Ismael Leyva Architects-designed 40-story, 421-foot tower
tops out; 232 East 54th Street developed by Lalezarian Properties

May 21, 2019 - Design / Build
232 East 54th Street - 
Manhattan, NY

Manhattan, NY 232 East 54th St., a new, 40-story, 421-ft. high tower designed by Ismael Leyva Architects, has topped out. Located in Midtown East, this 130-unit rental building is being developed by Lalezarian Properties. 

“As this new building rises, we are excited to see 232 East 54th St. seamlessly integrate into the 21st Century New York City skyline,” said Ismael Leyva, president of Ismael Leyva Architects. 

Ismael Leyva,
Ismael Leyva Architects

All apartments will have 10-ft. ceilings, central air, in unit washer and dryers, stone baths and European kitchen millwork. The building program includes a full array of amenities with a fitness center, a party room, rooftop common space, a lounge, theater and a 24-hour doorman.

The façade is clad in paneled limestone with square classic casement windows evoking the classic architecture of many of NYC’s iconic residential buildings. The ground floor double height space will provide comfortable sitting and lounge spaces for building residents, with the glass curtain wall framed with a colored stone border. 

New York City-based Ismael Leyva Architects, is an internationally recognized architecture, interior design and urban planning firm with offices in New York City and Central America. The firm is recognized by the development and construction industry for its creative, iconic and practical design. 

Since the establishment of the firm, Ismael Leyva Architects has built a portfolio of projects featuring responsive designs that address technical, social, and aesthetic requirements. Ismael Leyva Architects is known for the design of buildings such as Icon, The Charles, The Greenpoint, The Alyn, BKLYN Air, 66 Rockwell, Hilton Garden Inn New York Midtown Park Ave. Hotel, Place 57, Oro, Yves and also the design of the residences at the Time Warner Center, 15 Hudson Yards and the Zaha Hadid Building. 



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