Billed as “21st Century Pre-War Residences,” Extell’s 535 West End Avenue boasts 22 massive full- and half-floor apartments between 3,744 and 8,451 square feet. Designed in traditional pre-war (pre-WWII) architectural style that blends effortlessly into the historic Upper West Side neighborhood, 535 West End Avenue features all the modern luxuries and amenities expected from “New York’s greatest apartment houses.”
Given its superior location, 995 Fifth Avenue is one of the most exclusive apartment buildings in all of Manhattan. Set across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park, the former Stanhope Hotel – or the old Park Hyatt Hotel, as you may remember it – has been totally restored and re-configured as 26 elegant and pristine half- and full-floor pre-war residences updated with a modern infrastructure.
Located opposite Central Park at 160 Central Park South, Essex House is one of the New York’s premier hotels. It is now proud to offer a range of one, two and three bedroom apartments for sale- all with full use of its five-star facilities. Many of Manhattan’s premier condominiums have access to superlative amenities but nothing quite compares to the luxury afforded by living within one of the world’s best hotels. Designed by iconic New York architect, Costas Kondylis, the apartments are every bit as luxurious as the hotel within which they reside. All apartments boast floor-to-ceiling windows with majestic views out across the adjacent Central Park, ornate French doors and superior fittings. In keeping with renovations of pre-war residences, the apartments benefit from a sense of space and elegance which is often missing in new builds. Nothing demonstrates this better than the 9 feet high coffered ceilings- some of the most exquisite in the entire city. Residents benefit from all the services which are on offer to guests at the hotel. These include a fully equipped fitness centre, business facilities, conference room, valet parking, concierge, masseuse and 24-hour doorman. For a real sense of luxury residents also have full use of room service and house keeping.
The Lucida, the Upper East Side’s first LEED-certified condominium, was designed by Cook+Fox and boasts a stunning glass facade that makes every unit in the building delightfully sun-drenched. With only 110 units in the 20-floor high-rise, the building is exceedingly private and the units, which range in size from two to five bedrooms, are wonderfully spacious.
Few new build condominiums have attracted the attention of Nouvel, situated at 100 Eleventh Avenue. Designed by visionary architect Jean Nouvel, it is one of the most striking new developments to appear on the Manhattan skyline in the last two decades. But it has much more to offer than just good looks- providing residents with incomparable living spaces and world beating amenities. The 23-story landmark features over 1,650 different windowpanes, in what is one of the most complex architectural feats ever undertaken. The curved wall of colorless glass panes has been designed to capture the light differently both throughout the day and across the changing seasons, leading to an ever changing blanket of shades and textures. Nouvel’s love of light is carried over into the design of the residences, all of which feature wall-to-ceiling windows and floorings covered with transparent gloss to boost the effects of sunlight. Open plan kitchens are designed to flow into the living areas and utilize steel, glass, terrazzo and custom lighting alongside Viking appliances to create a truly unique space. Bathrooms are no less ambitious, featuring Corian surfaces, Kohler soaking tubs, and bespoke touch-sensitive fixtures by Jado. The amenities on offer are world-class and include a fitness centre complete with Cybex equipment, a 70-foot heated swimming pool, sauna, wet bar, private screening room, relaxation lounge, valet parking and concierge service provided by Luxury Attaché. The building is also home to one of the city’s most captivating gardens. Constructed from a blend of glass, steel and concrete, it features soaring trees and a six-story high hanging garden.
One of the most sought after condominiums in New York, One Beacon Court , is located in the prime Midtown East location of 151 East 58th Street. It offers 105 luxury apartments for sale across the 32nd to 55th floors- all of which boast the best in modern design, luxury appliances and breathtaking views of the New York skyline. Residents also benefit from a full range of amenities including fully equipped gym and concierge services.
Along with 25 Columbus Circle, 80 Columbus Circle is in the top five of all condo buildings in all of Manhattan and is the same address as the exclusive Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Residents at Residences at the Mandarin Oriental essentially live as permanent hotel guests and can avail themselves to a suite of five-star amenities.
Trump SoHo is an impressive 46-story silver-glass building located on Spring Street in the heart of fashionable SoHo that has 391 hotel condominium studios, suites, and penthouses with unrivaled views of the city, Hudson River, Statue of Liberty, and Empire State Building.
Apthorp, built by William Waldof Astor and modeled after Florence’s Pitti Palace, is a landmark building made in the Italian Renaissance Revival style that has recently been renovated and meticulously restored to its original 1908 condition.
Designed by I.M. Pei, the same architect that designed the Louvre Pyramid, among other landmark buildings, the Centurion is perfectly located on 56th St. at Fifth Avenue. Its neighbors include the finest shops, restaurants, and museums of the world, like Louis Vuitton, Harry Winston, Bergdorfs, Nobu57, MoMa, etc. Central Park is only a few blocks away.
Devonshire House is a total renovation of a classic Emery Roth building located in the very heart of Greenwich Village. Devonshire House is a blend of traditional Italianate and English detailing, with modern interiors designed by Victoria Hagan.
