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Harsen House

Project Type

Multi-Family

Occupancy

2008

Location

120 W 72nd St, NYC

Client

Anbau Enterprises

Harsen House is a new 16-story, 60,000 square foot mixed-use condominium tower in the Upper West Side Historic District. The modern design of the building resonates with architectural patterns drawn from the historic context and engages in a respectful and dynamic dialogue with its neighbors. The limestone base and top floor offer a sense of deference to 72nd Street’s prevailing tall building composition, while the overtly asymmetrical composition of the other floors highlights the contemporary building technology that a new development can now offer. The project is the first residential building on the Upper West Side to achieve LEED certification.

AWARDS
AIA Westchester/Mid-Hudson Chapter Design Honor Award, 2009

PUBLICATIONS
James Garner, “An impressive new home for Pop Burger,” New York Sun: Dec 18, 2007

COLLABORATORS
Goldstein Associates – structural; Laszlo Bodak Engineer – MEP; Andres Escobar & Associates – interior design

Photos by Jonathan Wallen