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Central Park condos

Central Park condos is one of the frequest requests by our international buyers. Central Park is one of the most beautiful and well preserved park in Manhattan New York, and all along Central Park there are many cooperative buildings that have direct Central Park views, there are only few condo buildings near Central Park. When we work with buyers, especially international buyers prefers to purchase Central Park condos in Manhattan New York.


Dorchester Towers Condo 155 West 68th Street #1204 JUST SOLD

Dorchester Towers Condo 155 West 68th Street #1204 JUST SOLD.

Dorchester Towers Condo is located in the heart of Lincoln Center area of the Upper West Side. The Dorchester Towers is one of the most well established condominium buildings in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.  You will be greeted by a full time doorman and concierge upon entering the recently renovated lobby from the buildings circular driveway.  Amenities include a landscaped roof deck, laundry rooms on every floor up to the 22nd Floor, a newly built fitness room, meeting room, on-site management and available storage.


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Apartment 12-04 at the Dorchester Towers is a corner apartment with both a South and West Exposure.  Upon entering the apartment you instantly see the tremendous light from the southern exposure and an expansive living room that has very unique proportions for this segment of the condo marketplace.  Corner exposures are always desired because you gain multiple exposures and the privacy of having fewer neighbors.  This double exposure brings in the always abundant southern light along with the western exposure which primarily brings in afternoon light.

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Some unique features to apartment 1204 include a real abundance of closet space, probably about double the amount of closets you see in a typical apartment this size.  This is also an apartment that can be easily converted to a Two Bedroom.  A dining space directly off the kitchen and bedroom has its own HVAC unit, closet space, and windows making it a perfect candidate to be turned into a second smaller bedroom, perfect for guests, a home office or additional bedroom.

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Tremendous flexibility with the kitchen space, the possibility to renovate and open the kitchen up to the living room could be a fantastic layout choice.  Putting your personal touch on the renovation of this apartment, ready to be enjoyed for years to come.

Apartment 1204 at Dorchester Towers sold for over asking price, closing for $1,015,000.

Dorchster Towers Condo is a very popular building among home buyers looking for condos near Upper West Side. If the unit is well priced, it is sold within a week or less on the market. If you are looking for a unit similar to #1204 in Dorchester Towers Condo 155 West 68th Street, email us (Morgan.Evans@elliman.com) , we will put you on the “First to Know List” when another unit becomes available for sale.

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New York Columbus Circle Holiday Market

New York Columbus Circle Holiday Market

This unique market is at 59th Street at the intersection of Columbus Circle on Central West is one of the best places for holiday shopping and eating in all of Manhattan.

There are some of the best local artisans, bakers, jewelry and small gifts by over 100 local small businesses come together to form what has become an outdoor fair.

One of a few outdoor holiday market’s in Manhattan, The Columbus Circle Holiday market has what we consider the best location.  Right at the entrance of Central Park on 59th Street and Central Park West, you can shop, eat and entertain yourself and then walk right into Central Park.

There is a wide variety of shopping opportunities within the holiday market. There is something for everybody, it will give you the ability to buy for just about anybody on your shopping list and you can snack on some delicious food in the meantime.

Hours of Operation for 2012:

  • November 28th – December 24th, 2012
  • Monday – Saturday, 10:00am to 8:00pm
  • Sunday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
  • Monday, December 24th, 10:00 to 4:00pm

This is a must see and then walk over to the Time Warner Center to get warm and do some more traditional shopping or take a stroll in Central Park.

Beautiful Easter Sunday in Central Park

Beautiful Easter Sunday in Central Park
We love New York, and we especially love Central Park, the city oasis. We are full time Real Estate agents live only few city blocks away from this gorgeous park in the center of island of Manhattan.

Easter Sunday was a beautiful day, temperature was in the 60s, Manhattannites took the time to soak in the sun and relax on the green lawn whereever possible. We also took a stroll in the Park to catch some sun rays ourselves.

