Redefining luxury living in Astoria, Graffiti House is a collection of 28 beautifully crafted one bedroom residences located in the heart of the Astoria waterfront arts scene. Residents will enjoy ample amenities including a landscaped roof deck with panoramic 360° views, bright and airy fitness studio, and on-site parking. Graffiti House combines artisan craftsmanship and contemporary appointments, located in Queens’ most culturally diverse neighborhood.
Landscaped roof deck with panoramic 360° views of the East River waterfront, Manhattan, and Queens. This outdoor space is highlighted by programmed zones for barbecuing, dining, tanning and lounging, and features an outdoor kitchen with grill, outdoor cinema, and extra-large wisteria-covered pergola.
- Direct views of the East River Waterfront, Manhattan, and Queens
- Restoration Hardware Outdoor Teak Furniture
- Custom Stainless Steel Outdoor Kitchen with 30” Lynx Grill, Refrigerator, Freezer, and Sink
- Outdoor Overhead Rain Shower
- Custom Misting Wall
- Outdoor Cinema
- Frameless Glass Parapet Walls
- Pergola Covered in Mature Wisteria Vines
- Elkay Touchless Filtered Water Bottle Filling Station and Drinking Fountain
Graffiti House features a state-of-the-art fitness studio that will inspire and fuel residents’ high performance workouts. This light-filled space is both comfortable and high tech, offering the latest in dynamic equipment targeting strength, flexibility and cardio for a total body workout facility.
- Peloton Cycles
- Matrix Treadmills
- Matrix Suspension Ascent Trainers
- GymRax Suspension Bay
- Hoist Multi-Function Trainer
- LYFT Fitness Accessories
- TRX Suspension Training System
- Touchless Bottle Filling Station
Residents enter into a gracious lobby space featuring art gallery walls and house library, as well as oversized mailboxes, package room, and cold storage.
Video intercom system with smartphone app capability provides residents the ability to allow visitor/delivery access from anywhere in the world.
Graffiti House features on-site parking for automobiles and motorcycles, as well as shared bikes for use by residents, and bicycle storage. Murals throughout provide for a lively and powerful ambiance.
- Parking for 14 Automobiles
- Parking for 3 Motorcycles
- 2 ZipCar Vehicles for Use with Keyless Entry
- 17 Bicycle Storage Spaces
- 5 Shared Bikes with Baskets and Built-In Locks
- RFID Garage Door Access
- Heated Exterior Parking Lot
Individual storage cages are available for residents, offering convenience and clutter free apartments.
The residences at Graffiti House deliver the most luxurious accommodations found on the East River waterfront. From classic lines to modern appointments, residences offer a contemporary palate of greys and whites balanced by the natural warmth of wood flooring. With sizable private outdoor spaces for nearly every apartment, and unobstructed views overlooking the East River waterfront, Manhattan, and Queens, Graffiti House provides curated spaces for those searching for a more sophisticated living experience.
Custom Italian-crafted kitchens offer an airy, open layout design. Two-tone cabinetry, Calacatta Caesarstone countertops and backsplashes, and Bertazzoni appliances blend handsomely together for a refined, modern aesthetic.
- Bertazzoni 24” Professional Series Gas Cooktop with Brass Burners
- Bertazzoni 24” Professional Series Convection Speed Oven & Microwave
- Fully-Integrated 24” Liebherr Refrigerator & Freezer
- Fully-Integrated 24” Summit Washer/Dryer
- Fully-Integrated 18” Summit Dishwasher
- Faber Concealed Range Hood with Charcoal Filter
- 2” Calacatta Nuvo Caesarstone Countertop and Backsplash
- ILVA High Polished White Lacquered Wall Cabinets
- Italian-Crafted Astoria Grey Birch Shaker Base Cabinets
- Custom 22”x20” Undermount Stainless Steel Sink
- Recessed LED Ceiling Lights and Under-Cabinet Lighting
Providing a calming, spa-like experience, the bathrooms at Graffiti House feature hand selected London Grey Caesarstone and gris limestone porcelain tiles, conjuring up an atmosphere reminiscent of a natural stone quarry. Complementary oversized glass enclosed rain showers, European wall hung fixtures, and recessed mirrored medicine cabinets create a cultured ambiance.
