First Look Inside Morris Adjmi’s New DUMBO Development Front & York
Take an exclusive look inside DUMBO’s most highly-anticipated new development: Front & York. Front & York is a luxury mixed-use development in Brooklyn’s sought-after DUMBO neighborhood. Located just one subway stop away from Manhattan, the development will bring new condominium homes and rental residences, transformative new retail, and publicly accessible parking to a formerly vacant lot that is the last large undeveloped piece of DUMBO. Designed inside and out by the acclaimed Morris Adjmi, the development exudes exceptional craftsmanship, thoughtful design and pays homage to its iconic surroundings. Discover more after the jump.
Designed by renowned architect Morris Adjmi, the striking development is transforming a formerly vacant block into a residential destination inspired by its surroundings. A highly-detailed, hand-laid brick façade complements DUMBO’s Belgian-block streets, historic warehouse architecture and contemporary lifestyle, while the base of the building showcases signature arches inspired by the spandrels of the nearby Manhattan Bridge. The two 21-story residential towers are framed by a scalloped superframe crafted in New York’s Hudson Valley, evidence of the building’s impeccable craftsmanship inside and out. Intended to activate the surrounding streetscapes, Front & York has been generously set back from the property line, making space for 30-foot-wide, tree-lined sidewalks that will create a lively, plaza-like experience for the neighborhood.
“DUMBO is a neighborhood that has been crafted by time, and Front & York has been designed to beautifully echo that history,” said Morris Adjmi, Principal of Morris Adjmi Architects. “The handcrafted façade and elegant homes exude the utmost craftsmanship and offer a stunning living experience inside a beautiful new space that tells the story of its surroundings. Front & York goes beyond the typical residential building to become the defining address for DUMBO.”
Ranging from one- to four-bedrooms and spread across two towers serviced by their own lobbies, the condominium residences at Front & York combine beautiful materials with modern finishes. With ceilings stretching to 10 feet, white oak floors and Nest thermostats, the homes offer a sophisticated, inviting ambiance. Oversized divided-light windows bring in an abundance of natural light and frame panoramas of the waterfront, glittering cityscape, tree-lined sidewalks and park. The spacious kitchens are complete with custom Morris Adjmi-designed Italian cabinetry, Caldia stone countertops and backsplashes, Waterworks fittings and Gaggenau appliances. Elegant master bathrooms illustrate the attention to detail and craftsmanship present throughout the homes. Custom Morris Adjmi-designed Italian vanities and medicine cabinets, Waterworks cast iron tubs, custom Waterworks and Morris Adjmi-designed fittings, and radiant-heated floors adorn the luxurious spaces.
In addition to expansive, elegant homes, Front & York will offer one of the most comprehensive, resort-style amenities packages in all of New York City, spanning 150,000 square feet of best-in-class sports, leisure and lifestyle amenities. One of the city’s largest private parks, a gorgeous space designed by Michael Van Valkenburg Associates, who envisioned the neighborhood’s beloved Brooklyn Bridge Park, will be located at the heart of the development, providing a quiet respite and lush view for residents. Residents of Front & York will also enjoy a private rooftop pool deck with a sparkling outdoor pool, plush cabanas and lounge areas. Additional amenities include lifestyle and leisure spaces such as private wine rooms, co-working lounges, private chef’s kitchens with private dining rooms, teen lounges, children’s playrooms and much more. Another rarity in Brooklyn, Front & York has been designed with grand porte cocheres to complement the building’s robust private parking. With this incredible offering, Front & York will be one of the few full-service luxury lifestyle destinations in the neighborhood.
Adding to Front & York’s resort-like lifestyle, the development recently announced that Life Time, the luxe athletic and wellness center, will occupy 77,000 square feet of space at the development. Becoming one of New York City’s largest private health and wellness club, Life Time at Front & York will offer a range of services, including studios for group fitness, yoga, Pilates, Barre and indoor cycling; a spacious fitness floor; an indoor lap pool, whirlpools and saunas; a regulation-size basketball court; a Kids Academy; LifeCafe, a fast-casual cafe serving healthy, fresh-made meals, nutritional products and supplements; and LifeSpa, a full-service salon and spa. Each residence of Front & York will receive one complimentary membership.
Situated in the heart of Brooklyn’s most sought-after waterfront neighborhood, Front & York is minutes from some of DUMBO’s best parks, dining and cultural attractions, including Brooklyn Bridge Park, Jane’s Carousel, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Gleason’s Gym, Grimaldi’s Pizza, Vinegar Hill House and the Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO. The development is located front and center, across the street from the York Street F train subway stop—just one stop from Manhattan—and a short walk to the A/C train at High Street, 2/3 train at Clark Street, and the East River Ferry.
For more information, please visit www.frontandyork.com.