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Kelly Behun on 1228 Madison Avenue, Her First Multi-Family Residential Project

Featured on: July 21, 2021

Having been lauded by The New York Times as “an interior designer with the eye of a gallerist,” Kelly Behun injects sophistication and personality into every space she conceives. It’s only fitting, therefore, that her first multi-family condominium project would be located between East 88th and 89th Streets, one block away from Manhattan’s famed Museum Mile. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (RAMSA) and developed by CBSK Ironstate (a partnership of CB Developers, SK Development, and Ironstate), 1228 Madison Avenue is a 20-story residential building comprising 12 full-floor homes, a duplex penthouse, and a triplex penthouse.

- LX Collection

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Living Gallery, NYC

Featured on: July 1, 2021

Designer Kelly Behun has turned a four-bedroom residence on 1228 Madison Avenue into a Living Gallery, where the furnishings and artwokr can be bought online. Setting the tone are custom rugs designed with The Rug company.

- COVER Magazine

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20 Picks for a Luxurious Master Bedroom | Inspired by interior designer Kelly Behun's Living Gallery

Featured on: June 24, 2021

Getting a one-on-one appointment with Kelly Behun might be tricky—you have to get in line behind Ian Schrager, Wendi Murdoch, and others too famous to name. But getting to peruse her favorite finds in her newly designed dream house is easy: Behun just launched a shoppable gallery of a real-life apartment she decked out in Robert A.M. Stern's new residence 1228 Madison.

- Town & Country Magazine

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Brick And Stone Façade Of RAMSA’s 1228 Madison Avenue Fully Revealed On Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Featured on: June 12, 2021

Exterior work is closing in on completion at 1228 Madison Avenue, a 20-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and developed by CBSK Ironstate, a partnership of CB Developers, SK Development, and Ironstate, the property will yield 15 units with interiors by Kelly Behun Studio. The site is located along Madison Avenue between East 88th and 89th Streets, directly behind Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum.

- New York YIMBY

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Interior Designer Kelly Behun Introduces Her Living Gallery Concept At 1228 Madison Avenue

Featured on: May 12, 2021

Award-winning interior designer Kelly Behun’s artful approach to design can now be enjoyed by everyone via her Living Gallery concept at new Upper East Side luxury residential building 1228 Madison Avenue. She is the exclusive interior designer at 1228 Madison, built by renowned firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects, responsible for some of New York’s most acclaimed buildings. She designed the 14 full-floor homes, duplex penthouse and triplex penthouse. Behun is also responsible for the beautiful amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center and training studio, a landscaped roof deck and the stunning lobby.

- Forbes

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Interior Designer Kelly Behun Introduces Her Living Gallery Concept At 1228 Madison Avenue

Featured on: May 12, 2021

Award-winning interior designer Kelly Behun’s artful approach to design can now be enjoyed by everyone via her Living Gallery concept at new Upper East Side luxury residential building 1228 Madison Avenue. Behun, an AD100 and Elle Decor A-List Designer, is known for her highly bespoke interior furnishings and style. She is the exclusive interior designer at 1228 Madison, built by renowned firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects, responsible for some of New York’s most acclaimed buildings. She designed the 14 full-floor homes, duplex penthouse and triplex penthouse.

- Forbes

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KELLY BEHUN JUST DESIGNED THE MOST GORGEOUS MODEL UNIT AND—YES—YOU CAN SHOP IT

Featured on: April 26, 2021

Behun has been paired with neo-traditional doyen Robert A.M. Stern Architects to design the residences, lobby, and amenity spaces of 1228 Madison Avenue, a classical brick-and-limestone tower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. But in characteristic Behun fashion, she’s putting her own stamp on things. Last week, the ELLE Decor A-List designer launched the “Living Gallery,” a model unit–meets-boutique in one of the building’s sprawling, floor-through residences.

