NYC Apartments for Sale on the Lower East Side

Rentals in Lower east Side, NYCIt’s easy to describe where in Manhattan the Lower East Side is located: it’s south of Houston Street and north of the Brooklyn Bridge, and runs from The Bowery to the East River. Describing what the Lower East Side is, though -- live music and art hub or quick-gentrifying neighborhood? Manhattan's nightlife capital or last holdover of old New York? -- is a bit more complicated, primarily because this most unique of Manhattan neighborhoods is all of the above.

The LES is the ancestral home of New York's Jewish culture, and vestiges of that old identity -- both at the definitively New York deli Katz's and at a number of smaller storefronts -- exist side by side with Michelin-starred fine-dining establishments and unpretentious burger joints, hip bars and clubs, and acclaimed art galleries. With Lower Manhattan increasingly smoothing into a uniform, urbane prosperity, the degree to which The Lower East Side has retained some uneven edges is refreshing, and attracts New Yorkers who prefer their version of New York a bit more New York-y than the version offered by, say, Soho, the Lower East Side’s neighbor to the west. The Lower East Side and the East Village represents both the artistic frontier that Lower Manhattan has traditionally been and the distinctive new thing it is becoming. With a booming nightlife scene that includes several essential live music venues located -- from indie mecca Cake Shop to the beloved Bowery Ballroom -- and a wealth of different cultures, traditions and overlapping histories The Lower East Side is inarguably a fascinating place to spend time, and an increasingly desirable place to live. After all, there aren’t many Manhattan neighborhoods in which both the funky Essex Street Market and Whole Foods seem eminently at home.

While much of the Lower East Side’s housing stock is defined by its turn-of-the-century walk-ups, a number of new construction condominiums on the Lower East Side -- and a few high-profile LES condo conversions -- have changed the face and the character of the LES. The ultra-luxe Blue Condominium and 38 Delancey are rising stars on the Manhattan condo scene, and the signature new construction condominiums on the Lower East Side. The Forward Building, which was once the home of the (still-active) Jewish newspaper The Forward, recently underwent an ambitious condominium conversion, and has emerged as a Lower East Side success story in its own right. Always a fun neighborhood to visit and always a quintessentially New York experience, the Lower East Side has also broken out as a great place to live.

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196 Orchard Street 196 Orchard Street

Lower East Side

Apartments for sale at 196 Orchard Street in Lower East Side

With luxury homes beginning as low as $1 million, 196 Orchard Street is offering immaculate apartments and stellar building amenities, including a two story Equinox, making this gorgeous Lower East Side building simply more than just a bargain.

242 Broome Street 242 Broome Street

Lower East Side

Apartments for sale at 242 Broome Street in NYC

Built in 2016, 242 Broome Street is a concierge building with an expansive rooftop terrace, children’s playroom, modern fitness center, storage room, and relaxing lounge available to residents. The SHoP and SLCE project has 55 units on 14 floors with elevator access.

287 East Houston Street 287 East Houston Street

Lower East Side

Apartments for sale at 287 East Houston Street in NYC

287 East Houston Street is located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, encompassed by new, trendy restaurants and nightspots. Designed by world-renowned AA Studio, this 11-story building features 28 modern, luxury apartments. The post-war mid-rise was developed by HOGG Holdings and Vinci US Real Estate.

50 Clinton Street 50 Clinton Street

Lower East Side

50 Clinton Street condos for sale

50 Clinton Street's facade effectively blends the Lower East Side's industrial history with modern design. This polished industrial motif continues in each residence, each displaying meticulous craftsmanship, from their brass fixtures, down to their herringbone floors.

150 Rivington Street 150 Rivington Street

Lower East Side

Apartments for sale at 150 Rivington Street in Manhattan

The Lower East Side is known for its vibrant energy and exciting past and soon it will be known for its gorgeous luxury residential buildings like 150 Rivington. This collection of 45 one-to-three-bedroom homes has a stunning glass facade designed by visionary architect Gluck+ and represent the changing face of the Lower East Side.

154 Attorney Street 154 Attorney Street

154 Attorney Stree, Lower East Side

Condos for sale at 154 Attorney Street in NYC

The stand-out condo on 154 Attorney Street offers the ambience of a peaceful home, and yet it’s established within the high-paced and productive Lower East Side neighborhood.

One Manhattan Square One Manhattan Square

252 South Street, Lower East Side

Apartments for sale at One Manhattan Square in Two Bridges

Looking to pair the excitement of the city with the tranquil beauty of waterfront views? Look no further than One Manhattan Square. This beautiful building is located right on the edge of New York harbor on the Lower East Side and provides gorgeous skyline and river views. The interiors were designed by Meyer Davis, an iconic studio behind many famous world-class hotels. The apartments feature kitchens with custom cabinetry, Miele premium appliances, and the choice of a light or dark color scheme. The oversized windows flood the living room with light and provide the stunning views.

204 Forsyth Street 204 Forsyth Street

Lower East Side

Apartments for sale at 204 Forsyth Street in Manhattan

204 Forsyth is the epitome of exclusive NYC luxury living. With just 11 residencies, this intimate building is the perfect home for those looking to experience some privacy in one of the liveliest neighborhoods in Manhattan, the Lower East Side. The homes inside range from 2-bedrooms to half-floor residencies, so there's something to suit any lifestyle.

River Ridge Condominiums River Ridge Condominiums

78 Ridge Street, Lower East Side

River Ridge Condominium - 78 Ridge Street LES apartments for sale

Located promptly near the East River, River Ridge Condominiums is a pre-war loft surrounded by uniquely charming brownstones. Hardwood floors and private balconies only add the seclusion this building has to offer, while at the same time this luxury condo is also in close proximity to trendy shops and locations.

215 Chrystie Street 215 Chrystie Street

Lower East Side, Nolita

215 Chrystie Street - Apartments for sale in NYC

215 Chrystie Street is an iconic new construction in the Lower East Side. Its eye catching facade, designed by renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron, is matched by smartly and exquisitely designed interiors.