You will feel like you have walked into a glamorous lifestyle, the Manhattan House. This modernist, iconic, luxury condo was newly converted and developed by O’Connor Capital Partners in 2007. With 1-5 bedroom residences, it has been thoroughly renovated with infrastructure, premium finishes and amenities ideal for a contemporary lifestyle with 5 Star services. This [...]
‘Notable Buildings’ in Upper East Side
When it comes to high-brow, luxurious addresses it does not get more prestigious than the stretch on which The Mark is located. Recently renovated The Mark condos are located inside the legendary Mark Hotel, which has been custom-designed and fully furnished by famed designer Jacques Grange. Among its many amenities, the building boasts a Jean Georges-owned restaurant and bar and a Frederic Fekkai salon. The modern lobby is lined with one-of-a-kind works of art by renowned artists including Anne & Vincent Corbiére, Guy de Rougemont, Mattia Bonetti, Eric Schmitt, and Patrice Dangel.
The Saxon Towers is a red-brick building with a one-story white-brick base. The building’s luxe white marble entrance is preceded by a landscaped sidewalk space and its central Upper East Side location makes it in arms length of some of the city’s finest cultural (Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Neue Gallery), and gastronomic offerings (Via Quattrano, Trata, Orsay, Payard, Baraonda, Ciao Bella). Close to Staples, Best Buy, The Food Emporium, and other essentials, the coop is also near an abundance of swank shops (Intermix, Searle, Big Drop, Scoop). To boot, Saxon Towers are right by buses going in every directions and subways including the 4 and 5 express lines. Among the top private and public schools in the building’s vicinity are Brearley, Chapin, The Convent of the Sacred Heart, Nightingale-Bamford, Spence, Allen-Stevenson, Birch Wathen Lenox, Dalton, PS 158, and Hunter College High School. Museum mile is less than a handful of blocks away as is Central Park. Further, any issue of health and safety are alleviated by the fact that the mid-rise is just three avenues from Cornell Medical Center.
No amenity is spared in the Laurel Condo - a gorgeous condo building overlooking the East River designed by award-winning architects Costas Kondylis Partners. With its glass and Indiana limestone façade you’ll feel like you’re on top of the world as you gaze out at the water and majestic views in front of you. To boot the building is LEED-certified making for a luxe eco-living experience. Among the building’s countless amenities residents can work out all their kinks and stresses in an 11,000-square-foot fitness center that includes a bi-level, triathlon training center, two custom-designed resistance pools, an Infinity 50 lap pool, state-of-the-art equipment and sauna/steam room. Children will delight in the abundance of video games available in the building’s entertainment center. Located near the N, R, W, 4, 5, and 6 trains, Laurel Condo is also near buses going in every direction.
A striking glass façade makes for a sun-drenched modern, amenity-filled apartment building in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Apartments boast everything from fireplaces, Jacuzzis and private terraces. Plus each of the twelve residences are uniquely handcrafted. Located near the N, R, W, 4, 5, and 6 trains, the appropriately named Lux 74 is also near buses going in every direction. The uniquely modern mid-rise is also in walking distance to some of the city’s top private and public schools including Brearley, Chapin, Dalton, Loyola, Hunter, and Nightingale, along with countless shops, bars, restaurants and cultural distractions.
The Miraval is a true pioneer and is often referred to as a “spadominum” as it was developed by the Arizona-based Miraval spa. The condo complex incorporates spa-living into every aspect of its design. Each resident will receive a custom regimen from the hundreds of offered services –which includes everything from sex therapy and massages to pilates and rock climbing. So while the building is conveniently located in close proximity to all of the city’s hustle and bustle, Miraval provides an urban zen retreat to decompress in the comfort of your own home.
Plymouth Tower was constructed in 1977 and designed by the architectural firm of Schuman, Lichtenstein, Claman. The entrance to the building is located on the Southwest corner of First Avenue and 93rd Street. The building stretches across First Avenue from 92nd to 93rd Street and nearby there are many stores including a conveniently located ATM and drugstore with a pharmacy.
