NYC Luxury Real Estate Blog

A 'High Line' in Queens

 
The High Line, a park on Manhattan's west side that was formerly a railway, can be viewed as one of the most innovative outdoor spaces in New York. Even in other parts of the US, the concept has given rise to similar efforts like The 606 in Chicago and Rail Park in Philadelphia. But New Yorkers may soon get another version of the High Line, as there is a plan for something like it in Central Queens. 

SUNY and RFP Finalist Fortis Finally Finalize Agreement

 

South Brooklyn will be getting a new freestanding emergency department.

The Sun Rises for Sunset Park Mega Development & Domino Update

Architect Raymond Chan and his team of Chinese developers are planning an enormous mixed-use development on Eighth Avenue between 61st and 64th streets in Sunset Park.

A New Story in Astoria: Astoria Cove and The Hallets Point Projects

 

Over recent years, Queens has become increasingly more attractive to Manhattan developers starting projects in the outer boroughs. Long Island City has been at the center of many of the developments, and now developers are betting big on Astoria.

Taking Tower Verre to the Next Level

For a few years, Houston-based property developer Hines had been working to secure permits and funding for Tower Verre, a residential high-rise designed by Jean Nouvel on 53 West 53rd Street. Today, it looks like the firm's plans are finally being actualized.

Two New Condos in Carnegie Hill

1110 Park Avenue

Manhattan's Upper East Side continues to be one of the most well-to-do places in New York City. For the month of September, the property industry has seen a growing number of residential developments in the area. Two of the newest ones are Carnegie Park and 1110 Park Avenue, both in the affluent neighborhood of Carnegie Hill.

Top Restaurants on the Upper West Side

Looking for a place to eat on the Upper West Side? Check out this list of exceptional and unique restaurants in the area:

 

Caffe Storico

15 CPW Sales Rapidly Continue

As one of the most desirable condominium buildings in New York City, it’s no surprise that we keep hearing about recent sales at 15 Central Park West. As to be expected, with the magnificent views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline, these units never remain on the market for long.

NYC’s Major Subway Expansion Nearing Completion

The Upper East Side has long been famous for its expensive and luxurious homes. Not much has changed there in past years until recently. The biggest change occurring on the Upper East Side is its construction of the Second Avenue subway line. The completion of this project will mark the first major expansion of the New York City subway system in 50 years. Plans for the Second Avenue subway date all the way back to 1929. The extension of the subway line is predicted to be completed by December 2016.