Even more so than the average Manhattan neighborhood, Midtown East contains multitudes. While Midtown East’s borders are easy enough to identify -- the neighborhood runs west to Fifth Avenue and east to the East River, from 42nd to 57th Streets -- but its contents somewhat less so. Midtown East contains some of Manhattan’s most iconic skyscrapers, the mini-neighborhoods of Turtle Bay, Beekman, Tudor City and the Plaza District and several promising new construction condominiums and pre-war condo conversions. Add it all up and you’ve got Midtown East -- a deceptively diverse neighborhood at the center of everything.
While Midtown East is home to a number of iconic landmarks -- the gloriously designed transit hub that is Grand Central Station; the art deco grandeur of The Chrysler Building and Rockefeller Center; the opulent retail mecca of Bloomingdale's -- it is most distinguished as a residential neighborhood by a surprisingly low-key gentility. Turtle Bay has a lively nightlife scene of its own, but it's striking just how sedate, welcoming and neighborhood-y Midtown East can be, given how central its location is. World class dining and shopping destinations are tucked away on these quiet, tree-lined blocks, as are unpretentious neighborhood pubs and coffeeshops.
Nestled within Midtown East is Sutton Place, one most desirable housing locations in Manhattan. The Flatiron District gives Midtown East a bit of a welcoming artsy field. Midtown East is a study in contrasts, and all the more quintessentially New York for that.
Unsurprisingly, given its central location, Midtown East is a vertical neighborhood. What's more surprising is how varied these mid-rise and high-rise apartment buildings actually are. From the luxurious co-ops of Tudor City to blue-chip pre-war condominium conversions like The Beekman Regent to ultra-contemporary new construction condo listings such as Number 5 and The Alexander, Midtown East offers some top-tier examples of just about every type of apartment for sale in Manhattan. What this diverse array of luxury apartment buildings have in common, of course, are prime Manhattan locations and addresses in Midtown East, at the very center of the city that's at the center of the world.
The Plaza Residences in Midtown East provides eye-catching mosaic patterned lobbies and bathrooms, capturing an exotic ambience. The pleasantly simple condominiums come with wireless flat panel display, concierge and security services, and an excellent location just minutes away from Central Park.
As one of the newer buildings in Manhattan, The Milan at 300 East 55th Street is particularly impressive for both its sleek exterior and astounding interiors. While the apartments are extravagant and spacious, the amenities too are stunning as well—check out the two-story high lobby of the building!
Located on the Upper East Side, One Beacon Court prides itself on quality service and convenience, giving residents the best luxury condominiums have to offer. With private shopping service and a top-of-the-line fitness center, One Beacon Court is certainly a lush Manhattan residence.
The Trump World Tower in Turtle Bay is another strong addition to the Trump real estate franchise. With the appearance of sleek, dark glass, this luxury condominium stands as one of the tallest and most imposing buildings in Manhattan. Amenities include 24-hour doorman and parking garage.
The Alexander is a Midtown East post-war high-rise that towers impressively on its block. 24 floors of condominium units provide everything from oversized windows to Jerusalem Gold limestone floors. The Alexander’s proximity to Grand Central Station and the East River offers residents opportunities beyond their home.
Midtown’s Olympic Tower boasts luxury at its finest. This high-rise exhibits architectural genius with expansive views, a state-of-the-art gym, and a reputed concierge service catering to all residential needs. The Midtown East high-rise is also just steps away from exciting restaurants and Manhattan nightlife.
Located in the lively Turtle Bay area, 212 East 47th Street is a unique converted condominium that offers residents a variety of design packages for their apartments, such as natural wood flooring and white granite counter tops. Amenities include concierge, fitness center, large rooftop deck, several balconies with triple river views, and yoga room.
Park Avenue Place is a luxury condominium designed to be both aesthetically appealing and practical. Beautifully crafted apartments feature top-of-the-line finishes and fixtures, as amenities include wonders such as fitness center and spa, making for hotel-like service.
Midtown East’s Capri is an unusual blend of palatial interiors and a cutting-edge outward appearance. The post-war high-rise has classic accents such as Italian tiled floors and chandeliers in the lobby while boasting a silver exterior. The Capri is also but a few blocks away from the city’s most famous museums.
Three Ten Condo, a luxury Manhattan high-rise, offers contemporary apartments in the highly-sought-after Turtle Bay area in Midtown East. 310 East 53rd Street’s Three Ten Condo comes with green limestone and hardwood flooring, a fireplace, and centralized air-conditioning system to accommodate all residential needs.