• Real Estate: Luxe Listings

    Our Guide To NYC’s Most Impressive New Residential Buildings & Classic Properties

    By Danielle Sullivan
    50 UN Plaza (credit - Chuck Choi)

    50 UN Plaza; photo by Chuck Choi

    As the residential development boom continues across the city, there are even more fantastic options for families seeking comfortable homes with top-notch amenities for all ages. Whether you’re actively looking for a new home for your growing family, or are simply curious about what’s out there, we’ve put together a selection of amenity-rich new buildings and classic family properties.

    The below includes properties from parts I and II of our real estate guide that originally appeared in fall 2016.

    UPPER WEST SIDE

    The Chamberlain | 269 West 87th Street
    The Chamberlain’s large homes include two- to five- bedroom residences, townhouses, and penthouses. The premises feature a private central garden and two floors of amenities, including a lounge, library, fitness center, children’s playroom, and a multi-purpose court, which boasts a basketball court and screening room capabilities. thechamberlainnyc.com

    The Astor | 235 West 75th Street
    Nestled in the heart of the Upper West Side, these one- to four-bedroom condominium residences are now available for ownership. Inspiration gleaned from the building’s pre-war heritage and classic details have been beautifully updated and assimilated into the new layouts. Many of the units feature such luxuries as entry foyers, walk-in closets, and wood-burning fireplaces—plus there’s laundry on every floor. Select units include bay windows, high ceilings, and hardwood floors. theastor.com

    Hawthorn Park | 160 West 62nd Street
    Glenwood’s Hawthorn Park is a striking 54-story property located at 160 West 62nd Street, including 339 spacious homes. Residents will enjoy access to a fully-furnished lounge with kitchen facilities; a landscaped outdoor terrace; and a children’s playroom with custom hand-painted murals, along with many other amenities. Hawthorn Park is located in the heart of Lincoln Square, where Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts offers an array of options for art, entertainment, and culture. The neighborhood is also known for its convenient location near both Central Park and the Hudson River, perfect for family outings and activities. glenwoodnyc.com

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    One Riverside Park | 50 Riverside Boulevard
    One Riverside Park features 219 condominiums with interiors curated by designer Shamir Shah. The development offers the best of urban living in a vibrant neighborhood, coupled with top-notch amenities and services. With the release of its Premier Collection, One Riverside Park has a limited selection of larger homes available for purchase. Comprised of four- to seven-bedroom homes, the Collection features breathtaking Hudson River views, grand-scaled living and entertaining spaces, and eat-in gourmet kitchens. The condominiums also feature over 50,000 square feet of lifestyle amenities, including a 40,000-square-ft athletic club and spa. oneriversidepark.com

    The Encore | 175 West 60th Street
    Located at the corner of 60th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Glenwood’s latest luxury building offers superior family living on the Upper West Side. The building includes a whimsical children’s playroom alongside studio, one- and two-bedroom homes. Families can also feel safe with intrusion alarms in every apartment and a 24-hour doorman. Just two blocks from Central Park, amenities include a children’s playroom, bike room, gym, swimming pool, storage area and roof deck. The Encore has direct access to the Central Park Zoo, ball parks, and more. encoreapartments.nyc

    360 Central Park West | Between 94-95th Street
    This building is a newly converted, Rosario Candela-designed condominium in the heart of the Upper West Side with two-, three-, and four-bedroom residences. With only 2-3 homes per floor, the building is very intimate. The interiors of the open plan homes are by Cetra Ruddy and feature stunning views of Central Park and floor to ceiling cerused oak millwork which conceal appliances. Living rooms are brightly lit and spacious with five-inch solid oak herringbone floors. Master bedrooms feature ample closets and an en-suite bath. An Adirondack-themed children’s playroom looking right into the park lives right off the beautifully restored and fully attended lobby. Other amenities include an on-site resident manager, ground-floor fitness center, storage (including bicycle storage), and a pet grooming station. 360cpwny.com

    393 West End Ave | 393 West End Avenue
    The landmarked development contains 43 grand luxury rentals ranging from one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom homes designed by renowned interior architect Vicente Wolf. Amenities include a fitness center, children’s playroom, lounge, 24-hour concierge, rooftop, and a courtyard. The building is just steps from some of the most prestigious schools and universities in Manhattan, world-class museums including the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, parks and playgrounds, and charming shops and restaurants. 393westendave.com

