60 W 23rd St, New York, NY
Building Use: Residential
Architect: Costas Kondylis and Richard Cook (Landmark Architects)
Size: 19 stories
An architectural triumph, The Caroline is a 19-story residential and commercial tower blends effortlessly into this landmark district.
Designed by Architect Costas Kondylis in conjunction with Landmark Architects, Richard Cook & Associates, The Caroline construction required very specific construction conditions for its landmark status. The use of a brick with inherent imperfections coupled with a distinct jointing allowed this building to blend in with its surrounding older structures. Over 9,000 pieces of cast stone were fabricated and installed by Navillus, requiring extensive shop drawings and planning during pre- construction. Navillus even designed a pointing tool that would provide a 45-degree angled joint, creating the shadowing requirement as intended by the architect.
A striking feature of this building is the courtyard garden located in the center of the building which Navillus completed, including all concrete, masonry and granite work.