This large 36-story, brick apartment tower is a rental with 442 apartments. It was erected in 1967 and designed by H. I. Feldman. The building occupies the blockfront on Third Avenue between 85th and 86th Streets and since its construction in the 1960s, it has been a prominent landmark in the Yorkville neighborhood.
The Strathmore is one of the sleekest high-rise rental apartment buildings on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. With 48 floors, there are a number of apartments that boast stunningly covetable views including some that feature corner bay views via floor-to-ceiling windows with 9 foot high ceilings. Every amenity imaginable from a swimming pool to a state-of-the-art health and fitness center and a squash court are at residents’ disposal and with some of the city’s best public and private schools in the building’s vicinity this is a great find for singles and families alike. To boot the building is just a stone-throw away from “Museum Mile, in walking distance of some of Manhattan’s chicest shops, trendiest restaurants, as well as a number of bars including the legendary Bemelmans.
The 32-story high-rise building has a grand side-street entrance with a marquee. Apartments ranging in size from one- to four-bedrooms priced from $950,000 to $7,950,000. There are many apartments with Central Park views on the west side of the building and the amenities include a doorman, club, laundry room, playroom and concierge.
1055 Park Avenue offers the most sophisticated living the Carnegie Hill area has to offer. As you sit and enjoy the views of Park Avenue through your floor-to-ceiling windows you can unwind from the day in your spacious living room. Each of these luxury apartments has an eat-in kitchen and formal dining room to fulfill your hosting needs. When your day is complete you can retreat to the master bedroom via your private sculptural glass staircase. And with Smart Home Technology your environment can be controlled to your specific needs at any time. This ultra-private living experience is truly one of a kind.
Sitting handsomely on the corner of York Avenue and 79th street, The York is a 13 story red-brick, full service, doorman, elevator building comprised of two wings and 243 units. There are a mixture of studios, alcove studios, one-bedrooms, two-bedrooms and three-bedrooms. Plus, there is a live in super and laundry facilities on the premises. The lobby of the building has been recently renovated and renovations are continuing throughout the building.
1510 Lex is NYC’s first non-smoking/green rental building, with an anticipated Grand Opening in March 2010. It will be a totally energy efficient, kind-to-the- environment, luxury rental residence.
The building is located just one block from the 6 train between 96th and 97th Street on Lexington Avenue. Sure, you may say, that is way to far uptown for me, but don’t knock it till you try it. It’s a 10 minute train ride to Grand Central since you can switch to the 4/5 express train and be downtown in minutes.
245 East 80th Street is a full time doorman building with an onsite superintendent which offers a pick up drop off dry cleaning and laundry facilities on site. This building is very special because of the very friendly staff and living here feels more like living at home than an apartment. The location can’t get any better, you have a Duane Reade across the street, 24 hour convenient mart and grocery store, 2 excellent gyms (New York Sports Club and Equinox), Totonno’s Pizza (AMAZING) and a short walk to the 4,5,6 trains.
Originally built in 1929 The Merritt House has recently been converted from a rental to a condominium and no expense was spared during the conversion to bring the Merritt House back to its original pre-war grandeur. The building has one and two bedroom layouts and each apartment is equipped with a wood burning fireplace and herringbone floors. Each apartment is also equipped with a state-of-the-art modern gourmet kitchen. The best part of it is that you receive all the pre-war charm with the modern styling of Andres Escobar design.
Located in a pedestrian-friendly area of Manhattan’s Upper East Side, the red-brick Century Tower Condos offers its residence all of the modern amenities they crave with the added bonus of being located near Central Park and Carl Schurz Park, the Asphalt Green recreation center, The East River, museum mile, historical landmarks, fine shopping, premier public and private schools, and countless restaurants and bars in every price range.
