Craft Work 

The Sutton stands out as a warm, richly crafted addition to the Midtown East neighborhood of Sutton Place. The facade and the interiors, both designed by INC, are at once contextual and iconic. The building balances a neighborly street presence with a distinctly heroic New York glamour. With an emphasis on old world quality, including highly crafted building materials and a tactile interior palette, The Sutton is a building more crafted than designed with a capital D.  The project is deeply rooted in the history, culture and luxury tradition of the neighborhood. Sutton Place is a neighborhood within a neighborhood, with a history of transformation. In 1875 Effingham B. Sutton purchased and began building brownstones on a section of East River frontage that included button factories and breweries. The 1920’s brought the development of the Neo-Georgian One Sutton place and the Art Deco masterpiece River House, cementing the area's reputation as a discreet and luxurious haven. “In the mid-century, the Sutton Place neighborhood took on an affluent bohemian glamour” exemplified by prominent residents including Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller, all living in the optimistic shadow of the United Nations at Sutton’s southern border. The design of the Sutton tower captures and balances influences from the neighborhood's industrial past, it’s Art Deco heyday and it’s mid-century optimism with a carefully edited materiality, strong proportions and a thoughtful attention to architectural detail creating a residential destination inextricably tied to its place.