Articles on Midtown Luxury Condos

Spotlight: Two Gorgeous Glassy Towers in Midtown West

Just a few years ago, two glassy developments joined the tall towers of Midtown West, bringing a total of 156 lavish condominiums to the area. The Baccarat Hotel and Residences and One57 were both completed around 4 years ago, but both still stand as two of the most luxurious and modern condominiums in Midtown that still have with available apartments.

High Living in the Heart of Manhattan

Two new condo towers coming to Midtown are 100 East 53rd St and 53 West 53rd St, epitomizing luxury in design and comfort.

Megaclub Turns Mega-condo

Roseland Ballroom Reconstruction, New Construction of Luxury Residential Tower Designed by CetraRuddy

April 2013 marked the end of a cultural era, when music venue/megaclub Roseland Ballroom closed its Midtown doors after more than a half century of live performances. The fate of the legendary live music space on West 52nd Street was sealed last summer, when interior demolition began. The Department of Buildings has approved a full destruction of the site, and today all that remains are its skeletal beams and remnants of its facade, newly evident in the beautiful aerial view of its ruins, shot during Sunday’s snowfall.

Top 10 Condo Investments: Future-Perfect Luxury

There are a lot of great properties with lasting value to be found throughout the city, whether owing that to their locations, amenity spaces, interior appointments, some other factor, or a combination of all three.  Here's a list of the city's Top 10 Best New Construction Condo Investment Buildings as determined by New Construction Manhattan.

 

Brazil is Hiding in Midtown

Never heard of it? Somewhere far in Queens? No, right at the heart of Manhattan, on 46th street, a little Brazilian feeling floats in the air. Hidden in between Italian, Japanese and Mexican restaurants, only a block and just announced by a street sign, Little Brazil very often goes unnoticed. Beware, that might not last long, the 2014 World Cup is coming up and you might want to take advantage of this secret sliver of heaven while it is still rather quiet.

Five Classier Joints in Murray Hill

Murray Hill is perhaps the only district in Manhattan that eludes the ‘trendy’ tag that almost always comes with the territory of a youthful population. An influx of recent college graduates has brought with it a penchant for late-night libation, in celebration of no one and nothing in particular. Despite the masses of post-grads, Murray Hill still plays host and caters to a range of tastes and cultures, and features some of the finer cocktail lounges and bars the city has to offer – more than suitable to accommodate anyone wanting to escape the buzzing street scenes and still enjoy a night out on the town.

Murray Hill - Jazz Standard

Manhattan Condominium Development Goes Skinny

Development of Manhattan luxury condominiums trending towards skinny designsIn a well-documented, yet unofficial competition in Manhattan’s luxury new construction condominium market, developers are locked in an arms race over who can build the tallest and most impressive new condominium. The most eye-catching buildings offer status to residents and fame to the developers and architects behind the project. One aspect of this competition that has received less attention, however, is the realization by some developers that size isn’t everything. Or at least, vertical size. Many new construction condominiums are not only getting taller; they are also getting skinnier, resulting in a more striking skyline and more opportunities to purchase apartments with stunning views.

One57: “The Global Billionaires’ Club”

One57 attracts some of the worlds wealthiest

When a residential building has got the reputation of being the tallest of its kind in New York, one would imagine that the building would be content to rest on that title’s laurels alone. But that is hardly the case with One57, the 1,004-foot tower rising like a behemoth in Midtown Manhattan. With magnificently large, full-floor apartments offering residents 360-degree views that include the striking Empire State Building, the lush greenery of Central Park and the stunning Statue of Liberty, these ultra-luxury homes near the top of the building are now being known for attracting the richest from around the world.

Midtown On The Rise: How New Luxury Condos Are Making A Nice Place To Visit Into A Nice Place To Live

Midtown Manhattan Luxury CondosThere's plenty to do in Midtown Manhattan -- New Yorkers know that, and so do the tourists who throng to the luxury shopping on Fifth Avenue and such tourist mainstays as St. Patrick's Cathedral, the Empire State Building, and everything in between. In short, most Manhattan residents and Manhattan visitors think of Midtown Manhattan in the same way: a nice place to visit, shop, and eat, as well as work or take photos, depending on whether you're arriving from within NYC or without. The proliferation of new construction luxury hotels in midtown Manhattan reflect its status as a tourist hub, but those hotels have a secret. Well, two secrets, if you count the secret hamburger joint inside Le Parker Meridien. But the secret that's more important for those browsing Manhattan condo listings, though, is this -- midtown luxury hotels such as Cassa NYC and The Centria are also home to some stunning new construction condominiums for sale. Hotels with residences for sale are nothing new in Manhattan real estate, but what's most striking about these midtown luxury condos is the way in which they've helped change the face of this neighborhood -- and make a very nice place to visit into an increasingly nice place to live.