This large red-brick, modern luxury rental building stretches from East 96th to East 97th street on a quiet stretch of East 96th street. The building towers way above any of the other buildings in its vicinity which makes for an abundance of apartments with great views — especially in light of One Carnegie Hill’s floor-to-ceiling windows.
Your eyes will immediately be drawn to The Monterey’s wonderfully unique curving façade which, combined with the rental property’s abundance of oversized windows, makes for covetable views to the South and East throughout the building’s 32 floors. Once inside the luxurious drama continues with a modern, sun-drenched marble lobby that boasts regally high ceilings, plenty of cozy chaises and sofas, tables, and greenery. The building is quiet despite its bustling location which is in close proximity to Museum Mile, swank boutiques, electronic and convenience stores, cafes, an abundance of restaurants and bars in every price range, and a number of the city’s best public and private schools including Brearley, Chapin, Dalton, Loyola, Hunter, and Nightingale. Buses in every direction as well as the 4, 5, and 6 trains are just feet away.
Conveniently located on a quiet block in close proximity to the 96th Street 4, 5, 6 trains, The Omni greets guests via a sprawling plaza and an inviting, modern lobby. Just a short walk from museum mile, countless restaurants, bars, and gourmet shops, the condo is also in walking distance from some of the city’s top private and public schools including Brearley, Chapin, Dalton, Loyola, Hunter, and Nightingale.
A gothic-inspired limestone and red brick façade building, The Brompton has a LEED silver certification, the benchmark for green building - making it an eco-friendly luxury oasis in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Conveniently located on a quiet block in close proximity to the 4, 5, 6 trains and buses going in every direction, it’s also in walking distance to some of the city’s top private and public schools including Brearley, Chapin, Dalton, Loyola, Hunter, and Nightingale. Though it’s located in a bustling area with shopping, restaurants, and bars at ever price point in its vicinity, there are also countless cultural offerings including Museum Mile just minutes away.
One of the city’s biggest luxury rental complexes, Normandie Court is made-up of three massive towers and is without a doubt a sight to be seen. Complete with modern finishes and amenities, the building is in arms length of some of the city’s finest cultural (Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Neue Gallery), shopping (Intermix, Searle, Big Drop, Scoop), and gastronomic offerings (Via Quattrano, Trata, Orsay, Payard, Baraonda, Ciao Bella). It’s also conveniently close to Staples, Best Buy, The Food Emporium, and other essentials. Buses going in every directions and subways including the 4 and 5 express lines as well as top private and public schools (Brearley, Chapin, The Convent of the Sacred Heart, Nightingale-Bamford, Spence, Allen-Stevenson, Birch Wathen Lenox, Dalton, PS 158, and Hunter College High School), are also in the building’s vicinity.
Once the home of Grace Kelly, this enormous post war building marked the beginning of the age of “white-brick” buildings. Built in the 50’s and then owned by New York Life Insurance Company, Manhattan House occupies the full block between Third and Second Avenues, and 65th and 66th Streets.
The Morad Executive is a 21 floor, 180 apartment co-op building on the Upper East Side. It was built in 1965 and converted into a co-op in 1979.
The mix of residents enjoy being nearby Carl Shultz Park, the home of Gracie Mansion, as well as all the little restaurants and pubs in the area.
With only 40 apartments in this 18 floor building, residents can expect the utmost in privacy and quiet. The building has a modern luxe entrance and an eye-catching glass façade. And with its central Upper East Side location, it’s located in arms length of some of the city’s finest cultural (Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Neue Gallery), and gastronomic offerings (Via Quattrano, Trata, Orsay, Payard, Baraonda, Ciao Bella). Close to Staples, Best Buy, The Food Emporium, and other essentials, the condo building is also near an abundance of swank shops (Intermix, Searle, Big Drop, Scoop).
Have you ever wanted to live a stone’s throw away from “Museum Mile?” In walking distance of some of Manhattan’s chicest shops and trendiest restaurants? Located in close proximity to restaurants like Via Quattrano, Baraonda, Ciao Bella, and swank boutiques including Intermix, Searle, Big Drop, and Scoop, The Camargue offers its residents just that — the best of the Upper East Side right at their doorstep along with some of the most spacious one and two bedrooms in the neighborhood.
