Mercedes House – 555 West 53rd Street
This sun-drenched Enrique Norten-designed zig-zagging glass rental complex, formerly known as Clinton Park, comes complete with all the sleekest modern amenities one could ask for. Located on the western edge of midtown Manhattan, overlooking the Hudson River and just across from newly renovated Clinton Park, the Mercedes House is [...]
Midtown West Neighborhood Guide
Mercedes House – 555 West 53rd Street
MiMA – 450 West 42nd Street
Aptly named MiMA – an acronym for the middle of Manhattan – this new luxury rental (floors 7 to 50), and condo (floors 51 to 63) tower truly puts its residents at the center of it all. Not only are countless restaurants, bars, boutiques, cultural destinations, gourmet shops, buses, and [...]
210 Central Park South
While there are many buildings with unobstructed views of Central Park, few take as much advantage of them as 210 Central Park South. The building’s entire north-facing side is virtually all glass, with floor-to-ceiling windows, and glass balconies, offering the best possible views from both the inside living space as well as [...]
This glistening glass and steel tower is located just steps away from Time Square and Broadway’s theater district offering a calm serene escape from the hustle and bustle of its surroundings. Residents enjoy the convenience of being in one of New York’s most central locations, while indulging in luxury amenities in what is widely considered [...]
The Biltmore, Luxury Living in Clinton - 271 West 47th Street
A luxury rental in the heart of Clinton, The Biltmore is located within steps to Time Square/Theater District and restaurant row. Given that it was completed just a few years ago, all of the units offer residents the latest finishes and modern appliances with some [...]
Windsor Park is a masterful Gwathmey & Siegel renovation of a Pre-War 1928 Rosario Candela building. The design perfectly restored the Pre-War details, while giving the building a renewed essence with modern finishes and amenities. This white-glove building features 24-hour doorman & concierge service, live-in manager, and at-your-service porters. Resident’s enjoy a beautiful roof top [...]
The Sheffield is a beautiful and sprawling condo building – even by New York City standards. The amenity-filled tower is centrally located in Midtown West in close proximity to major transportation hubs, Lincoln Center, Central Park, and endless shopping, restaurant, bar, and gourmet grocery shopping.
The spacious granite and glass-clad building welcomes residents and their guests [...]
311 West 50th Street
Imagine living literally steps from 3 major subway lines, Times Square, Central Park, the Theatre District, Hudson River Park, and Restaurant Row. Picture walking out your door to Blockheads, where margaritas are always $3. Now imagine that your building features a 24-hour concierge, a free gym, a laundry room, a garage, elevators, [...]
Ace Hotel and Stumptown Coffee
Whether you’re seeking refuge from those city streets or looking for a decent place to spend the night, the Ace Hotel will stop you in your tracks. A diamond in the rough of NYC’s newest hip neighborhood “NoMad,” Ace is a designer’s dream. The lobby is sufficiently dark and moody with [...]
Townsend is new on the rental property scene, occupants expected to move in this summer. As one of the newest additions to the rental buildings in the Garment District area, it truly is lovely to behold. This 29 story, glass and limestone tower is just a few blocks from Times Square, the Fashion District, Hudson [...]
Standing 8-stories high, this 95 unit condominium in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen offers units from studios to three-bedrooms in addition to a long list of amenities making it perfect for nearly anyone looking for a high-end, conveniently located condo.
The 505 offers a 109 apartments – a mixture of studios thru two-bedroom units – all of which feature top-of-the-line finishes. Kitchens boast Calacatta gold marble kitchen countertops, Maistri La Cucina cabinets, Miele & Boscho ovens and cooktops, while bathrooms offer Kohler toilets and bathtubs with Pegasus fixtures.
A boutique residence, 38NINE offers comfortable, modern living in one of Manhattan’s most convenient locations.
Just blocks from Times Square, the Theatre District, Restaurant Row and Penn Station, there is literally access to every corner of the city and beyond. LIRR, New Jersey Transit, Amtrak and Path trains can help residents quickly flee the city or go just 2 blocks north to 42nd Street for the S, 1, 2, 3, A, C, E, N, R, Q, W, B, D, F, V and 7 trains which offer easy access around town.
