Articles on Upper West Side Condos

Cool Down and Dive into These Developments With Pools

Escaping the New York City heat seems to be getting harder as August approaches. Cool down with three condominiums that all come with a pool, making those hot summer days a little easier.

Controversial Plan to Convert 179-Year-Old Synagogue Moves Forward


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A 14-story residential tower will soon be replacing a 179-year-old synagogue located in the Upper West Side.

The Landmarked Belnord Will Soon Hold Condominiums


The Belnord 

An Upper West Side rental residential building, The Belnord, will be getting Robert A.M Stern designed condos as it converts from rental units to condos.

New Photos and Amenities Released for Upper West Side Gem, The Chamberlain

An exterior rendering of The Chamberlain 

The new Upper West Side luxury building, The Chamberlain, has just released new renderings that unveils the buildings high-end interior and amenities. The new, 17-story tower developed by Simon Baron Development and Quadrum Global, will hold 30 apartments on the former site of a parking garage.

Best New Developments to Hit the Market

Interior rendering of The Clare

The Clare

At 301 East 61st Street, the Real Estate Inverlad Development teamed up with Third Palm Capital and Architect Manuel Glas Architects to bring the newest and hottest condominium to the Upper West Side. The soon-to-be 10 story building will hold 30 apartments that will feature Porcelanosa finishes, white oak flooring, and 18-foot windows to maximize the residents views of the East River. A mix of studio to three-bedrooms will range from approximately 600 sqft to 3,043 sqft, pricing from $800 thousand to $8.9 million. There will be a four-bedroom triplex penthouse with skylights, high ceilings, and its own private terrace.

West End Avenue’s Sublime Charm

845 West End Avenue

When renowned architect Rosario Candela designed 915 West End Avenue in 1922,  it was designed in classic and elegant harmony with the rest of the stately, regal facades on the leafy riverside esplanade. Almost a century later, the stretch of the Upper West Side near Riverside Park is still a wondrously sublime respite from the usual cacophony of city life.

The Hurdles of an Upper West Side Conversion Condo

The condo conversion of a landmarked church in the Upper West Side might be stalling out.  The design team heading the renovation of 361 Central Park West, previously known as 1 West 96th Street, hasn’t received the approval of the necessary parties in order to commence construction on a building that renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern has described as, “one of the city’s most compelling religious structures in the Classical manner.”

Riverside Center: UWS New Construction Megaproject Gets Renderings

Rendering of Building Three's Interior [All images via 6sqft]

As with many cities, New York’s cityscape is constantly evolving.  This goes doubly true considering the bevy of new construction megaprojects rising up in Manhattan and waterfront Brooklyn and Queens.  Manhattan’s planned clusters of high-rises, which are sometimes divisively glassy in their aesthetics, approach their designs with the optimism of crystalline growth.

Restoring and Redesigning the Apthorp

The Apthorp in Manhattan's Upper West Side

The Apthorp is the epitome of elegance on the Upper West Side. Constructed in 1908, the Apthorp reflects the dignified architectural sensibilities of the time. It covers an entire block between 78th and 79th streets; a three-story rusticated base complements the smooth and sharp upper floors. The rectangular and arched windows, along with the ornate roof top cornice, exude a subtle complexity. Gold gazelle heads stick out of wrought-iron gates, which open into a large courtyard. The courtyard features gardens and matching fountains.

Upper West Side Brownstone Bought for $18,000 in 1960 Now Priced at $5 Million

Upper West Side Brownstone - Peggy Mann Houlton

As many of us already know, New York City today is barely recognizable when compared to how it was circa 1960. Streets, houses and entire neighborhoods have been renovated, altered or developed in such a way that boggles the mind of anyone old enough to remember the city that was. A brownstone on West 94th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue, however, has stood the test of time and, through meticulous nurturing, skyrocketed in value. The Upper West Side house, originally bought in 1960 for $18,000 by author Peggy Mann Houlton and her husband William Houlton, is now worth upwards of $5 million.