Pools, Yoga Studios Top List of Most Wanted Amenities in NYC

Pool at the Riverhouse BPC

According to a recent survey by the Marketing Directors, the most desired building amenity for New Yorkers is a swimming pool. Sure, that holds water.

Is the second most desirable amenity a stretch? Well, sort of.

A yoga studio is second most popular amenity.

Popular Luxury Amenities
Image from the Marketing Directors

The complete list of amenities that would influence a prospective renter’s or buyer’s decision shows that fitness amenities rank most important. Among to the not-so-popular amenities are screening rooms and wine cellars.

The good thing about New York City is that there are hundreds of buildings to satisfy nearly all amenity-related desires. In fact, several luxury condos include the top amenities, so you don’t have to choose between your favorites. Here are our favorite Lower Manhattan condos that offer swimming pools and yoga studios.


The Visionaire

The Visionaire in Battery Park City is the first Manhattan condominium to receive LEED Platinum honors. Aside from a swimming pool and yoga studio, building amenities at 70 Little West Street include a fitness center, bike room and rooftop deck.

15 William Street Pool

William Beaver House in the Financial District is a luxury condominium with an extensive list of amenities. 15 Beaver Street offers residents access to a state-of-the-art fitness center, steam room, basketball court, and of course a swimming pool and yoga studio.

Madison Jackson Pool

The Madison Jackson in the Lower East Side brings luxury condos to one Manhattan’s most popular neighborhoods. The new luxury condominium at 371 Madison Street boasts amenities such as a saltwater swimming pool, yoga studio, health club and day spa.

The Riverhouse Downtown Condos

The LEED Gold certified Riverhouse in Battery Park City is one of the most desirable condos in Manhattan not only because of its waterfront location, but because of it’s extensive list of amenities. At 1 River Terrace, residents enjoy a yoga studio, indoor swimming pool, landscaped roof terrace and even a pet spa.

Downtown by Starck Pool

Downtown by Starck in the Financial District was Wall Street’s first luxury condo conversion, and they set the bar high. Luxury amenities include a fitness center, yoga studio, sauna, basketball court and a swimming pool.