If you would like to find a home near Central Park and would like to work with neighborhood experts, we can help.

We are full time Real Estate agents live near Central Park in the Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan New York we invite you to give us a call today at (917)837-8869.

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Spring Flowers display at Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan


Central Park South- a neighborhood that is right next to Central Park!

Central Park South is one of the premiere residential destinations in all of Manhattan.

Only three blocks long and located between Central Park West and Fifth Avenue.  With some of the quintessential views of Central Park, there are many residential real estate choices in some of the best condominium and co-op buildings. You also have 5 star hotel accommodations at the prestigious Plaza Hotel, Ritz Carlton or Jumeirah Essex House.  Central Park South offers more than just world class views, one of the best destinations in all of Manhattan but also one of the most convenient locations in the city.
With Central Park at your doorstep, the shopping of both Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenues along with the shops at Columbus Circle, the arts at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, you will have the best that Manhattan has to offer at your fingertips.

Condominium residences at both the Plaza Hotel and Time Warner Center bookend Central Park South along with the Jumeirah Essex House condominiums whether you are looking for a pied a terre or full time residence, Central Park South is an ideal location.

Call us (917)837-8869 if you would like to find a condo near Central park today as we have the market knowledge in this unique neighborhood near one of the most prestigeous park.

995 Fifth Avenue The Stanhope Hotel

995 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10028-The Stanhope Hotel

995 Fifth Avenue Condop located across from Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Originally built in 1926, as the Stanhope Hotel, and designed by famous pre-war architect Rosario Candela.  Rosario Candela designed some of the most prestigious buildings in the Upper East Side most notably 740 Park Avenue, 1040 Fifth Avenue, and 834 Fifth Avenue.  995 Fifth located at 81st and Fifth Avenue is a boutique building, made up of approximately 26 residences and sits positioned as one of the most prestigious and desirable condops near and next to Central Park located on Fifth Avenue. (photo from: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/14/realestate/14deal1.html)
Originally designed as a hotel, the Stanhope Hotel was one of the top hotels in the Upper East Side right beside the Carlyle Hotel in desirability.  A historically significant building, 995 Fifth Avenue, sits across on the south end of the Metropolitan Museum, with direct Central Park and Museum views.  This condop conversion started in 2007, the pre-war building was meticulously renovated keeping it’s pre-war architectural details, but renovated with a keen sense of modern conveniences and luxury buyer’s in mind.

One of the most notable features of the residences at 995 Fifth Avenue is the size of the apartments found in the building.  Most residences at 995 Fifth Avenue, this condop across from Central Park, are in excess of 4,000 square feet.  Upgraded infrastructures include individually controlled 4 Pipe HVAC systems, state of the art building wiring for all audio/visual needs.  995 Fifth Avenue has a 2500 square foot La Palestra fitness and spa, 24 hour doorman, concierge, resident manager, and additional storage.

Apartment features take on the pre-war aesthetic characteristics of the building.  Spacious and comfortable layouts, gracious apartment entrances, service entrances, Small Bone designed eat in kitchens, libraries, formal dining rooms, and all within the design elements of a Rosario Candela building.  995 Fifth Avenue continues to be one of the most in demand pre war condop buildings along Fifth Avenue in the Upper East Side.  995 Fifth Avenue is a condop, meaning that it is a co-op structure but with condo by-laws, creating more flexibility with purchase.  It also is on a landlease, which has an estimated 150 years left on it.  Sitting right along Fifth Avenue, many of the apartments have direct Central Park Views.

Typical Price Range for 995 Fifth Avenue Apartment for Sale:

  • Three Bedrooms:  $6,500,000+
  • Four Bedroom, Five Bedroom and Larger: $12,000,000 – $22,500,000
Contact us if you would like to schedule an appointment or want specific information regarding current availability of condos for sale at 995 Fifth Avenue.
For more information about 995 Fifth Avenue or other Condos for Sale near and along Central Park:
If you are interested in condos for Sale 995 Fifth Ave call us directly at (917)837-8869 or email us at EHSU(a)elliman.com.