It is literally impossible to list all the notable features The Thorndale offers residents. Having begun its storied history in 1905 as a carriage house, its stock has risen considerably and is now home to 21 luxury homes. Exposed brick and timber beams team with a luxe, modern design to offer the best of both worlds.
If you’re looking for the sleek feel of the Meatpacking District but want to keep it affordable, look no further than Chatham 44. The building was designed by the Architects of Hotel Gansevoort and is a vibrant, modern addition to Clinton.
At the corner of 48th Street and 8th Avenue lies one of the most impressive buildings on the ‘skyscraper belt.’ Sorrento, also known as S48, is a sophisticated blend of modern luxury and many of my corporate relocation clients find that its Midtown location makes it perfect for experiencing the fast-paced life of the city. Amazing views of Times Square, Downtown Manhattan and the Hudson River as well as spacious unit layouts only add to Sorrento’ appeal. But this building has another side to it as well, and as savvy investors know that its one of the best investments in the city.
There are a lot of luxury condos in Manhattan, but few are as nice or conveniently located as The Link. Just a short walk away from E, C, 1, B & D trains, this building is also walking distance to Times Square and the Time Warner Center – making it a convenient commute for almost any midtown office.
505 W 37th is a nice addition to the new development wave happening in Midtown West/Clinton. A brand new pair of glass towers on West 37th Street, this rental complex is the sister building to 455 West 37th Street. The second installment of the Hudson Yards rental complex now has Studios, 1, & 2 bedroom units available for rent. Located in the up-and-coming Clinton area on the west side, many units offer breath taking city & river views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Many units even have private balconies or terraces, and high ceilings rarely found in new construction. The pass-through kitchens have granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.
Given that it’s managed by Glenwood, you know the residents living in Emerald Green are in good hands. In addition to an innumerable amount of amenities that include everything from a theater-like screening room to a decked-to-the-nines fitness center, Emerald Green — an LEED certified luxury rental building that just began welcoming residents a few months ago — operates using a variety of energy-saving and environmentally responsible touches (a high percentage of recycled-content construction materials from regional sources, water-efficient plumbing, green roofs utilizing recaptured water for irrigation). To boot the two tower high-rise is located within walking distance of Penn Station, buses and subway lines going in every direction. It’s also conveniently close to the Lincoln Tunnel, Madison Square Garden, the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway theaters, Bryant Park, along with countless bars and restaurants at a wide range of price points.
The Dillon will offer a mix of different types of homes, a creative idea that should attract a wide range of buyers. Once this ground up development is completed, it will sit at 53rd Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, on top of what was previously a ConEdison parking lot. The building will consist of 51 studios to three bedroom apartments, 22 duplexes, and nine triplex townhouses with their own street entrances. This is something that is not seen in new construction. There will be underground parking and outdoor courtyards. The architects Smith-Miller + Hawkinson have designed the building with a “folded glass” façade with protruding windows. This project has been developed by Richard Meier OPP developer SDS Procida. The Dillon may seem like just another modern new development in the Clinton/Midtown West construction boom, but this one offers more variety than the norm.
In 1958, Alvin Ailey and a group of black modern dancers premiered in New York under the name Alvin Ailey American Dance Company. In 1969, Ailey established a school and moved the company to the Brooklyn Music Academy of Music. Later that year, the school was relocated to 229 East 59th Street in Manhattan, taking over a renovated church space.
Located just steps from Columbus Circle, Hudson Hill Condominiums is warm, inviting dark wood building that offers an urban oasis amidst all of the city’s hustle and bustle. With just 10 floors and 67 residents, privacy is guaranteed along with the utmost in convenience given that it’s located near Central Park, Lincoln Center, Time Warner Center, Whole Foods, and all sorts of shopping, cultural and culinary spots that Midtown West and the Upper West Side have to offer.