- ELLE Decor

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Kelly Behun’s Living Gallery Welcomes an Audience for Good Vibrations

Featured on: April 24, 2021

The New York–based interior designer gives visitors a shoppable online experience at Robert A.M. Stern's 1228 Madison Avenue. Last week, New York-based interior designer, Kelly Behun, launched the second iteration of her Living Gallery at 1228 Madison Avenue in Manhattan. At 1228 Madison Avenue, a facade steeped in classical tradition envelopes more than 10 private full-floor homes and one duplex penthouse. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, the boutique-scale residence cements itself as an architectural gem on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and serves as a backdrop to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. It’s also the new home for interior designer Kelly Behun’s Living Gallery.

- Metropolis

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INTERIOR DESIGNER KELLY BEHUN DEBUTS A CURATED PRESENTATION OF FURNITURE, DECOR AND ARTWORK

Featured on: April 22, 2021

Featuring pieces from Gucci Décor, Wendell Castle and many more. Award-winning New York-based interior designer Kelly Behun has launched her new Living Gallery concept located on 1228 Madison Avenue. The space showcases her curated selection of furnishings, home decor and artwork. “This Living Gallery embodies the spirit of Upper East Side Manhattan and features so many of the creatives that inspire me every day. I’ve envisioned the family who might live in this home and created spaces for both entertaining and relaxing, all with a touch of comfort-chic,” Behun shared in a press release.

- HYPEBAE

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Kelly Behun’s shoppable interiors have a dreamy pastel palette

Featured on: April 21, 2021

American interior designer Kelly Behun unveils a pastel-infused, shoppable ‘Living Gallery’ inside Manhattan’s 1228 Madison Avenue by Robert AM Stern Architects. Kelly Behun opens the doors to her shoppable ‘Living Gallery’, an interior design project taking over a four-bedroom residence in Manhattan. The project is part of 1228 Madison Avenue, a Robert AM Stern Architects-designed redevelopment, defined by an intricately composed traditional façade, and views of the Central Park reservoir.

- Wallpaper* Magazine

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Six New Design-Forward Shopping Destinations to Visit in New York City Now

Featured on: April 20, 2021

A shoppable apartment by Kelly Behun, a summery Louis Vuitton pop-up, and a flower-filled jewelry boutique are ideal for some retail therapy. Galerie has rounded up six of the most stylish options. 1. Kelly Behun’s Living Gallery: On the fourth floor of the new Robert A.M. Stern–designed residences at 1228 Madison, designer Kelly Behun has conceived a remarkable model apartment that also serves as a shoppable presentation of high-end furniture and gallery art from both blue-chip and emerging talents.

- Galerie Magazine

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Kelly Behun’s New Living Gallery Uplifts Makers of All Types

Featured on: April 19, 2021

The interior designer hones her curatorial eye at 1228 Madison Avenue, a brand-new Upper East Side building that doubles as a shoppable trove of her favorite creators. The award-winning interior designer has largely dedicated her platform to uplifting the work of her favorite makers, past and present, that have influenced her sensibilities in some way—a mood reinforced by the phrase “inspired by how clever you are” on her profile. That ethos pervades her new living gallery concept at 1228 Madison Avenue, which offers a hand-picked presentation of furnishings, artwork, and objects across a full-floor, four-bedroom apartment in a stately Upper East Side building designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects.

- Surface Magazine

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Kelly Behun Launches Shoppable Living Gallery Concept in NYC

Featured on: April 19, 2021

Interior designer Kelly Behun just launched a new Living Gallery concept featuring a four-bedroom apartment fully furnished by Behun herself. The project lives within 1228 Madison Avenue, an Upper East Side luxury building designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (RAMSA), set just one block from the Guggenheim Museum and Central Park.

- Design Milk

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Kelly Behun Launches a Shopping Site Featuring Her Favorite Makers

Featured on: April 19, 2021

The e-commerce site launches in collaboration with the second Kelly Behun Living Gallery, now on view at New York's 1228 Madison Avenue. It is impossible to replicate the experience of entering a traditional, Robert A.M. Stern Architects–designed Upper East Side facade that leads to a supremely inviting interior designed by Kelly Behun. But for those unable to visit the Kelly Behun Living Gallery—the second iteration of the AD100 designer’s concept galleries, now on view at 1228 Madison Avenue—Behun has launched an e-commerce platform highlighting the custom, collectible, and in-stock pieces featured throughout the model residence.