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    498 West End Avenue | Between West 83rd & 84th Streets
    This pre-war building is currently being converted into condos. The first 11 units just closed but more are coming to market this fall and next year, including a penthouse. Residents can look forward to amenities like a fitness room and a children’s playroom. The building is also one block from Riverside Park, meaning that residents will have access to bike paths, running paths, dog runs, and other outdoor activities. Residents will also be near the Hudson River and the West Side Montessori, as well as one block from Broadway. 498wea.com

    The Chatsworth | 344 West 72nd Street
    The Chatsworth marries the comforts of contemporary living with the grandeur, quality, and attention to detail found only in early 20th Century architecture. Residents will be afforded every modern luxury as well as a full suite of new amenities including 24-hour concierge services, fitness center with a yoga studio, children’s playroom, game room, lounge, private screening room, and catering kitchen. Bike storage, private storage units, and accessory suites are available for purchase. thechatsworth.com

    Circa | 285 West 110th Street
    This building offers one- to five-bedroom homes with unrivaled views of Central Park and amenities that are perfect for the little ones. There is a beautifully landscaped, spacious courtyard and rooftop terrace with a grill for summer cookouts. The development boasts a room for tweens—equipped with a gaming console and a wide selection of games that keep the heart healthy—as well as a study lounge outfitted with iMac computers. In addition, residents have remote-control sailboats, bikes, and picnic baskets right at their very fingertips to rent when going to Central Park, right across the street. circacentralpark.com

    The Haswell | 707 West End Avenue
    This building reaches a height of 184 feet with expansive views of the Hudson River and Riverside Park. The residences start on the 10th floor flanked by Riverside Park to the west and Central Park to the east. The building offers a variety of family-friendly amenities like common rooftop gardens, terraces, planting gardens, children’s playroom, gym, yoga room, meditation lounge, steam showers and sauna, teen media room, club room, reading room-library, private study and rehearsal room, private parking, immediate Riverside Park access, public and private outdoor living spaces, and unparalleled access to Upper West Side’s cultural institutions like the American Museum of Natural History and the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. thehaswell.com

    UPPER EAST SIDE

    The Kent | 200 East 95th Street
    This collection of 83 grand condominiums offers residences that range from two to five bedrooms. Alongside the pool, dog grooming stations, and bike storage, residents of The Kent have access to an ultra-convenient stroller valet, the indoor/outdoor Camp Kent, and the Lenny Kravitz-designed Sound Lounge multimedia room—which is the perfect harmony between a state-of-the-art recreational space and a refined rehearsal studio. Professional quality amplifiers, guitars, a drum set, and piano give residents a rare opportunity to play and practice music in their own building. It also serves as a screening room for movie watching with several drop-down projection screens. thekentnyc.com

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    Carnegie Park | 200 East 94th Street
    Located in the prestigious Carnegie Hill neighborhood near Manhattan’s most elite schools, Carnegie Park is an elegantly appointed condominium tower from Related Companies with 287 new homes ranging from one to five bedrooms. There’s also a suite of amazing amenities designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, including an entertainment lounge, a children’s playroom, a three-lane indoor swimming pool, and a half-acre private landscaped park. The lower level of the building features a fitness and yoga center, while the rooftop terrace is outfitted with a barbecue grill, ample seating, and panoramic views. Additional amenities and services include a 24-hour concierge and doorman, as well as an onsite garage. carnegiepark.com

    The Easton | 205 East 92nd Street
    Located in Carnegie Hill, The Easton is equipped for contemporary urban families in one of Manhattan’s most desirable neighborhoods. The Easton features a unique set of kids’ amenities designed to develop young minds and make parents’ lives easier. Amenities include a teen room with a game area, private homework stations, soundproof music rooms, and a ballet room. In addition, there is 24-hour concierge, a multi-story, full-service public Equinox offering a spa and juice bar with private residential access for residents, on-site bicycle parking and large personal storage, housekeeping and dry cleaning services, and a mail room outfitted with refrigerator and freezer storage. eastonnyc.com

    20 East End Avenue
    This 43-residence condominium building is an 18-story residential development on the Upper East Side. The residences consist of two- to six-bedroom homes, including three duplex townhouses with cellars and two one-of-a-kind penthouses at the top. The building features a number of club-like amenities including a Junior Lounge, a 500-square-foot, Wi-Fi-enabled space designed exclusively for children ages 7-16, featuring interactive gaming pods conceptualized by kids. A large central table offers ample room to study or play board games, and a hospitality area offers an ideal setup for parties and celebrations. 20eastend.com

