2010 – 100 11th Avenue, New York
Containing 72 residences, 100 11th stands on the north corner of its intersection, facing Frank Gehry’s headquarters for the IAC/InterActive Corporation across the street and the Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex across the avenue, in the heart of a neighborhood considered one of the world’s foremost contemporary arts districts. The homes within 100 11th range in size from 890 square feet to 4,675 square feet, and include one-, two- and three- bedroom apartments, and five unique penthouses. The building’s top floor comprises a single grand residence with a full-roof private terrace featuring what Nouvel has dubbed “outdoor rooms.” Prices for the properties ranged from $1.6 million to $22 million.
Nouvel describes 100 11th as “a vision machine,” with every angle and structural detail designed to create visual excitement. Approximately 1,650 different windowpanes comprise the most highly engineered and complex curtain wall ever constructed in New York City.