- Architectural Digest

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Manhattan luxury market sees best week since 2013

Featured on: April 12, 2021

The total volume of last week’s deals was $454.8 million, the largest since the end of December 2013. The second biggest contract was for a six-bedroom duplex co-op at 1228 Madison Avenue. The unit spans 6,566 square feet with a 184-square-foot terrace. The building was recently constructed, and has 15 units across its 18 floors.

- The Real Deal

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Upper East Side Penthouse Sells For $21.6 Million

Featured on: April 8, 2021

The six-bedroom, six-bath duplex is spread across 6,500 square feet and was initially two separate apartments.An enormous penthouse on Madison Avenue has become the Upper East Side's priciest recent home sale after being purchased for $21.6 million, realtors announced Thursday. The duplex penthouse on the 14th floor of 1228 Madison Ave. has six bedrooms and six bathrooms spread across 6,5000 square feet — plus a 184-square-foot private terrace.

- Patch

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Stern-designed Upper East Side condos go on sale

Featured on: January 25, 2021

In October, units at the Robert A.M. Stern-designed 1228 Madison went on sale, with prices starting at $7.95 million. There are 15 total units in that Upper East Side building developed by CBSK Ironstate, the partnership of CB Developers, SK Development, and Ironstate, including 14 full-floor units and a three-bedroom duplex penthouse, with an asking price of $17.5 million.

- New York Business Journal

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Robert A.M. Stern Architect’s smallest Manhattan building plans unveiled

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1228 Madison is the boutique luxury residential building features architecture by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and interior design by Kelly Behun Studio The residential building comprises 14 private full floor homes, plus a duplex penthouse, and marks the return of elegant architecture rooted in the historical context of its neighbourhood, enhanced by design that reflects a modern sensibility.“We have designed a building with a personality all its own, but one that grows out of the traditions of the Upper East Side and the eclectic architectural spirit of Carnegie Hill. 1228 Madison Avenue participates in the life of one of the world’s great shopping streets and rises to celebrate panoramic views in all directions, including spectacular views over Central Park.” – P.L. Whalen, Partner, RAMSA

- World Architecture News

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Manhattan Sees Impressive 23 Luxury Sales in Usually Slow Reason

Featured on: December 14, 2020

Last week, Manhattan’s high-end property market saw 23 homes asking $4 million and above going into contract. That’s two more than the previous week, according to Olshan Realty, which releases its weekly report every Monday. The priciest home to find a buyer last week was a combination of two apartments – a penthouse at 1228 Madison Ave., and the apartment below it. The total asking price for the two units was $27.85 million. The new co-op building on the Upper East Side was designed by Robert A.M. Stern and is set to be complete by the summer.

- Mansion Global

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Manhattan luxury market has another strong week

Featured on: December 14, 2020

After volatile year, market for homes above $4 million may be stabilizing. Manhattan has recorded another strong week of luxury deals, as low interest rates, price negotiations and an uptick in buyer confidence bring energy back to the market. The priciest deal was for two units at 1228 Madison Avenue, sold as a package with an asking price of $28.7 million. Designed by architect Robert A.M. Stern, the under-construction co-op building sits on a 150-year ground lease and features 15 units over 18 floors.

- The Real Deal

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Boutique Triplex Penthouse on Madison Avenue Hits the Market for $27.8M

Featured on: December 13, 2020

Fancy purchasing a penthouse on the Upper East Side in Manhattan? This triplex penthouse on 1228 Madison Avenue has hit the market with an asking price of $27.85 million. It has three full floors with access to eight private terraces and Central Park views in the hip Upper East Side.

- Yahoo Finance

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RAMSA’s 1228 Madison Avenue Progresses Quickly On Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Featured on: February 24, 2021

Exterior work is progressing quickly on 1228 Madison Avenue, a 20-story residential building on the Upper East Side. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and developed by CBSK Ironstate, a partnership of CB Developers, SK Development, and Ironstate, the property will yield 15 units with interiors by Kelly Behun Studio. The site is located along Madison Avenue between East 88th and 89th Streets, just behind Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum.

