Of Course 287 East Houston Would Hold a ‘Topping Off Party’

Posted on: July 26th, 2017 at 9:47 am by

No, not a tops off party…

The new 12-story condo development at 287 East Houston topped off last week. Its PR team is so giddy about the milestone that they’re throwing a “topping off party” to celebrate (aka promote the project).

The private “breakfast-for-dinner” cocktail happy hour will be held tonight at the Clinton Street Baking Company across the street.

As previously reported, the 120-foot-tall brick-and-steel replacement will boast twenty-eight apartments across 29,070 square-feet of floor area (1 to 3 bedrooms); plus a penthouse duplex with private terrace. There will also be a public roof deck with outdoor kitchen, bicycle parking and laundry in the basement, and an exercise room on the first floor. Jeffrey Cole Architects and AA Studio joined forces for the design.

The reimagined 287 East Houston is jointly developed by Hogg Holdings and Vinci Partners USA, a Brazilian firm on its maiden American project. The parcel was acquired in November 2014 for $15.2 million, and now joins a half-dozen other luxury projects in varying states of construction along the busy corridor.

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