Projects nearing completion, or with sales or leasing about to begin.
West 19th Street (10th Avenue)
12-story, 42-unit condo building now under construction on former parking lot near Tenth Avenue. Sales will begin late this summer, with occupancy expected in the summer of 2005. Apartments will range in size from 700 to 1,600 square feet, and prices will range from $400,000 to $1.8 million. The project is being developed by Moe-Joe Developers. The exterior of glass and precast stone was designed by Karl Fischer Architect; the interiors were designed by Andres Escobar & Associates.
The Toy Factory Lofts
176 Johnson Street 56 loft units in former Tudor Games Factory expected to go for sale starting this summer. Apartments vary in size from 600 square feet to 1,100 square feet, with 11- foot ceilings and 8-foot wall-to-wall windows. Prices are expected to start just above $200,000. Many of the units have views of the Williamsburg Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, and Brooklyn and Manhattan skylines. Units include laundry rooms with washer/dryer hook-ups, walk-in closets, above-door storage space, hardwood floors, and high-speed Internet and cable access. The building will also have a gym on the ground floor, a common roof deck and underground resident parking. Winchester Realty LLC is the developer and Scarano & Associates Architects designed the project. Contact: The Developers Group, 718-222-1545.
Financial District Liberty Plaza 10 Liberty Street
45-floor, 287-unit building has opened for leasing. This is the first large new luxury residential building to be built in the heart of the Financial District in over 25 years, according to developer Glenwood Management. One- and two-bedroom apartments with duplexes and penthouses available, some with terraces. Rental prices begin at $2,375 for a one-bedroom and range up to $7,295 for a two-bedroom penthouse with terrace. Each apartment has 9-foot ceilings with 8-foot doors, and many have views of the South Street Seaport and the East River. The building has a 24-hour doorman, and other features include a fitness center with saunas, a 50-foot, two-lane exercise swimming pool with sun terrace and children& 39;s playroom. An attended 24-hour indoor garage is also available. Contact: Glenwood rental office, 212-535-0500.
Chelsea The Paradigm Building 146-148 West 22nd Street
Contains 12 full-floor loft residences, ranging from 1,540 square feet to 2,579 square feet. Prices range from $1.37 million to $2.27 million. All but two of the units have been sold – a top floor penthouse with a private rooftop terrace as well as balconies and a 10th-floor unit with terraces and balconies. Both units have unobstructed views of the Empire State Building. Contact: Alchemy Properties director of sales, 212-732-0372.
Financial District The Crest 63 Wall Street
The building had leased 130 units in the first six weeks since its April opening, and residents will begin moving in this month. Overall, 190 units were released in the first phase of leasing, and the remaining floors, several of which have private terraces, will be released in July and August. The former headquarters for bankers Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. has a total of 476 units. Metro Loft Management is the developer of the project. Contact: Citi Habitats Marketing Group, or visit crestnyc.com.
NoHo 57 Bond Street
Ten loft-style apartments, ranging in size from 1,470 square feet to 2,512 square feet, have sold out. The units were priced from $1.335 million to $1.97 million. Apartments feature 11-foot ceilings, marble living rooms with two glass walls, and private balcony or terrace. The building is the first new residential condo development in the Bowery area in more than 50 years, according to developer Alchemy Properties. Meltzer/Mandl Architects were the architects for the project. Contact: Alchemy Properties director of sales, 212-732-0372.
Midtown East The Beekman Regent 351 East 51st Street
Occupancy first began in spring 2002, but the building is now putting 10 residences on the market for the first time. The finished apartments range from 1,824 square feet to 3,170 square feet with 14-foot ceilings and 10-foot high windows. Prices range from $2.9 million to $6.6 million. The prewar building has 64 residences, housed in the restored façde of a former turn-of-the-century schoolhouse on First Avenue. The building has doorman and concierge service, a library/drawing room, an onsite garage, a fitness center, residents’ lounge and other amenities. Contact: thebeekmanregent.com
Lower East Side 115 Allen Street
The architectural team of Serge Becker and Derek Sanders was selected to design the loft building. The existing building will be renovated and converted into four full- floor condominiums, including a two-story penthouse addition cloaked in aluminum. The units will range from 1,600 to 2,000 square feet, and the penthouse will be 2,600 square feet with a 1,400-square-foot private roof deck. Developer Seth Tapper chose William B. May to market the apartments.
Forest Hills 71st Road and Queens Boulevard
Architect Ismael Leyva, whose projects include the residential condominiums at the Time Warner Center, has designed a new 21-story building that will soon begin construction in an area of Queens that has not seen a notable luxury residential project in over 10 years, according to developer Cord Meyer. The 95 condominium apartments will be in a residential tower as part of a mixed-use project, and units will range from one to three bedrooms, 725 to 1,750 square feet. The tower will include a 24-hour doorman, fitness facility, roof terrace and other amenities. Below the tower will be 8,000 square feet of commercial space. Construction is expected to be completed in fall 2005.
