Mansion Global: NYC Developer Sees Real Value in Urban Centers Around the World

May 8, 2017

242 Broome will bring 55 luxury condominiums, including three penthouses, to Manhattan’s ever-evolving Lower East Side,…

May 8, 2017

242 Broome will bring 55 luxury condominiums, including three penthouses, to Manhattan’s ever-evolving Lower East Side, introducing a new level of high-end living while retaining the historic area’s style and flavor. As the first residential building in the Essex Crossing development project, 242 Broome is part of the latest wave of transformation to wash over the neighborhood. The residences will feature natural stone and wood finishes that recall the Lower East Side’s architectural past, while large windows will ensure that residents have the best views and natural light in their very modern homes. View Article

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Streeteasy: Essex Crossing: The Hudson Yards of the Lower East Side

April 27, 2017

The Lower East Side, long famous for its energy and grit, is in the midst of…

April 27, 2017

The Lower East Side, long famous for its energy and grit, is in the midst of a transformation, thanks to the Essex Crossing redevelopment project, and no building represents this renaissance better than 242 Broome, which was designed by SHoP Architects. This mixed-use building features a champagne-colored façade with metal fins that pay homage to the neighborhood’s “famous” fire escapes. 242 Broome will house 55 luxury residences with modern interiors and amenities; these condominium homes range in size from one to three bedrooms and are priced between $1.3 and $5.25 million. View Article

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New York Post: So many NYC museums are expanding right now

April 25, 2017

New York City is the cultural capital of the world, and residents of the Lower East…

April 25, 2017

New York City is the cultural capital of the world, and residents of the Lower East Side condominiums at 242 Broome won’t even have to leave their building to have a unique cultural experience. Developer Delancey Street Associates is in talks to bring a “world-class cultural institution” to the lower floors of the building, which features 55 luxury residences with modern interiors and great LES views. The building itself has been designed as an homage to the neighborhood, with a layered metal façade inspired by the iconic fire escapes that line the surrounding buildings. 242 Broome is expected to open its doors to residents in 2018. View Article

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City Biz List: 242 Broome, The First Condominium In Essex Crossing, Tops Out

April 19, 2017

242 Broome, the first luxury condominium development at Essex Crossing in the Lower East Side, has…

April 19, 2017

242 Broome, the first luxury condominium development at Essex Crossing in the Lower East Side, has topped out, marking a major milestone. When it is completed in 2018, it will contain 55 residences ranging in size from one to three bedrooms, as well as three unique penthouses. These homes will feature high-end finishes and fixtures, like Calacatta marble, custom walnut cabinetry, and appliances from Gaggenau, and open, modern interiors designed to maximize views and light. All residents will have access to the building’s suite of amenities, which includes an entertainment lounge, private fitness center, and landscaped roof complete with grills and unique perspectives on the cityscape. View Article

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City Realty: Essex Crossing’s First Condo Building Tops Out, LES Homes from $1.275M

April 6, 2017

With 242 Broome reaching its final height, the first residential building in the Essex Crossing development…

April 6, 2017

With 242 Broome reaching its final height, the first residential building in the Essex Crossing development is beginning to assume its final shape. Beginning on the fifth floor, the unique building features a westward shift to allow for maximum natural light and privacy in the Lower East Side residences within; the condos on the fifth floor will also have private terraces looking out over Broome and Ludlow Streets. In addition, the building offers a suite of amenities designed to promote socializing and wellness, including an entertainment kitchen with seating for 18 guests, a children’s playroom, a landscaped rooftop, and a private fitness center. View Article

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New York Spaces: Q&A with DXA Studio’s Wayne Norbeck and Jordan Rogove

April 5, 2017

When tasked with designing the interiors for the new Lower East Side residences at 242 Broome,…

April 5, 2017

When tasked with designing the interiors for the new Lower East Side residences at 242 Broome, the minds at DXA Studios looked to the neighborhood’s rich history for inspiration. The gritty legacy of the Lower East Side is reflected in the polished concrete floor in the lobby and the blackened metal that clads the walls. Within the residences, large windows cast dramatic light on dark wood paneling and elegant stonework in the kitchens, creating a space for light-deprived New Yorkers to soak up a bit of sun. And the building’s exterior is also a reference to the Lower East Side’s history, with angled aluminum panels mimicking the familiar shapes of the fire escapes that line the surrounding buildings. View Article

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Real Estate Weekly: First new Essex Crossing condo building tops out at 242 Broome

April 5, 2017

With the topping out of 242 Broome, the luxury condominium building is one step closer to…

