Top 10 Most Prestigious New York City Condos
Most of the Top 10 Most Prestigious New York City Condo Apartment Buildings are pretty new as the only pre-war buildings to make the list are The Plaza and The Residences at the Ritz Carlton, both on the same Central Park South block. Not all of them feature floor-through apartments as smaller pieds-a-terre are attractive to many out-of-towners. All of them, however, are definitely “full-service” buildings and while they may not have a complete laundry list of the latest and greatest amenities there is little doubt that their residents are pampered.
This extremely successful, two-building residential complex with some retail space along Broadway is the city's best post-war building styled as a pre-war project.
- Twelve apartments currently for sale from $5,100,000 to $59,000,000
This major mixed-use, full-block project across 59th Street from Bloomingdale's was designed handsomely by Pelli Clarke Pelli and is highlighted by its very impressive elliptical mid-block driveway with inwardly canted walls.
- Six apartments currently for sale from $6,450,000 to $37,500,000
About half of everybody's favorite dowager hotel in the city was converted to condominium apartments facing Central Park and Fifth Avenue by Elad.
- Twenty-Eight apartments currently for sale from $1,295,000 to $58,900,000
This twin-tower, mixed-use project on the west side of Columbus Circle has great apartments, offices, a major luxury hotel, an impressive cultural facility, a large retail atrium, several luxury restaurants and and an awesome Whole Foods store in its large basement.
- Seven apartments currently for sale from $4,900,000 to $50,000,000
This is not only Donald Trump's flagship, mixed-use project in New York City, but also his home.
- Thirteen apartments currently for sale from $1,995,000 to $11,000,000
This very tall, bronze-glass tower is strikingly attractive even though it blatantly violated an unofficial regulation that no building around the United Nations should be taller than its very handsome and important Secretariat Building.
- Eleven apartments currently for sale from $1,100,000 to $34,500,000
Herzog and de Meuron shook up the city's architectural world with this mid-rise building in NoHo that not only used thick and very attractive green glass to mimic the area's older cast-iron buildings but also created a large undulating cast-aluminum fence based on the scribble of grafitti.
The southernmost of the trio of modern mid-rise apartment buildings facing the Hudson River in the West Village designed by Richard Meier, who also designed the interiors in this builidng, has views of Lower Manhattan that the other two do not.
- Two apartments currently for sale from $8,975,000 to $30,000,000
This top of this pre-war hotel was converted to very large luxury condominium apartments.
- One apartment for sale at $30,000,000
With almost 1,700 different sized and angled windows, this residential tower by Jean Nouvel opened in 2007 and overlooks the Hudson River, Frank O. Gehry's sail-like headquarters for IAC and Lower Manhattan.
- Six apartments currently for sale from $2,495,000 to $19,350,000