Great NYC Buildings: Top Five Buildings for Viewing the July 4th Fireworks
JUNE 29, 2012
Better stock up: If you’re lucky enough to have a front row sky seat for the 2012 Fourth of July fireworks from your NYC apartment or rooftop, you can bet everyone will be showing up at your place.
100 Eleventh Avenue
A dazzling mosaic of angled glass panes and equally dazzling river views make Jean Nouvel’s "vision machine” a major 21st century landmark and a state-of-the-art residence.
165 Charles Street
Richard Meier designed both the interiors and the exterior of this steel-and-glass West Village standout; the views from 165 Charles Street may well be the best in lower Manhattan.
The Rushmore - 80 Riverside Boulevard
The 425-foot-tall Rushmore offers boundless views of the Hudson River - and a lifestyle to match.
The Heritage at Trump Place - 240 Riverside Boulevard
Rising 31 stories above Riverside Park and offering all the customary amenities that come with the Trump name, the Heritage is one of the finest Hudson River-facing residences on the Upper West Side.
The Visionaire - 7 Little West Street
The city’s most environmently friendly condo tower overlooks the New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty, and roof garden river views never fail to impress.
For more perfect viewing spots, see our list of Manhattan’s best landscaped roof decks.