This luxury condo features a first-of-its-kind skate park

The West Side’s 263-unit Waterline Square development will include an indoor skate park for freestyling punks — billed as the first for a multifamily residential property in New York City. It will include a half pipe and a mini ramp for skateboarders to practice on. The skate park, which will be open year-round and is anticipated to debut this August, will also feature open lounge seating, a large-screen television with video games and a sound system with a DJ deck. The Waterline Club, designed by Rockwell Group, will additionally include a 30-foot rock-climbing wall, an indoor soccer field, a music studio and a bowling alley. Closings at Waterline Square are anticipated to start this spring.

New York Post

Well-Being Facilities, Designs From Top Pros and Sky-High Perks: The Amenities of 2019

Buyers will be awash with high-end extras in the coming year. Jim Linsley, president of GID Development Group, said his team considered “the way people want to live, or could live, in a high-rise urban environment” to come up with the enhancements at Waterline Square, a complex consisting of three towers, a public park and 100,000-square-foot underground amenities center under construction on five acres overlooking the Hudson River in Midtown Manhattan. Closings on apartments are expected to being in spring 2019. The offerings cover about every imaginable want or need that residents of the 1,000-plus apartments might have and include a group of “creative suites” for indoor gardening, recording music, making videos and creating art. At the other end of the spectrum, for sporty types, there is an indoor soccer field, a full basketball court, a tennis court, a 30-foot rock climbing wall, and a skateboard half-pipe.

Mansion Global

Host The Ultimate Thanksgiving Dinner at These Luxurious Condos

Waterline Square offers residents an impressive array of condo amenity spaces to augment the 100,000-square-foot collection of shared amenity spaces designed by David Rockwell’s famed hospitality firm, Rockwell Group. Each tower is home to a luxurious private dining room and catering kitchen perfect for entertaining. Designed by Champalimaud (One Waterline Square), Yabu Pushelberg (Two Waterline Square), and Groves and Co. (Three Waterline Square), the exquisite spaces can seat up to 30 people so you can host a Thanksgiving feast that is truly "the more, the merrier."

Cottages & Gardens

Waterline Square Announces Partnership to Curate Vast Art Collection; See Photos from Floral-Filled Event

Waterline Square is partnering with Culture Corps, an art advisory and creative consultancy firm, to curate the vast collection of artwork. “Waterline Square represents the intersection of art, architecture, and design, and seamlessly combines these three elements to create an authentic, place-making experience for future residents. We are working closely with Culture Corps to source and purchase pieces that will elevate areas such has lobbies, residential corridors, and amenity spaces. Our commitment to quality development does that stop at the building itself, and we believe this art program will genuinely enrich the lives of residents at Waterline Square,” said James E. Linsley, the president of GID.

City Realty

Interior Design, Front and Center

Hiring a high-profile architect used to be all it took to sell a new building. But now buyers want to see the interiors fully designed, as well. At Waterline Square, GID development group paired a different architecture firm with a different interior design firm for each of the project’s three towers. One Waterline Square is by Richard Meier & Partners and Champalimaud Design; Two is by Kohn Pedersen Fox and Yabu Pushelberg; and Three is by Rafael Viñoly and Groves & Co. In addition, Rockwell Group is designing an extensive amenities space and Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects is creating a 2.6-acre park that connects the towers. “Each building has its own unique identity, yet they’re all part of the same overall vision,” said James E. Linsley, the president of GID.

The New York Times

Construction Tour: Waterline Square

Facade installation is wrapping up at Waterline Square, the three-tower development on the Upper West Side from GID Development Group. The development's three sites are the last available of the original 5-tower Riverside Center masterplan. Sales for the one-to-five-bedroom condo units are underway.

Field Condition

New York's Waterline Square skyscrapers climb in time-lapse movie

Watch towers by three starchitects rise in this time-lapse video, which shows that the Waterline Square development on Manhattan's Upper West Side is almost complete. The new movie condenses the project's three-year construction process into just 45 seconds of footage, so the cluster of residential skyscrapers beside the Hudson River appear to shoot out of the ground. Scheduled to welcome residents early 2019, the trio of buildings at Waterline Square will encompass 2.2 million square feet of floor space, housing 263 luxury residences between them.


