Discover the 50 Best Residential Buildings in New York – Part 4 ⇒ New York offers an incredible lifestyle for everyone who passes by. And for some lucky residents, the Big Apple also features some of the most incredible residential buildings in the world. During this Christmas week, CovetED has been showing you impressive buildings and their state-of-the-art amenities in NYC. Join us for part 4 of the best residential buildings in New York.
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Realized by visionary developers Izak Senbahar and Simon Elias and designed by award-winning architects Costas Kondylis and Brian Callahan, The Laurel is Manhattan’s most popular Upper East Side condominium. The building features studio to four-bedroom residences that seamlessly integrate state-of-the-art design with a vast array of thoughtful amenities for the healthiest approach to living. The quality of materials and attention to detail is apparent in every facet of its design, from the Indiana limestone and glass façade to the LEED-certified construction. Each residence is precisely calibrated to take advantage of everything modern city life offers, from the appliance-rich kitchens and pristine, architectural baths, to the stunning uptown panoramas that unfurl from every window. 400 East 67th Street has a number of amenities that should prove entertaining diversions for residents. The traditional elements of luxury living are present. These include a concierge, library, lounge, business room and a children’s playroom. There are some amenities that put the Laurel in a luxury class of its own. This includes an 11,000-square foot fitness centre. The fitness centre includes a bi-level triathlon training centre complete with two custom-designed resistance pools and an Infinity lap pool.
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Nothing beats an NYC apartment with views of a park or body of water. Fortunately, Douglaston Development’s new Williamsburg rental has both, plus glorious vistas of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skyline beyond. Named LEVEL, the sizeable 550-unit tower soars 40-storeys above its East River waterfront locale and is the largest of a trio of towers called The Edge. Like its sister buildings, LEVEL is designed by Stephen B. Jacobs Group and sports a glassy façade and lines of balconies for residents to take in the resplendent scenery. The homes provide stainless steel appliances, glass cabinetry, smoked walnut flooring and floor-to-ceiling windows with custom solar shades. Amenities, both indoor and outdoor, are a main feature of the property and include the indoor-outdoor swimming pool on the 9th floor, a landscaped courtyard, a roof deck and barbecue grills. Other building features include a terrace lounge with a fireplace and an expansive club lounge with a demonstration kitchen.
Manhattan View at MiMA
Soaring 500 feet above the heart of New York City and vibrant Midtown West, Manhattan View sets a new standard in cosmopolitan living, occupying the 51st through 63rd floors of the MiMA building. The luxury condominium residences of Manhattan View at MiMA offer an unparalleled combination of amenities, city views and exquisite interior design. Its impressive height affords residents panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline and the Hudson River. Over an acre of amenities, attentive doormen and dedicated concierge are all at the residents’ service. Lead interior designer Jamie Drake of Drake/Anderson has lent his glamorous aesthetic to the amenity spaces at Manhattan View, while the Signature Residences, ranging in size from studios to three bedrooms, show the elegant touch of designers Alexandra Champalimaud and Michael Gabellini. With state-of-the-art home automation services, a luxurious fitness centre, and the exclusive M Club, Manhattan View gives its residents the convenience of a Midtown perch and the comfort and tranquillity of a true urban oasis.
New York by Gehry
New York by Gehry is a stunning vision of architecture and luxury in NYC’s downtown Financial District. Standing 870 feet tall, the skyscraper at 8 Spruce Street is one of the tallest residential towers in the world and a singular icon in the New York skyline. For his first residential commission in the city, master architect Frank Gehry designed light-filled residences with floor-to-ceiling windows in every home. Residents can take advantage of extraordinary amenities, coming home to 24-hour concierge and lifestyle services inspired by the world’s finest hotels and resorts. New York by Gehry features 22,000 s.q. of indoor and outdoor amenity spaces across three floors. Get active in the state-of-the-art fitness centre. Take a swim, stretch out in yoga, box or spin. After the workout, treat yourself to the spa. Read and relax in the library or celebrate with friends on the grilling terrace. The possibilities seem endless at this incredible building.
Designed by the Stephen B. Jacobs Group and Andi Pepper Interior Design, Ohm embodies the best style, services, finishes and amenities in West Chelsea’s best rental. The day begins and ends at Ohm. With the midtown skyline to the East and the river one block to the West, “Penthouse views” begin on the second floor. Intelligent design includes 9’ ceilings, floor-to-ceiling corner windows, open kitchens, hardwood floors, washers and dryers, in-home safes, balconies and terraces, all the technology and FiOS. Green features include filtered water, EnergyStar appliances, low E double-pane windows for U.V. protection and sound attenuation, natural gas boilers, a green roof and bicycle storage. All that you expect and more, Ohm offers a full floor of amenities that include a 3,400 s.f. lounge with fireplace, billiards, card tables and big screen TV; a 2,100 s.f. gym overlooking the Hudson; a retro arcade with every game you will ever want to play and a 4,100 s.f. garden terrace adjacent to the lounge. WiFi is available in all common areas. The landscaped sky deck with green features offers chaise lounges for sunning. Also, there is shuttle bus service, live music in the spectacular two-story lobby, valet services and an on-site ATM.
