Architecture review: Koolhaas’ canned controversy at 121 East 22nd Street

In many ways, the 18-story building at 121 East 22nd Street resembles many new mid-height modernist Manhattan buildings. However, the 140-unit condo — designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas’ shop, OMA, and developed by Toll Brothers City Living — rebels where it meets the southwest corner of Lexington Avenue and 23rd Street. It is here that we see a break from its modular grid as the structure juts out with a sequence of irregular windows, twisted in […]

from The Real Deal New York