New York Rentals – Roosevelt Island

Call it the East East Side: geographically, Roosevelt Island is in the East River. It's perhaps more accurate, though, to describe Roosevelt Island as a neighborhood unto itself -- east of Manhattan, west of Queens, and somewhere very different than the average New York City neighborhood. A small and unpretentious residential neighborhood in a distinctive location, Roosevelt Island is one of the most unique places to live in all of New York City, and has a distinguished architectural history all its own. With easy mass transit links to midtown Manhattan thanks to a subway stop on the V train and the scenic Tramway, rental apartments on Roosevelt Island rank among the best values in New York City real estate.

Let's be clear: Roosevelt Island is an unusual place. Where else in New York City would you expect to find stunning city views, acres of green space, and even some classic suburban peace and quiet -- on an island that used to store prisoners? There's not much in the way of shopping or dining on Roosevelt Island -- there's some, but life on Roosevelt Island really is more akin to life in a suburban neighborhood than living in Manhattan -- but Bloomingdale's and a host of acclaimed restaurants and popular bars are just one subway stop away. Despite that proximity and Roosevelt Island's ubiquituous stunning city views, though, it feels further: living on Roosevelt Island is not like living anywhere else in New York City.

Roosevelt Island offers as unique a living experience as New York City has to offer, but thanks to a number of luxury rental apartment buildings, Roosevelt Island is also home to a number of elegant apartments for rent that rival any real estate listings in Manhattan. The amenity-laden apartments for rent at Manhattan Park are only the beginning of what Roosevelt Island has to offer. It's no surprise, really: because Roosevelt Island is a neighborhood unlike any other in New York City, it makes sense that this unique little neighborhood is home to luxury rental apartments unlike any other apartments for rent in Manhattan.

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The Octagon The Octagon

888 Main Street, Roosevelt Island

The Octagon Building - 888 Main Street apartments for rent

Structure recapitulates the uniquely named Octagon at 888 Main Street. This Roosevelt Island rental features 500 apartments of all sizes, boasting high quality furnishings and fixtures. The Octagon boasts a Silver LEED rating as well as close proximity to various nearby parks and waterfront entertainment options.

Manhattan Park Manhattan Park

10-40 River Road, Roosevelt Island

Manhattan Park Building - 10-40 River Road apartments for rent

Living in a waterfront neighborhood is the dream of many New Yorkers, and the luxury apartments at Manhattan Park in Roosevelt Island are an answer to that dream. Besides being situated in an extremely desirable location, Manhattan Park have a wide range of features and amenities that make it a very desirable rental.

Riverwalk Court Riverwalk Court

415 Main Street, Roosevelt Island

Riverwalk Court Building - 415 Main Street apartments for rent

Located at 415 Main Street, Riverwalk Court sets the standard in luxury rentals found on Roosevelt Island. Featuring unique architectural design and luxury interiors, Riverwalk Court gazes out onto the Manhattan cityscape. The building itself boasts a children’s playroom, as well as a large fitness center and lounge.