Inkwell 520 West 45th Street | An exclusive collection of eighteen residences designed by Avroko. Developed by Gotham Organization

AvroKO Crafts Inkwell Apartments From NYC Elementary School INTERIOR DESIGN | July 6 2017

This New York renovation supplies an object lesson in sweet nostalgia. A 1905 Beaux-Arts elementary school welcomed students for more than a century. Then the students left for a modern facility around the block, permitting its conversion as the Inkwell apartments. READ FULL ARTICLE


See Inside the Model Unit for Hell's Kitchen’s School-to-Condo Conversion Curbed | January 4 2017

16 two-bedroom homes and a pair of three-bedroom residences with private gardens are for sale at the Inkwell, Gotham Organization’s exclusive, new school-to-condo conversion in Hell’s Kitchen. Renowned interior design firm AvroKO paid homage to the Beaux-Arts building’s former life as P.S. 51 while featuring many modern touches that complement the oversized windows and high ceilings. READ FULL ARTICLE

Mansion Global

NYC Developer Sees The Beauty of Old Buildings Redefined Mansion Global | December 12 2016

In a city as densely packed as New York, finding space for new residential offerings can seem like a daunting prospect. But David Picket, the head of New York-based developer Gotham Organization, has made the most of this challenge with projects like Inkwell, a five-story conversion that turned an early 20th-century brick schoolhouse in Hell’s Kitchen into 18 new luxury condos. For Picket, Inkwell is jus READ FULL ARTICLE

Architectural Digest

Would You Live in an Apartment That Was Once a School? Architectural Digest | November 15 2016

New York is replete with residential conversions, but the new Hell’s Kitchen condos at Inkwell, redesigned from a century-old red brick Beaux-Arts schoolhouse, might just take home top honors. Housed inside the former site of P.S. 51, these luxury homes pay tribute to history with scholastic-inspired design touches like rolling library ladders, custom doors with brass handles and transom windows, and READ FULL ARTICLE


New York's latest crop of luxury residential developments Wallpaper* | November 7 2016

The smart brick building at 520 West 45th Street in Manhattan’s Midtown West neighborhood was once the site of a school, P.S. 51, but today it is home to a unique crop of Hell’s Kitchen condos that have just hit the luxury real estate market. While the team behind the aptly named “Inkwell” building preserved its original façade, the interiors were outfitted by AvroKO with modern, high-end features, as well as READ FULL ARTICLE


Condos in a former Hell's Kitchen elementary school launch sales Curbed | October 19 2016

For those with fond memories of their elementary school days, the luxury condos for sale at the Inkwell may provide the perfect outlet for that nostalgia, along with a spate of high-end, adult-friendly features. Housed in the Beaux-Arts red brick building that was once home to P.S. 51, Inkwell’s 18 Hell’s Kitchen condos preserve the classic schoolhouse feel with thoughtful design details like rolling libra READ FULL ARTICLE

New York Post

New York Developers Are Turning Schoolhouses Into Homes New York Post | September 30 2016

As the desire for new residential alternatives continues in New York City, developers have discovered a perfect candidate for condo conversions: the schoolhouse. Inkwell, the latest project from Gotham Organization, features 18 Hell’s Kitchen apartments built inside the former P.S. 51. The Beaux Arts building has retained its classic red brick façade, and design firm AvroKO has outfitted each residence wi READ FULL ARTICLE

Mansion Global

New Developments in New York Celebrate High Floors, High Design Mansion Global | September 22 2016

A unique living experience is coming to Midtown West via Inkwell, a luxury conversion from a public school that was built in 1905. AvroKO, the design firm behind Inkwell’s 18 new Hell’s Kitchen condominiums, preserved the spirit of a turn-of-the-century schoolhouse while offering ultra-high-end amenities, including the gymnasium that was transformed into a modern fitness center with an adjacent ou READ FULL ARTICLE