Is 421-a dead? Where to find NYC’s remaining tax abatement deals

Buyers looking for potential 421-a deals should explore Waterline Square. Designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects, Richard Meier & Partners Architects, and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, these three luxury towers are located between West 59th Street and West 61st Street on Riverside Boulevard. Residences start at approximately $2 million. The development anticipates a 20-year 421-A tax abatement.


An Inside Look at Waterline Square’s First Unveiled Penthouse

Last year, Waterline Square was recognized as the fastest-selling new development in New York City by dollar volume and units sold. Now, the first penthouse has been unveiled on the 38th floor of Kohn Pedersen Fox’s Two Waterline Square. Classified as the pièce de résistance, the 4,134-square-foot penthouse comes to life with floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings, and impressive views of the river and surrounding city. Interior design duo Yabu Pushelberg is responsible for the four-bedroom unit’s chic interiors, which range from white marble accents to warm wood flooring. The Upper West Side penthouse has been listed for a cool $17.25 million.

Robb Report

These Fancy Building Have Brought In Celebrity Chefs

Residents of New York’s most luxurious buildings can get meals from top chefs delivered by calling the restaurant downstairs. Waterline Square — a three-building complex where condos start at $1.9 million and top out at $17.25 million — will debut a 28,000-square-foot food hall by Cipriani with a market, restaurants and fast-casual options. It’ll be the first concept of its kind for the Cipriani brand, which traces its roots back to 1930s Venice and is known for its swanky 42nd Street and Wall Street locations that tend to attract suited-up power brokers.

New York Post

Waterline Square’s first penthouse hits the market for $17.25M

One of Waterline Square’s first penthouses is on the market for $17.25 million. The 38th-floor penthouse sits at the top of Two Waterline Square and comes with four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and a 1,850-square foot outdoor terrace with incredible views. The residence has its own private elevator landing, a huge master suite with direct access to the terrace, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Curbed NY

Penthouse in Manhattan’s Waterline Square to Hit the Market for $17.25M

A penthouse perched atop Two Waterline Square is coming onto the market for $17.25M. Crowning the 38th floor of the condominium tower, the residence has 4,134 square feet of interior living space, with four bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms, a living room with a gas fireplace, an oversized open kitchen, and a dining room. Additionally, the residence has a 1,849 square foot outdoor terrace overlooking the Hudson River, Central Park, and the city’s iconic buildings.

Mansion Global

Seven of the biggest building projects underway in NYC

Well-known architects Viñoly, Richard Meier and Partners Architects, and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, have all been tapped for Waterline Square – a five-acre development that completes the anticipated Riverside Center project in Manhattan. Each of the firms has designed a residential tower for the site, all with glass facades and angled tops. Located along Riverside Boulevard, between West 59th and 61st Streets, they will surround a new park at the center and connect to the nearby Hudson River Park. All three skyscrapers are well underway, and set to complete in 2019.


A First Look at the Interiors of Waterline Square

AD presents a look at one of New York City's most groundbreaking residential developments. A considered attention to detail is central to the vision of Waterline Square. Most immediately, this precision is seen in the process of designing each building—all three towers have personalities of their own thanks to a unique pairing of architect and interior designer.

Architectural Digest

Construction Tour: Waterline Square

Construction continues to progress at Waterline Square, the three-tower development on the Upper West Side from GID Development Group. Each of the three towers are designed by a different high profile architecture firm. Sales for the one-to-four-bedroom condo units are underway.

Field Condition

YIMBY Tours Waterline Square As Completion Nears, Upper West Side

Façade installation is nearing completion for Waterline Square, a five-acre project overlooking the Hudson River. The three towers are being constructed simultaneously so that residents will have the benefit of moving into a finished mini-neighborhood inside the Upper West Side. Once complete, a lush public space will unite the residential buildings and retail center, containing several eateries.


