11/06/2018

The townhouse is an iconic symbol of NYC real estate. However, there has been a new resurgence of the townhouse with a luxurious, sky-high version. These new “townhouses in the sky” feature some of the most luxurious amenities and features, such as increased privacy, special architectural details, immense great rooms – not to mention soaring views of the city.

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10/16/2018
Haute Residence
By: Michelle Sinclair Colman

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But some New York City buildings are hoping you do. Moving beyond the prolific shiny glass exteriors, many buildings are opting for exterior facades with richer, more textured materials. Not only do these buildings enrich the skyline with beauty and diversity, they also build on local design traditions and foster a true sense of place.

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09/21/2018

180 East 88th is something of a masterpiece itself, so it’s appropriate that these Upper East Side luxury condos are surrounded by world-class galleries. The hotter months are fizzing with exhibitions sure to lure you out of your loft or penthouse. Here are five Upper East Side exhibitions that should be on your radar.

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09/05/2018
Robb Report
By: Howard Walker

At 180 East 88th, Joe McMillan’s DDG partnered with German artisan Jan Hooss to create a spectacular custom installation for the building’s striking lobby. The 48 prewar-inspired residences include a remarkable 3,794 square foot, 38th floor duplex with four bedrooms. Perched almost 400 feet above the city, the residence will be among the highest on New York’s Upper East Side.

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09/04/2018

The Upper East Side is the heart of New York City luxury living: the home to mansions, townhouses with Beaux-Arts and Renaissance Revival limestone facades, and apartment towers of neo-Italian Renaissance and Art Deco styles. Here, some of Manhattan’s most well-appointed living quarters form a stately neighborhood of classic elegance. Rising anew is a modern interpretation of this aesthetic: 180 East 88th.

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09/01/2018
Unique Homes

At 180 East 88th, DDG partnered with master plaster artisan Jan Hooss to create a custom installation for the building’s gracious lobby. Hanging above a communal fireplace, the piece commands the attention of all that enter. It also extends the building’s art-focused design, which includes picture rails, like those at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, installed in every residence.

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08/27/2018
CityRealty
By: Michelle Colman

Perfect for art enthusiasts, 180 East 88th’s expansive residences are outfitted with a special picture rail system similar to what is used in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The rail system makes the installation and display of paintings and photographs incredibly simple yet elegant. In addition to its art-centric residences, the lobby will add a daily dose of art appreciation with its custom wall installation created by master German plaster artisan Jan Hooss.

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07/09/2018

Inside the Upper East Side luxury condos for sale at 180 East 88th, one will find every hallmark of masterful craftsmanship and design. From plaster cove detailing and herringbone floors, to custom picture rails, it all comes together to create a space that feels polished and refined. Experiencing such architectural splendor, it’s natural to envision how one’s own eye for décor would find the perfect canvas on which to create a sense of home. For our part, we’ve selected our favorite local Upper East Side interior design and décor shops for future residents to explore.

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06/15/2018
Haute Residence
By: Matthew Speiser

With the start of the 2018 World Cup, developers are giving residents of every age the opportunity to perfect their game without leaving the comfort of their home. Here are some of the hottest luxury developments for the soccer star in all of us.

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05/30/2018
Children's Museum of the Arts

CMA is pleased to announce Scale: Possibilities of Perspective, an exhibition that explores the notion of scale and its ability to alter our impressions of the universe and our existence inside it. The concept of scale is explored from multiple perspectives, drawing visitors in as they become mindful of the layered beauty, content and techniques of each piece.

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05/25/2018
Haute Residence
By: Michelle Sinclair Colman

180 East 88th’s beautifully designed, temperature-controlled wine cellar features private wine storage cabinets, available for purchase. Artfully connecting back to the building’s grand archways, the luxurious wine cellar offers the perfect place for residents to house their favorite bottles as well as conduct private tastings with guests.

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05/20/2018

Join the Children’s Museum of the Arts for this fun-filled day of art-making for the whole family on May 20. Create collaborative art projects throughout the Museum with renowned guest artists and CMA Teaching Artists. Take part in workshops suitable for children of different ages, including traditional fine arts, media / animation and photography.