Named after an elite community in the Hamptons, Georgica is an Upper East Side gem that incidentally the building shares its name with a Matt Levine-owned hot spot restaurant/lounge in East Hampton. The condo features stunning glass construction — in fact, the building’s slogan is “in light of who you are,” which is also a clever nod to the shimmering light found on the water edges of Georgica Pond. No surprise then that the condo has covetable views, multiple exposures, and is modern, open, and airy. There are only two to four residences per floor making this building — which is located in the vicinity of some of Manhattan’s best schools, museum mile, restaurants, boutiques, gourmet groceries, parks, and cafés — perfect for those looking for privacy and calm amidst all of the city’s bustle. Not short of transportation options either, Georgica is near the 4,5, and 6 trains along with buses going in every direction.
The Lucida, the Upper East Side’s first LEED-certified condominium, was designed by Cook + Fox and boasts a stunning glass façade 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.
The Azure is a rare find because it’s not only new and modern, but it’s also warm and inviting. The high-rise condo is located in Manhattan’s swank Upper East Side and features a two-story marble lobby with a crackling fireplace, one-of-a-kind glass artworks by Weil Studio, and beautiful American walnut paneling. The full-service building abounds with amenities including 24-hour concierge service provided by Stellar Concierge, a landscaped roof terrace, a fitness center with a ballet bar, state-of-the-art cardio equipment, and an area for stretching and cooling down. There’s also a lounge with a large flat screen TV and an adjacent kitchen, a game room, and a children’s playroom complete with toys and books. As for the sun-drenched apartments – they’re the real stunners. Most are corner unites and have balconies with city and river views and all boast unparalleled views, high-ceilings, and noise-muffling eco-friendly floor-to-ceiling windows. The building is conveniently located near a number of bus and subway lines. It’s in walking distance of some of Manhattan’s top private schools and it’s located in a great public school district. Further, it’s in close proximity to Carl Schurz Park, Asphalt Green, and the East River.
The Blake is a quaint and refreshingly modern building in the heart of the Upper East Side. It’s located in sight of an abundance of shopping, cultural destinations, bars, restaurants, and a number of bus and subway lines. Recently revamped, it features a brand-new modern, sleek elevator lobby with a full-time doorman, leather chairs, and beautiful orchids. Valet services, residents’ lounge, cardio-fitness center, and an on-site garage are also featured - all of which have the building’s signature sleek, clean lines. Every one of the building’s apartments feature brand new kitchens with high-gloss lacquered kitchen cabinetry, CaesarStone quartz countertops, energy-efficient stainless steel appliances, and espresso finished solid oak floors. The new Italian porcelain tile bathrooms come with polished mahogany vanities, an opal white granite or glass mosaic backsplash, and Kohler fixtures.
This Art Deco charmer is located a half a block from New York’s world famous Central Park. These studio and one bedroom apartments give you the opportunity to have it all, pre-war Art Deco charm and brand new renovations. The kitchen features stainless steel and oak cabinets along with ample closet space. The lobby and elevators have been recently modernized and lead to the elegant marble lobby. The real advantage of these apartments is, of course, the location - surrounded by the world’s greatest shopping and museums. This is the kind of building you will walk by 20 years from now and reminisce about your first New York apartment. So if you’ve always dreamed of being able to open your windows and hear the birds chirping in Central Park, contact me today.
170 East 80th Street began as a legendary studio where Jackie O. would come in search of one-of-a-kind hand-printed fabrics for her many homes.
Today, however, the townhouse is undergoing a massive renovation, but rest easy, the spectacular façade is wisely been preserved. Between my love for real estate, old stones and history-rich places (I am not Parisian for nothing), I couldn’t help but peek inside. The first two floors are zoned for commercial or office space, while the two top are residential.
