Yorkville New Constructions Continue to Fill Luxury Residential Demand

Rendering of the lobby at 180 East 88th Street with vaulted ceilings

Rendering of the unique lobby at 180 East 88th Street in Yorkville.

As the Second Avenue subway nears completion, developers continue to invest in new construction projects around the Yorkville area. Industry experts are certain that the previously overlooked neighborhood in the Upper East Side will see an injection of renewed interest, especially in the luxury sector. These four new luxury condos in particular provide great opportunities for apartment hunters and prospective homebuyers to enter the Manhattan market.

180 East 88th Street

This high-profile high-rise will be the tallest tower above 78th Street upon its completion. Its unique cap employs design elements reminiscent of Upper East Side’s palazzo-inspired architecture — but on closer inspection, its typology borders on an aesthetic reminiscent of Antoni Gaudi. Inside, it offer a treasure trove of luxury amenities, highlighting a spacious wine room, and a state-of-the-art fitness center complete with a partial basketball court and partial soccer field.

Citizen 360 (360 East 89th Street)

With a great address and panoramic views to add to its serendipitous name, Citizen 360 offers plenty of luxury in the Upper East Side. Imagined by SHoP Architects, this modern building’s limestone facade meshes with the texture of the surrounding neighborhood, while maintaining a distinctive, modern edge. Not too much has been revealed as of yet, but Citizen 360 will almost certainly deliver a complete suite of amenities.

389 East 89th Street

This rental-to-condo conversion has new life as an excellent point of entry for buyers looking to . The lobby, redrafted by Paris Forino Design, showcases some sleek, modern design. In addition, luxury amenities will include a 24-hour concierge and doorman, residents’ lounge with event space, as well as a rooftop terrace for great views.

20 East End Avenue

Highly anticipated and a long time coming, 20 East End Avenue exudes Upper East Side polish thanks to architect Robert A.M. Stern’s discerning eye. Very much in his oeuvre and designed in the neighborhood’s vernacular, 20 East End Avenue underscores timeless design.