Neighborhood Focus: Upper East Side

The Upper East Side is famous for being a quaint neighborhood with tree-lined streets, countless upscale restaurants with outdoor seating, iconic nearby parks, and numerous museums. Here is a profile of three luxury rentals located in this classic NYC neighborhood.

1214 Fifth Ave

Standing over 500 feet with 230 units at 4 East 102nd Street is a 50-story tower with lavish finishes on every floor. Each home features hardwood floors, high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an open, fully equipped kitchen. Amenities include a lounge room with dining area, a private screening room, and a landscaped rooftop terrace with panoramic views of Central Park and the city skyline. Not only is this UES tower nearby iconic parks, five-star restaurants, and shops, but it also sits directly across the street from Museum Mile, giving easy access to the most beautiful museums in the city. Currently still available are one and two-bedroom apartments starting at $4,650 per month.

 Post Toscana

This 33-story tower sits on a beautiful tree-lined street at 389 East 89th Street, with 33 floors holding 199 apartments. Each of the natural light-filled homes includes large windows, open kitchens with wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and bathrooms with marble counters and polished chrome fixtures. Residents have access to the building's fitness center, terrace, bicycle room, and more. Post Toscana still offers studios to three-bedroom apartments, ranging between $3,500 to $7,750 per month.

The Ventura

 This post-war, high-rise 25-story building sits at 240 East 86th Street, right between the iconic Central Park and East River. Each of the 240 units includes blonde parquet floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, and kitchens with granite countertops, GE appliances, and bathrooms with limestone baths with Kohler fixtures. Some of the units also feature private terraces. Amenities include a lavishly equipped fitness center, lounge room, landscaped rooftop sun terrace, and more. Still on the market are studios, one and two-bedroom apartments plus a penthouse. Studios start at $3,500 per month.