A sight to be seen, this building’s structure is an impressive mix of glass, steel, limestone and brick and boasts an inviting wood-paneled lobby. Its central Upper East Side location makes it in arms length of some of the city’s finest cultural (Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Neue Gallery), shopping (Intermix, Searle, Big Drop, Scoop), and gastronomic offerings (Via Quattrano, Trata, Orsay, Payard, Baraonda, Ciao Bella). It’s also conveniently close to Staples, Best Buy, The Food Emporium, and other essentials. Buses going in every directions and subways including the 4 and 5 express lines, as well as top private and public schools (Brearley, Chapin, The Convent of the Sacred Heart, Nightingale-Bamford, Spence, Allen-Stevenson, Birch Wathen Lenox, Dalton, PS 158, and Hunter College High School), are also in the building’s vicinity.
Remember this cute little grey townhouse nested in tree lined 82nd Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues? Well, the façade is gone and has been replaced by four stories of scaffolding, masking what will be one of the first green townhouse of the UES.
Those of you living in the neighborhood might remember the modest one story townhouse nested in this quiet tree lined street in the Upper East Side. Well, after years of construction, the tagged wood panels which blocked out the entry way have finally been removed and we can get a peak inside this beautiful new condo unit.
Welcome to The Chartwell House, a full-service luxury family condominium with 24-hour concierge and doorman. If you are looking for a luxury condominium to buy or rent on Second Avenue, this building is worth checking out.
The Charles is a distinct property with half and full-floor private residences. Set apart by its exceptional design and flawless service, The Charles integrates traditional elegance with features essential to a contemporary lifestyle. In fact, David Collis, renowned for the interior design of exclusive hotels (notably The London Hotel), and various private residences, chose The Charles as his debut multi-residence commission.
What is the tallest building on the Upper East Side? The Trump Palace takes this prize. It soars at a height of 634 feet with 55 floors containing 283 apartments - and commands attention from blocks away.
320 East 65th Street has a remarkably expansive elevator lobby that stretches from 65th to 64th street. The superintendent lives in-house and there’s a buzz-in service for guests to enter the building. The lobby was revamped in late 2008 with new lighting, mirrors mounted on the walls, and there are stunning brick arches that lead to the building’s front door.
The Savoy’s elegant and reserved lobby welcomes with double-height ceilings and an affable concierge located to the rear in a separate package room. With a shiny base (a la Trump Tower), and an eye-catching form thanks to its three-winged shape and angled balconies, The Savoy offers a number of amenities. Of particular note are the full-time doorman, basement storage, central AC, full-service garage, health club, landscaped roof deck, laundry room, and the restaurant on the premises for tenants. The Food Emporium, Gourmet Garage, FAO Schwartz, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s and fine dining establishments like Mr. Chow, Fig & Olive, and Rosa Mexicano are all nearby. The Savoy is located in a good public school district and is close to the Queensborough Bridge, the 4, 5, 6, N, R, and F subway lines, along with a number of buses.
What makes life easier than having Bed, Bath, & Beyond right in your building? Oh and Starbucks too! Don’t forget the movie theater right down the block. The conveniences of living at Bridge Tower Place are definitely a highlight of living in this attractive Upper East Side full service condo.
It is nearly impossible to get this style of pre-war elegance, in such a prime location without going through the time, expense and aggravation of a co-op board. This is co-op living, with rental convenience.
You’ll feel it as soon as you walk into the lobby and are greeted by the elevator man, a throwback to a time when service and courtesy were the norm. Imagine yourself living right off of Park Avenue in a classic six with herringbone floors, French doors, massive closets and completely updated kitchens and baths. Enough room for all of the clothes, shoes, toys and golf clubs accumulated over the years. Perfect for those who are renovating their home nearby and need the convenience of not having to switch school districts.
This is absolutely one of my favorite rental buildings on the entire Upper East Side. As soon as you walk through the Iron Gates and into this beautiful stone lobby-you are transported to a different era in New York living-one of understated grace and quality.