1228 Madison Avenue will contain 14 full-floor residences plus one duplex penthouse. The units feature Calacatta marble finishes, burnished nickel fixtures and hardware, ceiling heights spanning up to 18 and a half feet, and custom Lacanche stovetops. Amenities include a lobby designed by Behun, a landscaped communal rooftop terrace with panoramic views of Central Park, the Upper East Side, and Midtown, and a fitness center designed by Kelly Behun Studio.

- New York YIMBY

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Peek Inside This Upper East Side Triplex Penthouse That Sold for Nearly $28 Million

Featured on: December 10, 2020

Two of the residences atop 1228 Madison Avenue went into contract just before being released to the open market. The lucky buyer is aiming to create a triplex home overlooking Central Park, complete with eight private terraces and a full-floor master suite that’s sure to be the envy of everyone longing for daily views of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, with interiors by AD100 interior designer Kelly Behun, these duplex and full-floor Upper East Side homes at 1228 Madison Avenue feature spacious interiors clad in luxury finishes, including chevron oak floors and marble kitchen countertops, while oversized windows and private terraces provide sweeping Central Park views.

- MSN Money

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HNWI Splashes Out on $30m Spread at NYC’s 1228 Madison Avenue

Featured on: December 11, 2020

Sales just launched at the new collection of Upper East Side homes at 1228 Madison Avenue, and the top floors have already been snatched up. The unnamed buyer plans to combine a pair of residences near the top of the boutique tower—a duplex and another full-floor home—to create a palatial abode overlooking Central Park and featuring a total of eight private terraces with a combined 1,700 square feet of prime outdoor space. The building, which was designed by the renowned Robert A.M. Stern Architects, with interiors by AD100 designer Kelly Behun, is bringing bespoke full-floor homes to the Upper East Side, meeting the increased desire for intimate buildings with plenty of indoor and outdoor living space.

- Prime Resi

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Robert A.M. Stern-Designed Triplex Penthouse Sells for $27.8M

Featured on: December 16, 2020

A New York family is in contract to buy the top three floors of 1228 Madison Avenue, the boutique collection of full-floor Upper East Side homes from Robert A.M. Stern. Sitting atop the limestone tower with sweeping views of Central Park’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, this triplex penthouse will combine the previously designated duplex penthouse and the 16th-floor residence right below to create a sky palace complete with a full-floor master suite and more than 1,700 square feet of outdoor space spread among eight private terraces. The building’s location in the quaint Carnegie Hill neighborhood was also a selling point for the buyers.

- The New York Post

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Why Robert A.M. Stern Believes That New York Will Survive to Flourish Anew

Featured on: October 5, 2020

In a heartfelt essay for Galerie, renowned New Yorker and architect Robert A.M. Stern, crafter of the Upper East Side homes at 1228 Madison Avenue, combines his love of his city with his knowledge of its history to predict that Manhattan and its surrounding boroughs will bounce back higher than ever. Stern contextualizes the current wave of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as just one in a long series of challenges that New York has faced over the last century, noting that New York has survived and thrived in the wake of previous crises precisely because of its strong foundations of civic and cultural life. As Stern writes, “New York is not only a land of opportunity for creative artists and businesspeople alike, but a catalytic environment for human reinvention, where people are continually nourished and fortified by the ferment of cross-cultural ideas and cosmopolitan life.”

- Galerie

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Boutique Co-op Property Launches Sales on Upper East Side

Featured on: October 27, 2020

The Upper East Side homes at 1228 Madison are rolling onto the market, with four- to six+-bedroom, full-floor homes and one duplex residence available now. Developed by CBSK Ironstate and designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, with interiors by Kelly Behun, this intimate collection of boutique residences pays homage to Manhattan’s architectural history with a tiered brick facade that provides private terraces and a duplex penthouse on the upper floors. These bespoke homes will put residents at the heart of the city, with views of Central Park and the iconic Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, easy access to subways and Midtown, and proximity to dozens of museums, entertainment venues, and eateries.

