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15 Hudson Yards interiors L to R: 42 Crosby Street/Annabelle Selldorf, 520 West 28th Street/Zaha Hadid, 15 Hudson Yards/Liz Diller
According to our custom CityRealty index, closing prices on condo sales within buildings designed by prominent architects ("starchitects") come in at an average of $3,498 per square foot – nearly twice the Manhattan average of $1,853 per square foot, according to March's market report.

In honor of Women's History Month, all of this week's top condos can be found in buildings designed by female starchitects, including Annabelle Selldorf, Liz Diller, and of course, the late Zaha Hadid. These innovative buildings have risen in some of New York's most sought-after neighborhoods and become status symbols in and of themselves.
520 West 28th Street, Chelsea
520 West 28th Street Rendering by Zaha Hadid Architects
520 West 28th Street interiors Living Room
520 West 28th Street interiors Bedroom
520 West 28th Street #28 floor plan Floor plan/listing photos via Corcoran
Designed inside and out by Dame Zaha Hadid, this spectacular residence is at once a work of great artistic integrity, a grand entertaining space and a comfortable family home. The level of interior detailing is remarkable on every level, including features such as 10-foot wide motorized windows, distinctive curved window detailing, sculptural kitchen islands, high ceilings and custom wall-paneling. Read more.
Fifteen Hudson Yards, Midtown West
15 Hudson Yards Renderings by Diller Scofidio + Renfro
15 Hudson Yards interiors Living room
15 Hudson Yards interiors Bathroom
Fifteen Hudson Yards #66B floor plan Floor plan/listing photos via Corcoran
Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Rockwell Group, Fifteen Hudson Yards’ 88-story tower features an elegant silhouette, formed by four graceful arcs of glass. Loft Residence 66B is a spacious residence with ceilings up to 10'10", stunning Hudson River views, corner great room, open chef's kitchen, and luxurious en-suite baths. Read more.
21E12, Greenwich Village
21 East 12th Street Rendering by Selldorf Architects
21 East 12th Street interiors Living room
21 East 12th Street interiors Kitchen
21 East 12th Street #5D floor plan Floor plan/listing photos via Corcoran
This 22-story mixed-use building on the former site of Bowlmor Lanes was designed by Annabelle Selldorf. A spacious corner condo has north and west exposure and features oversized casement windows, white oak wide plank flooring, vented washer and dryer and four-pipe HVAC heating system for year-round cooling and heating. Read more.
The Greenwich Street Project, Soho
497 Greenwich Street Photo via ScottParks International Realty
497 Greenwich Street interiors Living room
497 Greenwich Street interiors Kitchen
497 Greenwich Street #4B floor plan Floor plan/listing photos via Douglas Elliman
By integrating the existing brick building with the new steel and glass structure and adding cantilevered balconies, acclaimed architect Winka Dubbledam marries the old and the new in a very artful and environmentally pleasing way. This thoughtfully renovated designer loft offers a gracious open floor plan, oversized chef's kitchen, spa-like windowed master bath, and exquisite finishings and fixtures. Read more.
Chelsea Modern, Chelsea
447 West 18th Street interiors Chelsea Modern via Stribling
447 West 18th Street interiors Living room
447 West 18th Street interiors Bedroom
447 West 18th Street #TH floor plan Floor plan/listing photos via Corcoran
This extremely attractive, blue-tinted, mid-rise apartment building was designed by Audrey Matlock and has a very unusual form with a complex, angled façade. A townhouse-condominium hybrid is a duplex entertaining oasis with a flexible floor plan - create what you wish! Read more.
42 Crosby Street, Soho
42 Crosby Street Rendering by Selldorf Architects
42 Crosby Street interiors Living room
42 Crosby Street interiors Kitchen
42 Crosby Street #4N floor plan Floor plan/listing photos via Douglas Elliman
Offering immediate occupancy in this outstanding private floor home masterfully designed by Annabelle Selldorf to evoke an unparalleled sense of space and light. The elegantly appointed contemporary interiors feature soaring 10'9" floor-to-ceiling windows, a large scale fireplace, Danish Ash floors and a 213-square-foot balcony marrying the classic cast-iron Soho loft buildings with a new luxury sophisticated modern sensibility. Read more.
High Line 519, Chelsea
519 West 23rd Street All photos via UbiQ NY
519 West 23rd Street exteriors Deck
519 West 23rd Street interiors Living room
519 West 23rd Street interiors Bedroom
Award-winning architect Lindy Roy has designed a modern condominium fusing contemporary architecture, European elegance and raw Chelsea charm. This majestic modern apartment includes 13' ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows with north and south views, gas fireplace, floating staircase in the living room, lovely outdoor deck with a built-in grill, and a master bedroom Juliette balcony -- plus its own private elevator entrance. Read more.
21 East 12th Street interiors Living room
21 East 12th Street interiors Bath
21 East 12th Street #16C floor plan Floor plan/listing photos via Corcoran
This triple exposure corner home sits along the north, west and south portion of the building. The well-appointed layout offers two bedrooms with gentle northern light, while the generous living area with open dining set up bathe in southern light. Read more.
520 West 28th Street exterior Balcony
520 West 28th Street interiors Kitchen
520 West 23rd Street #23 floor plan Floor plan/listing photos via Corcoran
Grand and loft-like, this extraordinary home boasts lovely southeast views of the Chelsea skyline, the High Line, and the verdant new sculpture garden with a perfect balcony to soak it all in. The separate kitchen by Boffi with Gaggenau appliances opens onto a gracious family room to offer an ideal informal living space. Read more.
15 Hudson Yards interiors Living room
15 Hudson Yards interiors Great Room
15 Hudson Yards #PH88B floor plan Floor plan/listing photos via Corcoran
Perched nearly 900 feet in the sky of this unparalleled tower, the unrivaled duplex penthouse wraps the southwest corner with a stunning arc of floor-to-ceiling glass spanning 126 linear feet (38m) and offering an uninterrupted 270-degree panorama of never-ending views of the Hudson River, New York Harbor, Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline from the Freedom Tower to Madison Square. This trophy penthouse has a dramatic Great Room featuring double-height ceilings soaring 26 feet high (7.9m), a fireplace, dining room and separate library/office. Read more.
Architect Photo Credits:

Annabelle Selldorf via Selldorf Architects
Zaha Hadid By Dmitry Ternovoy [FAL], via Wikimedia Commons
Liz Diller via Diller Scofidio + Renfro
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