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With a "snow alert" in place, New Yorkers are getting ready to spend the next few days hunkered down against the elements. However, a new class of amenity-rich rental developments offers luxurious ways of staying warm, staying focused, and staying happy in even the worst weather. And if it's too cold to leave home, many offer virtual tours.

#1. The Smile, East Harlem

7 studio to 2-beds from $2,158/month
Up to 4 months free rent on a 16-month lease

148-East-126th-Street-01 All images of The Smile via NOISE
In the wake of eye-catching creations on the West Side, celebrity architect Bjarke Ingels took East Harlem by storm with The Smile. The building was named in honor of its gracefully curving facade, but that could also apply to what residents will do after experiencing its amenity package. The centerpiece is the Smile Spa, which features a hammam, dry sauna, steam room, cold room, private treatment room, color-changing LED Himalayan salt room, and sensory experience showers. Additional offerings include a fitness center, yoga room, co-working studio, screening studio, game room, and demonstration kitchen.

#2. HOUSE39, Murray Hill

15 studio to 2-beds from $2,985/month
Up to 3 months free rent and 1 month OP

225-East-39th-Street-01 All images of HOUSE39 via Rose Associates
HOUSE39 is well situated in a central location near Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue offices, and top Murray Hill restaurants, but its "39 Reasons" offer just about everything under one roof. This includes a Turkish-style hammam, indoor rooftop pool and hot tub, state-of-the-art fitness center, and yoga studio. Residents working from home can take refuge in the library and co-working stations, and those looking for more fun will find it in the game room with a pool table, Ping-Pong table, Skee-Ball, and arcade games.

#3. Jackson Park, Long Island City

13 studio to 2-beds from $1,908/month
Up to 4 months free rent on select units

Jackson-Park-01 All images of Jackson Park via Tishman Speyer
Jackson Park comprises a trio of 53, 44-, and 42-story towers offering five stories and 45,000 square feet of amenities. These include a fireside lounge, a fitness center with a 75-foot indoor pool, yoga and Pilates studios, a steam room, a dining room with a demonstration kitchen, a tech area, a conference center, a game room with a poker table, a golf simulator, and full-size courts for basketball, volleyball, and squash. And to truly top it all off, the towers are each topped with a Sky Lounge offering a lounge, children's playroom, and jaw-dropping views of the Manhattan skyline.

#4. American Copper Buildings, Murray Hill
Indoor Lap Pool. Photos via JDS Development Group
Turkish-style hammam
JDS Development Group Rock-Climbing Wall
This SHoP-designed rental is as striking on the inside as it is on the outside. The dual copper towers share amenities that include a breathtaking 75' skybridge lap pool, a whirlpool hot tub, Turkish-style marble hammam with plunge pool, double-height fitness center with city views, yoga and pilates studio, private spa and treatment rooms, rock-climbing wall, and a juice and health bar.

#5. Waterline Square Rentals, Upper West Side

19 studio to 4-beds from $3,500/month
3 months free rent on a 12-month lease

Waterline-Square-01 All images of Waterline Square Rentals amenities via GID Development Group
Waterline-Square-02 Skate park
Waterline-Square-03 Games lounge
While the three buildings of Waterline Square each come with their own indoor/outdoor amenity offerings, the Waterline Club brings all residents together with over 100,000 square feet of amenities catering to seemingly every lifestyle, interest, and hobby. These include New York's only indoor tennis court in a residential building, New York's first indoor skate park in a residential building, a full basketball court, an indoor soccer field, and a state-of-the-art fitness center with swim and spa area. Creative offerings include an art studio, music and recording studio, video and photography studio, and indoor gardening room. And between a 4,6000-square-foot children's playroom and an indoor dog run and training area, the youngest and furriest residents are not forgotten.

#6. LEVEL, Williamsburg

11 studio to 3-beds from $2,000/month
2 months free rent on a 12-month lease

Indoor/Outdoor Pool with skyline views. Photos via MNS Marketing
Lounge with billiards table
Lounge with fireplace
Next up is LEVEL, a brand new rental tower that boasts seriously spectacular views of the East River, Manhattan skyline, and Brooklyn. It contains condo-like apartment finishes and amenities that can be accessed year-round, including an indoor pool with a skylight, whirlpool, and steam room, a 24-hour fitness center featuring technogym cardio and weights, a yoga room with virtual on-demand fitness classes, a club lounge with game tables and a demonstration kitchen, and finally, a party room with a kitchen. A true community, member events and activities will be coordinated weekly by LivUnLtd Concierge Service. Other perks include valet services and a gorgeous furnished lobby with a fireplace and 24-hour concierge.

