- Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
- World-Wide Group, Inc
A 59-story high-rise in Manhattan's Midtown East, 250 East 57th Street will feature unique architectural style. The residences at 250 East 57th Street will feature the best views of Midtown. Beyond the residential nature, the building will contain two Manhattan schools as well as a Whole Foods Market. A 59-story residential high-rise due to be constructed in the next 3 years, 250 East 57th Street will feature state-of-the-art condos in a stunning, unmistakable building. 250 East 57th Street, designed by Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, will be a glass-clad tower with steeply angled facades and a pinched, hourglass shape. Located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and 57th Street in Manhattan's Midtown East neighborhood, the apartments for sale in 250 East 57th Street will occupy the upper floors of the building with rental apartments on the floors beneath. These luxury condominiums will feature high-end finishes and remarkable views of Midtown Manhattan, the East River, and New York City. There's much more to 250 East 57th Street than that however. Built in a public/private partnership between the New York City Educational Construction Fund and the World Wide Group, 250 East 57th Street will be a 925,000 square foot mixed-use development that will contain 2 Manhattan schools: The High School for Art and Design and PS 59. The 12-story building which houses the 2 schools will open in 2012, and once it does, construction on the residential tower will begin. 250 East 57th Street will also feature 78,000 square feet of retail space that includes a Whole Foods Market, a feature which will make this mixed-use development a distinctive and important new part of Midtown East.