167,000 square feet of class A office space offers flexible layout, excellent 12 to 19 foot ceiling heights and breathtaking views of Manhattan. The office will be served by a dedicated entrance and lobby to ensure security and efficiency.
221 rooms will be operated by a world class hospitality team which excels at creating unique guest experiences. Artfully designed lobby and rooms respond to the vibrant Spanish glazed bricks on the exterior without losing the subtle textures and comfort important to world travelers.
Having an engaging street presence is the essence of Radio 181. The retail mix on 181st street – a bustling corridor serving the Washington Heights neighborhood – will attract young professionals who value convenience and a relaxing shopping experience.
and Rooftop Bar
At Radio 181, there will be an exciting collection of F&B experiences, including a corner restaurant with a courtyard, as well as a panoramic rooftop bar. The delightful and tempting menus are curated by a star chef for the hotel guests, the office tenants, and the local community.
Located on the 12th floor with an outdoor terrace, the event space can host a variety of occasions from conferences to weddings, to product launches and corporate gatherings for up to 600 guests.
The building was designed to be distinctive yet contextual and takes inspiration from the surrounding Washington Heights community. Programmatic façade elements such as material, color, and scale are designed to respond to the neighborhood.
Typical building blocks in Washington Heights
Head block 2420 Amsterdam Avenue
The building takes the typical composition of a small building block from the surrounding area, pulls it apart, and then reassembles it vertically to create a stack of buildings, gaps, openings and roof terraces.
The neighborhood’s colorful and energetic retail streets create a vibrancy that is unique to Washington Heights. The building’s colorful, glazed-brick exterior is a nod to the brightly colored streets of the local community.
Typical building colors in Washington Heights
Radio.181 glazed brick colors
Radio.181 is located at an important junction of Amsterdam Ave and Washington Bridge in Washington Heights. The area has a rich history and is home to the largest Dominican community in New York City. Health care is the main economic engine. Along with several large institutions, they provide stability and economic growth and attract many young professionals who enjoy living and working in the neighborhood. Radio.181, as the new beacon in Washington Heights, will further the regional growth and create new opportunities for the community.