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Luxury Living in Lincoln Square

View of the Lincoln Center from Millennium Tower

Lincoln Square is one of Manhattan's most cultural, historic, and beautiful neighborhoods. Bordered by Central Park and Riverside Boulevard from West 62nd to West 65th streets, Lincoln Sqaure packs more world class culture into three blocks than some whole cities can claim. Lincoln Center and the Metropolitan Opera House are the crown jewels of this neighborhood, offering unparralled dance, film, opera, theater, and music.

If you're seeking a home amongst such world famous art and culture, here's a run down of six of the best condo buildings the Upper West Side neighborhood has to offer.

Lower Manhattan's Unique Homes: The Future is Now

100 Norfolk Living Room Views

It can be difficult to stand out in a city with over 8.4 million people. Some creative starchitects have taken on the task of making this feat a little simpler by designing buildings that are just as unique as their homeowners. Most of them seem to come from decades into the future, but with some forward-thinking and innovation, these six buildings found their way to our time and are unmissable. 

Starchitects Shine Designing the Manhattan Skyline

New rendering of 1 Park Lane luxury residential condominium in Manhattan

Rendering courtesy of New York Yimby

When imagining the future of Manhattan, the task is much easier when you can look at a picture of the luxury residential buildings that will dominate it. Among many newly released designs popping up around New York City, these four luxury Manhattan towers revealed their renderings last week, painting a picture of the skyline to come.

Raising the Roofs on Luxury New Construction

Zaha Hadid starchitect luxury apartment rendering at 520 West 28th Street near the High Line

Last Wednesday, cement workers at around 30 major construction sites in New York City went on strike due to a labor disagreement. Although some construction has halted, progress continues on some of Manhattan’s most exciting luxury new construction projects that we know like the back of our hand, and others that thrill like tearing a seal on a letter from the mail.

Ride the Tide of Foreign Investment

Overhead view of New York City or Manhattan at dusk, with Empire State Building in foreview

Photo courtesy of Anthony Quintano

Last week, the Adirondack Mountains in New York acquired their very own international investor, Jack Ma, who is a multi-billionaire and founder of the Alibaba Group. Ma purchased over 28 thousand acres for $23 million, in an effort to conserve the land. In early May of this year, Ma stepped down from his position as CEO of Alibaba and climbed right back up as Chairman of the Board for The Nature Conservancy in China. 

6 Latest Condominium Updates Worth Noting

Rendering of Hudson Yards from New Jersey at dusk

The anticipated Hudson Yards is one of the newest ongoing projects in NYC.

More and more high-rise buildings continue to soar in Manhattan, one of the most cosmopolitan centers of the world. In a rapidly changing city, it’s sometimes tough to keep up. Let’s slow down and take a look at a few upcoming buildings worth noting.

Upper East's Inside Scoop

Interior shot of The Mark at 25 East 77th Street

In Manhattan’s Upper East Side, beautiful high rises stand along Park Avenue. Considered one of the most affluent neighborhoods in the city, the UES is home to the prestigious Fifth Avenue, as well as Museum Mile, featuring The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Museum of the City of New York, to name a few.

You Can Have It All: Luxury Living Just Got Even Better

Rendering of Norman Foster-designed 425 Park Avenue's lobby at dusk

Take a taste of what’s below: living in luxury meets working in luxury, with the Midtown North new construction of supertowers who only cater to the daily workers of New York. Taking supertower to the next level, New York will soon hold the record for having the tallest building in the United States. And finally, what does it take to hold the possibility of one of the world’s most expensive homes?

215 Chrystie: Herzog & de Meuron's Elegant, New Condo on the Rise

Early rendering of 215 Chrystie Street as designed by Herzog & de Meuron

215 Chrystie is ready to reach the skies on the Lower East Side, one of Manhattan’s fashionable neighborhoods. Swiss starchitecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, designed this modern, sleek hotel-condominium, and it was developed by hotelier Ian Schrager last year for $50 million. World-renowned John Pawson is the interior designer. The Swiss firm have also designed their new condo at 56 Leonard Street.

Pier 55’s Futuristic Floating Park

View of Pier 55 from esplanade looking west

Long awaited renderings have finally been revealed for Pier 55’s futuristic park above the Hudson River near Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. The park is the collaboration of designer Thomas Heatherwick and landscape architecture firm Mathews Nielsen, who unveiled updated renderings and new details last week.