Penthouse Condo for sale in Manhattan New York

A Manhattan NY penthouse for sale is often regarded as the essence of luxury living in New York City.
A city full of skyscrapers a penthouse apartment allows you the ability to live at the top. A New York City Condominium penthouse possesses a variety of distinctive characteristics which set them apart from a traditional apartment.   Looking out from your Manhattan penthouse you  will  see the iconic Manhattan  landmarks such as Central Park, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Hudson River to East River views and the Manhattan city skyline.

What is a NYC Manhattan Penthouse?
A Manhattan Penthouse is typically found on the top floor of an apartment building. In new construction condominiums you will typically have a series of the top floors in the building with the “Penthouse” or “PH” designation.

A penthouse typically shares a certain number of common characteristics:
  • A NYC Penthouse usually is much larger in size than the other apartments in the same building
  • Outdoor space is common including a private roof top garden, setback terraces, or large balconies.  In Manhattan having your own private outdoor space is a true luxury and epitome of a luxurious lifestyle
  • Panoramic Views are quite common.  Living in one of the top floors if not the top floor will allow you the best views Manhattan has to offer but with the peace and quiet of a top floor apartment
  • Unique Layouts-Duplex(Two Floor), Triplex(Three Floor), or Full Floor Apartments are typically found on the penthouse level of a building.  Now your apartment is like a home, but on top of a luxury condominium building.
  • The most sought after and rare penthouses will have features such as a Penthouse with a private pool or hot tub, penthouse with a wood or gas burning fireplace, private elevator access, full floor penthouses.
  • A New Construction condominium Penthouse offers the finest in today’s modern convenience?

Why Purchase a Manhattan NYC Penthouse Condominium?
If you find yourself in the position to buying your own piece of Manhattan, a penthouse condominium offers a luxury lifestyle of New York City.

  • Living in the top floor of a condominium will provide you with breathtaking views of Manhattan.  Looking out towards Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building or river views will all be at your fingertips.
  • Some of the most exclusive and unique apartments will be penthouses, living in one will allow you a truly unique one of a kind Manhattan experience.
  • Manhattan New York view is better from the top. After a busy day you will be able to come back to your penthouse apartment and look out quietly  on Manhattan from your penthouse condominium
  • Penthouses represent the best Manhattan Real Estate has to offer.  Extraordinary views, personalized layouts with an attention to detail, and outdoor space that is truly desirable.
Where do I go to buy a Manhattan Penthouse Condominium?
We offer our penthouse buyers a level of service that is centered in having a detailed understanding of the condominium penthouse market in Manhattan.  The Manhattan condominium market is specialized for penthouse sales.   We know that a penthouse buyer has many specific needs when it comes to the penthouse unit they will call home.  Whether they are looking for a unique exposure, outdoor space spacious enough to entertain, private and exclusive entrances to the building, we accommodate all these needs through our understanding of the market.

Call us today at (917)837-8869 or email us to set up a private consultation
to discuss the Manhattan Condominium penthouse that you are looking to buy. (http://manhattannypenthousesforsale.com/contact-us/)

One Bedroom Condo Penthouse-Manhattan New York

One Bedroom Condo Penthouse-Manhattan New York

The One Bedroom Penthouse Condominium is going to make up the smallest percentage of penthouse condominiums for sale in Manhattan New York.  Most penthouse condominiums in New York City are quite simply more spacious in size.  A penthouse is usually going to start out in the two bedroom category and increase in size from there.  Reason being is that the demand for these types of trophy apartments are for larger spaces.

You can find a One Bedroom Penthouse Condominium for Sale in Manhattan typically in a new development condominium building.  Most new development condominium buildings are being built and marketed to have multiple “Penthouse” Floors.  It could be the top 2 floors or maybe as generous as the top 4 floors are designated penthouse levels.

