Rumors are swirling that Amazon´s new headquarters will land in Long Island City, and Curbed provided an analysis of what that will mean for the Queens neighborhood. HQ2 will doubtless drive up demand for housing, and fortunately Long Island City is already a booming development area with a host of options. Buyers seeking LIC condos that stand out from the crowd will love CORTE, the forthcoming collection of luxury homes with an Argentinian twist. This low-lying development was designed by Beyer Blinder Belle in partnership with Buenos Aires’s Dieguez Fridman and takes inspiration from the Argentinian capital city´s residential architecture as well as New York designers’ love of steel and glass. The result is a unique building where homes are stacked like glass cubes in order to provide residents with unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline from a rare low-angle vantage.
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