Who Needs a Neighborhood When You Can Have These Wild Amenities?

Ballooning luxury-condo conveniences are permanently redefining our urban landscape. Stretched out along one of Manhattan’s last remaining slices of open waterfront, Waterline Square has it all. There’s a rock-climbing wall, squash court, indoor half-pipe skate park, and indoor soccer field; a gardening room, dog training studio, bowling alley, and co-working space; a toddler playroom, children’s playroom, and pet playroom. Cipriani is there too.

Architectural Digest

Waterline Square Is New York's Fastest-Selling Development

Waterline Square tops the list of hot new apartments in New York. The complex, created by AD 100 architects and interior designers, is already scoring stunning sales. A staggering 53 apartments have already been snapped up to make a total sales figure of $200 million since the units went on sale a mere six months ago.

Architectural Digest

Try Selling Three Towers of Condos in NYC's Jammed Luxury Market

Rising on Riverside Boulevard between 59th and 61st streets, Waterline Square set a price record for Riverside Boulevard. GID reports that 53 units, about 20 percent, have sold since marketing began in June. The most expensive was a $15.5 million, four-bedroom home selling at $4,097 per square foot, a record for an apartment on Riverside Boulevard, according to listings website StreetEasy. The project is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2019.


Waterline Square named one of this month's hottest properties for another place to call home!

Waterline Square Development Rafael Viñoly, Richard Meier And KPF Tops Out In Manhattan

Waterline Square represents an unprecedented approach to urban living and will complete the historic transformation of Riverside Boulevard that has spanned more than two decades along the Hudson River. "It has been an amazing journey seeing this historic project come to fruition. With all three buildings being constructed simultaneously, Waterline Square will offer its residents a new and complete neighborhood that is unlike any other in New York City, and we’re thrilled with the pace of construction," said James Linsley, President of GID Development Group.

World Architecture Community

NYC’s Waterline Square Tops Out with Towers by Meier, Viñoly and KPF

At one of the last remaining waterfront sites in Manhattan, the topping out of a luxury, five-acre, three tower mega-structure dubbed Waterline Square marks the end of a 25-year process for the 77-acre Riverside South Master Plan. The array of 1-5 bedrooms homes whose interiors have been designed by Champalimaud Design, Yabu Pushelberg, and Groves & Co, will boast a variety of hand-picked materials, custom vanities and cabinetry and large windows to take in the incredible views down the river.

Arch Daily

Waterline Square mega-development tops out on the Upper West Side

Waterline Square, a mega-development consisting of three luxury residential high-rises and measuring 2.2 million square feet, officially topped out, one of the most ambitious projects to hit the Upper West Side in decades. GID Development Group commissioned three major New York City architecture firms, Richard Meier & Partners, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and Rafael Viñoly, to design One Waterline Square, Two Waterline Square and Three Waterline Square, respectively. Residents of Waterline Square will enjoy 100,000 square feet of amenities, both indoor and outdoor. The Waterline Club, connecting the trio of high-rises, offers a swimming pool, bowling alley, kid’s playroom, music studios, indoor tennis and basketball courts and much more. Additionally, the first-ever Cipriani food hall will open at Waterline Square.


First Listings Go Live at Starchitect-Designed Waterline Square

The first condos at Manhattan’s Waterline Square—the new Upper West Side development with a trio of luxury buildings, each designed by a different architect—will go live on the market Friday afternoon, Mansion Global has learned. Set alongside the Hudson River from West 59th Street to West 61st Street, the development is comprised of One Waterline Square, designed by Richard Meier and Partners Architects; Two Waterline Square by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; and Three Waterline Square by Rafael Viñoly Architects.

Mansion Global

The Dream Team

Waterline Square has brought some of the city's biggest design talents to the Upper West Side.

Interior Design Magazine

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.


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

Perfect Your Serve at These Luxury Homes

Perfect Your Serve at These Luxury Homes. In advance of the U.S. Open, which kicks off Aug. 28, a look at three New York buildings with their own tennis courts.

The Wall Street Journal

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.


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.


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.


"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.


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.