6SQFT: The final frontier of history and hip: Developments and amenities shaping the Lower East Side

May 4, 2018

Essex Crossing will forever change the Lower East Side, will still focusing on its roots.  242…

May 4, 2018

Essex Crossing will forever change the Lower East Side, will still focusing on its roots.  242 Broome serves as a perfect example, featuring a champagne-colored façade with bends and angles in the metal evoking the iconic fire escapes of the neighboring tenement buildings. Located at Broom and Ludlow Streets, the 14 story building will have 55 condominium residences. Read the full feature here.

242 Broome – 6sqft – 3.28.18

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6SQFT: The 15 Best Gyms in NYC Residential Buildings

May 4, 2018

Ranked one of the best in NYC, the fitness center at SHoP Architects’ 242 Broome offers…

May 4, 2018

Ranked one of the best in NYC, the fitness center at SHoP Architects’ 242 Broome offers a 2,000-square-foot gym with three zones: functional fitness, strength training, and cardio training. Another standout feature is the landscaped rooftop deck, offering stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. Read the full feature here.

242 Broome – 6sqft – 4.12.18

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Downtown Magazine: 242 Named One of the Boutique Luxury Buildings to Offer Sweeping Views

February 13, 2018

Downtown Magazine explains how 242 Broome’s views rival buildings double its size. SHoP architects designed the…

February 13, 2018

Downtown Magazine explains how 242 Broome’s views rival buildings double its size. SHoP architects designed the building to maximize views, sunlight and privacy in each residence. Read the full feature here.

242 Broome – Downtown Magazine – 2.1.18

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18 things New Yorkers can look forward to in 2018

January 12, 2018

As the new year begins, New Yorkers looking for luxury homes have a lot to be…

January 12, 2018

As the new year begins, New Yorkers looking for luxury homes have a lot to be excited about. The new Lower East Side luxury condos at 242 Broome represent the best of residential development in New York City, complete with open floor plans, large windows for ample daylight, and amenities that include a landscaped rooftop where residents can enjoy breathtaking city views. 242 Broome is part of the Essex Crossing development, which is bringing a bevy of mixed-use buildings and retail options to the neighborhood, including the Market Line, a large food hall and shopping center that will stretch 150,000 feet across three buildings.
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December 4, 2017

After decades, the fertile ground of Seward Park is being reshaped, thanks to the Essex Crossing…

December 4, 2017

After decades, the fertile ground of Seward Park is being reshaped, thanks to the Essex Crossing development project. 242 Broome is the first building to break ground as part of Essex Crossing, and the handsome collection of Lower East Side residences housed in this mixed-use tower bodes well for the rest of the development. Residents at 242 Broome will enjoy high ceilings, luxury finishes, and access to many amenities, including a children’s playroom and landscaped rooftop. 242 Broome will be adjacent to a host of Essex Crossing’s inventive eateries and exciting shops, including sandwich shop BYGGYZ and British jeweler The Great Frog.
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Picture Perfect at 242 Broome; Essex Crossing Condo Now 50% Sold and to House ICP

December 4, 2017

The International Center for Photography (ICP) has announced that it will move its museum and school…

December 4, 2017

The International Center for Photography (ICP) has announced that it will move its museum and school into the second and third floors of 242 Broome, the first residential building to be constructed as part of the Essex Crossing development project. The Center, which is the world’s leading photography institution, will host exhibits, classes, and workshops in the black box space that SHoP Architects has crafted for them. On the upper floors of the building are 55 luxury Lower East Side homes that range from one to three bedrooms in size; residents will receive a year-long complimentary membership to the ICP, as well as access to the special exhibits and classes being held in their building.

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December 1, 2017

242 Broome has officially announced that it will be the new home of the International Center…

December 1, 2017

242 Broome has officially announced that it will be the new home of the International Center for Photography (ICP). 242 Broome is the first residential building to be completed as part of the Essex Crossing development project, and residents of its 55 Lower East Side condos will receive complimentary memberships to the ICP along with access to special classes and exhibits. As the site of the world’s leading photography institution, 242 Broome is sure to become the dream home for photographers and lovers of the visual arts alike. Residents will also have convenient access to many additional cultural venues at Essex Crossing, as well as some of the city’s hottest dining destinations.

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Offices Sprout in Area’s Renewal

November 2, 2017

The transformation of Manhattan’s Lower East Side is being spearheaded by the Essex Crossing development. The…

November 2, 2017

The transformation of Manhattan’s Lower East Side is being spearheaded by the Essex Crossing development. The project, which is led by Taconic Investment Partners LLC, encompasses six acres and will produce a collection of mixed-use structures, including 242 Broome, the project’s first residential building. 242 Broome is home to 55 one- to three-bedroom luxury Lower East Side condos, as well as a host of amenities for residents and space for businesses and cultural institutions. The residences feature modern design touches like open floor plans, high-end appliances, and oversized windows that provide breathtaking views of the skyline over the surrounding low-lying buildings.

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Real Estate Weekly: A look at 242 Broome, the first of nine buildings planned at Essex Crossing

October 26, 2017

242 Broome, the first residential building in the Essex Crossing development, is bringing new heights of…

October 26, 2017

242 Broome, the first residential building in the Essex Crossing development, is bringing new heights of luxury to the historic Lower East Side, and an article in Real Estate Weekly recently highlighted its impressive style and height (14 stories). 242 Broome, which will be home to 55 Lower East Side residences ranging in size from one to three bedrooms, will also feature modern interiors with large windows, open floor plans, and ten-foot-high ceilings. The building’s metallic facade is made of champagne-colored metal panels arranged in an angular pattern that was inspired by the neighborhood’s iconic crisscrossing fire escapes.
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Architizer: Architectural Details: SHoP Architects’ Torqued Aluminum Tower

August 29, 2017

242 Broome’s unique metallic facade catches the sunlight and create a beautiful, shining tower on the…

August 29, 2017

242 Broome’s unique metallic facade catches the sunlight and create a beautiful, shining tower on the Lower East Side. The building was designed by SHoP Architects, and features a dramatic setback after the fifth floor, which provides the 55 residences on the upper floors with both extraordinary views and maximum privacy. The angle of the metal panels is torqued slightly with each floor, making the building look like a sail flowing with the wind. 242 Broome’s homes average 1,475 square feet each and feature spacious layouts with luxury finishes including Calacatta Marble and American White Oak. View Article

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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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