Articles on Upper East Side

The Upper East Side's Stunning Sutton

One of the Upper East Side’s newest stunning additions The Sutton sits just blocks away from Central Park and holds views of the East River. This makes it one of the most desirable places in the city to call home.

New Luxury Residential Building Tops Out on the Upper East Side

Previous residential buildings at 40 East End Avenue via Christopher Bride/PropertyShark

The luxurious yet comfortable Upper East Side has long been the most sought-after area for New Yorkers to call home. In the past, it may have been difficult to find vacant apartments or townhouses to buy or rent in that area, but lately, new developments have been springing up to give people more opportunities.

Unforgettable Available Condos in Uptown Manhattan

While condominiums seem to be flourishing all over Lower Manhattan, it's important to not forget some of the most lavish developments in the upper parts of the city. Here are three of the most unforgettable Condominiums in Uptown that still have availability.

From Low-Rise Rental to Boutique Condos

40 East End Avenue currently via Google Maps

A low-rise rental building at 40 East End Avenue was just purchased by Lightstone Group who plan to convert the building from rentals to condominiums.

Luxury Condos Coming to UES Corner

Renderings of the facade by HOK

Three years after plans were filed, there is finally progress being made on a condo that will rise at the corner of 86th and Lexington Avenue. Developers announced they plan to demolish the current two low-rise buildings that occupy the site to make room for the new building.

Upper East Side Buildings Get a Massive Update

East 74th Street via Google Maps

A new massive Upper East Side development is underway from Thor and Premier Equities. Located on Third Avenue, the development will be comprised of three five-story buildings that will be renovated into 31-story towers.

Upper East Side Gets a Touch More Modern

Rendering of 1562-1562 Second Avenue via Issac & Stern

After four years of owning the site at 301 East 80th Street–also known as 1538 Second Avenue–Icon Realty Management has finally confirmed plans for a 208,500-square-foot building to rise in the Upper East Side–this is their second large property to be purchased on Second Avenue.

Upper East Side Revitalized by the Second Avenue Subway Station

The Second Avenue Subway, also known as the subway line that was never built, is scheduled to open its first phase to the public on December 30th of next year. Since the opening of the 7 Line’s new subway station at 34th and Hudson Yards in September, developers are exploring some of the most isolated parts of the city.

NYC’s Major Subway Expansion Nearing Completion

The Upper East Side has long been famous for its expensive and luxurious homes. Not much has changed there in past years until recently. The biggest change occurring on the Upper East Side is its construction of the Second Avenue subway line. The completion of this project will mark the first major expansion of the New York City subway system in 50 years. Plans for the Second Avenue subway date all the way back to 1929. The extension of the subway line is predicted to be completed by December 2016.

Train of Thought: UES Buyers See Potential in Second Avenue Subway

Second Ave Subway UES
Photo Courtesy B. Kabak/Flickr

Typically a quiet neighborhood, the Upper East Side has been generating some substantial noise recently, both in the literal and figurative sense. Construction on the Second Avenue Subway, infamously known as “The Line That Time Forgot,” is moving along, with the first phase of the project on track for completion in December 2016. And with that progress, those shopping for a new home see the long-term potential of a home east of Lexington Avenue.