5 Enviable Residential Buildings in New York

Firm: Concrete. Project: Urby, Stapleton. Near the mail room’s powder-coated steel boxes, a custom marble fountain provides filtered water. Photography by Ewout Huibers.

Firm: Concrete. Project: Urby, Stapleton. Panels of painted aluminum clad the facade. Photography by Ewout Huibers.

Firm: Concrete. Project: Urby, Stapleton. A lounge overlooks the café. Photography by Ewout Huibers.

Firm: Concrete. Project: Urby, Stapleton. Tom Dixon pendant fixtures hang from the oak-clad beams above the café. Photography by Ewout Huibers.

Firm: Durukan Design. Project: Halo, Long Island City. Brooklyn artist Ofri Cnaani contributed videos for the screens set into the lobby’s reclaimed wood paneling. Photography by Garrett Rowland. 

Firm: Durukan Design. Project: Halo, Long Island City. The reception desk is steel. Photography by Garrett Rowland. 

Firm: Durukan Design. Project: Halo, Long Island City. Above the billiard table in the game room hang pendant fixtures with shades woven from antiqued steel. Photography by Garrett Rowland. 

Firm: Durukan Design. Project: Halo, Long Island City. A blackened-steel chimney descends into the lobby’s conversation pit. Photography by Garrett Rowland. 

Firm: SPAN Architecture. Project: 15 William, financial district. In the playroom, cutouts revealing powder-coated steel punctuate slate paneling. Photography by Scott Frances/Otto.

Firm: SPAN Architecture. Project: 15 William, financial district. From the penthouse lounge, 44 stories up, a custom sofa surveys the view. Photography by Scott Frances/Otto.

Firm: SPAN Architecture. Project: 15 William, financial district. Playroom flooring is rubber. Photography by Scott Frances/Otto.

Firm: SPAN Architecture. Project: 15 William, financial district. Panels covered in polyester detail a niche in the lounge. Photography by Scott Frances/Otto.

Firm: CookFox Architects. Project: City Tower, downtown Brooklyn. Brooklyn’s City Tower features outdoor spaces by Weintraub Diaz Landscape Architecture. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Firm: CookFox Architects. Project: City Tower, downtown Brooklyn. Dan Funderburgh designed wallpaper that was custom-colored for the lounge. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Firm: CookFox Architects. Project: City Tower, downtown Brooklyn. The basketball half-court’s cubbies are maple-veneered. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Firm: CookFox Architects. Project: City Tower, downtown Brooklyn. Painted steel chaise longues face the roof’s garden. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Firm: CookFox Architects. Project: City Tower, downtown Brooklyn. Lindsey Adelman Studio’s chandelier hangs near paneling in reclaimed wood. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Firm: CetraRuddy Architecture. Project: 535W43, Midtown. The lobby’s feature wall is fiberglass-reinforced gypsum-board. Photography by Alan Schindler.

Firm: CetraRuddy Architecture. Project: 535W43, Midtown. Yellow Goat Design collaborated on an installation comprising 300 sheets of aluminum folded and hung from the ceiling by wire. Photography by Alan Schindler.

Firm: CetraRuddy Architecture. Project: 535W43, Midtown. Between the two towers, painted steel gates march along a connector that houses public spaces including the game room. Photography by Alan Schindler.

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