With 25 spacious apartment layouts The Westport, designed by the world-renowned design firm the Rockwell Group, has something for everyone. It’s a sun-drenched high-rise that exemplifies modern opulence with an abundance of warm, rich colors, sleek furniture, and geometric lines. The building’s facade is made-up of square patterns of brick and glass and it has a number of setbacks making for covetable private roof terraces. Rivaling the appeal of the building’s swanky modern façade and interiors is its prime West Side location. Just steps from Central Park, Columbus Circle, Carnegie Hall and City Center, there’s everything from acclaimed bars (Stone Rose Lounge, Hudson Hotel Bar), to restaurants (Per Se, Porter House, Serafina Broadway), and more shopping, including Coach, Kenneth Cole, and Sephora than one could dream of. Conveniently The Westport is also located near Whole Foods and a variety of convenience stores.
I have to admit that when I first set out to visit 360 West 55th Street, I wasn’t that excited. It seemed like it would be just another pre-war co-op like 310 or 340 West 55th Street. But once I met the doorman and headed up to the apartments, I began to warm up to the place.
310 West 55th Street is one of few co-ops in Midtown West. Located on a beautiful street, it was built in 1941 and converted in 1986 to a co-op. The six floor low rise has 61 apartments and gives its owners and renters great space for the dollar. In addition, the neighborhood attractions around the building give residents plenty to do any time day or night.
Built in 2004 with 16 floors and 148 apartments, The Nicole was one of the first new luxury buildings to hit the area now known as Clinton. The building feels more like a luxury hotel than an apartment rental. There are several types of apartments - ranging from studios to two-bedrooms/convertible three-beds.
Located on 52nd and 10th Avenue are two towers with totally different feels, but both claim the same name: Archstone Clinton. The tower on the left (510) has a contemporary feel - from the glass and metal decorated lobby to the halls - and especially in the apartments. 512 has a modern, but traditional feel that permeates the lobby’s decor – think dark brown sofas, wooden tables and dark columns.
The Helena was the first green building to be constructed on the outskirts of Midtown West. The building is out fitted outside in with the latest in green technology to protect the environment. Recycled materials were use to build the entire building right down to the counter tops in the kitchens.
This 41-story tremendous luxury rental building was built in the year 2000 and was actually the first residential project in the midtown west neighborhood. One River Place was designed for the purpose of having their residents needs fulfilled with the abundant amount of amenities provided on the property.
A sleek, serene oasis in the heart of Time Square, Platinum NYC is located in the center of NYC’s theater, art, fashion and business hubs and is in the vicinity of buses and subways going in every direction. When residents and guests enter the modern glass and steal building they are greeted by a floating island surrounded by water in the building’s lobby before making their way into the apartments which are finished with all the latest in modern luxuries - complete with high ceilings and stunning views.
If you are looking for phenomenal Turkish food in Manhattan, then look no further than the Instanbul Café on 57th street. After spending a quiet afternoon in Central Park, I bumped into this adorable little restaurant in the heart of the Theatre District. It is a warm and cozy environment with Turkish music playing softly in the background – combining to create an ambiance reminiscent of its namesake. The staff is both personable and attentive, making for a quality experience. You may also enjoy a peaceful and romantic lunch in their enchanting secret garden. The patio is covered in botanical plants, making it the perfect afternoon get away. And if you are looking for a magical experience under the stars, in the evenings the garden transforms into a hookah lounge, where you can enjoy all your favorite hookah flavors from 10pm to 1am.
The Atlas is a luxury, pet-friendly building located in the heart of Manhattan’s bustling Midtown West area — just two blocks from the famed Bryant Park. The building comes complete with a full-time doorman and an ultra-lavish lounge designed by the famed architect Stephen Alton – so tenants can relax with peace of mind.
The Victory is a luxury, post-war rental high-rise that was built only a few years ago in 2002. Its many amenities include a full-time doorman, full-service garage with valet parking, a lounge (with big-screen TV), and a snack and business center. Further, along with a fully-equipped 3,200 sq. ft. fitness center, there’s a half-court basketball court, a golf driving range and putting green, and a billiards table.