- Connect New York

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CBSK Ironstate celebrates topping out of 1228 Madison Ave

Featured on: September 8-21, 2020

CBSK Ironstate, the productive partnership between three powerhouse real estate developers, has borne more luxury residential fruit in New York City: this time, it’s a boutique building on Museum Mile overlooking the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, with interiors by Kelly Behun Studio, this 20-story limestone and brick tower will bring 15 unique Upper East Side homes to market next year. The residences, split between 14 two- to four-bedroom homes and a single crowning duplex penthouse, feature modern interiors with detailing inspired by Stern’s classical aesthetic, creating a collection of bespoke residences that breathe Carnegie Hill’s past, present, and future.

- New York Real Estate Journal

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CBSK Ironstate celebrates topping out of 1228 Madison Avenue, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Featured on: September 8, 2020

New York Real Estate Journal caught up with the designers behind 1228 Madison Avenue, the new collection of Upper East Side homes from CBSK Ironstate that topped out at the beginning of September. Michael Jones, partner at Robert A.M. Stern Architects, said that his firm took “cues from some of New York’s most admired early 20th-century apartment houses” when conceiving the design for this boutique collection of Uptown homes. Interior designer Kelly Behun, who crafted the unique interior for each of the building’s 15 full-floor and duplex residences, aimed “to create an elegant setting to reflect the Classical style of the exterior” while providing contemporary standards of comfort and luxury. Together, their visions have produced a series of unique homes embodying the best that Central Parkside living has to offer.

- New York Real Estate Journal

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A First Look At Four Big City Hot Properties With Spectacular Views

Featured on: July 31, 2020

Forbes featured 1228 Madison Avenue in its roundup of the hottest big-city properties with great views coming to market this summer, highlighting architect Robert A.M. Stern’s take on the classic Carnegie Hill jewel-box style. The 15 full-floor Upper East Side homes at 1228 Madison Avenue all feature grand views of Central Park and the iconic Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, landmarks that frame one of the most desirable sunset vistas in the world. Inside these spacious two- to four-bedroom homes, designer Kelly Behun has created refined, modern interiors with touches like chevron pattern oak floors and nickel-finish door hardware inspired by the neighborhood’s prewar legacy.

- Forbes

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Design Dispatch

Featured on: July 24, 2020

When the developers behind 1228 Madison Avenue brought together legendary residential architect Robert A.M. Stern and the whimsical minds at Kelly Behun’s interior design studio, they were taking a risk. How could these two seemingly disparate designers collaborate on a single project? The resulting collection of Upper East Side homes overlooking Central Park proves that the experiment was a complete success. These 15 full-floor homes, including a duplex penthouse, feature thoroughly modern interiors with grand proportions, spectacular views, and unique flourishes that make each of them its own bespoke masterpiece, while the building itself cuts a stately figure along Madison Avenue with its limestone and brick facade.

- Surface

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Developers offer big unveil of Stern’s smallest apartment project

Featured on: July 31, 2020

Developers CBSK Ironstate unveiled the design for 1228 Madison Avenue, the forthcoming collection of Upper East Side homes from Robert A.M. Stern and Kelly Behun. These 15 bespoke homes, including 14 full-floor residences and one duplex penthouse, are located along Museum Mile and feature panoramic Upper East Side views, including an intimate angle overlooking the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park. Stern’s design combines limestone and brick, his favorite materials, with a silhouette featuring setbacks and an elegant crown inspired by the eclectic architecture of Carnegie Hill, while Behun’s interiors each complement one of the facade’s classical elements. The resulting homes feature high ceilings, sumptuous marble and oak finishes, and massive windows capturing panoramic Manhattan views.

- Real Estate Weekly

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Duplex at Manhattan Boutique Condo Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects Hits Market for $21.6 Million

Featured on: October 26, 2020

A duplex residence at 1228 Madison is coming to market, marking a major step for this boutique collection of Upper East Side homes. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern, with interiors by Kelly Behun, this duplex offers a private terrace and spans 6,566 square feet across the 18-story building’s 14th and 15th floors, looking out over the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir at the heart of Central Park. The building will feature just 15 floor-through residences, each with high ceilings and a unique design by Kelly Behun, who took inspiration from modern decor and the Upper East Side’s historic opulence to create elegant residences clad in European marble and hardwood.

