The new building at 211 Elizabeth on the corner of Prince Street in Nolita has stripped off some of its construction netting to reveal the intricate olde-style brick that's been going up underneath. The story of the brickwork was chronicled by the Times last summer. The creative team from Roman & Williams wanted to create a building that was "evocative" of the past, but not "nostalgic" or "faux"-ish. To achieve the effect they had bricks specially molded at the whopping cost of $3K for ten of the heavy suckers. Add to that a crew of expert masons out of Donegal, Ireland, and this condo-castle earns the words Beautiful & Bespoke. Those "B"s go well with the buyer's Bonus Black Bike that we told you about last month. Toss in the buffed and burnished 11 Spring and this block is now book-ended by big-league brickage.
· Development Du Jour: 211 Elizabeth [Curbed]
· 211 Elizabeth St. (16 Prince St.) Thread [Wired New York]
· Adventures in Marketing [Curbed]
· Inside 11 Spring [Curbed]