Designed by maverick architect Neil Denari, HL 23 is a futuristic design featuring industrial steel and glass curtain wall. HL23 is a new luxury boutique condo that takes its name from its location adjacent to the High Line Park on W 23rd St. The eastern most part of HL 23 is cantilevered over the High Line Park. Enormous windows showcase magnificent north and south views of the High Line and surrounds, as well as eastern views as well.
The Laureate is located on the corner of 76th Street and Broadway in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The 20-story luxury condominium infuses the essence of pre-war mastery with all contemporary possibilities, ensuring a gracious living environment for generations.
The Metal Shutter House is a Residential Condominium with a Gallery Retail space on the ground floor. The building is located in the newly re-zoned West Chelsea district of Manhattan just west of the High Line. The Metal Shutter House, in close proximity to other high-rise buildings, is designed to take advantageof both light and surrounding views.
Museum Tower is a white glove condominium including a concierge, elevator attendants, a gym, a conference room/media room, housekeeping services and a landscaped owners roof terrace overlooking the MOMA gardens. Apartments feature high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows and oversized living rooms.
Located opposite the Rockefeller Center at 641 Fifth Avenue, Olympic Tower is one of Manhattan’s most iconic mixed use towers. Developed by Aristotle Onassis, it houses a combination of up-market offices, a luxury arcade and a range of one to five bed apartments. Since opening in the late Seventies it has been home to some of New York’s most wealthy inhabitants. The 225 apartments which reside within the Olympic Tower are located on the top 29 of its 51 floors, meaning that they all offer majestic views across the Manhattan skyline, including the adjacent St. Patrick’s Cathedral. All apartments have been finished to the highest of standards and feature wall-to-ceiling windows, hardwood flooring, luxurious marble bathrooms and spacious designer kitchens. Residents access the condominiums via a private entrance located in the magnificent arcade situated at the foot of the building. Home to a wealth of designer boutiques and a five-star cafe, the arcade also features a magnificent waterfall at its center. Residents at the Olympic Tower have access to a host of world-class amenities. Amongst these is a state-of-the-art glass-walled gymnasium with views out across Central Park. The building also features laundry services, storage facilities, concierge and 24-hour doorman.
The highly anticipated development, One 57, launched sales in November 2011 and opened its doors in 2014. One 57 is a 90-story all glass condominium and hotel tower at 157 West 57th Street, across from Carnegie Hall, that boasts spectacular views of Central Park. One57 lies on West 57th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, a location that essentially bisects the park, creating unprecedented symmetrical sky-high views north to Central Park. Such views are an incredible feature of the building. The 1,005 foot glass tower was designed by French architect Christian Portzemparc with interiors by Thomas Jul Hansen.
This ultra-modern, new build condominium combines cutting edge environmentally-friendly design with the latest in contemporary interiors to provide a unique set of residences. With only 35 apartments spread across its eleven floors, all of which benefit from a plethora of first-rate amenities, it has fast become one of the most sought after condominiums in the uber-trendy Meatpacking District. The innovative, curved glass exterior of One Jackson Square announces that this building is something special but its more than just good looks. Purposefully designed with the environment in mind, it is one of the few buildings in this area of the city to have been awarded a LEED certificate by the U.S. Council of Green Buildings. The unique design of the building helps to promote both energy efficiency and air quality. No less attention has been spent on the design of the apartments. Designer Italian Molteni kitchens feature Corian countertops, walnut cabinetry and state-of-the art appliances by Miele, Blanco and Sub-Zero. Bathrooms have been designed by renowned architect William Pedersen and feature Calcatta marble floors, double vanities, oversized jungle-style showers and soaking tubs. As befits one of Manhattan’s most luxurious condominiums, the amenities provided for residents are world class. The fully equipped fitness center provides a full range of cardiovascular and weight equipment, in addition to spa treatments. Other facilities include an entertainment lounge, landscaped courtyard, storage rooms, 24-hour doorman, concierge and valet services.
One Madison Park is one of the most desirable new build condominiums in Manhattan’s highly desirable Flatiron District. Rising 60 stories high, its gleaming glass facade is sure to catch the eye, however its luxury interiors and world class amenities are no less appealing. It comes as little surprise that its apartments offer some of the best views of any in the city. The sleek, modernist architecture of One Madison Park is carried over into the design of each and every one of its apartments. They have all been specifically designed to make the most of the incredible views afforded by the buildings dominance of the skyline and to create a sense of open-plan, loft-style living. All apartments feature wall-to-ceiling windows, polished hardwood floors and top-of-the-range fixtures and fittings. Many of the ninety apartments within the building take up and unshared floor and offer residents 360-degree panoramic views of New York, an effect which must be seen to be believed. All apartments are finished to the high standard which you would expect from a luxury condominium, including island-style kitchens with state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances and marble finished bathrooms. Fitness fanatics are well taken care of with a fully equipped gymnasium and a large heated swimming pool. When it’s time to relax after a good work out, an entire floor of the building has been converted into a luxury spa. Other amenities which residents benefit from include a large private screening room, wine cellar, roof deck, 24-hour doorman and concierge services.
The Park Imperial, a slender tower of gray glass and polished granite was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill with interiors by Adam D. Tihany, is set in one of New York’s premier neighborhoods, at the crossroads of Manhattan’s business, entertainment, cultural, retail and residential districts.