New York City Luxury Rental Blog

Tribeca Office Tower Turns Residential


250 Church Street Currently/By Christopher Bride Property Shark

A 15-story office building in Tribeca will be transformed into a residential building now that the owner has decided that this is a better route than renovating the offices. 

Modern Additions to the Upper West Side


Facade of One Riverside Park

The Upper West Side is typically known for its classic brownstone townhouses that line the streets and are only a short walk away from Central Park. While most of those still stand, over the years the neighborhood has gotten a large amount of modern apartment buildings that give the area a beautiful mix of old and new. Here are three of the hottest and newest additions to the UWS.

Little Italy’s Museum Gets a Residential Transformation


Rendering of the facade by Oved Group

One New York City cultural establishment is planning for a transformation and an addition. Developers Oved Group and Nexus Building Development Group are giving Little Italy’s Italian American Museum a residential addition.

From Bookstore to Boutique Rental


161 and 163 Court Street via Google Maps

Just two months ago a beloved Brooklyn bookstore officially closed after being in business for over 30 years. The owners of the quaint store sold the two buildings to developer Eastern Capital for $13.6 million. Recently, some news has been unveiled on what the plans are for this space.

Upper East Side Staple Gets Modern Upgrades


Rendering of terrace view courtesy Travis Mark and Binyan Studio

At 420 East 54th Street, you will find Harry Macklowe’s River Tower which has remained relatively untouched since first being built in 1982. For the interior of the building, all that is about to change! Slate Property Group is partnering with GreenOak Real Estate to give the rental building a contemporary new look.

Brooklyn’s Residential Red Brick Building Has Topped Out


237 Duffield Street. Photo by Joseph Evan Gray for YIMBY

A unique addition to Downtown Brooklyn has officially been topped out. At 237 Duffield Street, the 21-story mixed-use tower has reached its full height of 210 feet. Once complete, the building will hold 110 apartments and retail space.

Extell Purchases Another Development Site


854 Seventh Avenue currently via Google Maps

Extell has scooped up yet another new development site, a former Carnegie Deli that closed just last year. Located in West Midtown at 854 Seventh Avenue, the building currently stands six stories tall, but that won't last long.

New Rental Development Will Take Up An Entire Block in Brooklyn


Rendering courtesy of CetraRubby

A large rental development is coming to Brooklyn, at 350 Clarkson Street. Hudson Companies announced their plans for the eight-story building, which will be designed by CetraRubby.

19-story Residential Building Will Join Solow’s 57th Street Empire


7 West 57th Street currently, via Google Maps

In 1974, developer Sheldon Solow built the glassy, dramatically sloping 50-story tower at 9 West 57th Street. In 2005, he picked up the building right next door at 7 West 57th Street, for $25,550,000 and until now, the 32-foot-wide property remained untouched after being converted into offices in the 1950’s.

Another Residential Building Added to the Lower East Side


Renderings of 259 Clinton st. 

The skyline of the Lower East Side continues to change, with L+M Partners and CIM Group’s towers at 259 Cherry Street, as well as Extell’s condo building at One Manhattan, and now, joining these two large development projects at 259 Clinton Street, Eastman Architects will bring the 724-foot, glass tower that will hold 732 apartments within the 62-stories.