East Side Guide
ARCHITECTURE & INTERIORS
Founded in 1996, New York City-based Ismael Leyva Architects PC is an internationally recognized architecture, interior design, and urban planning firm. They are recognized by the development and construction industry for their uniquely creative, iconic, and practical design.
Since the establishment of the firm, Ismael Leyva Architects has built a portfolio of diverse, award-winning projects that offer clients responsive design addressing technical, social, and aesthetic requirements. Their belief is that the approach to any project is based on providing ecologically responsible, functional, and economically viable design. In order to meet today's stringent technological requirements, they use a creative problem-solving process that involves teamwork and collaboration. They work with their clients to create buildings that fit within the context of their communities, evoke environmental awareness, and are envisioned for the use of future generations.
DESIGN & STRATEGY
Watson & Company
A creative consultancy designed to drive business. Watson blends big ideas with in-depth strategy, technology, and design to build brands that connect with the most sought after audiences in the world.
Gordon Property Group
For more than 60 years, the Gordon family has assembled, developed, and operated a broad portfolio of properties in Manhattan, as well as throughout the greater New York area. The company focuses on acquiring properties in exceptional locations, including Union Square, Midtown, and the Upper East Side. Notable office holdings include 860 Broadway directly on Union Square, and 441 Lexington Avenue across the street from Grand Central Station. Luxury properties include The Alyn on 152 E. 87th Street and the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club on the Atlantic Ocean. Meyers Parking, the parking affiliate of Gordon Property Group, owns six garages in Manhattan and is the official parking company for Madison Square Garden.
EXCLUSIVE RENTALS & Marketing
For more than 40 years, Cantor & Pecorella has been an industry leader in on-site residential sales and rentals. They offer a level of personalized service to their developer clients unmatched by any other residential real estate brokerage firm in New York City. Their clients work directly with the firms’ principals, Richard Cantor and Dana Pecorella, and the Managing Director, Erica Miller. They have successfully consulted on, helped develop, sold, and rented 100 projects, including some of Manhattan’s largest residential condominium and rental buildings.