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The Helena, Durst Organization, LEED, Fox & Fowle The Helena on West 57th Street merges green technology with upscale living. Several units are available for rent, with one month free.
Green living meets high-end at The Helena, and the intersection is completely harmonious. Built in 2005 by the Durst Organization and Sidney Fetner Associates, this 38-story building at 601 West 57th Street hosts 597 residences thoughtfully designed with environmental sustainability in mind. The glass-encased tower was designed by Fox & Fowle (Now two separate firms: COOKFOX and FXFOWLE) and carries a LEED Gold certification.
The leasing office is currently offering one month of free rent on several no-fee apartments. There are currently five apartments for rent: two studios starting from $2,850/month; two 1-bedrooms starting from $3,266/month; and one 2-bedroom for $6,000/month.
The building holds a LEED Gold certification, a top honor in sustainable construction.
Kitchens feature Maytag Energy Star appliances.
Green features include sustainably harvested oak floors and console heat.
No feature of the building lacks an element inspired by green living. The kitchens are custom designed with minimal maintenance materials, and host Zodiaq counters, Maytag Energy Star appliances, maple laminate cabinets, and Italian tile floors. The bathrooms feature hotel-sized mirrors, oversized custom apothecary cabinets, imported tile floors, and include extra towel racks as well.
Inside every unit is a master switch that allows residents to easily turn off lights without affecting non-switched appliances, like computers and TIVO. The architects selected hardwood oak floors and baseboard molding from certified sustainably harvested forests, and selected low-emitting paints, adhesives, sealants, and carpeting to reduce indoor air pollution. Finally, console heat in each individual room allows for year-round climate control.
The building itself includes many green features, such as a full recycling program that includes composting, materials constructed from recycled content, reduced energy usage via wind and solar panels, double-filtered water, and expansive glass walls that maximize natural light.
The building is full of amenities, including a roofdeck with a lawn.
The building's amenities include a grand lobby, daily continental breakfast service, 24-hour full-service concierge and doorman, an on-site convenience store and ATM, parking with stations for charging electric/hybrid vehicles, and a valet with maid services, dry cleaning, and shoe repair. The building is also home to Club Helena: a 3-level fitness center complete with a cardio theater, Pilates & Spin room, children’s playroom, clubhouse with fireplace, and high-speed WiFi. The pet-friendly building also includes a lovely 41st floor roofdeck and lawn, as well as a shuttle service to Columbus Circle.
Situated at the nexus of Midtown West and the Upper West Side, the building is closely located to many of the city's finest attractions. Nearby are Hudson River Park, Central Park, and De Witt Clinton Park. Cultural attractions are also nearby, including the American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Arts & Design, the American Folk Art Museum, and New York Historical Society. There are countless bars, clubs, and lounges in the neighborhood too, not to mention the entertainment options of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and Broadway.
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The Helena Leasing Office
601 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10036
(212) 262-6500

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