The serene central garden
Private Manhattan Garden
The heart of the community is the expansive central garden.
Landscape designer M. Paul Friedberg & Partners conceived this serene park in the style of classic estate gardens and traditional village greens. Three distinct sections proceed from the west to the east, and provide changing vistas from every building lobby.
A formal garden with a reflecting pool passes into a birch allée with limestone benches, followed by a more sheltered area with a contemplative, trellised pavilion. The garden offers not only the pleasures of a natural landscape; but also, with all of its plantings, it fulfills an important role in creating a healthier microclimate for the buildings, filtering the air and beneficially restoring more trees to the neighborhood.
LOBBY SEATING AT 140 WEST 12TH STREET
Situated at street level and accessed through the elegant marble galleries of the 155 West Eleventh and 160 West Twelfth lobbies, a number of principal amenities wrap around the central garden. Residents can enjoy a private lounge, entertain in a dramatic dining room with a guest chef’s kitchen and a separate catering kitchen, reserve the screening room, or combine any and all of these features for larger events.
As designed by Thomas O’Brien, these handsome spaces bring to mind the cachet of an Old World private club. Additionally, a light-filled children’s playroom designed by award-winning Roto Group resides on this floor. The space is outfitted for children ages 2-12, combining structural features like a custom book tower with plenty of storage for arts and crafts materials, games, and toys.
25-meter pool and gym space
Following a grand staircase down to its own dedicated floor, the impressive fitness level features professional training facilities designed by The Wright Fit. Along with state-of-the-art equipment selected to accommodate a range of workout experiences, the fitness level also hosts two customized studios, ideal for yoga, high-impact training, and personal training sessions. A golf simulator room completes the suite.
Adjacent to these spaces, private wellness rooms can be booked for a range of spa treatments. The centerpiece of this floor is a 25-meter swimming pool with separate hot tub, situated under a vaulted, sparkling glass mosaic ceiling and bordered by translucent glass walls that partition the fitness center. The pool and fitness interiors are designed by Thomas O’Brien, with the same tailor-made fit and finish of the residences above.
LOBBY AT 140 WEST 12TH STREET
- 24-hour attended lobbies.
- Refrigerated storage for grocery, wine, and flower delivery.
- On-site resident manager, complete porter staff, and handymen.
- Intercom system and pre-wiring for telephone, cable television, and Internet services.
- Lutron’s system-enabled Homeworks QS dimmers and switches.
- Two on-site laundry facilities.
- Private storage available for purchase.
- Bicycle storage.
- Access to amenities through beautiful terrazzo-floored corridors at cellar level.
- Dedicated service entrance for deliveries and move-ins.