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A Contractor You'll

Actually Love.


City & Stone is a full-service general contracting company specializing in retail and residential spaces.


contracting as it should be. 

At City & Stone we have one objective: to craft quality spaces. Alongside some of the best architects and interior designers New York City has to offer, our team transforms ideas, sketches and blueprints into spaces that spark conversation. From the ground up, we are built out of respect for the details that go unseen, and we are united in our commitment to creating lasting works.

At City & Stone, "business as usual" means clients who actually love their contractor. 


About joseph. 

With ten years of master carpentry under his belt and his first company at the age of 17, Joseph Merrill is the driving force in a new wave of contractors who pair a devotion to customer service with a keen understanding of quality craftsmanship. From star-studded, multi-million dollar renovations to budget-conscious cosmetic solutions, Joseph’s continually committed to delivering only what’s best for his clients.  



Whitney McGowan joined City & Stone in 2016 and designs and oversees the company’s residential and retail projects in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Whitney diligently manages every project, from the initial walk-thru to punch list, including client interface, in situ design decisions, coordinating trades, and on-the-fly problem-solving. Previously, Whitney worked at Sawyer | Berson Architects, NYC, where she was a Junior Designer and 3D Visualizer of high-end residential home renovations in Manhattan, as well as ground-up construction projects in the Hamptons. In addition to an M.Arch from The New School, Whitney earned her Bachelor of Science in Studio Art from New York University, and holds a New York Real Estate Salesperson license. 



(212) 380-6537




Thank you to my amazing contractor Joe
for the incredible job on my new place. Everything is so high tech & perfect!
So happy! Loves it <3
— Paris Hilton
As a detail-oriented designer, City & Stone were very mindful of achieving perfection in even the smallest of details. It’s hard to find a general contractor who will go the extra mile while working well with both the designer and client. I will definitely be using C&S again for future projects.
— Matthew Cane Designs
We absolutely love our new apartment!
City & Stone did an incredible job.
We look forward to working with them again.
— Janice C.
The quality and support was
more than I could have hoped for!
— Ross M

Contact us

Call or text us at (212) 380–6537. Email us at info@cityandstone.com or fill out the form below.

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