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.
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 Oxford Upper East Side location belies the buildings elegance and classic Manhattan charm. The high rise also includes a host of modern amenities even the most discerning Manhattanite is sure to appreciate.
The famous Trump Tower stands out even among the most elite luxury condominiums available in Manhattan. Found at 200 East 69th Street in the Upper East Side, residents are privileged with incredible views from the 55-story high-rise, 24/7 doorman, concierge, and a staggering garden park to provide rest and relaxation.
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.
If you're looking to live in the middle of it all, in the heart of the greatest city of the work, then this stunning Lenox Hill building is the perfect home for you. The Paladin is located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and 62nd Street, near all major NYC trains as well as countless art galleries, museums, shops, and restaurants.
The Promenade is the giant of the Upper East Side, standing at 38 stories over the East River. Besides brilliant views, the high-rise also comes with oversized windows and high ceilings that emphasize spacious layouts. A party room, a full-service doorman and concierge, and valet services, no doubt, make this a much-coveted listing.
A newly constructed condominium in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, 170 East End Avenue offers several luxury apartments for sale. Each unit features unique 10-foot ceilings, oak flooring, and state-of-the-art kitchens. The building features with a private garage, squash court, as well as a full playroom.
Found at the intersection of 61st Street and Park Avenue, the Upper East Side’s 530 Park Avenue is one of Manhattan’s premier luxury apartment buildings. This highly desirable Park Avenue area is steps away from both Central Park and the East River, making 530 Park Avenue more than just a fancy address.
Built by famed architect Rosario Candela, this Upper East Side pre-war condominium boasts an imposing and regal design. Offering spacious libraries, parquet floors, and elliptical staircases, 740 Park Avenue is a model of elite taste. If it was fit for Jacqueline Onassis decades ago, it is fit for any Manhattanite today.