Top 10 New Manhattan Apartment BuildingsHot new condo and rental buildings that came online in 2011.CityRealtyJanuary 2012
“For New York City’s new residential buildings, there were some strongentries for excellent architecture—encouraging hope ...
10. 200 Eleventh Avenue                                                         9. 535 West End AvenueThis luxury resident...
8. The Laureate,                           7. MiMA,                              6. Liberty Luxe,       2150 Broadway     ...
4. Beatrice,      5. 41 Bond Street                                                                                   105 ...
3. HL 23,                                                                 2. New York by Gehry,    515 West 23rd Street   ...
1. One Jackson  Square, 122 Greenwich          StreetBill Pedersen of Kohn Pedersen Foxdesigned this modest condominiumbui...
About Carter B. HorsleyMr. Horsley, editor of CityRealty, writes ----“Carter’s View on Manhattan Real Estate”and his popul...
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CityRealty, a leading New York City apartment search and resource site, recently announced its list of Top 10 New Apartment Buildings in Manhattan for 2011. Carter B. Horsley, CityRealty editor and architecture expert, compiled the list based on architectural merit.

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Top 10 New NYC Apartments Buildings for 2011. -CityRealty

  1. 1. Top 10 New Manhattan Apartment BuildingsHot new condo and rental buildings that came online in 2011.CityRealtyJanuary 2012
  2. 2. “For New York City’s new residential buildings, there were some strongentries for excellent architecture—encouraging hope that the city’s designconservatism may be waning.”--Carter B. Horsley, CityRealty Editor and architecture expert www.CityRealty.com | 212.755.5544 | Building Relationships
  3. 3. 10. 200 Eleventh Avenue 9. 535 West End AvenueThis luxury residential condominium This handsome, pre-war style, 20-building overlooking the Hudson River story, residential condominiumhas a very, very rare apartment building has a large rounded corneramenity: private garage space in most that affords its apartments spectacularof the apartments. The space is not in views of the wonderful Church of St.the basement, but actually adjacent to Paul and St. Andrew, diagonally acrossthe apartment. The 18-story the street, that was designed in 1897building, with 16 apartments, was by R. H. Robertson. It has only 22designed by Annabelle Selldorf for apartments that are impressivelyGAIA House LLC, a partnership of large. Designed by Lucien Lagrange forYoungwoo & Associates and Urban Extell Development, it abounds inMuse. Its bottom and top have two elegant detailing and many amenities.completely different and equallystunning facades. The former is a gun-metal terracotta with protruding piersand an arched and curved cornice with 200 Eleventh Avenuefour-pane windows. Thelatter, comprising the setback tower, isstainless steel with multi-panedwindows and curved balconies withglass railings. www.CityRealty.com | 212.755.5544 | Building Relationships
  4. 4. 8. The Laureate, 7. MiMA, 6. Liberty Luxe, 2150 Broadway 460 West 42nd Street 200 North End Avenue, Battery Park CityThis pleasant, 20-story residential Very handsome and slick, this 63-story, This 32-story residential condominiumcondominium building on the mixed-use building at 450 West 42nd is the last condominium building of thesoutheast corner at Broadway has a Street is a striking, dark-glass tower great Battery Park City complex to besmall rounded corner and extremely designed by Arquitectonica for The erected. Designed by Ehren-attractive and ornate balconies. It was Related Cos. This tower, which is krantz Eckstut & Kuhn for Milsteindesigned in pre-war style by SLCE known as MiMA--which stands for Properties, it is one of the city’sArchitects for The Stahl Organization. “Middle of Manhattan”—has 814 greenest buildings and sports a gentle rental apartments, as well as the curve. It and its neighbor, Liberty Signature Theater designed by Frank Green, sit atop a 60,000-square-foot O. Gehry and a 669-room Yotel hotel. community center and each was Its amenities include a dog spa, a designed to LEED Gold certification basketball court, a roof deck and a standards with photovoltaic panels on garage. Just add a pinch of salt…. their bulkheads, a blackwater system for toilet flushing and fuel-cell technology. Liberty Luxe www.CityRealty.com | 212.755.5544 | Building Relationships
  5. 5. 4. Beatrice, 5. 41 Bond Street 105 West 29th StreetA modest but handsome addition toan intriguing “great block,” this 10- Talk about split personalities: this 54-story, seven-unit residential condo is story tower façade on Avenue of thefaced with bluestone with horizontal Americas is split into three sectionsstripes. Take that, you brownstones! and its north and south facades are split by two protruding vertical fins. There are 302 rental apartments above the 26 floors of the Eventi Hotel and the development’s through-block plaza to the west of the tower has corrugated glass screens, restaurants, a krazy-kilt lawn- covered roof beneath a huge TV and nice landscaping. Drum roll, please, and don’t wait for intermission…. Beatrice www.CityRealty.com | 212.755.5544 | Building Relationships
  6. 6. 3. HL 23, 2. New York by Gehry, 515 West 23rd Street 8 Spruce StreetThe High Line Park is New York’s Frank O. Gehry has been the wildmanovernight sensation as it has of computerized architecture since heproverbially risen from the industrial upset the applecart of worldashes of West Chelsea to spearhead architecture with his curvaceousthe emergence of the city’s most Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum invibrant and artsy neighborhood. No Bilbao Spain at the end of the lastbuilding better hugs the elevated millennium. This spindly rentalformer freight rail line between 10th HL 23 apartment skyscraper is a bitand 11th Avenues than HL23. This tamer, but not less sparkling as threecondominium building bulges and of its facades are seriously and softlytapers and is partially cantilevered crinkled in stainlessover the west side of the High Line on steel. Fortunately, it is a lot morethe north side of 23rd Street. Neil interesting than what is going up a fewDenari was the architect and Alf blocks to the west at Ground Zero andNaman the developer of this building gives a shot in the arm to the city’sthat prominently sports its diagonal civic center near the South Streetbracing like an Olympian flexing Seaport even though its south façademuscles. is flush and the school at its base is clad in masonry. New York by Gehry www.CityRealty.com | 212.755.5544 | Building Relationships
  7. 7. 1. One Jackson Square, 122 Greenwich StreetBill Pedersen of Kohn Pedersen Foxdesigned this modest condominiumbuilding for Hines Interests and AbyRosen. Like a babblingbrook, sinuously rippling, it glistenswith ever so slightly cantilevered floorsand very narrow windows ever soslightly angled. Also known as 122Greenwich Avenue, its 11-story toweris close to 14th Street. Unexpectedand subtle, it ups the ante formodernity and does away with “clean”lines while amplifying the “pristine.” www.CityRealty.com | 212.755.5544 | Building Relationships
  8. 8. About Carter B. HorsleyMr. Horsley, editor of CityRealty, writes ----“Carter’s View on Manhattan Real Estate”and his popular “CityRealty’s Top 10 Buildings” lists. Prior to joining the online realestate and apartment search site, he spent 26 years writing for The New York Times asa real estate and architecture news reporter. In addition, he produced the syndicatedradio program, “The Front Page of Tomorrow’s New York Times,” which was a WQXRstandard. He later served as real estate editor and architectural critic for The New YorkPost and International Herald Tribune.About CityRealtyCityRealty.com is a New York City apartment search and real estate site established in1994. CityRealty streamlines the apartment search process by matching buyers andrenters with qualified real estate agents who are screened for market knowledge,expertise, professionalism and client compatibility. Additional information aboutCityRealty is available at www.cityrealty.com or by calling (212) 755-5544. www.CityRealty.com | 212.755.5544 | Building Relationships

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