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NYC Rentals with Outrageous Perks

by Hana R. Alberts A roundup of NYC rentals with great amenities—including 8 Spruce! “The undulating New York by Gehry building has been a fixture of the downtown skyline since it opened in 2007. Given the shiny structure’s starchitecutre status, its amenities are, as you’d expect, the schmanciest…There’s a gym, private fitness studios, spa treatment […]

Birch Coffee’s Specialty Roasts Will Soon Come to Gehry Tower

FINANCIAL DISTRICT — A specialty coffee house will soon be pouring its gourmet brews at the base of Frank Gehry’s soaring Financial District luxury residential tower. Birch Coffee, which has four other locations throughout Manhattan, is slated to open at the 8 Spruce St. building in late 2015, the company said. The cafe will be […]

A Handy Guide to New York’s Most Iconic Buildings

Drawing/painting/photographing the buildings of New York City is a popular (and pretty) hobby, and the latest architectural artistry from Pop Chart Lab distills the streetscape down to 54 significant structures, from local monuments like the Washington Square Arch to the world-famous One World Trade Center to the historic Plaza Hotel. Called “Splendid Structures of New […]

New York By Gehry Boasts New apple seeds Children’s Play Space & Programming

Life for kiddie residents of the luxe New York by Gehry, a Frank Gehry-designed residential building at 8 Spruce Street, just got a lot more fun. The building recently announced that apple seeds, a premier, NYC-based children’s play space, will redesign the building’s playroom. In addition to conceiving a space that will allow for interactive […]

These Pricey, Pint-Sized Rentals Come With Extravagant Extras

The undulating New York by Gehry building has been a fixture of the downtown skyline since it opened in 2007. Right now, the cheapest apartment is up for rent is a regular-sized one-bedroom on the 43rd floor for $3,675. Its amenities are, as you’d expect, the schmanciest. They’re large (22,000 square feet of indoor and […]

The New New York

Lower Manhattan has been reborn – with world-class architecture and an influx of culture and nightlife—and Frank Gehry’s first-ever skyscraper leading the way. And of course you can spot other recent arrivals to lower Manhattan: most notably, Frank Gehry’s deconstructivist residential tower at 8 Spruce Street, which eyeballs its older neighbor, Cass Gilbert’s landmark 1913 […]

“I live in a … Frank Gehry at 8 Spruce Street”

“We were definitely intrigued by the Frank Gehry connection, but what really drew us to this particular apartment was the view and the light—we’re on the 75th floor. Before we moved here, we were familiar with Gehry, but I wouldn’t say we were big architecture aficionados. We have a coffee-table book about him now. I’ve […]

New York By Gehry at 8 Spruce Street Spotlights Seasonal Art

By Jeffrey Steele, Contributing Writer New York—As the first skyscraper designed by internationally acclaimed architect Frank Gehry, New York by Gehry at 8 Spruce Street is seen by many as a financial district architectural and artistic icon. It’s only fitting, then, that the building has commissioned a new winter-themed objet d’art, which will be available […]

8 Spruce Window Installation

FINANCIAL DISTRICT—New York by Gehry at 8 Spruce Street has commissioned a winter-themed window installation from paper cut artist and mixed media illustrator Rosa Chang. The piece, titled “Icicle Dream,” “creates the illusion of interior and outdoor spaces and invites viewers to envision their own whimsical winter world.” [CurbedWire Inbox; previously] Read More

New York City Pop-Up Book

by Jeremiah Budin DOWNTOWN — “In architecture, you’re nobody till you’re in a pop-up book,” says the (PR) tipster who sent us a copy of British author-illustrator Jennie Maizels’ new Pop-Up New York. In that sense, it looks like 8 Spruce Street, a.k.a New York By Gehry has finally made it. [CurbedWire Inbox; previously] Read […]