- Mansion Global

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Largo Capital, CBSK Ironstate, Sam Eshaghoff, and Moshe Bloorian featured in today's NYREJ newsletter #CRE

Featured on: September 15, 2020

1228 Madison Avenue has topped out, bringing the boutique collection of Upper East Side homes from architect Robert A.M. Stern and interior designer Kelly Behun one step closer to market. When complete, 1228 Madison Avenue will be home to 15 unique residences ranging in size from full-floor two- to four-bedroom flats to a crowning duplex penthouse, all with panoramic views centered around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The classically inspired facade and setback silhouette inspired by Carnegie Hill’s architectural heritage give way to chic interiors that blend prewar materials like chevron pattern oak floors with modern touches that connect the city’s stately past with its stylish present.

- New York Real Estate Journal

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New Upper East Side Developments on the Rise

Featured on: August 21, 2020

As the stretch of Madison Avenue parallel to Museum Mile goes increasingly vertical, Robert A.M. Stern is bringing his signature style to a relatively intimate collection of jewel-box homes overlooking the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park. Dubbed “1228 Madison Avenue,” the building takes inspiration from the Carnegie Hill neighborhood’s prewar legacy, presenting a limestone and brick facade with tiered setbacks and an architecturally significant crown. Inside, these 15 homes feature bespoke interiors in grand proportions, with luxury finishes and massive windows looking out on iconic views. While it stands just 20 stories tall, 1228 Madison Avenue represents new heights of luxury and style in this classic neighborhood.

- CityRealty

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Partnership Tops Out on Boutique Co-op Project

Featured on: August 28, 2020

The boutique luxury co-op on the Upper East Side dubbed “1228 Madison Avenue” has topped out, bringing the collection of 15 unique Central Park homes one step closer to market. Developed by CBSK Ironstate, with architecture by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and interiors by Kelly Behun Studio, these bespoke Upper East Side homes combine the architectural heritage of Carnegie Hill with contemporary interiors to create a quintessentially Manhattan building. Spacious interiors, with ceilings as high as 18 feet, look out on sweeping views of Central Park and the exquisite Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, creating the backdrop for one of the world’s finest sunset vistas in each living room.

- Connect New York

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RAMSA tops out another stone-clad NYC high-rise

Featured on: August 27, 2020

Archinect reported in August that 1228 Madison Avenue had topped out at just 250 feet and eight inches, making it the smallest Manhattan building under construction from renowned residential firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects. But don’t get too focused on its relatively short stature: this tower along Museum Mile will feature 15 unique full-floor homes (including one duplex penthouse) with sprawling interiors and panoramic views, including an intimate angle on the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park. Each one of these Upper East Side homes was designed by Kelly Behun, who combined Stern’s classic style with her own whimsical approach to create a series of unique, luxurious, and striking homes.

- Archinect

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Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Kelly Behun Unveil an Ultra-Bespoke Residential Collaboration

Featured on: August 4, 2020

1228 Madison Avenue appears to be the child of two distinct schools of design: its shape and facade, by renowned classical architect Robert A.M. Stern, reflect the prewar stylings of its Carnegie Hill neighbors, while its interiors, by postmodern-inspired interior designer Kelly Behun Studio, strike a balance between contemporary art and chic comfort. Once the two teams found their stride, they began a productive back and forth. The collection of 15 bespoke Upper East Side homes is a testament to the symbiotic relationship that these two distinct designers developed while working on the project, with classical elements like chevron pattern oak floors coexisting with sleek matte lacquer cabinetry to create unique and luxurious living spaces that span a century.

- Galerie

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Robert A.M. Stern Architects Unveils Residential Tower At 1228 Madison Avenue, On The Upper East Side

Featured on: July 26, 2020

Inspired by the site’s iconic views of Central Park and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, the team of designers tasked with creating 1228 Madison Avenue envisioned a building with prewar elegance, modern luxury, and large proportions to maximize each residence’s sightlines. The resulting 20-story tower from architect Robert A.M. Stern and interior designer Kelly Behun is a limestone and brick beauty that merges the city’s past with its future. The building’s 15 full-floor homes (and one duplex penthouse) feature ceilings as high as 18 feet, large windows, and sleek interiors that emphasize Central Park views. Residents of these Upper East Side homes will have access to the building’s suite of luxury amenities, which includes a fully equipped fitness center with a dedicated training studio.