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04/11/2018
Broadway World

The one and only, incomparable Broadway legend, Chita Rivera, will perform her acclaimed solo concert event at the 92nd Street Y. The two-time Tony Award winner will recreate signature moments from her legendary career including numbers from West Side Story; Sweet Charity; Chicago; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Bye, Bye, Birdie, The Rink and The Visit.

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03/31/2018
The Real Deal
By: Erin Hudson

Need a little exercise after spending the better part of three weeks glued to the screen for March Madness? Well, if you lived in these five condos, you could go shoot hoops like the pros — or try to — as more developers are starting to build space for basketball courts in high-end residential buildings.

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03/30/2018
Real Estate Weekly
By: Kyle Campbell

Around the country, brackets are broken and hoop dreams have been dashed, but as the madness of college basketball’s postseason marches on, the NCAA isn’t the only one capitalizing on the excitement. Luxury housing developers throughout the city have used this year’s tournament as an opportunity to bring residents together and show off their substantial amenity offerings.

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03/07/2018
6sqft
By: Michelle Colman

DDG has a very strong history of blending architecture and art and has formed many unique partnerships with artists over the years. DDG has also found that many buyers at their developments value and collect art, and so they’ve incorporated these sentiments into the very design of their homes.

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02/27/2018
Architectural Digest
By: Daniel Pembrey

“We have three principles that we abide by,” says Christian A. Petersen, the seventh generation member of the Danish family behind Petersen Brick. “The customer is king; Der Kunde ist König and Le client est roi.” Multiple translations, but one ethos: to tailor brick production to any project, no matter how ambitious, or where it might be.

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02/22/2018

With world-class museums, upscale restaurants, and famous boutiques, the Upper East Side evokes an old-school opulence with a modern flair. But the neighborhood isn’t just a must-visit destination for food lovers and fashionistas; it’s also a locale where brilliant architecture reigns supreme.

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01/26/2018
New York Times

“No one pair is the same,” says the designer Tull Price of a forthcoming collaboration between his cult-favorite, hand-assembled shoe line Feit and Tyler Hays’s boutique furniture house BDDW. “Actually, no half pair is the same.”

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01/15/2018
Nest Studio
By: Jessica Ahnert Davis

Nest Studio highlights some of DDG’s portfolio, including XOCO 325, 12 Warren, 180 East 88th and 41 Bond.

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12/06/2017
Architectural Digest
By: Hannah Martin

As the worlds of art and design inch closer and closer toward each other, Design Miami — the function-forward offshoot of Art Basel that runs December 6 – 10 — has evolved from a small satellite fair into a must-see for many collectors. Here, the latest greats in blue-chip vintage sit with gutsy contemporary stars.

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11/13/2017

The holidays are almost here, bringing with them a joyful whirlwind of get-togethers, from family dinners and cocktail parties to snowy excursions with friends. Although this time of year is full of cheer, the holiday season can also present a fair share of stress. With endless waves of shopping, traveling, and planning, we certainly earn our holiday spirit.

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10/01/2017
New York Times
By: Hannah Goldfield

Rachel and Nick Cope, the 30-something couple behind Calico Wallpaper, had wanted to make textile versions of their mural-style wallpapers since they founded their company in 2013. Now, fans of Calico can finally decorate their pillows and windows in Rachel’s ‘‘asymmetrical, organic’’ patterns — which she prints and paints in her studio before they’re transferred digitally — with fabrics from their sister line, Cope.

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09/20/2017
DAMN° Magazine
By: Anna Sansom

In the Palais de Tokyo’s ‘Dioramas’ exhibition is a dystopian scene of animals pecking at trash in the early hours, out of sight of human beings. Created from graffiti, posters, trash and taxidermied animals, the specially-commissioned piece is a ‘mobile diorama’ housed in crates on wheels featuring work by Richard Barnes.

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08/01/2017
The Cut
By: Christine Whitney

“I think my studio was really founded around time,” says lighting designer Lindsey Adelman. It makes sense, considering that the in-demand Adelman is best known for her sculptural, blown-glass-and-brass Branching Bubble chandeliers, which take up to 24 weeks to complete. As clients will tell you, they’re well worth the wait.