The condo units on these “Penthouse Floors” are usually larger, more unique layouts, more outdoor space, optimal views and exposures than the standard floors in the same building. You can usually spot a building that has multiple penthouse floors by the way the apartments themselves are numbered.

These condo units are usually named PH1-A, PH2-A, PH3-A. The PH represents the Penthouse Designation, the 1,2,3 represent the penthouse floor it is on and the last Letter represents the individual apartment unit.   If you are looking for a One Bedroom Penthouse for sale in Manhattan New York more than likely the apartment itself won’t be on the very top penthouse floor as those will be for the larger apartments. However your penthouse apartment will more than likely be larger, have distinguishable characteristics that other apartments in the building do not have.
Expect pricing for a One Bedroom Penthouse Condominium to start at $1,000,000 USD, but pricing can easily reach $2,000,000-$3,000,000 for a luxury new development condominium with exceptional features including large amounts of outdoor space, panoramic views, loft like proportions.

We are very experienced in the luxury Manhattan condo market, therefore we understand and know penthouse buyers’ needs and have successful working experiences in catering to our buyers needs.

Contact us at (917)837-8869 or email us(http://manhattannypenthousesforsale.com/contact-us/) to discuss your Manhattan New York Penthouse search whether is for one bedroom Penthouse or other unique Manhattan New York penthouses.

Visit http://manhattannypenthousesforsale.com/ for other unique penthouses information, or call (917)837-8869 for your specific inquiries.

NYC Condos near Central Park on the Upper East Side MARKET REPORT

NYC Condos near Central Park on the Upper East Side MARKET REPORT. Condominiums near Central Park on the Upper East Side is a specific and focused search.

The overwhelming majority of the apartment buildings both on Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue and Park Avenue are all cooperative building.  Condos near Central Park in the Upper East Side is going to look at a select group of buildings.

A question may be, why purchase a condominium near Central Park when I could buy a co-op apartment when there are so many more of them available? The answer is usually quite simple, that the co-op purchase process for an apartment on Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue or Park Avenue is going to be quite specific as to the financial and personal documentation including the board interview and approval process that will be necessary to buy into those buildings and if you buy into a condo near Central park in the Upper East Side you will be able to circumnavigate the board interview and approval along with much of the more intensive documentation requirements.

Along Fifth Avenue on Central Park, the condominium buildings include 923 Fifth Avenue, 817 Fifth Avenue, 1049 Fifth Ave-(by address, building entrance located on 86th Street), 995 Fifth-(condop building, The Stanhope Hotel), 1280 Fifth Avenue, just to name a few.

There are a number of mid-block condominium buildings in what were once mansions now converted to condominium buildings. These condominium buildings are typically smaller more intimate, often with no doorman, yet usually have all of the pre-war characteristics that are highly desired.

Along Park Avenue, still close walking distance to Central Park a number of condominium buildings are available.The other feature that is typically unique to these buildings is that you will have a few that are a lot taller than their surrounding buildings, giving the higher floor apartments tremendous views of both Central Park and the city skyline, buildings such as 900 Park Avenue or 502 Park Avenue both have Central Park views from the higher floor apartments.

Condos near Central Park on the Upper East Side Pricing:

Except the price to start in the $2,500 sq/ft range and go up from there depending on the unit. Central Park facing units will be commanding a premium along with certain Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue buildings that will also be priced at a premium.  For the fully renovated, higher floor, optimum views, outdoor space you could be looking at a range of $4,000 sq/ft+ for certain apartments that have truly unique characteristics.

Since September of this year, there have been approximately Seven (7) closed condominium/condop sales between Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue.  The average price per sq ft for those apartments was approximately $3,700 sq/ft.  The price range was from $3,850,000 to over $23,500,000.

With these types of sales and the range being so wide it’s extremely important to recognize the most relative comparable’s often found in the same building if you have any, the same type of view, size and condition.

