SKY Tower

SKY Tower

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DETAILS

LocationNew York, New York, United States
ClientMoinian Group
Size1.12 acres

SKY is a luxurious 71-story residential tower whose new at-grade and rooftop landscapes figure prominently at the western extremities of this world-famous street.

SWA/Balsley’s designs for the project merge a crisp, contemporary geometry with a refined material sensibility. The residences’ motor court stands at the front door of an otherwise transparent entry lobby, seamlessly blending the indoors with the exterior. This vehicular entry is punctuated with an iconic sculpture that sits serenely on a reflective skim fountain.

The project’s upper floors offer an outdoor pool deck and private park whose open lawn and fountain are framed by urban cabanas and seating nooks; both terraces are key elements in the robust array of amenities that enrich the lifestyle of the building’s new residents.

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