    389 E. 89 | 389 East 89th Street
    This 33-story tower offers spacious and light-filled interiors that capture classic uptown living with a modern touch. The building is within short walking distance of Central Park to the west and Carl Schurz Park to the east and surrounded by excellent local restaurants, cultural institutions, and notable primary schools. There are 156 apartments in total
    in the form of lofts, one-bedrooms, two-bedrooms, and three-bedrooms. An array of lifestyle amenities are offered,
    including 24-hour concierge/doorman, fitness center, lounge with adjacent private outdoor event space, children’s play-room, landscaped rooftop terrace, private storage, and bicycle storage. 389e89.com

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    The Charles | 1355 1st Avenue
    This glass-and-limestone luxury residential tower offers refined and exquisitely constructed family-friendly residences with full-floor, four-bedroom layouts. All homes at the Charles have spacious master suites with dressing rooms, custom spa baths crafted with Bianco Dolomiti marble, and floor-to-ceiling windowed walls. Residents have access to a full suite of high-end amenities including a children’s play lounge and game room, a 24-hour doorman and concierge, and a spacious fitness room equipped with top line Technogym and Peloton equipment. Situated among New York’s most exclusive shops, boutiques, schools, salons, and restaurants, the Charles is a short walk away from Central Park and a stone’s throw from the East River. Nearby family-friendly cultural destinations include the Lycée Français, the Guggenheim Museum, and Sotheby’s. charlesnyc.com

    MIDTOWN

    50 UN Plaza
    This full-service property offers one-, two-, and three-bedroom residences with high ceilings as well as seven full penthouses (which have four to five bedrooms) Parking spaces, temperature-controlled wine cellars, and storage units are also available for purchase. Amenities include a gated entry which opens onto a landscaped motor-court, a large lobby with towering ceilings, rich natural light, a 16-ft high water wall, open fireplace, a fitness center which features a 75-ft swimming pool, sauna, steam room, and treatment room. In addition, there is a conference room, children’s playroom, ancillary laundry facilities, cold storage for groceries, and bike storage complete the offering. 50unp.com

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    One Sixty Madison | 160 Madison Avenue
    One Sixty Madison consists of 319 spacious rental residences, including one- and two-bedroom homes. Over 16,000 square feet of private outdoor space, including an elevated park, is available to residents. A nearly 12,000-square-ft private Park Lounge leads the way to the building’s own elevated landscaped park on the fourth floor. Most recently, the garden has acquired amazing games such as a life-size chess set and offers programs such as sunset yoga and art classes. A 1,000-square-ft, north-facing wraparound terrace on the top floor is connected to the building’s Three Sixty Lounge, including a full bar set-up, tables and lounge chairs overlooking the city skyline and the Empire State building. A 3,500-square-ft sundeck is ideal for spending the day soaking up the sun in the many lounge chairs or utilizing the space for sunset yoga, which is offered through the building. onesixtymadison.com

    CHELSEA

    15 Hudson Yards | 501 West 30th Street
    15 Hudson Yards offers five distinct residence types, ranging from one-bedroom layouts overlooking the High Line to duplex penthouses with panoramic city views, 26-ft ceilings and more than 5,000 square feet of living space. All homes offer handsome wide-plank oak flooring, hand-selected materials and kitchen appliances by Miele; residents can select from two interior design palettes. Residents will enjoy 24-hour concierge service, two floors of wellness offerings, and a skytop entertaining suite with indoor entertainment lounges. Now under construction, 15 Hudson Yards will debut for sales in the fall of 2016, with residences to be completed in 2018. onesixtymadison.com

    The Fitzroy | 514 West 24th Street
    The Fitzroy is a boutique residential building that is being developed along the High Line in Manhattan’s West Chelsea neighborhood. The Fitzroy will have a collection of just 14 residences, each a half or full-floor. It is a rare new condominium building from Roman & Williams, led by husband-and-wife creative team and former Hollywood set designers, Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch. The building’s Art Deco style is a significant departure from other new construction along the High Line, featuring signature elements like a custom green terracotta façade and handcrafted copper windows. Amenities include a children’s art studio, 24-hour attended lobby, La Palestra designed fitness center with dynamic movement studio, cardio studio, yoga and pilates room, treatment room, and dry sauna, a wine cellar with secure wine locker for each home, a climate-controlled, fully customizable storage room for each home, up to 165-square-ft landscaped rooftop lounge with summer kitchen, an auxiliary laundry room, and bicycle storage. fitzroy.nyc