April 5, 2017

With the topping out of 242 Broome, the luxury condominium building is one step closer to opening its door to residents of its 55 Lower East Side homes. When they arrive in 2018, they will enjoy modern apartments featuring open floor plans, warm-toned woods and grey-veined marble finishes, and expansive city views. The building’s three spacious penthouses offer access to private rooftop terraces, and all residents will be able to take advantage of 242 Broome’s bountiful amenity suite, including a landscaped roof deck furnished with grills and panoramic skyline views, a fully equipped fitness center, and a private entertainment lounge with seating for up to 18 guests. View Article

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Bowery Boogie: Essex Crossing Condos at Site 1 Show off New Skin [PHOTOS]

April 5, 2017

As 242 Broome tops out, it moves ever closer to the gorgeous renderings that for years…

April 5, 2017

As 242 Broome tops out, it moves ever closer to the gorgeous renderings that for years have been tantalizing both the luxury real estate industry and lovers of the Lower East Side. Its lower floors are already clothed in the graceful champagne-aluminum curtain wall that will eventually make up the entire façade. Starting on the fifth floor, 242 Broome features 55 luxury Lower East Side condos. The apartments contain one to three bedrooms and feature modern interiors with rich wood and stone finishes that blend together to create a sophisticated and serene environment. View Article

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Curbed: Essex Crossing’s 242 Broome Street gives shape to a new Lower East Side enclave

April 4, 2017

242 Broome is just a day from topping out, which means that the first condo building in the…

April 4, 2017

242 Broome is just a day from topping out, which means that the first condo building in the massive Essex Crossing development project is less than a year from completion. The 14-story tower will contain amenity spaces and a cultural institution on the lower floors, while the fifth through 14th floors will house 55 luxury one- to three-bedroom apartments. The penthouses and apartments on the top floor will feature private terraces, but all residents will have access to high-end amenities, including a landscaped roof, fitness center, and entertainment lounge with children’s playroom. View Article

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The Lo-Down: Essex Crossing Condo Tower at 242 Broome St. Tops Out

April 1, 2017

242 Broome is taking shape in preparation for its 2018 opening, and it recently reached a…

April 1, 2017

242 Broome is taking shape in preparation for its 2018 opening, and it recently reached a milestone by topping out at 14 stories. The 55-unit condo building is part of the first wave of structures in the enormous Essex Crossing development project, which is bringing new multi-use buildings to the historic area. 242 Broome is designed to blend into the neighborhood, with its Lower East Side condos wrapped in an angled, champagne-colored curtain wall that recalls the iconic geometry of fire escapes snaking down brick tenements. Inside, a modern aesthetic of natural tones and open floor plans accent the Manhattan skyline views that help make this building so special. View Article

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Connect Media: Another Retail Lease Signed Near Essex Crossing

March 31, 2017

The changing landscape of the Lower East Side is about to receive infusions of caffeine and…

March 31, 2017

The changing landscape of the Lower East Side is about to receive infusions of caffeine and flavor. Innovative tea bar Zenchai has announced that it signed a 10-year lease on a storefront near the massive, multiuse Essex Crossing development area.  Phase one of the development includes 242 Broome, a new suite of Lower East Side condos that has been crafted as a luxurious tribute to the historic neighborhood, while featuring modern design and amenities more commonly expected in Uptown developments. Together, 242 Broome and Essex Crossing are continuing the traditions of Lower East Side arts and culture. View Article

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Field Condition: Building Tour: 242 Broome

March 28, 2017

From breathtaking views to eye-catching design and a spirit of community, 242 Broome offers everything you…

March 28, 2017

From breathtaking views to eye-catching design and a spirit of community, 242 Broome offers everything you could want from a Lower East Side home. The sculptural tower is clad in bronze-toned panels that frame wide glass openings, creating a sense of momentum as the building seems to propel itself into the forefront of Broome and Ludlow streets. Residents will have panoramic Lower East Side views from their spacious apartments as well as access to many amenities, including a rooftop terrace, storage for bikes and other crucial items, and a fitness center. And, in keeping with the community spirit of the Lower East Side, the building will be home to recreational and cultural centers, meaning that 242 Broome will truly be a part of the historic, and desirable, neighborhood. View Article

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Curbed: Surveying the Lower East Side’s pricey condo boom

March 22, 2017

As aggressive development continues Uptown, with towers rising higher every year, some New Yorkers are seeking…

March 22, 2017

As aggressive development continues Uptown, with towers rising higher every year, some New Yorkers are seeking a neighborhood that still feels, well, like New York. Those true New Yorkers are looking at Lower East Side homes like those at 242 Broome, where amenity and museum spaces on the lower stories give way to luxury condominiums by SHoP Architects. Residents will have access to extensive amenities, including a fully equipped fitness center and a landscaped roof where they can take in the Downtown skyline. They will also be conveniently located near some of the best dining and entertainment in the world. View Article 