- Radiant Heat Flooring
- Duravit Wall-Hung European-Style Toilet & Geberit Push Button Flush
- 5’ Oversized Frameless Glass-Enclosed Shower
- Frameless Sliding Shower Door with Protective Anti-Limescale Coating
- Custom High Gloss White Handleless Wall-Hung Vanity with Storage
- London Grey Caesarstone Vanity Countertop and Shower Niche
- Gris Limestone Porcelain Tiles
- 12” Overhead Rain Shower
- 48” Fully Recessed Medicine Cabinet with Mirrored Storage Compartments
Graffiti House serves as a rotating art gallery and features a 9-story vertical art installation within the elevator visible through a custom glass viewing wall, parking garage mural walls, and towering 7-story south facade mural, as well as curated artwork throughout the lobby and hallways.
Ad Hoc Art
Born in Brooklyn, Ad Hoc Art began as a community space, art gallery, social think tank, and multi-purpose event production organization. Seminal in birthing NYC’s vibrant arts community in Bushwick, Brooklyn, and with hundreds of art installations exhibited around the globe, Ad Hoc Art is a vehicle for artists dedicated to showing work that is often marginalized by the more conventional and established art scene.
Welling Court Mural Project
A public art experience launched in 2009 and spread across dozens of city streets, the Welling Court Mural Project is one of the best collections of contemporary street culture on earth. Continually melding a spectacular crew of legendary artists together with a diverse mix of fresh talent, the Project now hosts over 150 murals by artists from around the world, providing new arrays of visual experiences that change how people perceive and interact with their environment.
Caleb Neelon | Cambridge, MA
For Neelon, the sight of the newly opened Berlin Wall, covered in graffiti and murals, was a revelation. By the mid-‘90s, Neelon was immersed in the global graffiti scene under the name SONIK. He traveled constantly and developed a vivid, homespun, and raw style of mixed media painting. He freely crossed boundaries between graffiti, murals, and what would soon be referred to as street art. Neelon's artworks can be seen in city streets and exhibitions throughout the world, and he co-authored the landmark 2011 HarperCollins release The History of American Graffiti.
Cern | Queens, NY
Cern got his start writing graffiti in the early ‘90s. His contemporary urban and abstract art often involves stunning colors and whimsical settings, along with his increasing use of mixed media within his art. Cern’s works have been exhibited throughout South America, Europe and South Africa, and has also been featured at the San Diego Museum of Art, Museu Brasileiro De Escultura in Sao Paulo, and Los Angeles MOCA.
Hellbent | Brooklyn, NY
Known for his stunning patterns and unique stenciling art, Hellbent is a Brooklyn-based artist focusing on abstract street art. His works have been exhibited in both local and national galleries including the New Museum in New York City, and his murals have been featured at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, as well as his collaboration with The Art Wall Project in tagging the Manhattan flagship store of Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply.
Sofia Maldonado | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sofia Maldonado is an abstract painter who began her career in the early 2000s painting buildings and storefronts in Puerto Rico, which she continues to this day through the conceptual use of empty structures as her canvases. Her visual language opens a dialogue about space defined by color, abstraction and human interaction. Currently based out of New York City, Maldonado’s art is international in its reach, with works displayed at the Museum of Art and Design, the Queens Museum of Art, the Witzenhausen Gallery in Amsterdam, and the Bronx Museum. In 2010 she was selected to paint the 42nd Street Mural, a 92-foot long mural, by the Times Square Alliance, and in 2015 was commissioned for a mural in Wynwood, Miami.
