515 West 18th Street offers a distinctive reinvention of the Chelsea warehouse architectural style, featuring a modern interpretation of the bay window and a custom masonry façade. The 21-story building comprises a collection of approximately 180 one, two, three and four bedroom residences, many of which bestow uninterrupted cityscape and Hudson River views, and promise to provide residents a totally integrated lifestyle destination. 515 West 18th Street is part of a two-tower development that links underneath the High Line. The development is in the heart of the art gallery district, within a short walk to sprawling parks, acclaimed restaurants, storied nightlife and several of Manhattan’s finest schools.
The building is designed by Heatherwick Studio, founded by the British designer Thomas Heatherwick in 1994. Hailed for a number of significant projects in the UK, including the award-winning UK Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010, the studio’s work also includes Vessel at Hudson Yards and Lincoln Center in Manhattan, a new campus for Google in Silicon Valley (with BIG) as well as Zeitz MOCAA, a museum in Cape Town, South Africa that makes use of a disused grain silo.
Occupancy is anticipated for 2020