#7. 555Ten, Midtown West
555-Tenth-Avenue-01 All images of 555TEN via Extell
555-Tenth-Avenue-03 Bowling alley
Yup, that's a bowling alley above! 555Ten has ensured its position as a top amenity building with its diverse package that is heavy on child and pet care. In addition to bowling, there's an arcade, children's playroom, fitness center with an indoor saltwater pool, studio classes, weight rooms, training studio with interactive Nexersys Boxing Exergame and spin bikes, and an all-season rooftop bar/lounge warmed by a fireplace. And between pet care services from Throw Me a Bone and an outdoor dog park protected from the elements, it is one of the pet-friendliest buildings in New York.

#8. 2442 Ocean Avenue, Sheepshead Bay

8 studio to 2-beds from $1,995/month
3 months of complimentary amenities

2442-Ocean-Avenue-01 All images of 2442 Ocean Avenue via TLT
Between its condo-caliber apartments and suite of amenities, 2442 Ocean Avenue brings a new caliber of luxury rentals to this stretch of Brooklyn. The doorman building offers an indoor pool, a fitness center and yoga room, a spa area with Jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room, children's playroom, and private lounge. When leaving cannot be avoided, the building also offers on-site parking.

#9. 21 West End Avenue, Upper West Side
21-West-End-Avenue-01 All images of 21 West End Avenue via Dermot
This new Lincoln Center development has features for everyone - even your furry friend. 21 West End Avenue has an indoor dog park, library and cafe, arcade, wine tasting room, club room with golf simulator, gym, yoga and boxing studio, and a garage workshop for all your DIY projects. The indoor lap pool features restorative hot tubs, a resort-inspired lounge, and a built-in cinema screen.

#10. ARC, Long Island City

7 studio to 2-beds from $1,996/month
2 months free rent on select units

All images of ARC via Citi Habitats
Basketball Court
Fitness Center
Over 50,000 square feet of amenities await in this popular LIC rental! ARC boasts great outdoor features (including a 70' long saltwater pool and interior park) but for the coming winter, lucky residents can take full advantage of the 5,000-square-foot fitness center, a yoga, spin and private workout studio, resident's lounge, catering kitchen with private dining, library, collaborative and private workspace, basketball court, game room with vintage arcade games, golf simulator, and even a year-round greenhouse for gardening and events. There are dog walking services and indoor valet parking accessible from within the building.

#11. The Eugene, Midtown West

25 studio to 2-beds from $2,885/month
Up to 3 months free rent and a $1,000 AmEx gift card

Game Room. Photos via The Marketing Directors
Piano Lounge
The Eugene, part of the Manhattan West development, probably has the most comprehensive set of amenities in NYC. There's plenty to do inside with the building's Bluestone Lane coffee shop, 2-story rock-climbing wall, fitness center, basketball court, crash pad media and entertainment room, arcade corner and golf simulator, billiards room, library lounge, and children's playroom. The building's Hudson Club additionally offers a piano lounge, poker room, and a private dining room with a catering kitchen. There's even a pet grooming station!

#12. 507 West Chelsea, Chelsea

16 studio to 2-beds from $3,013/month
No broker, pet, or move-in fees

507-West-28th-Street-01 All images of 507 West Chelsea via MNS
507 West Chelsea doesn't have a ton of amenities (compared to many on this list) but what it does have is pretty amazing and well-designed. Come wintertime, residents can retreat to the building's luxurious lounge with a fireplace or the heated indoor Scandinavian-inspired swimming pool with plush lounge area. Other amenities include a recreation room with a full catering kitchen and communal table, and a modern and interactive kid's playroom.

#13. VIA 57 WEST, Midtown West

15 studio to 3-beds from $2,063/month
Up to 2 months free rent

Lounge. Photos via the Durst Organization
Basketball Court
Indoor Pool
Another Bjarke Ingels creation! VIA 57 West is widely hailed as an architectural masterpiece, and it has the amenities to fit. Notable indoor features include a swimming pool, library, screening room, playroom, golf simulator, game room, fitness center, spin room, and a half-basketball court.

#14. Tower 28, Long Island City

13 studio to 3-beds from $2,310/month
Up to 3 months free rent

42-12-28th-Street-01 All images of Tower 28 via Heatherwood
Tower 28 is one of the tallest skyscrapers outside of Manhattan, and has taken amenities to new heights as well. These include an indoor pool, a sauna and steam room, a sunlit fitness center with yoga and cycling rooms, a children’s playroom, a co-working lounge, a game room, and sky lounge with fireplace. All are enhanced by sweeping skyline views.

#15. The Beacon, Jersey City

2 1-beds from $2,100/month
Up to 3 months free rent

20-Beacon-Way-01 All images of The Beacon via Greystar
Across the river, The Beacon in Jersey City is the envy of some New York rentals with its skyline views, Art Deco motifs, and abundant amenities. These include a fitness center and yoga room, indoor pool with hot tub and sauna, billiards/game rooms, club rooms, children's playrooms, and business center/game rooms. The building's services include 24/7 concierge service, dry cleaning pickup and drop-off, valet parking for guests, and complimentary shuttle to the PATH.

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