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The Park Imperial is a mixed-used slender granite tower in Midtown Manhattan. These 101 luxury Manhattan condominiums begin on the 48th floor. Dark, reflective glass gives privacy while providing breathtaking views of Central Park, the Hudson River and Manhattan’s skyline.
Developed by Related Companies, New York Construction called the $180 million project “a true mixed-use project.” It houses Random House’s 25-story corporate headquarters and its exterior, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill marries two distinct structural elements; one whose complex geometric angles resemble bookends with (3 comments)
Dramatic glamour reminiscent of 50’s Europe is what the developers and designers had in mind when they constructed The Veneto in 2007. Located in Midtown East’s area of Sutton and Beekman Place in Manhattan, the tree-lined neighborhood is made up of grand town homes, elaborate mansions and statuesque buildings that blend an eclectic mixture of pre-war architectural designs. Steps away from the East River Promenade, The Veneto is for those desiring “the sweet life.”
Midtown East, Manhattan is an area known for attracting New York City’s most influential and (4 comments)
I’ve been reading through some passages of Gary Keller’s bestseller and thought I’d share some of those with you. I highly recommend you pick up a copy–his book is easy to read and packed full of great information.
It’s for the beginner or the seasoned pro and it’s not only a book that provides step-by-step information about being the best real estate professional you can be, but how the steps you take to do that is directly related to your life, overall. Success is measured by more (0 comments)
Luxury Condos on the Upper East Side - 06/23/11 09:40 AM
The Lucida--New York’s First LEED Certified Luxury Condos on Manhattan’s Upper East Side On 151 East 85th Street, an 18-story Manhattan luxury condo building stands out as a sleek, glassed environmentally-friendly group of sale and rental condominiums.
Opened in 2009, these luxury condos are the Upper East Side’s introduction to “smarter living.” Developed by Extell and designed by architects Cook + Fox, residents are in for a manhattan luxury lifestyle with the added benefits of green living. S. Russell Groves designed the Lucida’s interiors, using sustainable and renewable materials, whenever possible.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a voluntary (4 comments)
UNION SQUARE - 06/22/11 11:54 AM
A Midtown Manhattan Neighborhood
Union Square is Manhattan’s Midtown neighborhood that’s center stage and steps away to notable neighbors–to the north is the Flatiron District; northwest is Chelsea; to the east, Gramercy Park; and to the south, lies Greenwich Village.
Union Square Park, (Broadway to 4th Avenue, East 14th to East 17th Streets) opened in 1839 and has served as the site for New York City and national celebrations and festivals for over 170 years. Manhattan’s first Labor Day parade was here in 1882; countless workers’ rallies in the 1900s and the first Earth Day in 1970. (0 comments)
Some of My Favorite Reads - 06/21/11 09:32 AM
I’m always fascinated by how very successful people reach their success. I thought I’d share some of my favorite reads with you about some of the world’s most recognizable business professionals.. Not only are the books interesting; some offer success strategies that are very useful and ones that I’ve applied to achieve some of my own milestones. The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick.
This is the book to read about how Facebook got started, how it’s changing the world, how we do business and how it’s going to affect the future. According to this book, in June of 2010 there (2 comments)
In case you didn’t hear the news, our fair city is going to be host to the Ironman Triathlon in August of next year.
For those of you who are fitness fanatics (or morning and weekend fitness types, as I practice on a pretty regular basis), the time to begin planning is now.
According to Dara E. Wittenberg, a USA Triathlon Level II Certified Coach, you’re going to have to dedicate 13-20 plus hours a week (whew!) to prepare for this and ideally, you should have a few triathlons under your belt (0 comments)
Luxury Condos in Midtown Manhattan - 06/17/11 10:27 AM
AOL Time Warner Center - A Multi-Use Complex with 225 Luxury Condos and 251 Guest Rooms at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Midtown Manhattan
Midtown Manhattan’s AOL Time Warner Center opened in February of 2004. It rises to 750 feet and its two towers contain a plethora of the finest in entertainment, dining, and luxury condo and hotel accommodations in the city.
This multi-use complex shares its space with Time Warner World Headquarters, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, The Shops of Columbus Circle to include grocery, bakeries, bars and restaurants, a Jazz Center and the Time Warner Center Condominium (0 comments)
It seems to be happening as a press release from NYC.gov last week announced that Mayor Bloomberg and AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson Launch Free Wi-Fi Service in 20 New York City Parks across the five boroughs.
Yahoo! Or Google, or Twitter. The press release states that there’s no extra costs to taxpayers and now we can log on from our laptops, smartphones, the ever-popular iPad and digital tablets to stay connected not only at (2 comments)
NOLITA CONDOS - 06/15/11 08:08 AM
SUPERB LUXURY CONDOS AT 211 ELIZABETH STREET IN NOLITA
In the picturesque section of downtown Manhattan, Nolita, 211 Elizabeth Street is a small and stunning Nolita luxury condo building that sits on the corner of Elizabeth and Prince Streets.
This red-bricked, boutique building was the vision of a former Tony Award winning Broadway producer, Peter Manning and husband and wife Hollywood production designers, Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch. The three are now 16 Prince, LLC, the developer and Roman and Williams, architects, respectively.
These creative forces created one of Manhattan’s most beautiful Nolita condo buildings. There’s (0 comments)
THE WEST VILLAGE, NEW YORK CITY - 06/14/11 02:16 PM
MANHATTAN’S BEAUTIFUL AND PRISTINE NEIGHBORHOOD BORDERING GREENWICH VILLAGE What’s not to love about Manhattan’s artsy jewel of a community, the West Village in New York City? Its unofficial boundaries are from Houston to 14 Street and Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River.
