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Manhattan's Growing Skyline

In wake of One57, West 57th Street is becoming the hotspot for residential development. With its ideal location to Central Park, it’s no surprise that developers are choosing this area for construction. There seems to be other factors as well, drawing people to this previously desolate site. The location of West 57th street is part of a special Midtown zoning district with no height restrictions. With that freedom, developers are taking their projects to new heights which means fantastic views of Central Park and the river, and wealthier buyers.

Hell’s Kitchen’s Newest Condo Developments

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Manhattan's historic Hell's Kitchen neighborhood borders the Hudson River and includes the area situated west of Eighth Avenue between 34th and 59th Streets. Also known as Clinton or Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen is home to an assortment of bars and restaurants which are within close proximity to major Broadway, as well as Off Broadway theater venues. A recent surge in new condominium developments in the area has transformed the enclave's reputation as bustling entertainment hub to that of luxe residential hot spot.

New Developments in Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park is one of the most historic and elite neighborhoods in New York City. Whether you have a key to the members-only Gramercy Park, you still get the full essence of the neighborhood’s cozy charm. Centrally located on the East Side of Manhattan, you are at a convenient distance from all the key spots in the city. Being such a sought out neighborhood, don’t miss a chance to live in one of Gramercy’s newest residential developments listed below:

Long-Awaited Sales to Begin at 15 Renwick in September

 

After about 8 years of stops and starts, sales of the luxury condos at 15 Renwick Street will finally begin in September.

Up until recently, Renwick Street lagged behind its neighbors in terms of development. A tiny little north-south street sandwiched between Hudson Street and Greenwich Street, it was largely bypassed by the condo boom. If you’re in Google Maps, you have to zoom in pretty far for Google to even label it.

New Residential Developments in Greenwich Village

 

Greenwich Village is the center of arts and culture in New York City. This historic area is the home to many beautiful parks and cafes and consistently ranks as one of New York City's most desirable places to live. With the charm that rests within Greenwich Village, it’s no surprise that residential buildings keep popping up all over the area. Listed below are some of the newly constructed developments in the Village:

New Developments Coming to FiDi

 

The city is everchanging. You can always expect to hear plans of new developments in any given neighborhood. New York has some of the nation's oldest buildings, while the newer ones are preparing to make history. Check out the top five residential buildings coming soon to the Financial District:

The Ever-Changing Neighborhood of Tribeca

Tribeca is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, titled as an acronym formed from “Triangle Below Canal Street.” Tribeca is an upscale area in Manhattan that has been modified greatly throughout the years, giving it a great deal of history. It is also the home of the Tribeca Film Festival and many notorious celebrities. Robert De Niro is known to be a long-time resident of Tribeca, having been investing in the area since 1989. He also happens to be the co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival, Tribeca Productions, and owner of The Greenwich Hotel, Nobu and Tribeca Grill; all located in Tribeca. 

101 Tribeca Adds To FiDi's Residential Skyline

 

101 TriBeCa, Image by KPF

 

The Tribeca property formerly known as 101 Murray Street is now 101 Tribeca. The site's new moniker underlines its flagship status amid the plethora of futuristic-looking architectural conversions in the remarkably popular area. New York YIMBY has reported 101 Tribeca's new renderings that reveal a massive gleaming tower that approaches 1000 feet skyward.

New Towers to take over Downtown Brooklyn

Junior's, Downtown Brooklyn

One of New York City’s largest central business districts, Downtown Brooklyn, is on the rise, literally and figuratively. Known mainly as a commercial region, this area has been going through some major transformations over the past ten years. Some of the most noticeable changes include the addition of many residential high-rises. According to the Brooklyn Daily, director of real estate and planning in Downtown Brooklyn, Alan Washington states, “The fabric of a great urban environment is when people get to live, work, and play in the same area.” The goal of these transformations is to build more residential developments, along with creating some of the tallest and largest buildings Brooklyn has yet to see.

Queens Districts Shift and Swell, Home Prices Soar

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Queens home prices have increased more than 10 percent for the first quarter of 2014 compared to first-quarter data for 2013, according to a report published by real estate firm Douglas Elliman. Major developers are redefining the typical Queens neighborhood. Queens communities that were once industrial and residential wildernesses that framed Manhattan's burgeoning landscape are turning into New York's yuppie hubs of the future.