Montroy DeMarco Architecture LLP (MDA)

Montroy DeMarco Architecture LLP (MDA)

New York, NY


20 East End Avenue

Filling out a Manhattan block, 20 East End Avenue carries forward the vocabulary of great New York apartment houses with the special inflection of the East End neighborhood. The massing and detailing recall 1920s and 1930s New York residential buildings, as do its materials—Cunningham grey brick with the first and second floors in limestone and a bush-hammered black granite water table—and its bay windows, Juliet balconies, and crown of setback terraces. 20 East End Avenue has a strong relationship to the street, with a traditional entrance on East End Avenue and a porte-cochère entrance off East 80th Street that leads to a cobblestone-paved motor court with lattice-work trellises and a fountain. Both entries connect to an octagonal lobby; an adjacent three-story winding staircase connects to resident amenities, including a library, a billiard room, a wine cellar, a wine-tasting room, a 3,000-square-foot gym, and a spa. The 17-story residential building offers 43 residences scaled for family living, including half- and full-floor apartments, three duplex maisonettes, and two penthouses.

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Status: Built
Location: New York, NY, US
Firm Role: Architect-of-Record
Additional Credits: Designer - Robert A.M. Stern, Paul L. Whalen and Michael D. Jones
Developer - Corigin