Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Flower Power by the High Line

Event planner’s architectural dreams may blossom.

ShareThis

The area around the High Line is fast becoming Disneyland for starchitects, with buildings on the way by Renzo Piano, Deborah Berke, Morris Adjmi, Frank Gehry, and Robert A.M. Stern—and now a socialite floral designer and event planner? A meatpacking-district booster tells us that Robert Isabell, the longtime visionary behind the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute gala (not to mention Jackie O.’s funeral), has formed a company to buy two lots near Jussara Lee’s boutique on Little West 12th Street and is trying to arrange rights to build a block-size structure. Isabell, whose office has long been in the area, admitted that “I would like to design a building, but I can’t talk about it until everything is in place.”

Have good intel? Send tips to intel@nymag.com.


Related:

Advertising
Current Issue
Subscribe to New York
Subscribe

Give a Gift

Advertising