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NYC Apartment Buildings With Rooftop Views
Oct. 4, 2015, 1:23 p.m.
Living in NYC has so many advantages and amongst them lies the ability to live in a space that produces one of the most amazing views in the world. Having a rooftop view of the Manhattan skyline right from the comfort of your living room means you just might be residing in one of the most envied apartments in all of NYC.
Here is a list of some of the best NYC apartment buildings with rooftop views:
In New York City’s remarkable waterfront neighborhood comes with an extraordinarily innovative residence worthy of its landmark setting. 60 Water is comprised of minimalist design that delivers supreme impact in this, light-filled, glass-clad addition to the infamous Dumbo skyline.
One Carnegie Hill
Built in 2006 and located at 215 East 96th Street, One Carnegie Hill is a 42-story residential tower designed by HLW International. Tower residences start on the 23rd floor and soar to the 42nd with floor-to-ceiling class that offers residents a dramatic and panoramic urban perspective. One Carnegie Hill’s contemporary interiors are uniquely designed with luxurious appointments from around the world personally selected by David Rockwell.
Windows on 123
Windows on 123 offers residents full-floor loft-style condominiums in Central Harlem. The apartments feature a number of double-paned, energy-efficient, oversized windows to allow ample sunlight to fill the spaces. A portion of this lighting comes via the limestone balconies each unit boasts. With hardwood flooring, high ceilings and individual A/C and Heating.
555 West 53rd Street is a luxury rental building developed by Two Trees Management and designed by Enrique Norten. Apartments feature floor-to-ceiling windows, which allow the natural light to flood the interior space and bring the hardwood flooring to life. All units feature high-speed internet access to keep residents connected day or night, and self-controlled heating and cooling provide year-round comfort.
421 Hudson Street, also known as the Printing House, is a West Village luxury condominium that merges classical industrial design with modern living. Originally converted from an industrial building into condominiums in 1975, the Printing House became a rental property years later. Just recently, in 2012–2014, it has been converted back into luxury condominiums once more.
New York by Gehry
Originally known as the Beekman Tower, New York by Gehry is a truly fascinating skyscraper. Standing 870 feet tall and located in the financial district is considered to be the tallest building in the western hemisphere. The building has an awe-inspiring 903 apartments, a public school for 630 students, and a 21,000 square-foot medical center on its premises.
The new development at 785 Eighth Avenue was crafted by ILA and features a stunning and eclectic design. The forty-floor residential glass tower sits on an oddly-shaped site, which results in a unique building with an angular, sculptural and abstract quality. The tower contains 110 condominium units on the forty floors above ground level; the ground floor consists of a residential lobby and a commercial space that extends to the outdoor garden in the rear.