The amenity program is the heart of the residential experience at The Cortland. Designed by Olson Kundig and curated by Related Life, the amenities have all the style and sophistication of a private members club in the city.

walkING into the lobby, you'll find a beautifully proportioned space that has a sense of grandeur and a warm sense of welcome.


Kirsten Murray

Partner & Owner, Olson Kundig

Lobby Fireplace

The Cortland Lobby

The Cortland's grand lobby entrance



The dedication to the residents’ well-being is clear from first arrivals at The Cortland. The elegant, double-height lobby is a calming space dressed in smooth stone and adorned with rustic touches like the signature Olson Kundig kinetic wheel fireplace. Resident lounges feature warm wooden flooring, oversized rugs, marble counters and rich drapery: they’re the perfect meeting spaces for friends and family.

The Cortland Hudson Terrace

Hudson Terrace



The ground floor event lounge is perfect for intimate dinner parties or larger-scale life events. With floor-to-ceiling windows and a bronze metal paneled fireplace, the event lounge can be transformed into the perfect environment for any type of special occasion. Residents are also able to enjoy the Hudson Terrace, an elevated private amenity terrace that includes intimate seating areas with fire pits and barbecue stations with outdoor dining areas that are sure to make for a memorable evening.

Family Room

Event Lounge

The Cortland Screening Room

Screening Room



A spacious yet intimate screening room doubles as a performance space complete with a stage while the interactive VR room provides both children and adults with a fully-equipped, high-tech system to enjoy video games and exciting content. The game room is a festive space with lounge seating and activities such as ping-pong and foosball. The Beluga Pod, a uniquely crafted play area, is an immersive space designed to stimulate children's imaginations. The inspirational Sandbox maker space features pottery wheels, 3D printers, a kitchen, and other creative tools for people of all ages.

Children's Beluga Pod Upper Level

Children's Beluga Pod Lower Level

VR Room

Our wellness and fitness spaces have impressive natural light  and were designed with an openness— we want residents to use these spaces as if they are an extension of their own homes.


Kirsten Murray

Partner & Owner, Olson Kundig

The Harrow Court



Designing for community comes shining through in The Cortland’s extensive wellness program, designed in close collaboration with resident experience specialists Related Life. The highlight for many will be the elegant spa, a sumptuous space that includes a 75-foot swimming pool, sauna and steam room, a yoga and pilates studio, and a treatment room. The Cortland’s fitness experience includes a hi-tech gym, squash court, and basketball court. The Crow’s Nest, The Cortland’s golf simulator lounge, allows residents to experience a private game of golf while being able to enjoy a fresh draft beer from the bar.

Lap Pool

Leisure Pool

Yoga Studio

Pilates Studio

Crow’s Nest

The Cortland Steam and Sauna Rooms

Steam and Sauna Rooms

The Cortland Fitness Center

Fitness Center



Related Life aims to make everyday life at The Cortland extraordinary, engaging, and effortless. One-of-a-kind events, exciting experiences, exclusive benefits, and a whole suite of lifestyle services are offered within the private amenity spaces. Related Life programming offers residents the opportunity to connect with their neighbors and spend time in The Cortland's beautiful shared spaces. Learn more here.

Related Life




Related Life hosts specially curated virtual and in-person events and programming exclusively for residents. Some examples include: Fitness programming by Equinox, Yappy Hours with Dog City, Sip & Swings with a Golf Pro, Sommelier Series with renowned vintners, Sandbox makerspace & innovation lab workshops, and more.



Working with Related Life’s curated selection of brand partners, The Cortland delivers a comprehensive series of enriching residential programming. Access to partners like Equinox®, SoulCycle®, Dog City, and Sandbox by Related, to name just a few, give residents the opportunity to explore a wide range of interests and events and take advantage of exclusive benefits.



Children and their families will enjoy a series of interactive and engaging activities at The Cortland, including baking classes, robotics workshops, slime-making and more. It’s the perfect environment for children to participate, learn, and interact with their friends.



From an experiential concert at The Shed to an exclusive preview of an art installation at High Line Nine, culture and entertainment is at the heart of Related Life programming.



Enjoy a private SoulCycle® ride, or join a high-intensity Pilates class led by Equinox®. High-touch programming is curated exclusively for residents, encouraging all to achieve their best self.

The Cortland HAS A variety of amenity spaces TO experience at different times of your day or week.


Tom Kundig
Partner & Owner, Olson Kundig