New York Rentals – Lower East Side

With the Brooklyn Bridge on the south and Houston Street to the north, the East River on the east and the Bowery on the west, it's not too difficult to describe where the Lower East Side is. Describing what the Lower East Side is, though -- live music and art hub or quick-gentrifying neighborhood? Manhattan's nightlife capital or last holdover of old New York? -- is a somewhat more complicated task, primarily because it's all of the above. Suffice to say, then, that the Lower East Side is one of the most desirable places to live in Manhattan.

The LES is the ancestral home of New York's Jewish culture, and vestiges of that old identity -- both at the definitively New York deli Katz's and at a number of smaller storefronts -- exist side by side with Michelin-starred fine-dining establishments and unpretentious burger joints, hip bars and clubs, and acclaimed art galleries. The Lower East Side just feels more New York-y than other Manhattan neighborhoods, thanks to both its booming nightlife -- including a few iconic live music venues -- and many different cultures, traditions and overlapping histories. A vital, vibrant example of Manhattan's changing face and timeless energy, the Lower East Side the rare neighborhood in which both the funky Essex Street Market and Whole Foods seem eminently at home. In short, the Lower East Side is a place that many NYC dwellers want to call home, and a rising star in Manhattan real estate.

While much of the neighborhood is defined by its turn-of-the-century walk-ups, a number of new construction rental buildings have changed the face and the character of the LES. The ultra-luxe Ludlow is a beacon of contemporary luxury in the neighborhood, and The Crossroads offers similarly stylish apartments for rent. Always a fun neighborhood to visit, always a quintessentially New York experience, the Lower East Side is also a great place to live.

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The Ludlow The Ludlow

188 Ludlow Street, Lower East Side

The Ludlow Building - 188 Ludlow Street apartments for rent

With a prime location in the Lower East Side, The Ludlow at 188 Ludlow Street boasts a reputation as the neighborhood’s new luxury rental. The building features a 24-hour doorman and concierge service, as well as a full fitness center and Yoga studio. Apartments offer spacious layouts and state-of-the-art fixtures.

275 South Street 275 South Street

275 South Street, Lower East Side

Apartments for rent at 275 South Street in NYC

275 South Street is a newly renovated high-rise nestled in the Lower East Side, providing waterfront views of the East River and Brooklyn. Developed by Nelson Management Company with the roof deck, exterior design, and landscaping designed by ORE Design, the converted Post-war building reaches 19 floors and contains 256 apartments ranging from studios to three bedroom homes.

The Crossroads The Crossroads

10 Rutgers Street, Lower East Side

The Crossroads Building - 10 Rutger Street apartments for rent

The Crossroads at 10 Rutgers Street is a new luxury rental apartment building situated at, quite simply, the crossroads of two great Manhattan neighborhoods, the Lower East Side and Chinatown. With 82 elegant apartments that feature oak floors and maple cabinets, the Crossroads is a prime luxury rental.

Jones L.E.S. Jones L.E.S.

331 East Houston Street, Lower East Side

Apartments for rent at 331 East Houston Street

Taking cues from the industrial style of the surrounding Lower East Side neighborhood, Jones L.E.S. features luxury apartments for rent. The building is topped off by a rooftop terrace, complete with an outdoor theater, and some of the best views of Manhattan's skyline.

The Stanton The Stanton

196 Stanton Street, Lower East Side

The Stanton Building - 196 Stanton Street apartments for rent

When you are living on the Lower East Side, the least you’d expect is a stunning New York City view and the luxury apartments at the Stanton at 196 Stanton Street easily deliver on that. But that’s not all these apartments offer—fascinating homes with stunning and sleek features make them a great choice for luxury rentals.

157 Suffolk Street 157 Suffolk Street

157 Suffolk Street, Lower East Side

157 Suffolk Street Building – Lower East Side apartments for rent

Situated between Stanton and Houston on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, 157 Suffolk Street offers 33 units within its brickwork façade. The pre-war building was redesigned to incorporate the features of a luxury rental property, such as exposed brick walls, high ceilings, and top-of-the-line appliances.

167 Ludlow Street 167 Ludlow Street

167 Ludlow Street, Lower East Side

167 Ludlow Street apartment NYC

A pre-war apartment building on the Lower East Side, 167 Ludlow Street offers 21 luxury apartments ranging from studios to three-bedroom.

The School House The School House

371 Madison Street, Lower East Side

Rentals at 371 Madison Street

371 Madison Street is a conversion that boasts a high standard of amenities in a neighborhood known for its creatives and trendsetting atmosphere.