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One Brooklyn Bridge Park
Located at 360 Furman Street, One Brooklyn Bridge Park offers residents spectacular views of Lower Manhattan, world-class amenities and spacious units. Built in 1928, the building consists of 12 floors, made up of 435 apartments available for sale and rent, which range from studios to three-bedrooms. It is perched on the East River in Brooklyn Heights and has the distinction of being the only residential building within Brooklyn Bridge Park. Kitchens are equipped with Bosch ovens and dishwashers and Sub-Zero refrigerators and bathrooms feature Porcher double vanities and standalone tubs. The great features of this pet-friendly building include a bicycle room, billiards room and piano room, cinema/screening room, two landscaped garden terraces, courtyard, fitness facility, a 500-car garage, laundry room, residents’ lounge, housekeeping services, playground and children’s playroom.
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One Museum Mile
Close to iconic buildings such as the Guggenheim Museum, the Goethe Institut or the Metropolitan Museum of Art, One Museum Mile sits at 1280 Fifth Avenue. The City’s artistic riches begin at the Museum for African Art, which shares its home with One Museum Mile. Architecturally, the Museum and tower are a seamless blend, with an elegant Fifth Avenue entrance providing private access to the residences, comfortably removed from the Museum’s plaza. Besides the residences, complete with modern and contemporary designs finishes, open-kitchen concepts and incredible vistas, the building offers incredible amenities: landscaped roof deck with outdoor pool, incredible lobby designed by Andre Kikoski, residents’ lounge with fireplace, fitness center with terrace, children’s playroom with window wall to fitness center, game room, formal dining room facing Central Park with fully equipped catering kitchen, rooftop lounge facing Central Park, and media lounge and card room.
One Riverside Park
One Riverside Park is New York’s most distinguished new address, introducing a new level of luxury to waterfront living on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Hill West Architects, the building is a 35-storey condominium with 219 luxury residences. One Riverside Park rises from a natural limestone base and transitions to luminous expanses of glass, offering spectacular Hudson River, Riverside Park South and New York City views. The contemporary residences, with interiors designed by Shamir Shah, feature floor-to-ceiling windows, first-class amenities combined with the finest finishes to provide the ultimate in luxury living, formal dining areas with dramatic riverside views and kitchens equipped with Miele premium appliances and Dornbracht fittings. One Riverside Park provides a convenient, all-inclusive way of life for its residents with a total of over 50,000 square feet of amenities, including screening room, entertainment room with catering kitchen, billiards and game room, landscaped garden courtyard, 75′ swimming pool and hot tub, rock climbing wall, basketball and squash court, bowling alley, golf simulator and much more.
Designed by architect Christian de Portzamparc, One57 graces the centre of the famed Manhattan skyline. One57 sits at the epicentre of Manhattan where the Plaza District meets Central Park. Often referred to as “Billionaire’s Row”, it is the ultimate landscape of society, culture and commerce. Much of New York’s iconography and mythology was born in this neighbourhood. Its condominium residences offer a lifestyle enhanced by cinematic Central Park and skyline views and are divided into two options. Fully furnished, One Collection Residences offer impeccably designed turn-key homes with the benefits of living above the five-star Park Hyatt New York. Elevated in scale and vantage point, the expansive three to five-bedroom Signature Collection homes feature custom details, the finest natural finishes, and the most dynamic views of Central Park and Midtown Manhattan. Exclusive amenities are paired with the privileges of living above Park Hyatt New York. These include an indoor swimming pool with a custom-designed Jacuzzi and spa portico, the incredible Spa Nalai, a private fitness centre with personal training and yoga studios, the exclusive Resident’s Lounge (designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen, offering a curated library, an upholstered billiards table and a 24-foot aquarium) and much more.
Offering the ultimate in NYC luxury, Sky is a 71-storey high-rise building with luxury apartments designed by Rockwell Group alongside executive architects Hill West Architects, ranging from studios to 2-bedroom apartments, including the Vue Penthouse Collection. Located in Hell’s Kitchen at the heart of Midtown West, the Sky building is just blocks away from the Hudson Yards District and NYC’s best theatres, restaurants, the High Line, Hudson River Park and West Chelsea’s art galleries. Sky’s elegant residences feature a warm, natural palette with custom details, and Vue is the premium Penthouse Collection at Sky, combining incomparable views with the highest level of luxury design and finishes all hand-picked by the Rockwell Group. Life Time Athletic at Sky offers an unparalleled experience through fitness programs. The club is comprised of over 70,000 s.q. of facilities, including a sky deck with two zero-edge pools, 15,500 s.q. of fitness space, Infiniti loop motor court, a full-service spa, professional-sized basketball court, water club with Turkish-style hammam and much more.
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