    NOMAD

    212 5th Avenue
    Ideal for families, 212 5th Avenue has large, open floor plans with three- to four-bedroom residences, and studio apartments that can be inhabited by children’s nannies or au pairs. The residences feature gracious entry foyers, galleried hallways, huge, loft-like living rooms, fully integrated kitchens, and master bedroom suite retreats. Building amenities include a lobby with a 24-hour doorman, concierge, and cold storage, a fitness center with adjoining yoga studio and treatment room, a playroom and separate game room, each with age-appropriate equipment. In addition, there is a residents’ lounge, an adjoining dining/meeting room with catering kitchen, screening room, and valet parking. 212fifthavenue.com

    GRAMERCY

    Gramercy Square | 215 East 19th Street, 225 East 19th Street, 220 East 20th Street, and 230 East 20th Street
    Gramercy Square is a 223-unit luxury condo development in Manhattan’s family-friendly Gramercy Park neighborhood. Studios to four-bedroom condos are available, including garden homes and penthouses. The project’s four buildings are interconnected by an 18,000-square-ft, lower-level amenity space called Gramercy Club. Amenities at the Gramercy Club offer something for every member of the family, including a 75-ft indoor pool, a golf simulator, a media room, a children’s playroom, a residents’ gym and a wine room. gramercysquare.com

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    88&90 Lexington | 88 Lexington Avenue
    This condo conversion unites two buildings; one pre-war and one post-war, and is composed of a mix of one-, two-, and three- bedroom residences. Features offered at 88&90 Lex include loft-like layouts with high ceilings and oversized windows. The building also includes a multitude of child friendly amenities such as a children’s playroom, two-lane swimming pool, a hot tub, and a shallow area for all-age swimming, state-of-the-art gym with private yoga studio, sauna, landscaped roofed terrace, and a private cinema. It’s located just a few blocks away from Madison Square Park and Gramercy Park as well as the city’s best primary schools, museums, and restaurants. 88and90Lex.com

    45 East 22nd Street
    This 65-story glass tower features a manor house-inspired granite base and top-heavy silhouette reaching 777 feet in the sky. Floor-to-ceiling windows boast iconic panoramic views of the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, the clock tower at 1 Madison Avenue, World Trade Center, the Hudson and East Rivers, and Madison Square and Gramercy Parks. Its prime downtown location is walking distance to Madison Square Park as well as the best dining, museums, and prestigious schools. There will be 83 residences, and amenities include a fitness center with boxing and private training suite, golf simulator, basketball, children’s playroom, library, billiards, cards room, terrace with outdoor grill, and two entertaining spaces. 45east22.com

    SOHO

    70 Charlton | 70 Charlton Street
    Seventy Charlton is a 22-story development with two wings connected by an enclosed breezeway overlooking a lushly landscaped courtyard, featuring 92 residences, ranging in size from one- to four-bedrooms. Residents will have access to an array of lifestyle amenities, including a landscaped courtyard, outdoor sports court and fully-equipped private fitness center, 60-ft indoor salt-water swimming pool, steam room, men’s and women’s locker rooms, 24-hour doorman/concierge, residents’ lounge with catering kitchen, package room with walk-in refrigerator for fresh food and flower deliveries, and a children’s playroom. 70charlton.com

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    TRIBECA

    100 Barclay | 100 Barclay Street
    This Art-Deco landmarked building features sprawling loft residences with custom details, high ceilings, and unique layouts while offering Hudson River and city views. Amenities include a 24-hour doorman and concierge, fitness center, two lap pools, spa and treatment rooms and a club level floor with entertaining spaces, lounge bar, wine tasting room, private storage and a state-of-the-art children’s playroom. The building offers immediate occupancy and is steps away from the finest restaurants and shopping. 100barclay.com

    111 Murray | 111 Murray Street
    This condominium tower offers 157 residences ranging from one-bedrooms to full-floor penthouses, which overlook the Manhattan skyline, Hudson River, and New York Harbor. Indoor and outdoor spaces include two levels of amenities including a bike room, children’s playroom, cold storage, concierge, gym, hot tub, media room, swimming pool, storage, and valet parking. Landscaped gardens are located right across from the Hudson River Park’s Pier 25, where residents can play volleyball in sand courts as well as miniature golf. 111murray.com

