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Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ Centrale Nods to the Jazz Age with Chevrons of Terra-Cotta by The Architect’s Newspaper

Developed by Ceruzzi Properties and designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli, the new Manhattan condos at The Centrale are a standout on the New York City skyline. Starting with a metal screen-clad base, the 803-foot-tall tower’s unique exterior combines terra-cotta chevrons and solar glass, creating a thoroughly modern nod to art-deco style. “The chevron emerged as a key motif for the project; and we soundly incorporated it throughout from the scale of the skyline, to the touch of many close-up details,” says Pelli Clarke Pelli principal Craig Copeland.

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