Articles on Midtown West

Meet the Newest Gem of Midtown West: 53W53

The city of skyscrapers has made room for yet another 1,050 foot tower in Midtown West that is expected to be completed soon.

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.


Taking Tower Verre to the Next Level

For a few years, Houston-based property developer Hines had been working to secure permits and funding for Tower Verre, a residential high-rise designed by Jean Nouvel on 53 West 53rd Street. Today, it looks like the firm's plans are finally being actualized.

511 West 35th Street: More Residential Space in Hudson Yards

Alloy Development

Last month, Alloy Development listed a large parcel of land it owns in the Hudson Yards area for $75 million. The site at 511 West 35th Street could soon see a tower with as much as 500,000 square feet of space built, and now Alloy has released renderings of its own, meaning the site might not actually trade hands.

415 Eighth Avenue Could Bring New Condos to Chelsea

415 Eighth Ave Rendering

A lot primed for development across the street from Penn Station and the future Moynihan Station has hit the market. 415 Eighth Avenue is currently a parking lot, but the 11,110 square-foot parcel of land is likely to go the way of residential development.

Hell's Kitchen New Condo Construction Heating Up

540 West 49th Hell's Kitchen

Over the weekend, Gotham West Market opened its doors to the hungry public. The 10,000 square-foot space reminiscent of Chelsea Market is serving up gourmet food from the Brooklyn Kitchen, El Colmado, Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop and more.

Gotham West Market was developed by the Gotham Organization as an integral feature of the Gotham West residential building, which is bringing 1,238 rental apartments to 550 West 45th Street in Hell’s Kitchen.

Midtown Picks for Restaurant Week

Don’t go on holidays and get out of the city. At least not yet. New York’s restaurant week has started and, as always, makes our mouth water just looking at the menus. For those working in Midtown or who are just around this location we have helped you to go through all the 90 restaurants that are part of the event. Here is a list of our five favorite spots where you will be able to delight in New York’s finest and tastiest.

Best (Tourist-Free) Bars in Midtown Manhattan

Best Tourist-Free Bars in Midtown Manhattan

When New Yorkers want to head out for a drink, they are often reluctant to check out the many bars located in Midtown Manhattan—the reason, of course, is Times Square, or rather, the tourist swarms that accumulate around this glitzy little section of this neighborhood.  After all, we just want to be knock off our beers and cocktails in peace—we certainly don’t want to be surrounded by map-wielding sightseers Instagramming every moment of their time in the city.

However, as hard as it may be to believe, there are a few choice bars in the Midtown West area where you can both enjoy a drink and avoid the tourist troves. Most of them are small, intimate spaces, either hidden inside a hotel or tucked away in a nook of the street—you’d probably miss them if you weren’t actually looking out for them. But these bars are definitely worth searching for—check out our list for our favorite places for a drink in the Midtown West neighborhood.

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.

Your Top Ten Midtown Beans and Brews

Its a Monday morning, that post lunch snooze, midweek crisis, or that wee-hour flight you have to catch - that aromatic caffeine concoction is the solution to it all. A typical New Yorker on the go, is easy to spot - that hurried pace, all wired-up, breakfast to go, and hot/iced coffee on hand, this completes the look for a long day ahead. So, here is our pick for the best coffee shops in Midtown Manhattan.