New York Rentals – Upper East Side

View of the Upper East Side from a luxury apartment balcony

No neighborhood is quite as synonymous with luxury living in Manhattan as the Upper East Side. Manhattan's most desirable residential neighborhood for generations, the very words "Upper East Side" conjure an image of pre-war buildings, tree-lined streets and understated elegance. There's a reason for that, of course -- it's easy to find all of those on the Upper East Side -- but there's more to life on the Upper East Side than a sterling reputation.

Apartments on Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue are perhaps the most prestigious pieces of real estate in the nation, but while those blue-chip addresses are dominated by ultra-high-end co-ops, it's still possible to find luxury rentals on Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue, as evidenced by 1085 Park Avenue, an elegant pre-war rental building, and the equally stunning pre-war rental apartments at 1160 Fifth Avenue; the Emery Roth-designed 945 Fifth Avenue is somewhat younger than its pre-war peers (it was built in 1949), but is equally elegant. Further east, the buildings -- and the residents -- get younger, although the Upper East Side's more modern luxury rentals are also among the most sought-after in Manhattan real estate. Solow's One East River Place is a stunningly modern full-service luxury rental tower, and modern rental buildings such as The Lucerne and The Post Toscana meet the neighborhood's high standard for excellence.

And of course what has always been great about the Upper East Side remains great -- beautiful parks along the East River and proximity to Central Park; the world-class cultural attractions of Museum Mile; block after block of luxury shopping and some of the finest restaurants in the city; the finest schools in Manhattan. In this case, the generations of buzz are more than justified, and more than enough to make any New Yorker want to 'move on up' to one of New York City's finest residential neighborhoods.

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1214 Fifth Ave 1214 Fifth Ave

4 East 102nd Street, Upper East Side

1214 5 Avenue Rentals NYC

As the tallest residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, 1214 Fifth Avenue boasts 230 apartments throughout its 50 floors. The building is located across the street from Central Park and sits on the Museum Mile, one of the most sought-after residential areas in New York City.

The Lucerne The Lucerne

350 East 79th Street, Upper East Side

The Lucerne Building - 350 East 79th Street apartments for rent

As a new creation from architect Costas Kondylis, The Lucerne at 350 East 79th Street features a variety of spacious apartments of all sizes. The rental building comes outfitted with a 55 foot private pool, fitness club, as well as a large rooftop sundeck. The Carl Schurz Park and several dining options lie nearby.

The Strathmore The Strathmore

400 East 84th Street, Upper East Side

The Strathmore Rentals - 400 East 84th Street Manhattan Apartments for rent

Living in the Upper East Side is a dream of almost anyone who visits this beautiful neighborhood, and with the range of apartments and the stunning suite of amenities that are available at the Strathmore on 400 East 84th Street, that dream can now certainly be realized.

Claridge House Claridge House

201 East 87th Street, Carnegie Hill, Upper East Side

Claridge House Building - 201 East 87th Street apartments for rent

Situated on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on East 87th Street, the Claridge House stands 31 stories tall, and offers 402 luxury apartments for rent. The building places residents near Central Park and some of the city’s finest shopping and dining spots. Claridge House also has a health club, on-site laundry, and parking for tenants.

The Colorado The Colorado

201 East 86th Street, Carnegie Hill, Upper East Side

The Colorado Building - Upper East Side Apartment Rentals

Located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, The Colorado stands 35 stories tall, and offers 256 apartments for rent. In addition to being equipped with an exclusive residents’ website, the building is prominently situated in Yorkville, and boasts a roof deck with landscaped gardens, fully-attended lobby, and on-site laundry.

The Croydon The Croydon

12 East 86th Street, Carnegie Hill, Upper East Side

The Croydon Building - 12 East 86th Street apartments for rent

The Croydon at 12 East 86th Street is a classic, 15-story prewar apartment building that is now offering luxury apartments for rent. This building, which was once a hotel, has a location that is close to not just retail and school options, but also close to several cultural institutions like the NYC Institute of Fine Arts.

The Pavilion The Pavilion

500 East 77th Street, Sutton Place, Upper East Side

The Pavilion Building - 500 East 77th Street apartments for rent

Standing 35 stories on Manhattan’s Upper East Side for nearly 50 years, The Pavilion houses 843 luxury rental apartments. Apartments are spacious and family-friendly, and the building provides residents with on-site shopping, a fully-attended lobby, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

The Stratford The Stratford

1385 York Avenue, Sutton Place, Upper East Side

The Stratford Building - 1385 York Avenue apartments for rent

With its 286 beautiful rental residences, the Stratford at 1385 York Avenue proving itself to be a great choice in homes in the Upper East Side neighborhood of New York City. Manhattan luxury standards are met at this building that also boasts of fountains, a driveway, a rooftop health club and other fabulous amenities.

The Wimbledon The Wimbledon

200 East 82nd Street, Upper East Side

Exterior of the Wimbledon, 200 East 82nd Street, Upper East Side

The Wimbledon is a post-war mid-rise in Manhattan's world famous Upper East Side. They building provides easy access to some of Manhattan's most desirable shopping and dining.

Two Sutton Place North Two Sutton Place North

1113 York Avenue, Upper East Side

Two  Sutton Place North Building - Apartments for rent at 1113 York Avenue

The Upper East Side location of Two Sutton Place North offers a tranquil space just away from Midtown, emphasized by a private park and extensive health center.