Pritzker prize winner Norman Foster of Foster + Partners was commissioned to design the first full-block office building on Park Avenue in over 50 years. As conceived, it is a timeless architectural statement set to add to the grandeur of one of New York City’s most celebrated streets.Learn More About the Building
From the team that brought you the number one restaurant in the world, Chef Daniel Humm now presents his first fine-dining restaurant in New York in eight years: Four Twenty Five.Learn More About the Restaurant
From Japanese avant-garde sculptor, painter and novelist Yayoi Kusama, comes the infinitely reflective Narcissus Garden, which famously made its debut at the 33rd Venice Biennale in 1966.Learn More About the Art
L&L Holding Company (“L&L”) is a privately owned, vertically-integrated owner-operator of Class A office properties in the New York City office market. L&L’s investment strategy is “build to core” by taking underperforming and underutilized assets and renovating, repositioning or developing them into Class A assets. Co-Founded in 2000 by industry veterans David W. Levinson and Robert T. Lapidus, L&L specializes in identifying, creating, redeveloping, repositioning and managing high quality office properties and optimizing value. L&L has a current office portfolio of nearly 10 million square feet. L&L has distinguished itself as a best-in-class operator and developer, delivering projects both on time and on budget and winning numerous industry awards. With over 12 design and construction awards for its projects, including 2 BOMA Renovation of the Year awards, AIA Design, Construction, Community and International Awards, L&L has set a standard for high-quality and highly sought after office projects.VISIT WEBSITE
Foster + Partners
Foster + Partners, one of the world’s most innovative studios for architecture, engineering and design, is led by Founder and Chairman Norman Foster and a Partnership Board. Over the past five decades the practice has pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture and ecology through a strikingly wide range of work, from urban masterplans, public infrastructure, airports, civic and cultural buildings, offices and workplaces to private houses and furniture, working from the scale of an entire city masterplan to a door handle. The studio has established an international reputation with buildings such as the world’s largest airport terminal at Beijing, Swiss Re’s London Headquarters, Hearst Headquarters in New York, Winspear Opera House in Dallas and Boston Museum of Fine Art, Millau Viaduct in France, the German Parliament in the Reichstag, Berlin, The Great Court at London’s British Museum, and Headquarters’ for HSBC in Hong Kong and London. There is also a strong interest in city planning and infrastructure. The practice has received over 680 awards for excellence and won over 120 national and international competitions since its inception in 1967.VISIT WEBSITE
Tishman Construction, an AECOM Company, has delivered many of the most recognized tall and super-tall buildings across the globe, including the recently completed One World Trade Center – the tallest building in the U.S. Designed by world-renowned architects, these buildings define the skylines of the cities in which they reside. Our teams of vertical construction experts work in partnership with owners and their design teams on every aspect of a project, from structural considerations to BIM modeling protocols. Together, we develop and implement the optimal plan for seamless execution. Founded in 1898 and known for successfully managing complex, iconic projects, Tishman is responsible for the construction of more than 500 million square feet of space.VISIT WEBSITE
Adamson and Associates (AAI)
AAI Architects, P.C. is the New York office of one of North America’s leading architectural practices, Adamson Associates Architects. The firm offers a full range of architectural, planning, interior and urban design services to a wide range of clients — commercial, institutional, cultural, retail, hospitality, residential, entertainment and transportation — in both the private and public sectors. Established in 1934, the practice is noted for its innovative design, exceptional project management abilities, and technical expertise. The Adamson team functions as a fully integrated practice that is global in reach with a staff of more than 350 dedicated professionals working from offices in Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, and London, England. In the last 20 years, AAI has served as the Architect of Record on an extensive list of New York projects, imparting their design, project management skills and expertise in building technology to such prestigious developments as the Goldman Sachs Global Headquarters, Hearst Tower, InterActive Corp Headquarters, One Bryant Park, Sperone Westwater Gallery, and the World Trade Center Redevelopment (Towers 2, 3 and 4, East Bathtub, National 9/11 Memorial Museum Entry Pavilion).VISIT WEBSITE
WSP is a world leader in building engineering design, with a lengthy history in forward-thinking, industry-leading Structural and MEP design. Additionally, the firm provides a host of complementary specialty services, including High Performance Design, Commissioning, Lighting Design, Fire Protection and Life Safety, Building Technology, and Building Envelope.
Operating in New York City since 1953, WSP is the engineer behind many of the city’s most iconic buildings. Nationwide, the firm’s Buildings division encompasses over 1,100 employees located in 17 offices.VISIT WEBSITE
Gardiner and Theobald
Gardiner & Theobald is an independent global consultancy offering a range of services to the construction and property industry including project, cost and construction management. We work with clients across the world, finding solutions that exceed expectations and add value to projects.
Our beginnings can be traced back to London, 1835 when the practice was founded. Today our Head Office remains in London and we have more than 1000 staff working across 50 countries with expertise in many sectors. Our blue chip client portfolio includes occupiers, developers, contractors, financial institutions and local and central governments across the world.
With over 170 years of history and heritage, we are proud to remain an independent consultancy.
Gardiner & Theobald Inc. is a division of Gardiner & Theobald LLP, and for the past 22 years has been working throughout North America and the Caribbean delivering projects of all types. We have offices located in New York City, New Jersey, Los Angeles, and Miami. We are currently managing projects with a combined total project value in excess of $8 Billion, with projects ranging from landscaping and masterplanning, luxury hospitality to high-end residential, and from commercial developments to civic buildings and museums.
With 122 full time staff in the United States offices, we have a deep-rooted history which provides a level of professionalism and a culture of client service. We guarantee to deliver a comprehensive “start to finish” service which not only allows you to concentrate your expertise on your day to day business but also adds certainty that your project is completed on time and to budget.VISIT WEBSITE
GreenOak is an independent, partner-owned real estate investment and advisory firm that seeks to create long term value for its investors and to provide strategic advice to its clients. GreenOak has approximately $7 billion in assets under management and has raised $7.5 billion of equity to invest in targeted strategies and assets as of September 30, 2017. The firm, founded in 2010, has offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Madrid, Milan, Tokyo and Seoul.VISIT WEBSITE
Tokyu Land Corporation
Tokyu Land Corporation began its operation in 1953, as a general real-estate developer with a commitment to create attractive living environments through the development and management of integrated projects, ranging from offices, commercial facilities, residences to resort facilities. In October 2013, the three listed group companies, Tokyu Land Corporation, Tokyu Community Corporation (building management company) and Tokyu Livable, Inc. (brokerage business company) entered in to a three-way administrative merger and established a publicly-listed, real-estate holding company, Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corporation.VISIT WEBSITE
In May 2012, L&L Holding Company invited eleven world-class architects to submit Request for Qualifications. Four finalists—Foster + Partners (Lord Norman Foster), Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (Lord Richard Rogers), OMA (Rem Koolhaas), and Zaha Hadid Architects—were selected to create and present conceptual designs for 425 Park Avenue in July 2012. Some teams were asked to further refine their designs and present again in September. Foster + Partners was named the winner in October 2012.COMPETITION WEBSITE