The elevators are manned, which brings one back to the gilded age of New York’s gloried past. But before I get too nostalgic-let’s remember that this block is within a stone’s throw from the 92nd Street Y, Central Park and numerous sidewalk cafes on Third Ave.
Is there a better street on the Upper East Side than 72nd Street? Extremely wide, with the perfect mix of low and medium rise buildings, it features a great combination of classic pre-war apartment buildings, newer residential buildings, and very limited commercial space.
The building now known as The Fairfax, a luxury rental building on the corner of East 69th Street and Third Avenue, has a remarkable history. Built originally to house and manufacture silver items, it later became the New York headquarters of the FBI! Not until 1980 was this pre-war brick building converted to residential use.
In a city of extravagance, The Pierre stands head and shoulders above the rest. Home to a 11,000 sqft triplex that was placed on the market in 2003 for $70 million dollars, it is currently the most expensive listing in Manhattan. Just having money doesn’t assure this palace is for you. The board of directors has turned down two would be buyers that were willing to pay $70 million in full at closing.
There is something to be said about simplicity. Every day I walk around the city and see new fancy buildings. No doubt they are great, but there are certain things that you give up to have the super high-quality finishes and freezer storage in your lobby for Fresh Direct – more often than not, what you give up is space.
1040 Fifth Ave has one of the most storied floors of any apartment building in the world.
The fifteenth floor was home to Jackie Onasis from 1964 to 1994 and from it, you have some of the best views of Central Park and the reservoir that was renamed in 1994 to Jackie Onasis Reservoir.
Towering above East 65th Street and Second Avenue is The Rio, a modern 44 floor condominium, with just 150 apartments. To many, The Rio looks more like a great hotel than an apartment building; the uniformed assistants and large common areas, both indoors and out, make it an inviting place to entertain friends. As you might expect, The Rio features all sorts of amenities, including a pool, sauna, fitness room, garden, and rooftop deck.
If you’re looking for a rental building that has the feel of a great condo or co-op, check out The Westminster at 165 East 66th Street. This classic white brick building, located between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue, features apartments that probably don’t look like any rentals you’ve seen lately. That’s because before any apartment is offered for rent at The Westminster, it is renovated to perfection.
This truly remarkable Upper East Side Landmark grabs your attention as soon as you walk into the classic art deco lobby. The owners have put meticulous care into the exquisite detailing throughout the common areas and lobby. If pre-war details and modern amenities are what you are looking for in your next rental-then 210 East 68th Street should definitely be put on your list. This 17 story building features studios, one, two and three-bedroom combination units. Many of the apartments feature wood-burning fireplaces; herring bone floors and cherry wood detail.
As I walk up 3rd Avenue there is one building always that stands out to me: The Chatham, located at 181 East 65th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues. It’s a beautiful Upper East Side condominium combines pre-war character with the perfect balance of modern design.
The Upper East Side is not lacking for new construction; however, The Isis stands out because of its unbelievable pre-completion sales incentives. The building is scheduled for November 2009 move-in dates, but if you sign your contract before May 1, 2009 you will receive 10% off schedule-A prices and the sponsor will pay all the NYC/NYS transfer taxes and the mansion tax.
The Concorde is definitely one of my favorite buildings on the Upper East Side because it combines two of my favorite uncommon amenities – a rooftop pool and a spa. Can’t you just picture yourself unwinding after a long day on a lounge chair gazing at the stars? And how great it is that you wouldn’t even need to leave your building to get a facial or massage? … Yup, exactly, that’s why I love this building.
The Oxford is located at 422 East 72nd Street between First and York Avenues. It’s on a quiet block right off the water, making it a perfect building to come home to after any stressful day. It’s a full service luxury high-rise with an abundance of amenities including: state-of-the-art fitness center, sauna and pool, garden, children’s play area, lounge, children’s party/recreation room, wraparound sundeck, basketball court, garage, common storage room and laundry room.
