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.
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 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.
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.
Mixed-use buildings in Manhattan have probably not gotten better than the Galleria on 117 East 57th Street on the border of Midtown East and the Upper East Side. With its brilliant design by David Kenneth Specter, the Galleria has 47 floors of condominium apartments that are simply great for luxury lifestyles.
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.
This newly constructed Manhattan condominium boasts gold-standard kitchens with Calacatta Gold marble countertops and top-of-the-line appliances. With the Okeanos Club/Spa offering luxurious spa treatments in its lower level, this Midtown East condo will be difficult for New Yorkers to decline.
Located in Sutton Place, St. James Tower is a luxurious condominium that greatly complements its surrounding neighborhood. Natural light pours through floor-to-ceiling windows that house top-of-the-line appliances and vanities. Amenities include a rooftop garden and resident-only gym.
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!
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.
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.