If you are interested in knowing more about what is available for a condominium near Central Park on the Upper East Side, call us today at (917)837-8869 so we can discuss your interest and find the suitable Condominium near Central park on the Upper East Side for you.

30 West 61st Street – JUST SOLD Studio condo USD$480,000.

30 West 61st Street New York New York 10023 – JUST SOLD, Studio apartment $480,000.

We work with many parents buying for Children for young adult son or daughter that either go to school here in NYC or work in NYC. This studio apartment is perfect for that purpose or an investor who is looking to park their cash in Manhattan New York Real Estate.

This studio apartment has South facing sunny exposure, open kitchen, plenty of closet space, it is perfect for someone who loves Upper West Side, or work/go to school near the neighborhood.

The Beaumont Condominium is a fantastic Condo building in the heart of the ever growing Lincoln Center and Columbus Circle community. 30 West 61st Street is a 31 story brick building, with 166 units including studios – 3 BR’s and 5 penthouses (each with its own roof top decks and fireplaces).

The building has 24 hour Doorman, Concierge, and a Superintent in the building. Laundry machine on each floor, the parking garage (separate monthly fee) is in an adjacent building, and there is a green landscaped courtyard for building residents to enjoy.

This apartment is sold, but we do have other studios or apartments very comparable to this studio. Call us today at (917)837-8869 so we can discuss in detail what you are looking for and find the perfect fit for you.

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Call us today at (917)837-8869 so we can discuss in detail what you are looking for and find the perfect fit for you.

Condominiums near Central Park on the Upper East Side

Condominiums near Central Park on the Upper East Side is a specific and focused search.  The overwhelming majority of the apartment buildings both on Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue and Park Avenue are all cooperative buildingCondos near Central Park in the Upper East Side is going to look at a select group of buildings.

A question may be, why purchase a condominium near Central Park when I could buy a co-op apartment when there are so many more of them available? The answer is usually quite simple, that the co-op purchase process for an apartment on Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue or Park Avenue is going to be quite specific as to the financial and personal documentation including the board interview and approval process that will be necessary to buy into those buildings and if you buy into a condo near Central park in the Upper East Side you will be able to circumnavigate the board interview and approval along with much of the more intensive documentation requirements.

Along Fifth Avenue on Central Park, the condominium buildings include 923 Fifth Avenue, 817 Fifth Avenue, 1049 Fifth Ave-(by address, building entrance located on 86th Street), 995 Fifth-(condop building, The Stanhope Hotel), 1280 Fifth Avenue, just to name a few.

There are a number of mid-block condominium buildings in what were once mansions now converted to condominium buildings. These condominium buildings are typically smaller more intimate, often with no doorman, yet usually have all of the pre-war characteristics that are highly desired.

Along Park Avenue, still close walking distance to Central Park a number of condominium buildings are available. The other feature that is typically unique to these buildings is that you will have a few that are a lot taller than their surrounding buildings, giving the higher floor apartments tremendous views of both Central Park and the city skyline, buildings such as 900 Park Avenue or 502 Park Avenue both have Central Park views from the higher floor apartments.

Condos near Central Park on the Upper East Side Pricing:

Except the price to start in the $2,500 sq/ft range and go up from there depending on the unit. Central Park facing units will be commanding a premium along with certain Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue buildings that will also be priced at a premium.  For the fully renovated, higher floor, optimum views, outdoor space you could be looking at a range of $4,000 sq/ft+ for certain apartments that have truly unique characteristics.

Since September of this year, there have been approximately Seven (7) closed condominium/condop sales between Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue.  The average price per sq ft for those apartments was approximately $3,700 sq/ft.  The price range was from $3,850,000 to over $23,500,000.

With these types of sales and the range being so wide it’s extremely important to recognize the most relative comparable’s often found in the same building if you have any, the same type of view, size and condition.

If you are interested in knowing more about what is available for a condominium near Central Park on the Upper East Side, call us today at (917)837-8869 so we can discuss your interest and find the suitable Condominium near Central park on the Upper East Side for you.

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