The Paladin is located right on the corner of 2nd Avenue and 62nd Street. The building allows for 90% financing which makes this post war luxury condominium a terrific option for first time buyers. On the higher floors, you get phenomenal open city views. Many of the units have large balconies and you can also find some very unique duplex floor plans.
Ever been to a spa resort? Well, living at RiverEast feels like it. After having to make tough decisions all day long at work, you’ll have to make another tough decision when coming home! Should I work out away at the state-of-the-art fitness center? Should I slip into my bathing suit and swim away the stress? Or should I just relax away the stress while sitting in the Jacuzzi, sauna or steam room? Whatever your decision will be, the result will be the same. You’ll be completely relaxed and refreshed.
There are many reasons why someone would want to rent or purchase on the UES. One of the more common reasons is to get more space for your money. However, if that’s what you’re looking for, you often see apartments that all pretty much look the same and finding a non cookie cutter apartment on the Upper East Side is not necessarily the easiest thing to do.
What makes The Eastview apartments great? Well, first off the price of their apartments in comparison to other co-op apartments in the surrounding neighborhood.
Plus… the building has a flexible sublet policy, is pied-a-terre friendly and allows guarantors purchasing for their family. So, the apartments are a great fit for any situation. Add a part-time doorman (Mon-Sat 4pm-12am, off on Sundays) and laundry in basement and this building becomes a great first purchase in Manhattan.
A rare pre-war condominium on one of the best streets on the Upper East Side, 157 East 72nd Street is a beautiful, full service doorman building.
Built in 1924 as a “women’s” hotel, the building has 147 apartments (one, two and three-bedrooms) on 15 floors. Most of the apartments have original details, with crown moldings, marble baths, and very high ceilings.
The World –Wide Group has done it again with another masterpiece on The Upper East Side. 255 East 74th Street combines modern luxury with timelessness and is also noted for having the harder to come by larger apartments such as four and five-bedroom apartments. These sprawling 2,500-3,500 square foot apartments are perfect units for those who feel they are outgrowing their city spaces; however, are not yet ready to move out of the city.
740 Park Avenue also known as The Worlds Richest Apartment Building has been home to many blue blooded and celebrity residents.
The famed Plaza Hotel is one of New York’s most recognized and talked about buildings. The facade was designed to mimic the style of a medieval French chateau and it was originally built in 1900 and then subsequently rebuilt in 1907.
If you are looking for an intimate, yet elegant building on the Upper East Side, look no further than Kenton Place.
The pre-war structure at 305 East 63rd St. was renovated and restored in 1999. This means that in addition to spacious layouts, the building now hosts impressive interior detailing as well. Solid plank cherry flooring, baseboards and trim, hand rubbed soapstone kitchen counters, curly maple kitchen cabinets with satin chrome pulls, and tumbled Italian marble master bath and powder rooms make these units classically beautiful.
If you are looking for a below-the-radar building, you’re in luck. 150 East 72nd Street is located right off of Lexington Avenue and 72nd Street on the south east corner and is one of the most spacious and uniquely spaced rental apartments in the area. Tenants in the building rarely move out because it is wonderfully maintained and the staff is phenomenal.
If you are looking to live at the height of luxury, take a look at one of the three glass black towers on the Upper East Side – One East River Place. This building is located on a private cul-de-sac off of York Avenue and hosts a substantial number of amenities.
Floor-to-ceiling views? Pet friendly? Full service? The black glass tower on 66th and Second Ave has it all. Once you enter the magnificent lobby, you are immediately greeted by a full-time doorman and the service here is well-regarded.
Frick, Carnegie, Vanderbilt… these are the names the developers over at 995 Fifth Ave. are hoping potential buyers call to mind when they think of the former Stanhope.
Residents will notice the attention to detail that was placed in the restoration of the building. Keeping the classical details, but adding in a variety of 21st-century amenities - LA PALESTRA wellness consultants, full-time concierge services and state-of-the-art infrastructure - it is a perfect balance between old and new.