Noah MacDonough | Manhattan, NY
Noah McDonough is a visual artist, graffiti writer and graphic designer based in New York City. Heavily influenced by his classically trained mother, McDonough perfected his graffiti style by actively painting alongside legendary New York City subway graffiti crews the All Out Kings (AOK) and The Famous Partners (TFP). His works have been exhibited in Copenhagen, Vancouver, Toronto and Paris, and his clientele includes brands like Ralph Lauren and Burton Snowboards.
CRASH | Bronx, NY
Born John Matos in 1961, CRASH was raised in the Bronx, New York. At the age of 13, he began following the older teens from his neighborhood to the train yards and began bombing. Taking the name “CRASH” after he accidentally crashed the computer in his school, his name began appearing on trains circulating all throughout New York City. By 1980, he began transitioning from train yards to galleries and curated the ground-breaking "Graffiti Art Success for America" at Fashion MODA, launching the graffiti movement. CRASH has been a part of numerous museum and gallery shows around the world focusing on graffiti and street art, including the renowned Wynwood Walls in Miami. Visually iconic, he has partnered with many international brands for projects including Absolut Vodka, Fender Guitars, Levi’s, and most recently, Tumi luggage.
Daze | Brooklyn, NY
Chris “Daze” Ellis began his prolific career painting the gritty New York subways in the mid-‘70s while attending the High School of Art & Design. His first group show was the “Beyond Words” show held at the Mudd Club in New York in 1981. Showing alongside artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, Daze sold his first work, an impromptu collaboration with Basquiat, from this show. His first solo show was held a year later in 1982 at Fashion MODA, the legendary Bronx gallery. His work can be found in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Brooklyn Museum, The Museum of the City of New York, The Groninger Museum in the Netherlands and The Ludwig Museum in Aachen, Germany, as well as the private collections of Madonna and Eric Clapton.
Lady Pink | Ambato, Ecuador
Lady Pink began writing graffiti in 1979 and was soon known as the only female capable of competing with the boys in the graffiti subculture. Her significant contributions have made her a cult figure and a leading participant in the rise of graffiti-based art. Lady Pink's canvases been featured in renowned art collections including the Whitney Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum and the Groningen Museum of Holland.
D. Gale | East Harlem, NY
Self-taught artist and community organizer, D. Gale has combined her passions for culture, travel, and art by organizing community art projects in Ecuador, Mexico, Cuba, and New York City. Co-founder of the Harlem Art Collective (HART), an assemblage of 40 artists devoted to political and artistic activism, her work centers around themes of human interconnectedness, nature, and the exploitation of developing nations.
Rubin | Gothenburg, Sweden
Rubin is a staple of the New York City street art scene and has put his trademark on concrete and brick all over the world, from his native Scandinavia to Thailand to Miami Art Basel. His abstract and geometrical pieces are rooted in traditional graffiti but break the rules of the craft with its muted color palette and clean lines. Rubin draws inspiration from his gritty upbringing in the tram tunnels where he first learned the craft, to the skyline of the hectic metropolis that is his home, and the serenity of the Nordic nature he was raised in. Rubin's work has been featured in street art media outlets Vice Magazine and Juxtapoz, in galleries such as Scope New York & Miami and the World Trade Gallery. Most recently he was commissioned to complete a public art installation for the Soho flagship location of rag & bone.
Astoria is a scintillating blend of old-world culture and contemporary lifestyle. Idyllic tree-lined streets provide a quiet and easygoing backdrop for a community full of energy and excitement. Known as one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods on Earth, Astoria boasts cuisines from nearly every nationality and is renowned for their Greek and Mediterranean fare. Local staples like the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden and Taverna Kyclades draw patrons in from across the city, exposing new generations to this beautiful and eclectic neighborhood.
In addition to its exotic fare and thriving night life, Astoria is quickly becoming one of the most celebrated artistic destinations in New York City. Set against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline and the East River, the Astoria waterfront arts scene features projects by more than 150 local and international artists, with exhibits at renowned galleries like the Socrates Sculpture Park and Noguchi Museum, as well as the Welling Court Mural Project, a public art experience spread across dozens of city streets.
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