plans announced for OMA’s first building in manhattan
(above) image by daniel schwen / courtesy of wikimedia commons




US development firm toll brothers city living has announced that OMA will design its latest condominium building at 122 east 23rd street in new york city. designed by principal sho shigematsu, the residential tower marks the firm’s first building in manhattan, as well as shigematsu’s decade-long tenure directing OMA new york.


sho’s past design proposals in new york include a range of cultural and commercial schemes including an expansion for the whitney museum of american art (2000), a residential tower at 23 east 22nd street (2008), and an office tower at 425 park avenue (2011), as well as 111 first street, a mixed-use tower in jersey city. the condominium tower at 122 east 23rd street will form OMA’s first ground-up building in manhattan. sho shigematsu is also the designer of this year’s costume institute spring exhibition at the metropolitan museum of art, ‘manus x machina: fashion in an age of technology.’


images of the project at 122E23rd will be revealed next month.

the scheme marks shigematsu’s decade-long tenure directing OMA new york
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