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07/07/2017
Real Estate Weekly

Sales veteran Dan Tubb has been tapped to lead the Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group (CSMG) team heading up sales for DDG’s Upper East Side condominium, 180 East 88th.

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06/12/2017

It’s true that exploring Central Park has its charms year-round. There’s the quiet contemplation of a snowy walk, the thrill of watching a spring shower ripple across Conservatory Water, and, of course, the artistic appreciation for the foliage of fall.

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05/09/2017

When Manhattanites see the words “outdoor space” on a residential listing, their eyes light up in anticipation. Their minds drift to visions of sprawling terraces built for sun-soaking, dinner-party mingling, and skyline gazing. The unfortunate reality, however, is that Manhattan residences rarely include outdoor spaces that live up to these lofty expectations.

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05/01/2017
New York Times
By: Julie Lasky

NYCxDesign, the citywide celebration of design, fashion, architecture and art, officially runs from May 3 to 24. But throughout the month, galleries, showrooms, museums and trade fairs will host exhibitions, tours and conversations. Here are some standouts.

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04/27/2017
Architectural Digest
By: David Foxley

Dale Chihuly’s otherworldly glass sculptures adorn some of the world’s most prominent hotels, museums, and transportation hubs, commanding awe with their impressive scale and inimitable hues. Now, for the first time in more than a decade, the artist will debut a major outdoor exhibition in New York, at the city’s landmark Botanical Garden.

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04/08/2017
Country Living
By: Taysha Murtaugh

Eyesore no more! In recent years, kitchen range hoods have evolved from grimy eyesores to works of art. And why shouldn’t an appliance of such large size also make a big (stylish) statement? Today, kitchen vent hoods are available in all shapes, sizes, and materials (hello, copper!) that can either draw the eye or blend right in with the surroundings.

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04/07/2017
Wallpaper Magazine

All eyes of the design world are trained firmly on Milan ahead of Salone del Mobile. From furniture and product launches in the overflowing Rho fairground, to alluring exhibitions and installations, thrilling pop-ups and parties, Wallpaper* is hitting the city’s creative districts to bring you unmissable highlights from the year’s most compelling design showcase as they happen.

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03/09/2017
New York Times
By: Holland Cotter

The museum brings us “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim,” a permanent collection show that fills the rotunda. The 170 works — mostly paintings, with a few sculptures, including a lobster-red Calder mobile dropped from on high — add up to a classic greatest-hits display.

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03/07/2017
Manhattan Magazine
By: Shira Levine

Drybar and a plethora of other retail spaces have recently moved into the traditionally residential-exclusive neighborhood. The reason? What may be Manhattan’s most significant infrastructural change of this century: the Second Avenue subway.

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03/03/2017
New York Times
By: Holland Cotter

Strong political art is hard to make. So when it turns up, it’s worth a look. In an era of “great, great walls” and “bad hombres,” an exhibition called “State of Exception/Estado de Excepción” created by Richard Barnes at Parsons School of Design fills the bill.

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01/24/2017
12.29

Scent can control your emotions and influence your behavior, without showing you anything, without touching you, and without saying a single word to you. This power is something most people don’t even think about. In fact, most people are unaware that it is being used or when they themselves are using it.

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01/10/2017
New York Times
By: Hilarie M. Sheets

Keen to distinguish the Armory Show, which is facing competition from almost 300 other contemporary art fairs around the world, the New York art fair’s executive director, Benjamin Genocchio, is playing up the gritty industrial space of Piers 92 and 94 on the Hudson River.

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12/15/2016
designboom
By: Nina Azzarello

From a 100,000 square meter golden pier that wrapped a floating dock on an Italian lake, to the monumental structures built for Burning Man in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, 2016 saw a number of large scale installations completed around the globe.

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12/12/2016
New York Times
By: Tim McKeough

The credenza, also known as a sideboard or buffet, was once used primarily for serving food. Today, it has become a multifunctional storage piece uniquely suited to the contemporary living room — particularly in the age of the enormous flat-screen television.

