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Great NYC Apartment Buildings: 70 Washington Street vs. 100 Jay Street

MAY 25, 2012

Two great buildings in DUMBO:
70 Washington Street vs. 100 Jay Street

70 Washington Street
Converted in 2005 by the developers of the nearby Clocktower and Sweeney buildings, this classic DUMBO condo might be the perfect home for anyone looking to live in the style that led artists and artisans to this waterfront neighborhood of former industrial buildings and breathtaking bridge views decades ago. This iconic 12-story former factory, built in 1915, contains 259 apartments that range from 1,200 to 3,000 square feet with oversized industrial windows, soaring 11-foot ceilings and other sought-after pre-war loft details. Classic loft living doesn’t have to come with any sacrifice on modern convenience: Building amenities include a full-time doorman, a landscaped 7,500 square-foot roof deck and a fitness center; kitchens and baths feature high-end appliances and finishes.

What makes 70 Washington Street special: Classic DUMBO loft living seamlessly integrated with modern convenience.

100 Jay Street
If you enjoy the creative atmosphere and water and bridge views of DUMBO but seek the cachet of modern high-rise apartment living, 100 Jay Street, also known as J Condominium, may be a perfect choice. The neighborhood’s converted factories have been joined in recent years by luxury condos, and–like Brooklyn’s Oro and Toren and Manhattan’s Aldyn, to name a few–100 Jay Street is a brand apart. The 33-story building–DUMBO’s tallest–is instantly recognizable by its sleek, curved facade. Built in 2007, the building’s 267 apartments offer triple-glazed floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic Manhattan, East River and New York Harbor views along with 21st-century amenities like a state-of-the-art fitness center, a media room, a roof garden and sun terrace, a full-time doorman and on-site parking, plus high-end interior finishes.

What makes 100 Jay Street special: The luxuries of modern high-rise living and stunning views in a vibrant, creative Brooklyn neighborhood.

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