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When walking by New York townhouses rich in history and character, "they don't make them like they used to" is a common lament. However, the city is currently being used as a backdrop by artists like Dame Zaha Hadid and Sir David Adjaye for some truly creative, eye-catching buildings. Over 600 new listings came on the market last week, and there is no shortage of character and distinguishing features, either. From an Old World Brooklyn townhouse to a home in a High Line masterpiece, there is something to match every New Yorker's idea of beauty. Check out our picks below.

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130 William Street
130 William Street Financial District
292 West 4th Street
292 West 4th Street West Village
210 West 122nd Street
210 West 122nd Street Harlem
150 Charles Street
150 Charles Street West Village
530 East 86th Street
530 East 86th Street Yorkville
23-West-73rd-Street-1 All images of The Park Royal via Sotheby's
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While this bright, airy penthouse is a short walk from Central Park, a planted terrace spanning the entire length of the apartment is big enough to serve as a private park. Inside, a wall of south-facing windows fills the loft-like home with light. An exceptionally spacious and private master suite features terrace access, beamed ceilings, ample closet space, and a marble bath. See floor plan and full details here.

232-West-10th-Street-1 All images of 232 West 10th Street via Compass
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Located on one of the West Village's most desirable streets, this townhouse offers an incredible opportunity to create a dream home. Features include a red brick facade, expansive rooms, 9" wood plank floors, wood-burning fireplaces in almost every room, private balconies, and a private garden. Luxury shopping, fine dining, and transportation are a short walk away. See floor plan and full details here.

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High-floor home in a premium prewar building is move-in ready after a meticulous renovation. Improvements include new windows, high-quality flooring and fixtures, new heating and cooling systems, and top-of-the-line appliances in the kitchen. The apartment offers incredible closet and storage space, and southern exposures fill the home with natural light during the day and sparkling skyline views at night. See floor plan and full details here.

161-West-61st-Street-1 All images of The Alfred via Corcoran
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Double-height, lofted condominium is rich in natural light, open space, and attractive built-ins throughout. The upper-level bedroom boasts a large walk-in closet and a Juliet balcony overlooking the living space. Full-service building amenities include a garden, fitness center, racquetball court, pool, sauna and steam room, and community room. See floor plan and full details here.

400-West-End-Avenue-1 All images of The Monticello via Core
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Exquisitely remastered apartment on the Upper West Side has been transformed into a loft-like masterpiece with seamless flow, soaring ceilings, and incredible natural light from southern and eastern exposures. The greenhouse-like master suite boasts rows of windows, two terrace entries, and marble bath with steam shower and generous built-in storage. But the piece de resistance is the wraparound terrace with lounging and dining areas, built-in speakers, irrigation system, and incredible city views. See floor plan and full details here.

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Williamsburg townhouse has been meticulously renovated with modern appliances and high-end finishes. However, the tin ceilings, wide-plank chestnut floors, exposed brick, and wood beams have been carefully and beautifully preserved. The waterfront, bike path, ferry, subway, and top restaurants and shops can be found practically right outside the front door. See floor plan and full details here.

292-West-4th-Street-1 All images of 292 West 4th Street via Sotheby's
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To look at this West Village Italianate townhouse, it is no wonder it was featured in Elle Decor. Its soaring ceilings, multiple terraces, original stone fireplaces, massive French doors, and private garden set it apart in any era, but a masterful renovation by Piet Boon masterfully combines original details with contemporary finishes. Features include a formal dining room, expansive eat-in kitchen, full-floor master suite, staff room, laundry room, home gym, and roof terrace with hot tub, outdoor shower, and Empire State Building views. See floor plan and full details here.

130-William-Street-1 All images of 130 William via Corcoran
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High-floor apartment in Sir David Adjaye's first New York residential building is filled with natural light and panoramic city and river views through oversized arched windows. The open chef's kitchen boasts custom Italian cabinetry, marble countertops and backsplash, and state-of-the-art appliances. An outdoor loggia spans the full width of the residence. See floor plan and full details here.

150-Charles-Street-1 All images of 150 Charles Street via Compass
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Enormous West Village townhouse offers the privacy of a townhouse and the luxurious amenities of a condominium. The Great Room lives up to its name with expansive proportions, 14' ceilings, floor-to-ceiling casement windows, and garden views. The master suite has floor-to-ceiling windows, a walk-in closet big enough to rival some studio apartments, and marble bath with free-standing tub and separate glass-wall shower. See floor plan and full details here.

108-8th-Avenue-1 All images of 108 8th Avenue via Brown Harris Stevens
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Historic Park Slope mansion looks like something out of a movie set, and it has indeed been featured in The Age of Innocence and Boardwalk Empire. The glass-and-wrought-iron entry wall, mirrored mantle, original wainscoting, Tiffany light fixtures, filigree woodwork, stained glass windows, and original crystal chandelier are all intact. However, it has been modernized with the amenities and luxuries today's buyer has come to expect. See floor plan and full details here.

520-West-28th-Street-1 All images of 520 West 28th Street via Corcoran
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High Line home designed by Pritzker Prize laureate Zaha Hadid features impeccable details, custom wall paneling, exquisite finishes, and eight closets that include two walk-ins. The open kitchen flows seamlessly into the Great Room and is outfitted with Gaggenau appliances and a sculptural island. It is pleasantly located right on the cusp of Chelsea and Hudson Yards. See floor plan and full details here.

210-West-122nd-Street-1 All images of 210 West 122nd Street via Corcoran
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Original details like stained glass windows, soaring ceilings, ornate staircase, and superior molding set this Harlem Victorian townhouse apart from its contemporaries. However, modern updates include updated infrastructure, new roof, and custom maple kitchen. All bedrooms offer excellent space, but the "spa suite" offers access to a custom LED color light waterfall Jacuzzi and garden. See floor plan and full details here.
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