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The Real Deal: Condo buyers in search of a deal turn to LES

March 22, 2017

Buyers in search of apartments that make them feel like they’re living in the real New…

March 22, 2017

Buyers in search of apartments that make them feel like they’re living in the real New York City need look no further than 242 Broome. The building’s 55 Lower East Side condos are part of the Essex Crossing mixed-use development project taking place in an historically bohemian location. 242 Broome lives at the intersection of comfort and culture: upstairs from amenity and museum spaces, the luxury apartments feature all the design elements and amenities Uptown buyers have come to expect while also being located in a neighborhood whose artistic roots still run deep. View Article
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The New York Times: Redefining the Lower East Side

November 11, 2016

242 Broome is bringing the traditional elegance associated with Uptown Manhattan living to the Lower East…

November 11, 2016

242 Broome is bringing the traditional elegance associated with Uptown Manhattan living to the Lower East Side. SHoP Architects and SLCE designed the 14-story glass and aluminum tower in what was a long-vacant lot. As part of the larger Essex Crossing development, 242 Broome will house 44 market-rate apartments and 11 affordable homes, including three penthouses with private outdoor spaces, and will also feature a communal terrace for all residents to enjoy. The DXA Studio-designed interiors are outfitted with high-end finishes such as wide plank white oak flooring, Calacatta marble counters, and walnut cabinetry.  View Article

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Curbed: Essex Crossing’s enormous, ‘world-class’ marketplace gets new renderings

November 11, 2016

New renderings of the Market Line, the 150,000-square-foot retail complex below Broome Street at Essex Crossing,…

November 11, 2016

New renderings of the Market Line, the 150,000-square-foot retail complex below Broome Street at Essex Crossing, have been released, much to the delight of New Yorkers eager to see food, retail, and residences take over the long-vacant lot where development is underway. The Market Line will be the new home of Essex Market, a city icon for more than 76 years, as well as 150 other shopping and arts-focused destinations, the first of which will open their doors to customers in 2018.  View Article

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The Lo-Down: Inside Essex Crossing’s Luxury Condos at 242 Broome St.

November 11, 2016

The luxury condominiums at the SHoP Architects-designed 242 Broome Street are the first residential offerings at…

November 11, 2016

The luxury condominiums at the SHoP Architects-designed 242 Broome Street are the first residential offerings at the Lower East Side mega-development Essex Crossing that are hitting the market. The 14-foot tower will house 55 luxury condos, 11 of them affordable housing, and amenities like a rooftop terrace, entertainment lounge, and fitness center, as well as retail and cultural space on the building’s lower floors.  View Article

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New York Post: Everything you need to know about NYC’s best new buildings

November 11, 2016

Sales have officially launched at 242 Broome Street, marking the first residences at Essex Crossing to…

November 11, 2016

Sales have officially launched at 242 Broome Street, marking the first residences at Essex Crossing to hit the market. The SHoP and SLCE-designed Lower East Side tower boasts 55 luxury condos, ranging in size from one to three bedrooms. The building’s interiors, designed by DXA Studios, are equipped with white oak flooring and Calacatta marble accents, while building amenities include a lounge, gaming area, fitness center, and rooftop terrace.  View Article

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TimeOut New York: Check out the new underground market coming to the LES

November 11, 2016

The Market Line, Essex Crossing’s massive Lower East Side multivendor market, promises to turn grocery shopping…

November 11, 2016

The Market Line, Essex Crossing’s massive Lower East Side multivendor market, promises to turn grocery shopping into a distinctively Downtown experience. Scheduled for completion in 2018, the 150,000-square-foot marketplace will span three blocks and offer a new home to Essex Street Market, as well as a beer hall and numerous other food and shopping destinations.  View Article

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6sqft: Sales launch with new renderings at 242 Broome Street, Essex Crossing’s first condos

November 11, 2016

  The first condos for sale at the Lower East Side mega-development project, Essex Crossing, have…

November 11, 2016

 

The first condos for sale at the Lower East Side mega-development project, Essex Crossing, have hit the market. The 14-story SHoP Architects-designed 242 Broome will offer 55 open-concept condominiums, ranging in size from one to three bedrooms, 11 of which meet affordable housing criteria. Each residence will come with luxury finishes, including high ceilings, Calacatta marble countertops, and heated flooring, while the building’s communal spaces will provide an entertainment lounge, game room, bike storage, rooftop sculpture garden, and easy access to the Market Line, Essex Crossing’s multilevel food, retail, and arts space.  View Article

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