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The Manhattan Clubs Convenient Midtown Location Gives You Easy Access To Central Park, The Theater District, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Museums, Fine Dining, And World Famous Shopping. The Full Time Concierge Staff Is At Your Service, Whenever The Need Arises. Imagine your own elegant suite right in the heart of New York City just for those times you want to be in Manhattan. Junior Executive Suites to Penthouse Suites Available.
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Manhattan's Clocktower: Designer Condos by Versace. - 07/23/08 11:12 PM
The house of Versace is designing interiors for a Manhattan landmark currently undergoing renovations and a condo conversion. One Madison Avenue, the former Met Life Clocktower building near Madison Square Park, will be converted to residential condominiums
The Italian design house has been hired to do interior design work on the Clock Tower in the Flatiron District.Erected as the tallest building in the world in 1909, a title it kept for four years until the Woolworth Building at 233 Broadway was completed.The renovations include 55 condominium apartments, common areas and a spa. Donatella Versace will personally design a luxury club in the building. (10 comments)
The Upper West Side boundaries are 59th Street to the South, 110th Street to the North, Central Park West to the East and the Hudson River to the West. The Upper West Side neighborhood has a different spirit and outlook than the Upper East Side. The Upper West Side is known for its individuality, creativity, diversity and cultural pursuits. The Upper West Side is home to some extraordinary buildings. Landmarks of Art Deco, Beaux Arts, or Gothic Revival architecture, the great celebrity apartment buildings of Central Park West. The Dakota, El Dorado, The San Remo Apartments, (6 comments)
Riverside Park is widely regarded as Manhattan's most spectacular waterfront park. As one of only 10 officially designated scenic landmarks in the City of New York, it has a long and storied history.
Rugged bluffs and rocky outcroppings created through prehistoric glacial deposits once descended directly to the Hudson River shore. They were densely wooded until 1846, when the Hudson River Railroad cut through the forested hillside.
Photo courtesy NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission.The Otis Elevator Building, built in 1911-1912 Comprising 30 Buildings, District Recognized for Its Distinctive Architecture and Role as a Major Center of Manufacturing, Warehousing and Freight Handling.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously approved the designation of the West Chelsea Historic District, a collection of 30 architecturally distinctive buildings that recall New York City's standing as the leading manufacturing center in the United States during the last half of the 19th century. Several of the nation's most prestigious manufacturers had a presence in West Chelsea at the end of the 19th (12 comments)
The Georgica: a new condo on the Upper East Side (named after Geogica Pond in East Hampton)
The Upper East Side has been considered Manhattan's most prestigious residential neighborhood covering the East of Central Park to the East River, and from 59th Street at its southern boundary to 96th Street at its northern boundary. While the most coveted, prewar homes on Fifth and Park Avenues are beyond the financial reach of all but the wealthiest New Yorkers, there are also surprisingly good values that abound nearby. There are (4 comments)
Morningside Park Entrance The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously granted scenic landmark status to Morninside Park. Designed by Fredrick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux (co-designers of Central Park) Morningside Park in Manhattan was chosen for its unusual topography, scenic views and noteworthy public sculptures.Located on along a rocky ledge extending from 110th to 123rd streets and between Morningside Drive and Manhattan Morninside Avenues, the park is comprised of approximately 30 acres that were excluded from the street grid under a proposal by Andrew Haswell Green, a commissioner and comptroller of Central Park.Olmsted and Vaux developed a design for (5 comments)
New York City released new renderings of The High Line. The High Line park is being built atop the former elevated train track transforming 22 blocks into an open park. The High Line runs through three of Manhattans most dynamic neighborhoods, Hells Kitchen, West Chelsea and the Meat Packing District.
A sun deck with half an inch of running water is a feature of the new park. The park's first phase, which runs from Gansevoort Street to 20th Street, is set to open by the end of this year. The second phase, which runs from 20th (5 comments)
Rendering of Columbia campus at 131st Street & Broadway Empire State Development Corporation has adopted the Columbia University General Project Plan and authorized a public hearing for the university's proposed West Harlem expansion.The state agency declared the 17-acre expansion footprint as blighted, a necessary step before using eminent domain. Two reports characterized the area by aging, poorly maintained and functionally obsolete industrial buildings, with little indication of recent reinvestment to revive their generally deteriorated conditions.The $6.28 billion project, which is to be funded entirely by the university, will add up to 6.8 million square feet of new, state-of-the-art facilities in (2 comments)
New Construction Update: Hells Kitchen: Atelier, 635 West 42nd Street - 07/09/08 10:44 PM
Immediate occupancy in new construction at Atelier at 635 West 42nd St. A 46-story tower designed by Costas Kondylis to reflect the bow of a great ship docked along the Hudson River. The building contains 478 studio to 2-bedroom apartments. The apartments feature extrodinary kitchens with stainless steel Sub-Zero glass door refrigerators, top-tier energy-efficient Bosche and miele appliances, including large washer dryer in every home. Many apartments feature Hudson river views. Atelier Amenities include full basketball and volleyball courts, sky lounge with rooftop billiards, landscaped sun deck, fitness and yoga center, indoor swimming pool, a parking garage, health club and sauna. (15 comments)
Fewer Foreclosures in New York than Elsewhere - 07/09/08 08:54 AM
According to a new study by the metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and Freddie Mac, New York is bucking the national foreclosure trend. The state's numbers dropped compared to last year, and New York City was the second- least foreclosed-on city in the first quarter, just below Boston with 53 foreclosures for every 10,000 properties. (0 comments)
Here's wishing everyone a Happy Fourth of July celebration - Whether you'll be at the beach, at a barbeque, or just chilling out, have a good one. If you haven't ventured out of the city or if you're visiting celebrate Independence Day in Manhattan From Sea to Shining Shore. Macy's 4th of July Along the East River Largest fireworks display in America The nations largest and most spectacular birthday bash lights up the night sky with over 120,000 breathtaking pyrotechnics from around the world! between 10th - 23rd Streets off the South Street Sea (9 comments)
2Q-08 Manhattan Market Report: Buyer's Market - 07/02/08 09:46 PM
Manhattan market reports were released today from Miller Samuel, and major Manhattan brokerages. Sales of coops and condos fell 21.8% compared to same quarter last year. Inventory rose 31.2% but the median sale price rose 14.5% Sale prices were down 3.1% from the previous quarter. The market reports have been much anticipated by brokers. The data only confirms what we've been seeing in the market. I found out the reports were released when Glenn Roberts from Inman news contacted me to talk about the Manhattan market and trends. For the complete story: Sales still falling in Manhattan from Inman News. For the the complete market report Miller Samuel. This (2 comments)
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