ghanaian british architect sir david adjaye’s new 800 foot-tall (240 meter) luxury condominium, titled ‘130 william,’ has released new renderings that provide a peek into the next phase of new york’s constant skyline evolution. in conjunction with development group lightstone, this will be adjaye’s first residential skyscraper in the city. for an in-depth introduction to 130 william, see designboom’s previous coverage of the project here.

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
the living room in one of the building’s residences | all images by binyan studios

 

 

with 130 william, adjaye moves away from ‘the typical commercial feel of glass’ to embrace the city’s ‘historic masonry architecture.’ the building’s hand-cast façade maintains manhattan’s historic urban fabric through a contemporary interpretation of stonework.

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
the open-plan kitchens feature custom appliances

 

 

the financial district’s latest skyscraper will house over 244 residences. studios start at $650,000, with four bedroom units starting at $5,420,000. all residences will be outfitted with luxurious interior finishes and have been designed to incorporate an airy feel with trademark arched windows providing sweeping views across the city.

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
looking north towards the empire state building from a master bathroom

 

 

130 william will also be equipped with over 20,000 square feet of amenities, including a rooftop observatory, private rooftop cabanas available for purchase, an IMAX movie theater and more. see new images of these amenities below, and in the gallery at the bottom of the page.

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
the top ten residential floors are home to the penthouse and loggia residences

 

 

the project will add to lightstone’s already impressive $3 billion portfolio, which currently includes over 6 million square feet of office, retail, and industrial commercial properties, over 15,000 residential units, and 4,000 hotel keys.

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
rendering of the corner loggia view within a unit

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
the expansive loggias provide generous outdoor space

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
the rooftop will provide views across the city

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
amenities include a swimming pool and spa

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
the development will also house a private IMAX theater…

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
…and a children’s playroom

130 william: a new look at david adjaye's first residential skyscraper in NYC
130 william shown in the context of downtown manhattan