From William Zeckendorf’s work with I.M. Pei and Minoru Yamaski in the 1960s and ’70s to his grandsons’ projects with the likes KPF and, most notably, Robert A.M. Stern, who created both the brand new 15 Central Park West and the newly renovated 18 Gramercy Park South, the Zeckendorfs have a thing for high design. — New York Observer
Foster + Partners has just designed its second apartment tower in North America, and first in the U.S., for Zeckendorf Development. They are the same developer who worked with Robert A.M. Stern on 15 Central Park West, considered the best-selling condo building of all time. Can Lord Norman and his sleek 44-story tower top that?