The Powerhouse 50-09 2nd Street
There’s character in a conversion building that cannot be recreated with new construction. And when it comes to Hunter’s Point South, few can compare to the conversion of The Powerhouse. Converted in 2008, Powerhouse is the only condo building in LIC that is brick with high arched oversized windows. Reminiscent of a turn of the century grand subway station, it once was an actual railroad power station. The building still retains some of its original structural elements with a spacious lobby, high ceilings, original steel columns and beams, exposed brick walls and concrete floors.
The Powerhouse stands out as a classic design without compromise on modern amenities. It’s where you live in LIC when you want to live in splendid luxury. Why worry when there’s a 24 hr. concierge there to accept you grocery deliveries and store in cold storage? Stay healthy with the state of the art fitness center that offers classes like Yoga and Zumba, and find a personal trainer. Relax in the full service spa which offers a range of beauty treatments, sauna and massage services. Plus a movie screening room, free building wifi and a secure kid’s playroom, there’s plenty to do right at home.
The panoramic city views from the roof garden are, for a lack of a better word, breathtaking. Located on the 12th floor, here you can get some fresh air and some sun while lying back on a lounge chair. You can reserve this area for private parties. It’s open to residents Sunday to Thursday 7am to 10pm and Friday to Saturday 7am-11pm. It’s a popular spot for the 4th of July celebrations as it offers a clear view of the Macy’s fireworks. The city planning for the Hunter’s Point South waterfront may soon challenge these panoramic views. With construction already well on its way, the waterfront is destined to become “middle-income” housing with seven 30 story buildings. Regardless of this impending and unfortunate loss of partial Manhattan cityscape, this building will continue to attract buyers who look for a home in a building with integrity, style, luxury living and quick commute to the city.Categories: New Developments · Notable Buildings