The highly anticipated 130 William Street in the Financial District welcomed guests to the launch of its sales gallery hosted by Sir David Adjaye for a look its interiors and renderings of the building’s exterior and amenities. 130 William Street is designed by Sir David Adjaye, a Brisish-Ghanaaian architect most well-known for designing the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. Lightstone is building the project.
In a continued wave of new construction, rejuvenation, and development in Lower Manhattan, 130 William Street does not disappointment. The tower will rise 800 feet over the Financial District, but will be different than most other new projects in the area, a distinct objective of Adjaye. Instead of being a glass tower construct with a glass-curtain wall façade like many new towers, 130 William Street will feature a façade constructed from textured cast concrete panels that resemble volcanic rock. The design also features arched windows reminiscent of New York’s early warehouses.
The building will be comprised of 244 units with the top 10 floors being occupied by residences with private loggias framed by the arched façade. Residences will range in size from Studios to 4 bedroom homes.
All homes will featuring wide plank oak flooring and interiors designed by Adjaye in conjunction with Hill West Architects. Fixtures are custom designed by Adjaye including faucets, shower heads, and door handles in burnished brass. Kitchens will be outfitted with Gaggenau appliances and Pietra Cardosa and Nero Marquina Stone.
The amenity offering at 130 William will be expansive, on par with what has been trending recently in new developments. Amenities will include
- Health and Wellness center featuring a thermal pool and plunge pool
- Basketball court
- Yoga Studio
- Private IMAX Theater
- Golf Simulator
- Indoor-outdoor lounge with catering kitchen
- 66th floor sky lounge with grilling stations
Sales are expected to launch later this month, and construction is already underway. In regard to pricing, various sizes will start at roughly;
- $650,000 for Studios
- $1.1 million for 1 Beds
- $1.85 million for 2 beds
- $2.6 million for 3 beds
- $5.4 million for 4 beds