Walker Tower 212 West 18th Street by JDS Development Group & Michael Stern

In New York, Downtown Looks Up

In the rebirth of downtown living in New York, first there was the converted gritty industrial loft, then the minimalist “glass box” condo tower. Now the glass box has given way to a new demand—for elaborately finished condominiums that echo the gracious prewar apartments of the Upper East Side.

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On The Market

With its latest project, Walker Tower, JDS Development Group is paying homage to visionary architect Ralph Walker. In 1929, Walker designed an exuberant new building for the New York Telephone Company (and its new technology). Constructed before height restrictions, Walker Tower boasts unobstructed views in all directions. By rejuvenating the building, JDS Development is creating…

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Walker this Way

Many top real estate developers have added stunning pre-war offerings to their mix of high-end luxury residences currently for sale in Manhattan. For example, take JDS Development Group’s 53-unit, 1929 Art Deco building designed by Ralph Walker, known as Walker Tower. The skyscraper’s stunning and highly sought-after homes offer spacious accommodations, top amenities, and historic…

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Walker Tower 212 West 18th Street by JDS Development Group & Michael Stern

Exhibit Takes Soaring Look At Skyscraper Master’s Work

Ralph Walker’s contributions to the New York City skyline are as varied as they are notable, yet the architect’s singular vision never managed to make him a household name. That may be about to change, however, thanks to an upcoming retrospective focused on the skyscraper builder’s iconic designs. Courtesy of top real estate developer JDS…

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