An Inside Look at New York by Gehry at 8 Spruce Street

Manhattan Real Estate - 8 Spruce StreetNew York by Gehry, also known as 8 Spruce Street is one of the newest luxury rental buildings in Manhattan. It also has the distinction of being the tallest residential building in the United States. There has become a competition in New York and 8 Spruce may see its title as the tallest residential building in Manhattan challenged.

8 Spruce Street immediately stands out because of the building’s unique façade. Possibly even more impressive than the exterior of 8 Spruce Street is the interior of the building.

Because of the exterior of 8 Spruce Street, many of the rental apartments inside of it have floor plans that are unique. Just as the 8 Spruce Street twists and curves like a flame into the sky, residents can expect to find little nooks and crannies within the apartment that match with the building's exterior.

Just as the exterior has been customized, so has the interior. Frank Gehry designed the doorknobs. The lighting in the hallways was designed L’Observatoire Int’l, the same company that provided the lighting for the High Line. With such care and luxury going inot each and every part of New York by Gehry, renters can be certain that they will be living in one of the most luxurious buildings in the Financial District.

Gehry also handpicked many of the elements of the interior. He selected white oak floors for the rental apartments at 8 Spruce. The Douglas fir cabinets were also chosen by Gehry. Even Gehry played a part in the design of the amenities. He selected the bleacher cushions in the building’s screening room. These custom touches by Gehry add to the building's unique feel and make it even more desiarable.

8 Spruce Street is one of the jewels of Manhattan’s Financial District. The building has been considered an architectural masterpiece and it has some fantastic apartments for rent. The excitement surrounding the building is well deserved and there has been a lot of interest in the apartments for rent at 8 Spruce Street.