New York City Luxury Rental Blog

10 Apartment Buildings with the Best Views of Manhattan

New York City is never short on breath-taking views. But what if you could see those views from the windows of your bedroom? We compiled a list (in no particular order!) of apartments with views that are second to none.

New Rental Building with Spectacular Views of Bryant Park

More spectacular views of Bryant Park will be had by future residents who will occupy the soon-to-be rental building at 1050 Avenue of the Americas. The plans for this 24-story building were filed by Skyline Developers in December of 2014, and are finally taking effect, putting $26 million into the project.

113-year-old Building on the Upper West Side Gets Fitted with New Luxury Rentals

An Upper West Side, 113-year old building at 252 West 76th Street, once the Willard Hotel, is planned to be completely transformed into a luxury rental apartment building. Based on current available listings, prices range between $3,896 to $14,163, for a one bedroom to a four bedroom unit.

A Drastic Redesign: Emergence of Downtown Brooklyn and Projects on the Horizon

Brooklyn Skyline, photo by thebrooklyndodger

The Brooklyn skyline is experiencing a revamp, especially in Downtown Brooklyn, with the neighborhood granted permits to build nearly 6,500 new apartments, which are planned to be completed by 2019.

Largest Rental Building in NYC Adds Ultra-Luxe Penthouses

Interior of Sky penthouse by Tim Waltman for Evan Joseph

Sky, at 605 West 42nd Street, is not only the largest rental building in New York City, but also one of the most desirable places to live anywhere in the area for over a year. Now, Moinian Group has teamed with renowned architect, David Rockwell and legendary interior designer, Michael Dawkins to create 83 new ultra luxury apartments to occupy the top five floors of the building.

New Curvy Tower to Come to Murray Hill

Rendering of 225 East 39th Street

A glass curved building is coming to Murray Hill at 225 East 39th Street, by Fisher Brothers, who began construction in March of 2015, and expect to have it complete by spring of 2017.

From Factory to Luxury Rentals

Rendering of The Hamilton’s facade

The Hamilton, as the building will come to be known upon completion, is located at 968 60th Street in Borough Park, the home of a building that was used as a fully functional factory for many decades, but is now being converted by Halcyon Management Group. Currently expected to be completed in the latter half of 2016, the project is the work of renowned architect, Karl Fischer.

The Lower East Side Skyline Rises

Lower East Side skyline

It has been confirmed that not one, but two new high rises could be added to the Lower East Side skyline, with a third beginning renovations.

Grand Opening at 535 West 43rd Street

535 West 43rd, CetraRuddy’s new rental development is finally open and ready to welcome residents. The two 14-story towers housed a grand opening soiree last Thursday to celebrate. Ranging from studio layouts to two-bedrooms, this building contains 180 apartments. Net-effective rents start at $3,000/month for studios, $4,080 for one-bedrooms, and $6,785 for two-bedrooms.

Neighbors with Zoolander: The Rich and Famous Flock to 150 Charles Street

150 Charles Street seems to be turning into quite the celebrity residential magnet—most recently Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor—who bought the home after selling their Upper West Side digs. The couple spent just over $15 million for the 4-bedroom 4.5-bath at 150 Charles Street, where they will live alongside their two children.