    30 Warren | 30 Warren Street
    Thirty Warren, developed by Cape Advisors, is a ground-up, 12-story new development with just 23 condominium residences in Manhattan’s coveted Tribeca neighborhood. The residences consist of one- to three-bedroom homes including three full-floor penthouses with direct elevator entry and library areas with custom millwork cabinetry. Many of the larger residences feature outdoor space including private balconies and sprawling terraces. The residences range in size from approximately 1,000-2,500 square feet and beyond. Amenities include an attended lobby, fitness center, children’s playroom, bicycle storage, and private storage. 30warren.com

    70 Vestry | 70 Vestry Street
    Seventy Vestry is a 14-story boutique luxury residential building located along the Hudson River in Tribeca that is currently in development with completion/occupancy slated for 2018. The building features 46 residences designed to offer a variety of formal and informal living spaces for modern lifestyle. Amenities include a 2,012-square-ft fitness club, a sky-lit swimming pool, an additional children’s pool as well as whirlpool and cold plunge pool, men’s and women’s locker rooms, a unisex sauna and steam rooms, and a private treatment room. “The Block at 70 Vestry” is a children’s playroom designed by the award-winning Roto studio to engage children through interactive activities with an art area, climbing structure, ball pit, slide, magnetic wall, and a farmers market. The Dog City pet spa offers a host of day care, grooming, boarding, and walking services for dogs and other select pets. 70vestry.com

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    BATTERY PARK CITY

    Gateway Battery Park City
    Nestled along the Hudson River Waterfront in the family-friendly neighborhood of Battery Park City, Gateway features unobstructed views of the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty. The private community has an outdoor pool where swim lessons are offered in the summer; a children’s playroom with toys, books, and classes hosted by NY Kids Club; a landscaped roof deck; a residents’ lounge with an adjoining fitness center; and an outdoor courtyard. The courtyard also hosts year-round programming and events for all ages, including outdoor movie nights. Gateway also provides direct access to the Hudson River Esplanade, and is conveniently located to many cultural, culinary, and entertainment offerings such as the popular Brookfield Place, as well as destinations in FiDi, Tribeca, and SoHo. gatewayny.com

    FINANCIAL DISTRICT

    15 William New York | 15 William Street
    Fifteen William’s modern and sophisticated condominium residences and lifestyle amenities make this luxury building perfect for burgeoning families. Residents can enjoy an indoor pool, fitness center, screening room, dog park, outdoor children’s playground and indoor playroom, stunning rooftop lounge and outdoor sundeck. Fun, family-friendly programming such as movie nights and cooking classes are regular events on the resident calendar. The building is located steps from downtown Manhattan’s finest schools, including the Blue School and Pine Street School, as well as South Street Seaport and Battery Park. 15williamny.com

    50 West | 50 West Street
    Situated in the Financial District, 50 West is one the neighborhood’s most highly anticipated 64-story glass towers and boasts amenities, schools and green space. Residents have exclusive access to a children’s playroom, kid’s studio, game room with ping pong and foosball tables, swimming at the Water Club, arts and crafts room and library as well as a theater with stadium seating for screening the latest movies or practicing for clarinet recitals. The tower is located just steps away from Battery Park consisting of more than 25 acres of greenery, and miles of waterfront and ample selection of public and private educational institutions. 50westnyc.com

    BROOKLYN

    Austin Nichols House | 184 Kent Avenue
    The Austin Nichols House, located on the East River in Williamsburg, is being converted from 338 rentals to condos. The building will feature a playroom, jam room, and its own Kidville. The Austin Nichols House is steps from East River State Park, McCarren Park, and McCarren Park Pool. The lobby will have a 500-square-ft green wall, incorporating 3,500 plants and 25 species, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a rooftop sundeck with sweeping Manhattan views, coworking spaces, and a resident café. austinnicholshouse.com

