Starchitect condos? Old news. Now real estate companies are tapping high-profile architects to design rental apartment buildings. In Lower Manhattan, Forest City Ratner Companies and Frank Gehry, FAIAthe team behind the controversial and recently downsized Atlantic Yards development in Brooklynare erecting what will become New York City's tallest residential dwelling, Beekman Tower. Tenants will start taking occupancy in fall 2010, distinguishing the project as Gehry's first completed residential tower. ArchRecord
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