David Adjaye

Construction at David Adjaye’s 130 William Street Reaches Final Two Floors, in the Financial District

Construction at 130 William Street is two floors from topping out over the Financial District. The upcoming condominium tower is the first project in New York City by Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye AssociatesHill West Architects is the architect of record while Lightstone Group is the developer. The 66-story development will rise 800 feet tall and yield 244 units marketed by Corcoran Sunshine.

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130 William rendering courtesy of Lightstone

Façade Installation Starts for David Adjaye’s 66-Story 130 William Street in The Financial District

130 William Street is one of the most highly anticipated buildings currently rising in Lower Manhattan, and after sales launched earlier this summer, another milestone is at hand. The hand cast and oversized concrete arches that will make up the façade, which are purposefully evocative of the city’s historic fabric from the 19th and early 20th centuries, are now quickly rising along the exterior. Adjaye Associates is responsible for the design.

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Exterior of Studio Museum in Harlem, design by Adjaye Associates

Permits Filed for Expansion of Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 West 125th Street

Permits have been filed for a six-story building at 144 West 125th Street, in Harlem, Manhattan. The new structure will add to the Studio Museum in Harlem, an international center for contemporary artists of African descent. In September the institution announced a $175 million capital campaign to help fund construction, and the development will be a private-public initiative in partnership with the City of New York.

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130 William rendering courtesy of Lightstone

David Adjaye’s 130 William Street Sees Major Design Update, Financial District

YIMBY has covered 130 William Street extensively, from back when preliminary permits were first filed in 2015, to the recent start of foundation work. Now, the building has seen another design shift, with new renderings by architect David Adjaye revealing a substantial transformation to the exterior as compared to the most recent images. The 61-story tower is being developed by Lightstone, and is just about ready to start rising above ground level.

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