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    The Ashland | 250 Ashland Place
    This Fort Greene building features studios to three-bedroom homes, beautifully appointed with modern design and custom elements, in addition to floor-to-ceiling windows offering spectacular views of Manhattan, Governors Island, Brooklyn, Queens, and the water. Full service amenities include the state-of-the-art fitness studio and an outdoor fitness area, outdoor movie screening area, demo kitchen, barbecue area, and billiard room. The Ashland is centrally located, offering eclectic and exciting dining options just off Fulton in Fort Greene, with shopping destinations moments away on Smith and Atlantic. With the cultural district and the Barclays Center all in the neighborhood, entertainment and cultural options abound. theashlandbk.com

    The Parkside Brooklyn | 123 Parkside Avenue
    This stately rental residence in Prospect Park South directly overlooks Brooklyn’s famed Prospect Park. Comprised of an assortment of studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom residences, as well as Brooklyn townhouse-inspired duplexes, The Parkside Brooklyn offers the rare opportunity to live alongside the 526-acre Prospect Park, yet be within easy access to Manhattan via five subway lines. Modern amenities include an attended lobby, a landscaped and furnished roof deck overlooking the park, a state-of-the-art fitness center with a yoga studio, a gaming lounge, and a children’s playroom. Outside the front door is Prospect Park with its magnificent lake, tennis courts, skating rinks, zoo, bike paths, museum, botanical gardens, and peaceful resting areas for a true urban escape. Phase II of the development, which consists of 130 units, will begin leasing this month. parksidebk.com

    51 Jay Street | 51 Jay Street, Brooklyn
    This collection of 74 condominium homes includes six penthouses and a unique townhouse, all set in a thoughtfully converted DUMBO warehouse. Each is designed, crafted, and polished to a breathtaking standard by ODA-Architecture. Features include 24-hour concierge, fitness and yoga room, residents’ lounge, rooftop terrace (with outdoor kitchen, fireplace, and showers), bicycle and resident storage, pet washing/grooming station, and a large capacity laundry room. This thought-provoking conversion boasts a playroom that is perfect for children of all ages to unwind from the stresses of homework, explore a plethora of toys and games, or enjoy story time. 51jayst.com

    251 First Street | 251 1st Street, Brooklyn
    This 11-story building will have 44 residences, which range from two-, three-, and four-bedroom homes. The stroller valet amenity will be for 251 First Street residents and guests. Halstead Property Development Marketing originated the idea and was inspired to come up with an amenity that helped families ease the hassle of dealing with a stroller, especially homes with multiple children living in the same apartment and offer convenience for guests who visit with kids (i.e. for playdates and parties). Other amenities include a 24-hour concierge, private gym, children’s playroom, residents’ lounge, landscaped courtyard, common roof terrace, and bicycle storage. 251first.com

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    365 Bond | 365 Bond Street, Brooklyn
    This building is located in one of Brooklyn’s top school districts and offers a full suite of amenities and programing designed for kids and families. The building offers studios to two-bedrooms as well as townhouses. The building contains a dedicated children’s play room, game room, and a full-time lifestyle coordinator from NFC Amenity Management. The lifestyle coordinator’s monthly programing includes movie nights and cooking demonstrations that appeal to families. Also featured at 365 Bond is a private courtyard and public esplanade park that offer convenient outdoor spaces. Four townhouses are also available and designed with families in mind, featuring multiple levels and private entrances. 365bond.com

    550 Vanderbilt | 550 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn
    Nestled among Brooklyn’s most desirable neighborhoods, and near the borough’s largest transportation hub, 550 Vanderbilt is a unique full-service condominium offering a modern lifestyle within a park. The building offers a diverse mix of residences, with floor plans ranging from studios to four bedrooms including exquisite duplexes, maisonettes with private entrances and penthouses commanding some of the borough’s best views. One of its most special features is the building’s location on Pacific Park, the new eight-acre public park that is the centerpiece of the 22-acre mega-project Pacific Park Brooklyn. The building also features over 10,000 square feet of amenities, including a children’s playroom, landscaped terrace, a library, pet grooming room, and bike storage. 550vanderbilt.com

    610 Warren | 610 Warren Street, Brooklyn
    The seven-story building has 31 residences, which range from one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom homes. It also includes duplex and triplex penthouses with private outdoor spaces, two townhouse-style garden duplexes with private patios and gardens, and one-bedrooms with home offices. Amenities include a rooftop terrace with outdoor barbecue area, fitness room, pet grooming station, children’s playroom, resident’s lounge with a screening area, kitchen, and billiards table, private parking garage with electric car changing stations, bicycle storage, 24-hour attended lobby between part-time doorman and virtual concierge, and personal storage available for purchase. 610warren.com