- YIMBY

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Robert A.M. Stern Set to Launch His Most Distinctive Residential Project

Featured on: July 22, 2020

Renowned residential architect Robert A.M. Stern is bringing his distinctive vision of luxurious urban living to the Upper East Side with a new, intimate collection of 15 bespoke two- to four-bedroom residences. 1228 Madison Avenue will be home to 14 full-floor homes and a duplex penthouse overlooking Central Park, all housed behind a stately limestone and brick facade with an elegant crown. AD100 designer Kelly Behun is handling the interiors, combining grandeur and play in these Upper East Side homes to create sumptuous marble-clad baths, and epic great rooms with Central Park views. Together, these two visionaries have created a remarkable collection of homes along Manhattan’s already-superlative Museum Mile.

- Yahoo! News

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Robert A.M. Stern Set to Launch His Most Distinctive Residential Project

Featured on: July 22, 2020

Celebrated architect Robert A.M. Stern and experimental AD100 designer Kelly Behun may seem like an unusual team at first, but their collaboration on the new Upper East Side homes at 1228 Madison Avenue reveals the ways in which their distinct philosophies overlap. The collection of 15 bespoke homes features a facade that is quintessentially Stern, complete with ornate stonework, layered brick, and setbacks that create large, private terraces. Meanwhile, Behun has infused each interior with a sense of scale and play, like a grand arch holding up an 18-foot-tall living room ceiling and warm oak detailing set into marble countertops. The result is a series of unique NYC homes guaranteed to impress from inside and out.

- Architectural Digest

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Sales Launch For RAMSA’s 1228 Madison Avenue On The Upper East Side

Featured on: October 28, 2020

Sales have launched at 1228 Madison, the intimate collection of bespoke park-side homes from Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Kelly Behun. These 18 Upper East Side residences are all full-floor homes, many with views of Central Park’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, and features like Juliet balconies and private outdoor space. Each home was designed to be unique and include something breathtaking, like the 11th-floor bath’s freestanding tub framed by floor-to-ceiling windows. Interior designer Behun took inspiration from the UES’s architectural heritage as well as Robert A.M. Stern Architect’s limestone facade to create a collection of extraordinary homes celebrating Manhattan’s storied past and exciting future.

- New York YIMBY

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This New NYC Co-op Tower by Robert A.M. Stern Has the Guggenheim and Central Park for Neighbors

Featured on: July 29, 2020

For his latest residential project, renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern has pared down his usually grand scale for an intimate collection of just 15 full-floor Upper East Side homes. Robert A.M. Stern Architects partnered with interior designer Kelly Behun on 1228 Madison Avenue, a 20-story limestone and brick tower overlooking Central Park and featuring 14 two- to four-bedroom homes as well as a crowning duplex penthouse, all with sweeping views of the park and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Stern’s love of scale has found an outlet here, though, with interior ceilings reaching heights of 18 feet and large windows flooding the residences with natural light.

- Robb Report

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Upscale homes with Central Park views unveiled at 1228 Madison Avenue; Gold Coast residences refined by Robert A.M. Stern and Kelly Behun Studio

Featured on: July 22, 2020

A new collection of classical-style Manhattan homes is coming to the Upper East Side, thanks to architect Robert A.M. Stern and designer Kelly Behun, who have been working tirelessly to bring these 15 unique residences to market. The result, dubbed “1228 Madison Avenue,” overlooks Central Park and features Stern signatures, including a stone façade and an ornate crown, complete with a setback design that creates spacious private terraces. Behun has infused the interiors of these Upper East Side homes with a combination of modern and classic finishes, including chevron oak floors and custom door hardware from P.E. Guerin that harken back to Manhattan’s prewar comforts without sacrificing contemporary comfort.

- CityRealty

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