor residence at the new, Robert A. M. Stern-designed skyscraper. The building — described by Stern as “an elegant spear of asparagus rising out of the ground” — is still under construction and is scheduled to be completed later this year.
When finished though, the 4,613-square-foot condo will have a formal foyer and gallery, white oak flooring, bay windows and a custom kitchen designed by Stern.Read More
520 Park Avenue by RAMSA to Feature the Most Expensive Penthouse Yet in New York
January 4, 2016/
520 Park Avenue is a 52-story tower coming up in New York City expected to feature the Indiana Limestone cladding all through its facades. The high-rise building designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (RAMSA) is expected to come to realization in 2017 and will feature 33 full-floor residences including the most expensive penthouse in New York at $135 million.Read More