    The Nevins | 319 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn
    Centrally located near Prospect Heights, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and numerous subway lines, this Boerum Hill building boasts 73 residences over 21 stories ranging in size from studios to magnificent, three-bedroom full-floor units, to duplexes with exceptional private outdoor terraces, and is only two subway stops from Manhattan. The building measures in at 88,000 square feet and residences offer spacious bathrooms with walnut vanities and Caeserstone quartz countertops. Amenities include a full-time concierge, state-of-the-art fitness center, a children’s playroom, landscaped roof deck with barbeque, private storage, and bicycle storage. thenevinsbrooklyn.com

    South 1st | 190 South 1st Street, Brooklyn
    This Williamsburg building is a ground-up, 32-residence luxury condominium building featuring unparalleled 360-degree views, close to the J, M, and Z trains, and conveniently steps from iconic Bedford Avenue. Family-friendly amenities of the building include a massive private, landscaped terrace and garden lounge with lushly planted seating and picnic areas, a state-of-the-art gym, and bicycle storage. The building offers residents direct access to family-friendly neighborhood attractions including various playgrounds, the East River Park, and McCarren Park. 190south1st.com

    Waverly Brooklyn | 500 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn
    Located on a prominent corner, where the neighborhoods of Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, and Prospect Heights all meet, Waverly Brooklyn offers 48 residences—from studios to four-bedrooms, including penthouse homes with large terraces and gorgeous views. The contemporary seven-story building is modern with well-planned layouts and bright and sunny interiors. The subway to Manhattan is conveniently located right outside. Amenities include a full collection of child-friendly amenities, a resident lounge with library for story time, media center for family movie night, furnished courtyard with gas grills and rooftop garden, as well as two outdoor venues with ample space for birthday parties. waverlybrooklyn.com

    The Williams | 282 South 5th Street, Brooklyn
    The Williams is a byproduct of architect Morris Adjmi’s highly regarded modern aesthetic blended with neighborhood elements, offering a mix of studio, one-, and two-bedroom rentals. Amenities include an attended lobby, a common lounge with billiards and a conference room, a fitness center and yoga room, a children’s playroom, a designated laundry room outfitted with two industrial washer and dryer units, bicycle and stroller storage and an indoor pet spa. Storage lockers, vegetable garden plots, and on-site parking are all available for an additional fee. Noted preschool brand Kiddie Academy is also situated within the building, available for families with young children. rentthewilliams.com

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    QUEENS

    The Jackson | 1333 Jackson Avenue
    This 56-unit luxury condo project in Long Island City consists of studio-, one-, two-, and three-bedroom homes. Amenities include a social room, a children’s playroom, a residents’ gym, a rooftop with private cabanas for families, underground parking and a ground-floor retail component. The Jackson is slated for completion during the first half of 2017. thejacksonlic.com

    The Monarch | 47-05 5th Street
    The Monarch is a 21-unit condo development that consists of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units located in Long Island City. Amenities at the building include a children’s playroom, a resident’s gym, a virtual doorman and onsite parking. Sales at the Monarch are slated to launch in the fall. themonarchlic.com

    The Dutch | 25-19 43rd Avenue, Long Island City, Queens
    The Dutch features affordable two-bedrooms for budget conscious families with on-site parking. There are 24 two-bedrooms right around $1 million providing options for families to live within minutes of New York City without the sky high prices as well as insulated units to provide noise reduction. The building also features a communal lounge, an attended lobby, rooftop terrace, state-of-the-art fitness center and bicycle storage. It is near seven different subway lines, providing ease of access to Queens, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. It’s also near many new schools opening in LIC, as well as daycares and parks. dutchlic.com

    Factory House LIC | 42-60 Crescent Street, Long Island City, Queens
    The majority of available units at Factory House LIC are large (2-3 bedrooms). Amenities include a children’s playroom which leads to an enclosed resident-only outdoor garden, game room, library lounge, insulated units to provide noise reduction, and bicycle storage. Storage spaces are also available for purchase. The building is located near seven different subway lines, providing ease of access to Queens, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. The building is near many new schools opening in LIC, as well as daycares and parks. Factory House also has on-site parking and is available for immediate occupancy. thefactoryhouse.com

