Any New Yorker will tell you that no Manhattan neighborhood is quite as synonymous with luxury -- from luxury condominiums to luxury boutiques to the unmistakable elegance of Park Avenue -- as the Upper East Side. The very words "Upper East Side" conjure images of pre-war buildings, tree-lined streets, and understated elegance. There's a reason for that, of course -- it's easy to find all of those on the Upper East Side -- but there's more to life on the Upper East Side than old-school Manhattan luxury. The Upper East Side is alive and in motion, and home to some of the most impressive new construction condo listings in Manhattan.
Park Avenue apartments and Fifth Avenue condominiums are among the most sought-after condominium listings in New York City -- or anywhere else. Those blue-chip addresses are dominated by ultra-high-end pre-war co-ops, although Fifth Avenue condos such as The Stanhope and Park Avenue apartments the modern 949 Park Avenue offer luxurious alternatives to the usual. Picturesque brownstones and apartments can be seen dotted throughout Carnegie Hill. New construction condominiums dominate the quiet, tree-lined streets east of Fifth and Park, with blockbuster new condo listings such as The Brompton, The Lucida, and 300 East 79th offering an elegant modern counterpoint to their pre-war neighbors.
What has always been great about the Upper East Side remains great -- beautiful parks along the East River and apartments with proximity to Central Park; the world-class cultural attractions of Museum Mile; block after block of luxury shopping and some of the finest restaurants in the city. But the Upper East Side of popular imagination is also the Upper East Side you’ll find on, well, the Upper East Side -- a vibrant neighborhood that’s home to a host of great places to live. Residents of Yorkville, on the Upper East Side, are in good company as they are living in the same neighborhood as Gracie Mansion, home to New York's Mayor. It’s more than enough to make any New Yorker want to move to one of New York City's finest residential neighborhoods.
With a LEED Silver certification on the horizon, the Brompton brings residents an ideal fusion of environmentalism and aesthetic appeal. State-of-the-art appliances and spa-like bathrooms make individual units a luxurious living experience, while 24-hour concierge and doorman services ensure residents’ safety.
Soak in phenomenal views from gracious balconies in the heart of the Upper East Side. Just steps from Central Park, the Guggenheim Museum, and a plethora of fine dining and high-end shopping, The Monarch showcases luxurious homes in a great location.
The Wellington Tower is an ideal luxury condominium for prospective Manhattan residents. With countless advantages, such as units boasting elegantly designed granite countertops and spacious living rooms with views, the Upper East Side condo also prides itself in its slew of amenities.
Mixed-use buildings in Manhattan have probably not gotten better than the Galleria on 117 East 57th Street on the border of Midtown East and the Upper East Side. With its brilliant design by David Kenneth Specter, the Galleria has 47 floors of condominium apartments that are simply great for luxury lifestyles.
The Impala is a handsomely modern high-rise in Manhattan's Upper East Side. In keeping with the Upper East Side's polish, 404 East 76th Street features a great amenity package, including an elegant lobby and courtyard, and a rooftop terrace with wide city views.
This beautiful white-glove condominium is a perfect example of NYC luxury living. With apartments ranging from studios to five-bedrooms, anyone is sure to find what they need for themselves and their family at the Savoy. Many of the spacious, bright apartments feature washer and dryers, marble-finished bathrooms, Jacuzzi tubs and separate shower stalls.
1055 Park Avenue is a distinctly adorned condominium on the southeast corner of 87th Street on the Upper East Side. Constructed with glass windows, the open and alluring structure offers 5 individual units, spread out over 12 floors. Residents can enjoy varied amenities, including complete building staff and fitness center.
Located in the coveted Carnegie Hill neighborhood of the Upper East Side, the appropriately named Carnegie Park treats its residents to well-appointed homes and an extensive amenity space, not to mention an enviable location just steps away from Central Park.
The Upper East Side has a new LEED-certified condominium by the name of Laurel, boasting 5-star amenities. Two custom-designed resistance pools, a sauna/steam room, and an Infiniti Lap Pool are but a few of its pamperings. Billiards, a football table, and an arcade provide plenty of entertainment options.
Pre-war charm and modern luxury are married in perfect harmony at The Marquard on 11 East 68th Street. The building, located on the Upper East Side, was built in 1913 and was recently restored and renovated in 2013. Elegantly designed and surrounded by lush greenery outside its doors, The Marquard offers refined living with a taste of history in an unbeatable location.