The Smile is a unique rental development designed inside and out by the the internationally known Danish architecture firm BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group. The curved shape of the building’s façade gently curves inwards resemblling the grin of a smile. Nearly complete, The Smile is located in Upper Manhattan in the heart of Harlem at East 126th Street and Lexington Avenue, overlooking the neighborhood’s historic “Main Street”.
The 11-story building features 163 market-rate apartments and 70 apartments set aside for low- and middle-income residents (with preference given to those already residing within Community Board 11). Pricing for the market-rate apartments starts at $2,056/month.
The colorful lobby and Harlem-inspired murals lead to studio, one- and two-bedroom homes. The apartments feature white monolithic floors and exposed concrete details that create a unique backdrop for custom open kitchens with Italian stainless steel cabinetry. Every home features touchless Latch smart entry locks, a washer and dryer, oversized closets rare for NYC apartments and floor-to-ceiling windows that ensure each room feels full of sun and air.
The residents enjoy access to complete spa, fitness and work-from-home experience, that will adhere to all CDC guidelines and enhanced occupancy, maintenance and cleaning measures.
The amanity package also includes The Smile Rooftop Club, with swimming pool, three whirlpools, grilling and dining areas and open-air movie theater.
The building also boasts The Smile Fitness Club, a state-of-the-art fitness center that includes yoga and personal training rooms and The Smile Spa, a facility on par with the city’s leading spas and featuring a Hamam, sauna and steam rooms, color-changing LED Himalayan salt room, cold room and private treatment rooms.
Additionally, there is a spacious co-working studio, lounge and game room with wet bar, commercial kitchen, 24-hour attended lobby and virtual concierge services.