Articles on Lower Manhattan Apartments

Homes are Still Available in the Lower East Side's Hottest New Development

At the heart of one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhoods in the city, the Lower East Side, you will find one of the newest and hottest luxury condominiums currently on the market, 196 Orchard Street.

Fall Brings a Bevy of New Luxury Developments

Rendering of 325 West Broadway, aka XOCO 325, a luxury condo development in Soho, Manhattan.

Fall is almost upon us, and that means pumpkin spiced everything, crisp walks through Central Park, and a massive influx of new luxury residential construction in the city. Curbed just published a daunting list of new condo projects whose sales openings are slated for the season. We'll be breaking down this list over the next few months to give you some of the luxury projects we're most excited about.

New Developments in Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park is one of the most historic and elite neighborhoods in New York City. Whether you have a key to the members-only Gramercy Park, you still get the full essence of the neighborhood’s cozy charm. Centrally located on the East Side of Manhattan, you are at a convenient distance from all the key spots in the city. Being such a sought out neighborhood, don’t miss a chance to live in one of Gramercy’s newest residential developments listed below:

Downtown Development Going Up With Or Without The LMCCC

Construction in Downtown Manhattan Set To Continue

Though construction at One World Trade Center winds down, lower Manhattan construction in general isn’t expected to stop anytime soon. In fact, the Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center (LMCCC) estimates downtown will see prevalent public and private development, which will result in well over 2,600 residential housing units over the next four years. Despite this forecast, the Command Center does not plan to continue its own work beyond 2013.

Sandy Battered Financial District Moves Toward Recovery

Hurricane Sandy Construction

Mayor Bloomberg has announced federal plans for a $1.8 billion Sandy relief fund to be allocated for New York City. While eligibility details will not be concrete until the U.S. Department of Housing approves the plan in April or May, this is a step in the right direction for hard hit neighborhoods, such as the Financial District.

New FiDi Building Gets a 'Second Skin'

22 Thames Street's 'Second Skin'

While stock broker’s yells are muffled by the bustling air that is Lower Manhattan, a new voice can be heard -- the voice of residents. The first ten years of the 21st century have brought changes to the Financial District. Office spaces have been remodeled into remarkable residential quarters. Brand new condominium buildings have also been rising to situate themselves alongside the more historic premises. It seems that the name of the Financial District has also been revamped in the excitement, as it is more endearingly referred to as ‘FiDi’ today.

Battery Park City’s Perennial Green History

Green Living in Battery Park City

Imagine you’re standing somewhere along the ribbon of green that stretches along the southwest tip of Manhattan, looking out to the Statue of Liberty. Now go back to this same spot some 50 years earlier. You are now enjoying the same view while floating in the Hudson. This makes Battery Park City a fascinating example of a planned community with an enduring environmental mission.

The Civic Center is Waking Up

Civic Center in Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan is continuing to birth new projects, adding to the culture and style that is already present in this area. Civic center, is near City Hall, the neighborhood north of the Financial District, and it has been attracting a lot of attention lately from people excited about what’s happening in Lower Manhattan. Civic Center is known for its quiet yet charming traits. This sleepy area has been brought to life with all of the new developments that are emerging, including retail which is sure to follow. The entrance to Civic Center is near the Brooklyn Bridge, making it easy to commute from one borough to the next.

In Demand: A Home Address in the Financial District

The financial district is quickly becoming a neighborhood with residential demand

One of the most bustling neighborhoods in New York City, the Financial District has long been a hub for all things business. With the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York both located in this neighborhood, and add to that the chaotic yet vital hubbub that resounds out of Wall Street, it is not really hard to understand why this neighborhood is so important for financial institutions. However, while the neighborhood may be synonymous with the bulls and the bears that run the city, the Financial District is now being increasingly known for another topic altogether: luxury real estate. The charm, elegance and the many landmarks in the Financial District has made it a very desirable place to live in New York City.

Go East: Lower Manhattan's East River Park Just About Finished

You live in an apartment in the Financial District. Or a condo on the Lower East Side. Or are browsing East Village condo listings. Congratulations: you have good taste, both in Manhattan neighborhoods and in NYC real estate listings sites. Let's continue. You're looking for a Manhattan apartment that offers more than, you know, an apartment and a fistful of amenities. You'd like some green space in your neighborhood. Check. You like to jog. Check. You play basketball, say, soccer. Check. You enjoy lounging, or fishing, just taking in some river views. Check, check, check please. There is a park near your apartment where you can do all these things. Check... almost. Yes, work on the East River Park is almost done.