New York Rentals – Upper East Side

View of the Upper East Side from a luxury apartment balcony

No neighborhood is quite as synonymous with luxury living in Manhattan as the Upper East Side. Manhattan's most desirable residential neighborhood for generations, the very words "Upper East Side" conjure an image of pre-war buildings, tree-lined streets and understated elegance. There's a reason for that, of course -- it's easy to find all of those on the Upper East Side -- but there's more to life on the Upper East Side than a sterling reputation.

Apartments on Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue are perhaps the most prestigious pieces of real estate in the nation, but while those blue-chip addresses are dominated by ultra-high-end co-ops, it's still possible to find luxury rentals on Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue, as evidenced by 1085 Park Avenue, an elegant pre-war rental building, and the equally stunning pre-war rental apartments at 1160 Fifth Avenue; the Emery Roth-designed 945 Fifth Avenue is somewhat younger than its pre-war peers (it was built in 1949), but is equally elegant. Solow's One East River Place is a stunningly modern full-service luxury rental tower, and modern rental buildings such as The Lucerne and The Post Toscana meet the neighborhood's high standard for excellence.

And of course what has always been great about the Upper East Side remains great -- beautiful parks along the East River and proximity to Central Park; the world-class cultural attractions of Museum Mile; block after block of luxury shopping and some of the finest restaurants in the city. In this case, the generations of buzz are more than justified, and more than enough to make any New Yorker want to 'move on up' to one of New York City's finest residential neighborhoods.

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1214 Fifth Ave 1214 Fifth Ave

4 East 102nd Street, Upper East Side

1214 5 Avenue Rentals NYC

As the tallest residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, 1214 Fifth Avenue boasts 230 apartments throughout its 50 floors. The building is located across the street from Central Park and sits on the Museum Mile, one of the most sought-after residential areas in New York City.

The Lucerne The Lucerne

350 East 79th Street, Upper East Side

The Lucerne Building - 350 East 79th Street apartments for rent

As a new creation from architect Costas Kondylis, The Lucerne at 350 East 79th Street features a variety of spacious apartments of all sizes. The rental building comes outfitted with a 55 foot private pool, fitness club, as well as a large rooftop sundeck. The Carl Schurz Park and several dining options lie nearby.

800 Fifth Avenue 800 Fifth Avenue

800 Fifth Avenue, Upper East Side

800 Fifth Avenue Building - Upper East Side apartments for rent

800 Fifth Avenue is a prime example of Upper East Side luxury, with a range of amenities and highly furnished units. This high-rise offers 208 apartments for rent, with expansive windows and private terraces. With easy access to the famed stores of Fifth Avenue, 800 Fifth Avenue is the ideal Upper East Side apartment.

Claridge House Claridge House

201 East 87th Street, Carnegie Hill, Upper East Side

Claridge House Building - 201 East 87th Street apartments for rent

Situated on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on East 87th Street, the Claridge House stands 31 stories tall, and offers 402 luxury apartments for rent. The building places residents near Central Park and some of the city’s finest shopping and dining spots. Claridge House also has a health club, on-site laundry, and parking for tenants.

Manhattan House Manhattan House

200 East 66th Street, Upper East Side

Manhattan House Exterior - Apartments for Rent

Manhattan House is located in the heart of the Upper East Side, giving resident access to the some of the best shopping and dining destinations New York City has to offer.

The Colorado The Colorado

201 East 86th Street, Carnegie Hill, Upper East Side

The Colorado Building - Upper East Side Apartment Rentals

Located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, The Colorado stands 35 stories tall, and offers 256 apartments for rent. In addition to being equipped with an exclusive residents’ website, the building is prominently situated in Yorkville, and boasts a roof deck with landscaped gardens, fully-attended lobby, and on-site laundry.

The Easton The Easton

205 East 92nd Street, Upper East Side

Apartments for rent at The Easton in Upper East Side

The Easton, one of Handel Architect’s latest additions is becoming an Upper East Side favorite. From highly sought after amenities to a full service, on site Equinox fitness club, The Easton is making its mark on industry luxury standards.

The Fairfax The Fairfax

201 East 69th Street, Upper East Side

The Fairfax Building - 201 East 69th Street apartments for rent

With an array of rentals on the coveted Upper East Side, The Fairfax at 209 east 69th Street features elegant furnishings in a prime neighborhood. The building boasts quality architecture, deluxe amenities, and exclusive facilities in addition to its spacious and fully-equipped apartments.

Two Sutton Place North Two Sutton Place North

1113 York Avenue, Upper East Side

Two  Sutton Place North Building - Apartments for rent at 1113 York Avenue

The Upper East Side location of Two Sutton Place North offers a tranquil space just away from Midtown, emphasized by a private park and extensive health center.

Yorkshire Towers Yorkshire Towers

305-315 East 86th Street, Upper East Side

Apartment for rent at Yorkshire Towers

The Upper East Side remains the most prestigious area of NYC to call home and the Yorkshire Towers is a perfect example of why. This stunning residence features studio to three-bedroom homes with beautiful interiors that were designed to be both lovely and functional. Residents that choose a home with a balcony get the added benefit of seeing panoramic city views right from their apartment.