Starchitect-designed Waterline Square unveils more of its plush amenities

Sales at the starchitect-designed Waterline Square development launched late this spring, the first of the three towers (Three Waterline Square, counterintuitively) topped out last week, and now—the moment we have all been waiting for—the buildings’ over-the-top bananas amenities, much rumored, have finally been unveiled.

Curbed NY

Waterline Square Making Headway, Upper West Side

The southwestern blocks of the Upper West Side have been in a state of constant flux over the past few years, with several major developments either wrapping up or breaking ground across the last wide-open spaces remaining in the neighborhood. Perhaps the largest project within this area is GID Development’s Waterline Square, formerly known as Riverside Center, where construction on three new buildings is now pushing upwards and into the skyline.

YIMBY

Play Like a Pro: These Real Estate Projects Offer Over-the-Top Amenities for Tennis Players

From Miami to New York City, these tennis facilities are unmatched. The US Open Tennis Championships start today—August 28—giving fans from around the world the chance to watch some of their favorite players in action. If watching the tournament makes you want to brush up on your skills, consider the following residential properties.

Robb Report

Construction Tour: Waterline Square

Construction is underway at Waterline Square, the three-tower development on the Upper West Side from GID Development Group, with four cranes and approximately 500 construction workers on site. The development's three sites are the last available of the original 5-tower Riverside Center masterplan. Each of the three towers are designed by a different high profile architecture firm and will offer rentals at the lower floors and condos starting on floor 20. Sales for the one-to-four-bedroom condo units will soon be underway. All three towers will offer access to the Waterline Club, a combined 100,000 square feet of sports, leisure, and lifestyle amenities designed by the Rockwell Group. Amenities on offer will include an indoor tennis court, an indoor skate park, a 30-foot indoor rock climbing wall, a full basketball court, a three-lane lap pool, and studios for art, photography, recording. Also included in the development will be a three acre landscaped park designed by Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects at the center of the site.

Field Condition

10 Reasons Why Waterline Square Will Redefine Upper West Side Living

GID Development’s Waterline Square mega project is destined for West Side success. Rising from a plot of decades-long undeveloped doldrums, this waterfront residential complex is a neighborhood game changer. Architecturally stunning, conveniently located and luxurious, Waterline Square is poised to become the West Side’s premiere urban living community, when completed in 2018. The property is already planting the seed for a new upscale neighborhood which could eventually be called the Waterline District. Who knows? Here are 10 reasons why it should be a smash hit.

Forbes

The Upper West Side Will Finally Get Its Own Food Hall

Italian restaurant Cipriani— the brand behind Harry’s Bar in Venice since 1931 — is expanding its Manhattan footprint: The company has signed onto a new Upper West Side food hall, a 28,000-square-foot space that’s being billed as an “experiential food market.” The market will come with restaurants and fast-casual spots at Two Waterline Square, a condo development of luxury buildings at 30 Riverside Boulevard from 59th to West 61st Streets.

Eater

The Last Piece of a Far West Side Project Gets Built

The effort to convert the old Penn Central rail yard on the Far West Side of Manhattan into high-rises has bumped along since being proposed in the mid-1970s by a developer named Donald J. Trump.

NY Times

Condo Sales Begin for All Three New Towers at Waterline Square in New York City

Sales have officially launched for all 263 residences at Waterline Square, a New York City residential development with three high-rise towers, each designed by one of three celebrated architecture firms: Rafael Viñoly Architects, Richard Meier & Partners Architects, or Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. Located on the Upper West Side near the Hudson River, the 2.2-million-square-foot project features a 2.6-acre park and more than 100,000 square feet of amenities, including a 30-foot rock climbing wall, indoor half-pipe skate park, and indoor tennis court. All the condominiums are located on or above the 20th floor of each building, offering soaring river and city views in an upscale urban environment.

Robb Report

A Blueprint for Seduction

One of the Upper West Side's last parcels of undeveloped land, at the southern end of Riverside Park, will soon be the location of sleek towers designed by top firms: Richard Meier & Partners, Rafael Viñoly Architects and Kohn Pederson Fox Associates. The dream-team project comprises 263 luxury residences, starting around $2 million.

DuJour Magazine

New York's Waterline Square Reveals Extensive Range of Resident Amenities

A residential complex located on manhattan’s upper west side — has unveiled its resident amenities package, which is believed to be one of the most comprehensive in the entire city. the development features three condominium towers designed by richard meier, rafael viñoly, and KPF. connecting the structures will be the recently revealed ‘waterline club’, which includes three levels of indoor amenities designed by rockwell group.

Design Boom

NYC’s Waterline Square Project Features 100,000 Square Feet of Amenities

Located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Waterline Square is a forthcoming collection of three glass towers designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects, Richard Meier & Partners Architects, and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. The residential project will house 263 high-end condos (from around $2 million) that overlook the Hudson River and the Manhattan skyline. The striking structures revolve around Waterline Club, a social hub set to showcase 100,000 square feet of amenities.

Robb Report

Starchitect-designed UWS complex will offer residents an indoor soccer field, gardening studio, and more

With a powerhouse trio of architecture firms on board, it’s no surprise then that GID Development Group’s massive Waterline Square project will also come with an enviable list of amenities. Along with unveiling a full website on Monday, GID has also released details on the amenity package on this Upper West Side mini-megaproject.

CURBED NY

"Three leading starchitecture firms – Rafael Viñoly Architects, Richard Meier & Partners Architects and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates – have joined forces to collaborate on Waterline Square, a new residential development occupying five acres of land on one of the Upper West Side's last remaining waterfront development sites along the Hudson River."

Construction Update: Waterline Square

Construction is underway at Waterline Square, the three-tower development on the Upper West Side from GID Development Group. The development's three sites are the last sites available of the original 5-tower Riverside Center masterplan. Each of the three towers will be designed by a different high profile architecture firm. Tower One, located at the southwest corner, will be designed by Richard Meier Architects. Tower Two, at the northwest corner, will be designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. Tower Three, adjacent to nearly completed One West End tower, will be designed by Rafael Vinoly Architects.

Field Condition

Starchitects Set To Invade Manhattan's Upper West Side

Named Waterline Square, the masterplan encompasses nearly five acres and will be located in Manhattan along the Hudson River from West 59th Street to West 61st Street, where Midtown meets the Upper West Side. The three buildings are One Waterline Square, which is designed by Richard Meier and Partners Architects, Two Waterline Square by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and Three Waterline Square by Rafael Viñoly Architects.

Forbes

A First Look Inside Waterline Square on Manhattan’s West Side

A triptych of luxury high rises in Manhattan, each designed by a different famous architect, will take the same approach inside—where three designers will create interiors to fit each building’s distinct facade.

Mansion Global

The partners behind a gargantuan apartment complex being built on Manhattan’s far West Side have nailed down $2.3 billion in construction financing at a time when money from traditional lenders is hard to come by.