Founded in 1870 from a merger of the Village of Astoria and surrounding hamlets, Long Island City later became part of New York City in 1898. Currently making it's mark on New York real estate with new construction along Center Boulevard, Long Island City is home to the greatest concentration of art spaces in any of New York's five boroughs and the famous Silvercup Studios calls the area home. With a growing luxury condo market and a cultural scene that rivals it's more storied neighbors, Long Island City's skyline continues to evolve.
Home to the famous Pepsi-Cola sign that looks back at Manhattan over the East River, Long Island City is sometimes thought of as an extention of Midtown Manhattan with a many residents commuting daily via the 7 train. With new luxury developments such as L Haus, The Foundy at Hunters Point, and The View dotting the landscape, Long Island City is a quickly becoming a force in the New York residential scene with residents drawn to it's eclectic art venues, bars, and restaraunts. One of the most rapidly developing neighborhoods in New York, the Long Island City skyline is a testament to contemporary style and modern living.
A newly constructed low-rise condominium in a prime location, The Foundry at Hunters Point is a unique condominium in a unique place. Built by Ekstein Development, this sleek, modern development offers residents over-sized windows and the kind of floorplans reminiscent of Manhattan’s most coveted lofts.
The Echelon, located at 13-11 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, is a 13-story luxury residential building containing 54 units. With views of both the Manhattan skyline and the East River, the spacious apartments here contain a number of remarkable luxury living features, and residents get access to a number of amenities as well.
View 59 is a modern condo that features floor-to-ceiling windows with fantastic views of the Manhattan skyline. Located in the burgeoning neighborhood of Long Island City, View 59 boast many other fine amenities that put it at the cutting edge of luxury for new condos in New York City.
The Vista, located at 44-15 Purves Street, is a new luxury condominium building in Long Island City. Besides being treated to residences that have been designed using the traditional principles of feng shui, residents here are also given access to a number of amenities, which include a roof deck, a gym, a yoga studio and more.