One of the largest new developments in East Harlem is now making substantial headway at 1399 Park Avenue, on the corner of East 104th Street, as shown in the latest progress photos by Tectonic. Construction has now reached the 15th floor, out of a total 22. Window installation has not started, but the concrete exterior seen now will likely remain about the same through completion, judging by the renderings.

1399 Park Avenue

1399 Park Avenue, photo by Tectonic

The project was inspired by Piet Mondrian’s unique abstract style of painting. Coincidentally, Mondrian was once included in a 1936 London exhibition titled, “Abstract and Concrete,” which might have been a good name for the design by Hill West Architects.

The building will create 72 condominium units, with prices ranging between $680,000 and $3 million. There will be plenty of amenities, including multiple private terraces on various floors, and a fifth-floor amenities lounge with


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