42 Crosby Street is located in Manhattan’s SoHo district, a landmarked neighborhood noted for its cast iron architecture from the late 19th century. The six-story building is deferential to the pedestrian scale of the neighborhood with a massing that matches the height of adjacent structures. The design offers a contemporary interpretation of the neighborhood’s cast iron architecture, articulating traditional characteristics such as uniform composition, column and spandrel vocabulary and prefabricated construction in a highly modern tone. Exterior materials including brushed stainless steel, aluminum, metal mesh, and exterior shades which are layered to create the depth and texture that exemplifies cast iron façades. Inside, the building is comprised of 9 three-bedroom residences and one penthouse. The ground floor consists of the residential lobby with terrarium gardens and sculptures designed by artist Paula Hayes and an entrance to private underground parking with 10 spaces and large storage units.
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