    The Grand at Sky View Parc | 40-26 College Point Boulevard, Flushing, Queens
    This luxury residence in Flushing, Queens, features a seven-acre park that is surrounded by the development’s three towers, which are located on top of a shopping mall. The development is ideal for the active family with exceptional outdoor space, a basketball court, two tennis courtsm, and multiple pools. In addition, homeowners have direct access to family-friendly stores in the mall below. The Grand also features an exclusive entertainment facility provided solely for residents living within the three towers, known as the Grand Club. This exclusive club includes a lounge, state-of-the-art fitness center, multi-purpose room, full-service spa, and outdoor kitchens that sit along poolside cabanas with grills and open green space. thegrandsvp.com

    Lefrak City | 59-17 Junction Boulevard, Corona, Queens
    Ideally located in the heart of Corona, Queens, LeFrak City is better than ever—newly remade, inside and out. It’s a whole new City with modernized entrances and attended lobbies, fresh landscaping, state-of-the-art security systems, updated laundry rooms and more. These apartments include oversized, sun-filled studio, one-bedroom, two- bedroom and three-bedroom homes with expansive living rooms. Newly renovated apartments feature contemporary kitchens—with stylish new cabinetry, countertops and appliances—new bathrooms, new closet fixtures, abundant storage, and more. Other apartments with classic finishes have been freshly painted, so they look and feel brand new. Many apartments feature private terraces with great views and sunlight. lefrakcity.com

    STATEN ISLAND

    Urby Staten Island | 7 Navy Pier Court and 8 Navy Pier Court, Staten Island
    Located on the North Shore waterfront, it is the largest new construction development in Staten Island, with 900 apartments and 35,000 square feet of commercial space. Urby is a total and dynamic living experience that offers specially curated social spaces that encourage natural opportunities for neighbors to meet and interact, including one of New York City’s largest urban farms that measures 5,000square feet and is managed by farmer-in-residence, Zaro Bates. A large communal kitchen is home to Urby’s Chef-in-Residence, Brendan Costello, that will teach culinary classes, tastings and incorporates produce from the urban farm into meals. The available rooftop apiary encompasses several beehives, and the development also includes a 5,100-square-ft fitness center, outdoor pool, landscaped courtyards with fire pits, Wi-Fi enabled green spaces and a 300-car on-site garage. urbystatenisland.com

    LONG ISLAND

    Roslyn Landing | 1407 Old Northern Boulevard, Roslyn, NY
    Roslyn Landing is a stunning condominium development, located on Long Island’s Gold Coast, offering every amenity of metropolitan living. This limited collection of residences includes two- and three-story townhomes, flat-over-flat condominiums, and single family homes designed in a classic architectural style to seamlessly complement the village’s historic ambiance. Twelve acres of beautifully landscaped grounds create a serene neighborhood enclave just steps away from Roslyn’s charming shops, celebrated dining, and entertainment options. Outdoor amenities include a waterfront promenade, village green space, two ponds, access to the village dog run, and an exclusive Club House where residents can enjoy billiards, a lounge, a children’s play room, a fitness center, and more. roslynlanding.com

    NEW JERSEY

    Newport | 100 Town Square, Jersey City
    The Newport community is located along the Hudson River Waterfront and consists of 13 residential towers. One of Newport’s family-friendly amenities is the 4.25-acre Newport Green Park, that’s ideal for outdoor fun with kids of all ages and features beautifully landscaped lawns, a playground, a splash pad, a seasonal carousel, and the area’s only urban beach with real sand. Community activities in Newport also include the annual tree lighting, free outdoor movie screenings, the annual Newport Beach Party, and a variety of food and beverage events. Newport’s wide variety of restaurants and shops, including the Newport Centre Mall, provides endless options for entertainment and activity. Manhattan is also just minutes away via Newport’s onsite PATH train stop. newportrentalsnj.com

    The Modern Tower II | 800 Park Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ
    The Modern is a 47-story luxury residential tower located next to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, with a completion date slates for summer 2018. It will consist of 450 Luxury rental residences (studios, one-, two-, and three-bedrooms). The building boasts some impressive 75,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor family-friendly amenities, including a lifestyle director, spa and sauna, an expansive resort-style infinity pool, state-of-the-art fitness studio and gym, karaoke/teen lounge (acapella lounge), and an indoor/outdoor movie theatre, as well as a very popular golf simulator. The Modern will also host weekly “Food Truck Tuesdays and Thirsty Thursdays” featuring the NYC metro area’s most desired brands. rentthemodern.com

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