Haute Residence: Q&A: Workshop/APD’s Matt Berman Talks 88 & 90 Lex, the Importance of Experimenting With Technology, and What’s Next for the Design Firm

When tasked with designing the interiors for 88 & 90 Lexington’s apartments, award-winning design firm Workshop/APD knew they had their work cut out for them. The two-building development in NoMad presented a unique challenge because each structure has a different history and aesthetic: 88 Lexington is a prewar beauty built in 1927, while 90 Lexington was built 30 years later in a comparatively modern style. Workshop/APD looked at materials that wear well over time, using neutral-tone hardwood and custom marble to create homes that suit both styles. Read Article

Curbed: Restoration Hardware designed this 88&90 Lex model condo

Pictures of a new model condominium at 88 & 90 Lexington reveal a tasteful, modern interior worthy of the hip NoMad neighborhood. The sleek interior is decked out in Restoration Hardware’s RH Modern collection, which accentuates the elegant simplicity of design. The luxury residence features sleek cabinetry and fixtures that provide ample open space, which, for the model apartment, has been filled with a plush sofa sectional and rough-hewn dining table. The building is part of 88 & 90 Lexington, a new two-building NoMad condominium where one-bedroom apartments begin at $1.825 million and four-bedroom apartments are listed from $6.6 million. Read Article

Secret Spots of NoMad

Living in one of the luxury condos at 88 & 90 Lex in NoMad means that you’re located next door to the best-of-the-best of Manhattan’s gastronomic delights. Across Madison Square Park, fresh pizzas and scoops of gelato are served all day at Eataly, Mario Batali’s bustling haven for food lovers. Around the corner, James Beard Award-winning chef Daniel Humm helms the kitchen at Eleven Madison Park, which, with three Michelin stars, is widely considered the finest restaurant in America.

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Forbes: Dive Into NYC’s Best Indoor Pools That Are Architecturally Cool

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88 & 90 Lexington is not your typical luxury residential development. The project is the result of combining a pair of adjacent buildings—the prewar beauty at 88 Lexington and the midcentury tower at 90 Lexington—into a singular NoMad development that blends the two aesthetics into a soon-to-be Manhattan classic. One example of this new take is the building’s swimming pool, a sleek L-shaped indoor pool with a nearby hot tub and windows that admit natural light into the brightly-tiled space. The unique monochromatic mosaic on the ceiling gives the space a touch of modern artistry to admire while swimming some laps. Read Article

Feeling the Music by 88 & 90 Lex

New York City and music go hand in hand, like the modern and classic design of the 88 & 90 Lexington apartments. Whether it’s Billie Holiday singing “Autumn in New York” or Lou Reed taking a walk on the wild side, the songs inspired by the city that never sleeps could fill countless playlists from every conceivable genre. Over the years, New York has provided ripe terrain for a host of musical scenes—from street harmonics, jazz, rock, and disco to New Wave, punk, and hip hop, to name just a few—and for myriad musicians whose careers were launched and thrived in clubs and concert halls around town. Whether you want to listen to a romantic street-corner saxophone solo or rousing rock concert, some of New York City’s most legendary music venues are just around the corner from your Madison Square Park condos.

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Hosting at Home

The open kitchens and living spaces of 88 & 90 Lex’s luxury condos beg to entertain. So, instead of waiting to be invited to Thanksgiving dinner, call your friends and family and let them know that this year’s feast is at your new home. NoMad’s environs offer an eclectic mix of food and home furnishings to satisfy all tastes, so you can let your creative side run free and set a sumptuous, stylish table for your guests this holiday season.

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City Realty: Elite International Schools are Bringing in Buyers to New Developments on the Upper East Side and in NoMad

With its classic style and proximity to renowned international private schools, Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood attracts residents from all over the world. These globetrotters will find no better place to live than 88 & 90 Lexington, the two-building renovation within a stone’s throw of both Ecole Internationale and the prestigious United Nations International School. And 88 & 90 Lexington’s modern one- to three-bedroom condominiums are able to accommodate a variety of family sizes. The project is the result of two buildings—one prewar, the other midcentury—being combined into a single development, and the result is a marriage of art deco sensibility with modern comfort that is pure Manhattan. Read Article

The Armory

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The 69th Regiment Armory | 68 Lexington Avenue

The 69th Regiment Armory, located across the street from the 88 & 90 Lexington apartments, is not just a historic Beaux Arts building. It is the home of New York City legends; it encompasses a wealth of history; and it hosts an array of large-scale events. Like the vibrant neighborhood where these Gramercy condos are for sale, the Armory has many identities—a living museum, an army headquarters, a Victoria’s Secret fashion runway, and a place of myth—all of which will weave into your NoMad (North of Madison Square Park) days and establish a deep connection to the cultural and historical heart of the city.

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Hit the (Roof) Deck

Nothing says luxury and style like a sun-drenched roof deck overlooking New York City, especially for residents of the 88 & 90 Lexington Avenue condos. The expansive roof deck at 88 and 90 Lex offers incredible views of Gramercy and the Flatiron District, as well as many of New York’s most recognizable landmarks, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the New York Life Building, and One World Trade Center. This roof deck serves as an extension of home, creating exciting possibilities for relaxing and entertaining steps from Madison Square Park. And also located around this lively public green space are a number of hotels, restaurants, and bars in gorgeous settings with their own views stretching from Gramercy to Lower Manhattan. For a city escape that’s yet another extension of your home, be sure to zip on up to one of the following rooftop decks, all located just footsteps from the new condos for sale at 88 and 90 Lex.

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