The West Village is an extension of Greenwich Village and has a bit more of a unassuming personality than its more boisterous counterpart, the East Village.
With Chelsea to the North and Soho to the South, New York City’s West Village is home to past and present celebrities, writer and artists. The West Village has (4 comments)
The “New” High Line in Chelsea, New York City - 06/13/11 08:57 AM
Section 2 Opens for Summer! As a New Yorker, I’m constantly inspired by the innovative ways in which developers and community leaders transform abandoned, seemingly useless relics of history into not only gorgeous green spaces, but places where Manhattanites can relax amongst one of the busiest cities in the world.
The High Line in Chelsea is certainly an example of that. In the mid-80s, a group of Chelsea residents, “Friends of the High Line,” rallied and gained support to reuse what was once an elevated freight train structure into a pristine, beautiful and elevated public park.
Trains stop (2 comments)
Midtown Manhattan Condos are Selling! - 06/10/11 09:35 AM
Midtown Manhattan is the area that defines New York City--the pulse and heart of the city that never sleeps. Rockefeller Center, Penn Station, the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and Times Square--all these world renown venues and iconic buildings are in Midtown.
With it also being one of the most busiest commercial districts in the world, it’s easy to see why investors, individuals and corporations are buying in Midtown Manhattan condos. With walking distance to cultural meccas, businesses, world-class restaurants and entertainment, it’s the perfect place for them to own their personal piece of New York City.
Tribeca’s gem of elegant and sophisticated luxury living was completed in 2009. 101 Warren brought transformation to a two-acre site in Lower Manhattan.
There are 227 luxury condos within this modernist building in Tribeca. Constructed of granite with oversized, rectangular windows in every unit, 101 Warren Street takes a cue from the residential architecture of Tribeca and the monumental architecture of the nearby Flatiron District. The designers, Kidmore, Ownings & Merrill LLP, describe their architectural marvel as a “building wrapped in a rhythmic screen of two story stone piers.”
Thirty-three stories (2 comments)
Keller Williams New York City’s Agents Speak Out! - 06/08/11 09:01 AM
As of June 1, 2011, Keller Williams New York City celebrated its six-month anniversary. It’s been an exciting six months--we started with 12 agents and our numbers have increased more than sixfold! (More on this in an upcoming blog).
Our momentum is phenomenal as more and more real estate pros in Manhattan discover what we’re about, why we’re part of the second-largest real estate company in the country and how Keller Williams New York City not only inspires its agents, but offers them the best educational and resource tools to help them redefine their potential.
I set a (2 comments)
GET KELLERIZED! – KELLER WILLIAMS NYC - 06/07/11 10:10 AM
Keller Williams NYC has grown exponentially since first opening it’s doors by attracting entrepreneurial spirited agents that want to be in business together. GET KELLERIZED. FIND OUT WHAT THEY ALREADY KNOW AT WWW.KWNYC.COM/CAREERS (4 comments)
HELL’S KITCHEN/CLINTON - 06/07/11 09:49 AM
A MANHATTAN MIDTOWN WEST NEIGHBORHOOD NEAR THE BIG APPLE’S THEATER DISTRICT
Hell’s Kitchen is also known as Clinton, but most New Yorkers use the former when talking about this section of the city. The name relates to its past, as so many neighborhoods in Manhattan, it carries a bit of interesting flavor before its gentrification.
Its rough boundaries are Eighth Avenue to the Hudson River and 59th Street to 42nd Street. No one really knows how Hell’s Kitchen acquired its name. According to an article in the New York Times, the name may have come from an Irish gang (2 comments)
Five Nine John Lofts are 73 beautifully-renovated one, two and three-bedroom New York City apartment homes in Lower Manhattan’s Financial District. The pre-war residential complex was built in the early 1900s and was once an office building.
In 2006, with the help of designer Andres Escobar and architect Karl Fisher, Five Nine John Lofts was transformed to modern and sophisticated New York City apartments and condos for busy professionals and families who want to be in the heart of the Financial District. (0 comments)
As parents, our most precious resource is our children.
As city-dwellers, “wide open spaces” in which our children can socialize, learn and play are a bit different than those in suburban settings.
Any given day, there are people enjoying our outdoor spaces–from the very young to senior citizens and everyone in between. Throughout the year, there’s activities in Central Park geared toward young and old alike, from festivals to live music to art exhibitions, New Yorkers have access to a cultural mecca.
Manhattan residents are accustomed to walking and to having access to beautiful parks that provide them with endless trails and green spaces in which to work off some steam.
Those of us who live in the city want a place that’s steps away (or an elevator ride away) from fitness amenities that give us indoor spaces as well.
Developers are answering the call for buyers’ wish list of amenities when purchasing a New York City luxury condo with spacious, new fitness facilities that are included in the purchase price and monthly maintenance (4 comments)
Borrowing its name from an exclusive neighborhood in London England, this Upper East Side luxury condo building combines timeless design with modern conveniences and walking distance to some of New York City’s best entertainment and cultural events.
Developed by Related Companies and designed by Robert Stern, the 22-story limestone building on 205 East 85th Street has Gothic-inspired architecture and its Upper East side corner location houses 160 plus apartment homes; from studios to four bedroom condos, penthouses and townhomes.
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