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Tower of Askew Stacked Blocks Offers More Glimpses Inside

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The 40-story building that Euro Properties is putting up on East 59th Street is raring to take shape, now that the low-rises that once occupied the parcel between Park and Lexington avenues are reduced to rubble. 6sqft photographed the construction site, unearthed two new interior renderings, and noticed that a teaser site is now live. It has both English and Chinese versions, which makes sense given that Euro Properties is a Hong Kong-based firm—and that Chinese investment in NYC real estate is all the rage these days. Soo Chan designed a facade that contains four chunks of 10 floors each, set askew from each other and totaling 500 feet tall; the ceilings will range from 10 to 20 feet tall in the 29 apartments. Expect sales to launch this fall, and the building to be ready for occupancy in 2017.

As per 6sqft:

Above, 70,000 square feet is dedicated to residential use with apartments averaging 2,000 square feet in size and ceiling heights averaging more than 12 feet. Floors 6-31 will be single, full-floor residences, while floors 32-38 will feature two duplexes and a trophy 5,000-square-foot triplex. ... [O]ne-bedroom homes will start at $2.8 million, two-bedrooms at $3.6 million, the two 2,989-square-foot duplexes for $15.5 million and $16.5 million, and the triplex penthouse at $30 million. The lobby:

Two interior apartment renderings (UPDATE: the development team notes that these are no longer accurate. For our purposes, they give a sense of the interiors, but just keep that in mind):

· 118 East 59th Street [official]
· CDA's Switchback Skyscraper Launches Teaser Site and Clears its Midtown East Lot [6sqft]
· New Midtown Condo Tower of Glassy, Askew Boxes, Revealed! [Curbed]
· Here's Proof That China Loves New York City Real Estate [Curbed]
· New East 59th Street Condo Tower Reveals Interior Rendering [Curbed]
· Yet Another Midtown Tower Will Have an Expensive Penthouse [Curbed]
· 38-Story Tower on East 59th Street Will Contain Only 29 Units [Curbed]
· All 118 East 59th Street coverage [Curbed]

118 East 59th Street

118 East 59th Street, New York, NY