New NYC Apartments Hitting The Market: Fall 2016 Curbed | September 13 2016

Built at the former site of P.S. 51, Inkwell, the forthcoming boutique condo development from The Gotham Organization, will retain some of its schoolhouse character while bringing 18 new condos to the popular Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. Behind the classic red brick façade are ultra-luxe residences decked out with school-inspired details like chalkboards, shoe cubbies, and even library ladders. Sales for these exclusi READ FULL ARTICLE


Reveal For Five-Story, 18-Unit Residential Conversion At 520 West 45Th Street, Hell’s Kitchen YIMBY | July 5 2016

New renderings are now available for the Hell’s Kitchen condos at Inkwell. Once an elementary school, the five-story building is undergoing a metamorphosis courtesy of SLCE Architects and designers AvroKO, with an anticipated completion date this fall. The building will soon be home to 18 two- and three-bedroom residences as well as amenities like a fitness center, bike storage, and outdoor leisure space. READ FULL ARTICLE

Real Estate Weekly

NEW DEVELOPMENT: Bounty of buildings in Hell’s Kitchen; Work starts on Byrant Park tower Real Estate Weekly | July 1 2016

As the demand for condos for sale in Hell’s Kitchen heats up, Gotham Organization is heeding the call with 18 compelling luxury residences at Inkwell. Designers AvroKO have crafted 16 two-bedroom homes and a pair of three-bedroom residences (with private outdoor space) from what was once a five-story brick schoolhouse, retaining countless references to the building’s previous incarnation in the process. READ FULL ARTICLE


Rendering Shows Schoolhouse-to-condominium Conversion in Hell’s Kitchen Metro | June 23 2016

As its name suggests, Inkwell, the Hell’s Kitchen condo from Gotham Organization slated for completion in Fall 2016, has a school-friendly theme. While taking inspiration from its location, the project cuts no corners when it comes luxury. The pre-war building that housed P.S. 51 for a century has maintained vintage touches like blackboards and custom lighting fixtures that pay homage to its past. The on-site fitness center even has a caged lighting fixture inspired by public school gymnasiums. READ FULL ARTICLE

Haute Residence

Former Elementary School to Be Converted into Boutique Condominium in NYC’s Hell’s Kitchen Haute Residence | June 21 2016

When its sales launch in Fall 2016, Inkwell will become the first condominium in New York City to feature designs by the award-winning concept firm AvroKO. The Hell’s Kitchen condo, which occupies the P.S. 51 building, includes many elements inspired by its schoolhouse past. Blackboards in the kitchens and custom light fixtures complement modern amenities like soapstone counters, stainless steel Viking appliances, and gas fireplaces, offering welcome departures from traditional aesthetics. READ FULL ARTICLE

Curbed New York

Hell’s Kitchen Condos are Inspired by Building’s Past Life as a School Curbed New York | June 20 2016

From its exterior, 520 West 45th Street might look like the New York public school that occupied the space for almost a century. But the repurposed interiors of Inkwell, the newest residential project from Gotham, pay homage to the Midtown condo’s legacy with details like cubbyholes for shoes and chalkboards for household to-do lists. As Matthew Goodrich, one of the project’s interior designers, says of Inkwell, “it has the feeling and power of the original use” without being a full restoration. READ FULL ARTICLE

New York Times

Condos in A Hell's Kitchen School Building New York Times | June 17 2016

With the trimmings of a New York public school and plenty of modern high-end amenities, Inkwell is raising the bar for converting historic buildings into luxury residential developments. Formerly the site of P.S. 51, Inkwell is home to 18 new Hell’s Kitchen condos with vintage flourishes that preserve playful relics from the building’s past. Homes have classroom features like chalkboards for jotting down grocery lists and rolling ladders to access cabinets that rise toward the 13-foot ceilings. READ FULL ARTICLE

New York Post

New York’s 44 Best New Places To Live Right Now New York Post | April 4 2016

When completed this fall, Inkwell, the new AvroKO-designed schoolhouse-to-condo conversion, will bring a fresh brand of luxury living to the booming Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. The project will introduce 18 spacious condos with luxury features like 13-foot ceilings and oversized windows, along with amenities that incorporate turn-of-the-century schoolhouse touches, like the gymnasium converted into a fitness center. READ FULL ARTICLE