Hudson Crossings is a modern building located next to major subways, bus lines, Port Authority, Penn Station, the Garment District, and the Javits Center. The luxury rental building boats a full-time doorman and concierge, as well as a landscaped roof and private fitness center. In addition to stunning views, all of Hudson Crossings’ units feature state-of-the-art appliances, floorings and countertops.
The Ritz Plaza is one of Manhattan’s premier rental buildings. The huge, luxurious, full-service building is located just steps away from the heart of Time Square, but ironically, despite its central location, the building is on a quiet stretch of 48th street.
If you spend a lot of time in Midtown, 350 West 51st Street is a great rental option. It’s a post war building located in between 8th and 9th Avenues – right off the 9th Avenue corridor. This means you will never have a shortage of restaurants to eat at or bars to visit nearby.
Riverbank West is one of the most universally appealing buildings in Manhattan. No matter if you’re a health fanatic, incredibly lazy, a workaholic or barely work… this residence is perfect for just about anyone. Picture this. Start your morning with a quick trip down to the Crunch Gym (located on site) and swim some laps or take a group fitness class to get yourself ready to start the day. Then…
Finding the Burger Joint is like trying to find a prohibition era speakeasy. It is hidden behind velvet curtains in the corner of the lobby at Le Parker Meridien. Once inside though, Burger Joint has more of an East Village hipster feeling than inside a hotel where rooms start at $500 per night.
The design of The Lumiere is pretty remarkable – even for a city known for remarkable residences. From mosaic tiles, wenge wood, GE appliances, saloni ceramica tiles, and castiglioni fuschia pendant lighting to chic finishes, outdoor space, and floor to ceiling windows – outside or inside, The Lumiere bleeeds modern beauty. It is attractive, sexy and sleek – that is, if you believe a building can be sexy. (And if you don’t think a building can be sexy, you probably haven’t seen this one.)
The Atelier is a new development condo building that offers a stylish, full-service lifestyle with amazing views. Step into the lobby and you will feel as though you’re in one of Chelsea’s finest art galleries. The fresh white walls are accented with art from a different artist each month. Views range from Empire State, Chrysler, Hudson River, and North and South Manhattan. Some units boast multiple views and floor-to-ceiling windows. Building amenities include a full basketball court, sky lounge with rooftop billiards, landscaped sun deck, fitness and yoga center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Concierge services range from reservations to concert tickets and everything in between. The location may seem a little off the beaten path, but there is a cross-town shuttle provided by Atelier, and the perks of the building make up for it.
Okay, here’s the 411. I think the Archstone Midtown West is one of the best deals in Midtown West for a luxury high-rise building. It is centrally located to everything: the Theatre District, Times Square, all trains, Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center, Penn Station, and Bryant Park. The only thing it’s not close to is the Bronx Zoo. So, if you make daily trips to the zoo, this apartment is not for you.
Are you looking for an incredible building in Midtown West? Look no further than Archstone West 54th. The community features BuildingLink package pick-up notification, a Wi-Fi lounge, 24-hour concierge, a fitness center, sundeck, courtyard garden, 24-hr laundry facility, in-house valet offering dry cleaning pick up and delivery and complimentary bicycle storage. Plus, it’s steps to De Witt Clinton Dog Park and D’Agostino’s, while Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins are on site. Wow! My fingers hurt from typing all of that. I hope you’re still with me…
455 W 37th ST is part of a new chapter of Manhattan living- in Hudson Yards. New construction condominium buildings, such as the Atelier, and luxury rental buildings, like 455 W 37th St, are a part of a new wave of development in this area.
Nothing completes a greasy meal, like the sugary and buttery goodness that a cupcake offers. And if you’re lucky enough to find yourself on the 9th Avenue Restaurant Row when a craving strikes, head over to Burgers and Cupcakes.
The building at 100 West 58th Street, now know as Windsor Park, was originally a co-op built by Rosario Candela in the 1920s. The current project was overseen by Gwathmey Siegel, the same world-famous architecture firm responsible for One Beacon Court.
If you’re headed out to see He’s Just Not That Into You tonight, you’ll be happy to hear about this upcoming Midtown West event.