No single architectural style defines New York, but art deco has given the city some of its most iconic structures—like the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. It’s no surprise, then, that renowned architecture firm Pelli Clarke Pelli was inspired by these landmarks when designing Midtown East’s The Centrale. The residential tower pairs a matchstick-thin, mostly glass facade with art-deco flourishes for an overall look that evokes classic New York, but with a distinctly 21st-century vibe. Residents have access to every convenience, including private valet parking. Interiors by design firm Champalimaud also manage to feel at once timeless and modern, from the open-living residences to the spacious and airy, high-ceilinged public rooms that are only available to residents.
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Pelli Clarke Pelli’s works are some of the most recognized in the world, including the World Financial Center in New York and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. What makes The Centrale such a splendid piece of 21st-century architecture is the combination of iconic art-deco style with contemporary elements. The building’s of-this-century glass facade is dotted with terra-cotta chevrons, and top-to-bottom crystalline switchbacks help to instill a rhythm of angled reflections.
Midtown East is home to historic landmarks like Grand Central Terminal and the Chrysler Building and the epicenter of New York City’s 21st-century super-tall building boom. It’s also home to Fifth Avenue, New York’s main drag for high-end shopping, art galleries, and a spate of Michelin-starred restaurants. Radio City Music Hall, the Museum of Modern Art, and Central Park are nearby.
New York-based design firm Champalimaud brought their signature high-end elegance to the 124 residences, which range in size from one bedroom to four bedrooms. In each, open-living layouts create an airy ambiance with sightlines to the city’s dazzling skyline via the floor-to-ceiling glass windows. A favorite touch? Heated bathroom floors clad in Bianco Dolomiti marble.
A unique perk at The Centrale is the ample amount of residence-only public space the building affords. There’s the Great Room, with its soaring 36-foot-high ceilings and installation by artist Pascale Girardin; the lofty Club Room, with its pale color tone, double-high ceilings, and a fireplace, conveying an expansive but intimate ambiance; and the all-season Club Terrace, giving residents multiple options for organizing gatherings or just using the spaces as an extension of their living quarters. Even before they enter the building, residents also have access to valet private parking.
- 24hr Doorman
- Fitness Center
- Outdoor Grills
- Outdoor Space
- Steam Room
- Swimming Pool
- Valet Parking
- Yoga Studio
Residents have access to every convenience at The Centrale, including a Great Room, with its soaring 36-foot-high ceilings and installation by artist Pascale Girardin; a lofty Club Room; an all-season Club Terrace, giving residents multiple options for organizing gatherings or using the spaces as an extension of their living quarters; and private valet parking. Interiors by design firm Champalimaud feel at once timeless and modern, from the open-living residences to the spacious and airy, high-ceilinged public rooms that are only available to residents.
A View From The Top
This 800-foot art deco masterpiece leaves no New York City view to be desired. Located in Midtown East, The Centrale is surrounded by historic landmarks like Grand Central Terminal and the Chrysler Building and sits at the epicenter of New York City’s 21st-century super-tall building boom.
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“What I do, it’s not only about making something that looks nice; there’s also a functional part of it too,” explains Sjöman. “I transform spaces. I often hear what I do has a calming effect”—something that’s much sought after in chaotic city life. Located on the second-floor terrace of The Centrale, the mural features geometric shapes in various shades of gray that evoke a layered cityscape, not unlike the environment in which it sits.
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