Founded in 1870 from a merger of the Village of Astoria and surrounding hamlets, Long Island City later became part of New York City in 1898. Currently making its mark on New York real estate with several massive new construction projects, Long Island City is home to the greatest concentration of art spaces in any of New York's five boroughs and the famous Silvercup Studios calls the area home. With a growing luxury condo market and a cultural scene that rivals it's more storied neighbors, Long Island City's skyline continues to evolve.
Home to the famous Pepsi-Cola sign that looks back at Manhattan over the East River, Long Island City is sometimes thought of as an extention of Midtown Manhattan with a many residents commuting daily via the 7 train. With new luxury developments such as the upcoming Hunter's Point megaproject dotting the landscape, Long Island City is quickly becoming a force in the New York residential scene with residents drawn to it's eclectic art venues, bars, and restaraunts. One of the most rapidly developing neighborhoods in New York, the Long Island City skyline is a testament to contemporary style and modern living.
The Powerhouse gets its name from its origins as a power plant built in the early twentieth century. This history is far more than just a side note though. This converted industrial building offers new residents stunning views, large windows, tons of light, and the finest in modern luxury.
From the studios to the three-bedrooms, all of the apartments at Arris Lofts come with large casement windows and unusually spacious floorplans. The full suite of amenities at this newly converted condominium, highlighted by a private pool and sauna, are just as impressive and definitely deserve a closer look.
The Echelon, located at 13-11 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, is a 13-story luxury residential building containing 54 units. With views of both the Manhattan skyline and the East River, the spacious apartments here contain a number of remarkable luxury living features, and residents get access to a number of amenities as well.
The first thing that people notice about L Haus is the distinctive architecture; no other building in the city looks quite like it. Taking a look inside this brand new condominium reveals that L Haus meets and surpasses NYC standards for top-tier luxury living, and the attention to detail here is remarkable.
Long Island City is the host of yet another superb development by the Toll Brothers. Featuring amenities such as gardens, gyms, playrooms, and rooftop decks, home never felt so comforting.
The Murano, located in Long Island City, combines 5-star amenities with a quick commute to Manhattan. With rooftop deck and resident's only lounge, the Murano is sure to impress.
A newly constructed low-rise condominium in a prime location, The Foundry at Hunters Point is a unique condominium in a unique place. Built by Ekstein Development, this sleek, modern development offers residents over-sized windows and the kind of floorplans reminiscent of Manhattan’s most coveted lofts.
Renowned developers TF Cornerstone have built another remarkable condominium, one that fully lives up to its name. With unobstructed, sweeping views of Manhattan, The View is a newly constructed, modern high rise that is one-of-a-kind. And besides the great views, this condominium even has an exclusive park to boot.
View 59 is a modern condo that features floor-to-ceiling windows with fantastic views of the Manhattan skyline. Located in the burgeoning neighborhood of Long Island City, View 59 boast many other fine amenities that put it at the cutting edge of luxury for new condos in New York City.
The Vista, located at 44-15 Purves Street, is a new luxury condominium building in Long Island City. Besides being treated to residences that have been designed using the traditional principles of feng shui, residents here are also given access to a number of amenities, which include a roof deck, a gym, a yoga studio and more.