Lavish Long Island City Luxury Buildings

Night view of Manhattan from Linc LIC 

The Long Island City construction boom has been happening for years and it shows no signs of stopping. While Brooklyn and Manhattan occasionally take the spotlight away from new Queens developments, now is the time to highly these three gorgeous luxury Long Island City new construction buildings.

The Maximilian  

This LIC addition at 5-11 47th Avenue may only rise 12 stories, but it holds 180 new rental homes. Inside you will find polished hardwood floors, a washer and dryer, high ceilings, large windows that wrap around the corner units, kitchens with quartz countertops, custom Italian cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, and finished bathrooms with white lacquer cabinets, quartz countertops, rain showerheads, and more. Residents at the Maximilian enjoy many amenities such as fully-equipped fitness center, residents lounge room, a stocked library for some quiet time, billiards room, and rooftop deck with views of Manhattan across the East River. Currently one-bedroom apartments start at $4,500 per month.

Linc LIC

Many of Long Island City's structures are known for their stunning views of Manhattan, but this residential at 43-10 Crescent Street tops all others. When it comes to views, this 42-story tower offers views of the surrounding boroughs. Inside the glass structure are studios to three bedrooms along with penthouses. Each one is complete with high ceilings, not to mention large windows throughout the home, balconies or terraces, kitchens with stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher, granite countertops, custom wood cabinets, and bathrooms with a vanity, oversized mirrors, and a large soaking tub.  Linc LIC also comes with a children's playroom, bike room, basketball court, screening room, lounge space, private parking, green garden, and a rooftop deck. Still available are studios starting at $2,550 per month, one-bedrooms for $3,150 per month, two-bedrooms for $4,300 per month, three bedrooms for $6,300 and the penthouse apartment for $3,300 per month.

4545 Center Boulevard

This structure stretches 41 stories and brings 806 rentals to the area, each one with large windows, spacious closets in the bedrooms, hardwood floors, balconies or terraces depending on the floor of the unit, open kitchens with stainless steel appliances, white cabinets, and granite countertops contrasting with the cabinets perfectly. Bathrooms are finished with porcelain tiles, marble walls and countertops, and a soaking tub. Within the tall structure, Architect Arquitectonica International made sure to include several high-end amenities including a children's playroom, fitness center, garden, garage, bike room, as well as wifi throughout the building, valet services, elevator, 24-hour concierge, and more. Studios start at $2,450 per month, one-bedrooms starting at $3,250 per month, and two-bedrooms apartments starting at $4,100 per month.