Spotlight on LIC

QLIC Living Room Long Island City

Living room at 41-42 24th Street

With industrial-chic lofts, stunning city views, and some serious dining and culture, Long Island City can count itself among the most desirable neighborhoods in NYC.


There’s a lot going on in Long island City these days. One of the city’s biggest residential projects, Court Square City View Tower, is in the works, and development firm, Ampiera Group has a proposal to build a 139-suite hotel. Long Island City has been on the rise for years now–from the experimental arts scene at MoMA PS1, serious dining destinations at Dutch Kills and The Baroness Bar, and a slew of ultra-modern, luxury loft buildings all over the neighborhood, Long Island City can hold its own in the ranks of one NYC’s best places to call home.


Avalon Riverview- As its name implies, this luxury glass tower at 2-01 50th Avenue offers sweeping views of the East River and Manhattan skyline from its spacious residences. Apartments feature floor-to-ceiling windows, washer/dryers, balconies, and ample closet space. The fully equipped kitchens have stainless steel appliances, dishwasher included. Newly renovated baths have modern vanities and deep soaking tubs. A vast array of amenities are offered at Avalon Riverview, including 24-hour concierge, fitness center, club room, rooftop gardens equipped with barbeque grills, bike storage, and on-site fine dining.

2-bedrooms start at $4,300 per month.


QLIC- Built in 2015, this stunning new luxury rental building at 41-42 24th Street was designed by Perkins Eastman Architects P.C. and offers ultra-luxe loft like residences with open layouts and stunning panoramic views. The residences offer industrial-chic floor to ceiling windows, wide slatted hardwood flooring, and terraces. The open kitchens feature sleek ash cabinetry, classic subway tiling, Carrera-Quartz stone countertops, and stainless  steel Bosch and GE appliances, dishwashers included. The tiled baths have luxurious vanities and soaking tubs, and feature Casalgrande porcelain. The amenities package at QLIC includes a 24-hour concierge, screening room, library, game room, and sprawling rooftop terrace with pool, al fresco theater, barbeque grills, and breathtaking Manhattan views. Bike storage and parking are available for residents.

2-bedrooms begin at $3,2500 per month.


L Haus- Named for the unique L shape of this Cetra/Ruddy-designed luxury rental building at 11-49th Avenue, L Haus incorporates outdoor space in its design and uses nature as its focal point. A sprawling landscaped lawn spreads out at the building’s base, while it’s wide open rooftop terrace offers panoramic views and great expanses of sky. The residences feature an abundance of natural light from floor to ceiling windows, and fixtures and finishes are made with natural, organic materials. The open kitchens come equipped with limestone countertops, high-gloss lacquered cabinetry, and custom stainless steel fixtures and appliances. The spa-baths feature glass-enclosed showers, limestone vanities, and Kohler fixtures. Along with the landscaped lawn and furnished roof deck, luxurious amenities include a top-of-the-line fitness center with yoga and dance studio, media room, concierge, and private storage. L Haus welcomes your pets.

1-bedrooms begin at $3,150 per month.


26-14 Jackson Avenue- This newly constructed luxury rental building lies in the heart of L.I.C. and offers a quintessentially modern lifestyle. The loft-style residences feature floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular city and river views, wide plank oak flooring, and spacious layouts. The fully equipped kitchens have Caesarstone countertops, custom cabinetry, and stainless steel GE appliances. Luxurious marble tiled baths offer double vanities, and oversized soaking tubs. Amenities at 26-14 Jackson Avenue include a virtual doorman, parking, on-site laundry and bike storage, and a furnished roof deck offering panoramic views.

2-bedrooms begin at $3,850.