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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The Fairfax The Fairfax

201 East 69th Street, Upper East Side

The Fairfax Building - 201 East 69th Street apartments for rent

With an array of rentals on the coveted Upper East Side, The Fairfax at 209 east 69th Street features elegant furnishings in a prime neighborhood. The building boasts quality architecture, deluxe amenities, and exclusive facilities in addition to its spacious and fully-equipped apartments.

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 Easton The Easton

205 East 92nd Street, Upper East Side

Apartments for rent at The Easton in Upper East Side

The Easton, one of Handel Architect’s latest additions is becoming an Upper East Side favorite. From highly sought after amenities to a full service, on site Equinox fitness club, The Easton is making its mark on industry luxury standards.

1160 Fifth Avenue 1160 Fifth Avenue

1160 Fifth Avenue, Carnegie Hill, Upper East Side

1160 Fifth Avenue Building - Upper East Side apartments for rent

Combining lavish pre-war attributes with the amenities of a modern apartment building, 1160 Fifth Avenue offers luxury rentals on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Standing 6 stories tall, the 70-unit building offers valet service and 24-hour concierge, while placing residents near Central Park and the city’s renowned museum mile.

245 East 80th Street 245 East 80th Street

245 East 80th Street, Upper East Side

Apartments for rent at 245 East 80th Street in NYC

245 East 80th Street’s bright and airy apartments set a new standard of luxury for the Upper East Side. With a great location just a short walk from Manhattan's Museum Mile and Central Park, these stylish apartments also offer modern homes and plenty of amenities.

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.

Regency Towers Regency Towers

245 East 63rd Street, Upper East Side

Regency Towers Building - 245 East 63rd Street apartments for rent

Located on the coveted Upper East Side, Regency Towers at 245 East 63rd Street offers an array of luxury rentals. Amenities include 24-hour doorman and concierge service along with a private fitness center and parking garage. The building is a short walk from Museum Mile and other landmarks of NYC.

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 Hamilton The Hamilton

1735 York Avenue, Upper East Side

The Hamilton Building - 1735 York Avenue apartments for rent

The Hamilton at 1735 York Avenue has luxurious apartments furnished with a number of features—double-pane windows, air-conditioning and marble baths, just to name a few. Close to the Aqua Center and Murphy Center, residents here will get to enjoy the building’s many amenities like their landscaped garden and fitness center.

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.