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The quite handsome 17-story, mid-block, new residential condominium building at 4 West 21st Street is expected to be ready for occupancy in June.

The building, which is distinguished by its interesting and unusual facade of flush and indented windows that make alternating two-story-story-high window rectangles. This fenestration pattern overlaps a three-story-high facade grid creating a rich rhythm and visual modulation.

The building has 56 apartments and is now about 60 percent sold.

It has been designed by Hugh Hardy of H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture and SCLE Architects for The Brodsky Organization.

Apartments will range in size from 1,073 to 1,674 square feet and include 5 one-bedroom units, 37 two-bedroom units, 4 two-bedroom units with terraces, five three-bedroom units and two penthouses. Prices range from about $1,300,000 to about $3,000,000

Apartment layouts feature flexibility through the use of sliding pocket doors. The open kitchens will have Poliform Varenna high gloss lacquer cabinets and Sub-Zero and Miele appliances and Pied Auberge stone countertops.

The bathrooms, designed by Antony Todd, will have Robern medicine cabinets and Kohler Tea For Two bathtubs.

The building will have a garage with space for more than 100 cars, a gym and a landscaped terrace.

The project is being developed by Alexander Brodsky and J. Dean Amro of The Brodsky Organization. Mr. Brodsky and Mr. Amro are grandsons of Nathan Brodsky, the founder of the Brodsky Organization, which was the developer of the BridgeTower Place condominium building near the Manhattan entrance to the Queensboro Bridge and has developed several major high-rise rental towers south of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Architecture Critic Carter Horsley Since 1997, Carter B. Horsley has been the editorial director of CityRealty. He began his journalistic career at The New York Times in 1961 where he spent 26 years as a reporter specializing in real estate & architectural news. In 1987, he became the architecture critic and real estate editor of The New York Post.