Rendering of the unique lobby at 180 East 88th Street in Yorkville.
As the Second Avenue subway nears completion, developers continue to invest in new construction projects around the Yorkville area. Industry experts are certain that the previously overlooked neighborhood in the Upper East Side will see an injection of renewed interest, especially in the luxury sector. These four new luxury condos in particular provide great opportunities for apartment hunters and prospective homebuyers to enter the Manhattan market.
The Upper East Side is renowned for its pedigree of Manhattanite refinement. To be sure, many of the neighborhood’s new constructions — such as those designed by Robert A.M. Stern — showcase a keen awareness of the area’s high-end history, and their architecture reflects this timeless appeal. Here’s a list of our four favorite, totally new constructions that combine refreshing design with the Upper East Side’s sophistication.