On the rooftop of 23 Wall Street, which overlooks the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall National Memorial, the apartment complex features a lush 5,000-square-foot park with a reflecting pool, lounge, and dining area. A lower level in that building houses a private bowling alley and 24-seat screening room.
Downtown by Philippe Starck, which is the designer’s first residential project in New York, also offers a fully equipped fitness center, yoga studio, weight training room, indoor lap pool, half-court basketball court, children’s playroom, and business center.
On the market since August 2004, the building surpassed $210 million in sales in the first four weeks, according to Real Estate Weekly. By of November 2006, 98% of the apartments had been sold. Prices for the 326 units range from about $335,000 for a studio to $4.6 million for a two-bedroom apartment with a terrace.
Twenty-three Wall Street was built in 1914 and linked to 15 Broad Street in 1957. The buildings were later remodeled as headquarters of the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, corporate forerunner of J. P. Morgan Chase & Company. In 2003, A. I. & Boymelgreen of Brooklyn bought the Morgan buildings for $100 million.
A sales office for Downtown by Philippe Starck is open at 23 Wall Street.