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Top 10 NYC Apartment Buildings Where Santa is Likely to Land

Santa has a lot on his mind and an awfully lot of chimneys to survey, so he generally now starts at the top.  That means that he’s likely to squeeze down New York by Gehry at 8 Spruce Street first and then hurry off to the four lit spires of Zeckendorf Towers on Union Square next before moving on to the three shining lots of the Beresford on Central Park West and then down to the two lit towers of the Time Warner Center on Columbus Circle.  Then, its across town to the bright lights atop One Beacon Court with a little side trip to be serenaded by the chorus on the setbacks on Trump Tower.  The last stop, of course, will be the Close at The Chelsea Enclave on Ninth Avenue where Clement Moore jotted down “It was the night before Christmas.”  Santa is nostalgic, you know.

 

 

#1 - New York By Gehry, 8 Spruce Street

This gleaming and rippled stainless steel tower is the tallest rental apartment tower in Lower Manhattan and its flat roof is irresistible for Santa.



#2 - The Beresford, 211 Central Park West

With its very bright beacons atop its three towers, Santa won't need to put on his glasses to find this palace


  • Six apartments currently for sale from $3,995,000 to $10,500,000

#3 - Zeckendorf Towers, 1 Irving Place

With its four illuminated, pyramid-shaped, open tops just to the east of the impressive Con Ed clocktower, Santa can time his visit here with ease.


  • Five apartments currently for sale from $860,000 to $2,250,000

#4 - One Beacon Court, 151 East 58th Street

The very brightly lit top six floors of this crisp, mixed-use tower can lead Santa to Bloomingdale's next door in case he forgot anything


  • Seven apartments currently for sale from $6,000,000 to $35,000,000

#5 - Residences at the Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle

This slick, twin-towered, mixed-use project at Columbus Circle has Santa's favorite fueling stop: the sprawling Whole Foods store in the huge basement.


  • Six apartments currently for sale from $4,500,000 to $29,995,000

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#6 - The Porter House, 66 Ninth Avenue

The bright lights here do not mean that everyone is at home but Santa would never want to bypass this great "lighthouse"


  • One apartment for sale at $4,495,000

#7 - Downtown by Starck, 15 Broad Street

Santa might be confused by the enormous crystal chandelier just inches off the lobby floor like an upside-down Christmas tree, but the gigantic roof-top garden is just the place for a quick nap to revive one's energy


  • Nineteen apartments currently for sale from $939,000 to $3,390,000

#8 - Trump Tower, 721 Fifth Avenue

Santa may land on one of the small terraces beside the great pink marble waterfall in the atrium of this building for a refreshing rest


  • Twenty-Two apartments currently for sale from $1,995,000 to $11,000,000

#9 - One Lincoln Plaza, 20 West 64th Street

 Santa just loves mid-block plazas for unloading some of his goodies


  • Four apartments currently for sale from $1,100,000 to $3,595,000

#10 - The Chelsea Enclave, 177 Ninth Avenue

This 7-story residential building was completed in 2010 at the east end of "The Close" of the General Theological Seminary in Chelsea on land once owned by Clement Moore, the author of "T'was The Night Before Christmas," one of Santa's favorites.


  • One apartment for sale at $6,750,000

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