New Apartment Development

Long Island City, NY

A collaboration between established, forward-thinking developer, New Empire Corp., and award-winning interior designer, Paris Forino, The Neighborly is a contemporary expression of urban luxury and comfort. Consisting of two buildings and connected by a lush courtyard, the development possesses 77 studio to 3-bedroom homes and more than 8,000 sq. ft. of amenity space.

Each home within The Neighborly was designed to maximize space and natural light. Features include gorgeous wide plank white oak floors, triple pane floor-to-ceiling windows, modern open plan layouts, central heating and cooling systems, convenient in-unit washers/dryers, and elegant kitchens equipped with custom wood cabinets, sleek white marble countertops and backsplashes, and fully-integrated appliances from Bosch and Blomberg. Many of the homes also possess private outdoor space. 

The Neighborly is located just seconds from a number of restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops, and is less than five minutes from the F/M/N/R/W subway lines. Amenities include 24/7 doorman, a landscaped courtyard entrance, a lush Zen garden, a state-of-the-art fitness center, private study, lounge, a children’s playroom, beautiful rooftop cabanas, multiple furnished rooftop decks with grilling stations, a bicycle room, dog run, storage units, private parking, and a pet spa. 

Interior Design

Paris Forino has a reputation for understated elegance fulfilling commissions for homes, multi-family residences, luxury hotels, furniture and furnishings. Function, context and harmony are touchstones in her work, combining tradition with modernity. The arts, couture and travel inspire intelligent, beautiful conceptions that are beautifully executed. Her clients experience gorgeous interiors and lovely, intelligent objects each with elements that surprise and delight.

Paris’ interior design practice creates fully conceived and finished spaces marked by thoughtful consideration of proportion and how humans will encounter, use and move through the environment. Rich details, historical features and clean lines compliment the choice of palette, material and texture to convey timeless sophistication and elicit emotional responses.  Composed but approachable; exacting but serene.

Paris’ custom product designs emphasize demanding levels of beauty without compromising function. Her capabilities extend from furniture to bathroom fixtures, ensuring that her vision is fully executed in luxury multi-family residential developments, hospitality settings or bespoke single family homes. She reveals the potential of wood, metal, stone and fabrics to result in authentic, classic creations. Signature patterns, luxurious textures and fine craftsmanship add a touch of glamour and enchantment.

Project timeline


Mar 9, 2018

Office Locations

570 Lexington Ave Suite 2000A, New York, NY 10022

4918 3rd Ave, Brooklyn,

NY 11220


T: 212-991-8187



© 2019 by New Empire Corp.

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