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11/14/2016
New York Times
By: Tim KcKeough

The original M. Crow is a general store in the tiny town of Lostine (estimated population: 209) in northeastern Oregon; it is down the road from Mr. Hays’s hometown, Joseph, Ore., at the base of the Wallowa Mountains. When the store was set to close in 2012, Mr. Hays bought it and remade it in his own vision.

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10/24/2016
Architectural Digest
By: Hannah Martin

Ten years after creating her iconic Branching Bubble light fixture — an illuminated network of metal tubes and handblown glass spheres — Brooklyn-based industrial designer Lindsey Adelman wants to get her hands dirty again. Case in point? The Ambrosia collection.

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10/14/2016
New York Times
By: Louis Lucero II

It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. This guide is a sampling of cultural highlights taking place in New York this weekend and over the week ahead. And there’s much more where these came from.

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09/06/2016

Ever since the first intrepid human took a nip of fermented grape juice, we’ve been enjoying wine to lift spirits and elevate occasions. Whether you crave a cabernet or require rioja, the residences at 180 East 88th are the ideal home for any oenophile.

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08/02/2016
Wall Street Journal

Fleishers Craft Butchery, the 12-year-old meat purveyor that celebrates “the art of butchery,” is finally opening a Manhattan outpost on Friday.

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07/11/2016

New York City is one of the most visited places in the world — and for good reason. Fine dining, world-class cultural institutions, and an irrepressible joie de vivre draw millions to this bastion of urban living.

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06/08/2016

Located at 12 East 94th Street, Salon 94 fits in perfectly with the artistic pedigree of Manhattan’s Carnegie Hill neighborhood. Not far from the stretch of street known as Museum Mile, Salon 94 is one of the Upper East Side’s most exclusive galleries.

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05/06/2016
New York Times

Whether you think of it as locavore design or simply another byproduct of the tech revolution, the “maker” movement is fueling a resurgence in American design.

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04/28/2016
The New Yorker

The dioramas at New York City — those vivid and lifelike re-creations of the natural world, in which the taxidermied specimens almost seem to breathe and the painted horizons seem to stretch for miles — are very much products of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century milieu in which many of them were created.

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04/06/2016

To an extent rarely seen, the Upper East Side condos at 180 East 88th Street effectively pay homage to Old World artisanship while providing every modern amenity.

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02/03/2016
Sarah Bedford

Sarah Bedford is a New York artist whose work includes paintings, sculptures and ceramics. Born and raised in Roundup Montana, she received a BFA from the Cooper Union and attended the Skowhegan Residency Program. She lives and works in Brooklyn New York.

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01/14/2016
Wall Street Journal
By: SARAH MEDFORD

As a creator of sculptural lighting for prestigious clients such as Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen and film director Nancy Meyers (who included her Bubble chandelier in this fall’s The Intern), New York–based designer Lindsey Adelman, 47, has set a standard for success that many American designers dream of reaching.

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12/31/2015

180 East 88th may be the most distinctive luxury building yet to arrive on the Upper East Side, one carefully designed to reflect and preserve the proud architectural heritage of its surrounding neighborhood. While paying homage to the area’s abundance of elegant, pre-war residential architecture, this Upper East Side condominium residence features a contemporary twist that immediately positions it as a modern classic.

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12/24/2015
NY Eater

Here are some of our favorite eating establishments in the sprawling Upper East Side neighborhood, which runs from 59th Street up to 100th Street, and between Central Park and the East River. Don’t expect many of these places to be new and faddish.

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12/17/2015

The Upper East Side’s rich cultural offerings are among the best in the world. From the monumental museums of Museum Mile to the rich gallery scene and with an abundance of cultural societies and educational institutions nestled among the luxury condos of the Upper East Side it can be hard to keep track of everything at hand.

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12/03/2015

Home to the breathtaking structures that compose Museum Mile as well as private estates—including Gracie Mansion—the Upper East Side is a neighborhood rich in architectural integrity. Its Beaux-Arts apartment houses, Georgian brick, stately brownstones, and decorative ironwork evoke New York’s Gilded Age.

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