No matter where you live, choosing a place to call home is no easy feat. However, in cities with a wealth of real estate options available, it’s often even harder to pick a place to live than in a small town with just a few houses for sale. Such is the case for many buyers in New York City, who find themselves overwhelmed by the options at their disposal. The good news? Once you know which buildings are the standouts among the pack, you’re sure to find the perfect place to call home.
The Park Loggia: If you’re looking for a home right in the center of the city, you won’t find one more elegant than the residences at The Park Loggia. In addition to some of the city’s most artfully-designed interiors, the stunning luxury tower also has something few buildings can boast: Central Park serving as residents’ back yard, just mere steps away.
Central Park Tower: Views of Central Park don’t get much more stunning than those you’ll get at Central Park Tower. The Extell-developed tower is the tallest residential building in the world, standing 1,550 feet tall, its floor-to-ceiling windows offering peerless views of Central Park below. And inside the glamorous tower, homeowners can enjoy open-concept layouts, spacious kitchens with custom millwork, wood floors, and 55,000 square feet of amenities.
Skyline Tower: Who says Manhattan is the only borough with buildings built to wow? In Long Island City, Queens, you’ll find the Skyline Tower, a glass-encased 67-story luxury tower with amazing views of the Manhattan skyline.
25 Park Row: If downtown living is more your style, you’ll fall in love with 25 Park Row. Conveniently located near City Hall, the COOKFOX and L+M Development Partners tower is the perfect place to call home for those whose jobs demand long hours in Lower Manhattan.
90 Morton Street: There are few New York neighborhoods that rival the cool of Greenwich Village. Fortunately, for those eager to call this famed enclave home, 90 Morton Street offers a perfect mix of old-world charm and new architecture, the 1912 building lovingly updated for the modern era by Gottesman Szmelcman Architects to create 35 stunning homes ranging from two to five bedrooms.
200 Amsterdam: The Upper West Side is home to everything from great schools to amazing museums to some of the city’s best restaurants—and it happens to have one of the city’s most exciting homes in its midst, too. 200 Amsterdam, a luxury building designed by Elkus Manfredi, is home to 52 stunning modern luxury residences with floor-to-ceiling windows offering gorgeous city views, as well as a host of incredible amenities, including a massive indoor lap pool.
180 East 88th: The Upper East Side has long been one of Manhattan’s most celebrated neighborhoods, and 180 East 88th Street offers buyers a new chance to join its ranks. An architectural wonder adorned in arches and hand-skimmed plaster, this unique, sculptural tower is home to a 24-hour attended lobby, wine room, children’s playroom, game room, basketball court, soccer pitch, gym, residents’ lounge, and some of the city’s most stunning views of Central Park.
The Bryant: David Chipperfield Architects have created a Midtown marvel with The Bryant. One of the few residential buildings overlooking Bryant Park, this building offers plenty of space for residents to spread out, with homes including two triplex penthouses, and other residences boasting beautiful details like floor-to-ceiling windows, nearly 10-foot ceilings, Juliet balconies, oak herringbone floors, custom white lacquer cabinetry, and Calacatta Gold marble counters and backsplashes.
88 and 90 Lex: If you’re looking for an amenity-packed home, look no further than the condos at 88 and 90 Lex. This NoMad luxury tower is home to everything you could want under one roof, like an attended lobby, lobby lounge, residents’ lounge and game room, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, screening room, and children’s playroom, as well as gorgeous home interiors with open-concept layouts, oversized windows, and state-of-the-art kitchens.
One of the most highly anticipated buildings in the city could be your new home, if you’re lucky. Extell-developed Downtown Brooklyn luxury tower Brooklyn Point is home to gorgeous Katherine Newman-designed homes with peerless views of Manhattan and the East River, with custom white millwork kitchens, a choice of two interior color palettes, spacious master suites with double vanities and radiant heat flooring in the bathroom, and a long list of amenities, including a landscaped rooftop retreat that offers the Western Hemisphere’s highest infinity pool.
Regardless of what’s on your real estate must-have list, New York City is sure to deliver. From luxe amenities to stunning views, these New York luxury condos might just turn you into a homebody yet.