FROM JUNE 2004 ISSUE:
70 Washington St. and 35 York St.
Two conjoined buildings topped by a clock that occupy an entire block in Dumbo will begin to be converted into luxury apartments in July by Two Trees Management. The building currently houses a mix of industrial tenants, whose leases all expire this year.
38 Water Street
Two Trees Management plans to build a 16-story apartment building on the site of the St. Ann’s Warehouse, a performing arts center near the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge. No timetable for construction has been released.
65-71 East 130th Street
Seven-story, 25-unit market rate apartment building planned between Madison and Park Avenues. The project is being built on four contiguous vacant lots by East Harlem Development Corp. Construction will begin this spring.
2000 Fifth Avenue
Nine-story co-op with 23 units planned for the corner of Fifth Avenue and 124th Street, across from Marcus Garvey Park. The building will also include a retail component, sublevel parking for 32 cars and a community facility. Upside Ventures represented both the owners and developers of the site. Construction will begin this spring.
257 West 117th Street
Seven-story townhouse built in 1890s being converted to 16 apartments. Units will be two-bedroom, two-bathroom and range from 2,200 to 2,800 square feet. Prices start at $1.1 million. Bridge Capital Corporation is the building owner. Project to be completed by late August. Contact: Lawrence Comroe and Tony Oakley, Corcoran, 212-875-2942.
LONG ISLAND CITY
Two condominium towers slated for the site of the East River Tennis Club just south of the Queensboro Bridge. The waterfront towers will each be 28 stories, and will have a total of 540 one- to three-bedroom apartments. Prices have not been set. The buildings are part of a larger plan by Vernon Realty of New Jersey to build 910 residences, which will also include townhouses, lofts and rentals, in six buildings on six acres. There also will be a park, a riverfront promenade and gardens as well as 20,000 square feet of retail space. Construction on the two towers is set to begin in August. Contact: Andrew Gerringer, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Group, 212-702-4060.
112 Central Park South
208-room, 27-floor former InterContinental hotel to be converted to 65 co-op units, each with one to three bedrooms and 1,000 to 2,365 square feet of space. Prices haven’t been set, but are expected to range from $1 million to $5 million. Though a co-op (because the developer rents the land under the building), owners will not need board approval to sell or sublet their units. Anbau Enterprises is the developer; Costas Kondylis & Partners is the renovation architect. Sales are expected to start by the end of the year and the project is expected to be finished in 15 months. Contact: Anbau Enterprises, 212-938-0090.
Park Avenue Place
60 East 55th Street
New 45-story condo development rising between Park and Madison Avenues that will offer 76 units featuring a variety of studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom layouts. Apartments will range from 446 to 2,950 square feet. The building will also include the 23,000-square-foot “Core Club” in its first five floors, a private club open to building residents. It will include a new restaurant and bar by chef Tom Colicchio of Craft, as well as a library, lounge, screening room and meeting rooms. There will also be a spa and fitness studio, and changing facilities with butler service. The project is being developed by Davis/RFR. Architects Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates designed the tower, which features a glass exterior, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP served as interior architects for the project. The Marketing Directors are the property’s sales and marketing agent. Sales are already underway and the project is slated for occupancy in December. Contact: Park Avenue Place sales center, 212-813-9055.
SOUTH STREET SEAPORT
233 Front Street
11-story, 96-unit rental building, primarily one- and two- bedrooms, with a few studios and three-bedrooms. Rents are expected to range from $2,100 to $3,000 for a one bedroom. In addition to top amenities, some apartments have views of the Brooklyn Bridge and access to backyard gardens. Sciame Development and Construction Co. is the general contractor. Apartments will go on the market this fall.
63 Wall Street
A 37-story, 476-unit rental building converted from the former home of Brown Brothers Harriman. Studios will rent for $1,770. Apartments range from 425 to 2,000 square feet. The 1929 neoclassical-style building will also feature a “Great Room” with billiards area, baby grand piano, library, screening room, common sundeck, and ATM and DVD rental services. Developed by Metro Loft Management. Set to open in June. Contact: crestnyc.com
One Morton Square
All six of the townhouse residences at Morton Square, a development by JD Carlisle Development Corp. were sold as of last month. The last townhouse achieved a price of $4.25 million. The townhouses are three stories, with three to four bedrooms, and four-and-a-half-baths. The 147 lofts, townhouses and family size classic residences in Morton Square will be completed and available for occupancy this summer. Contact: mortonsquare.com.
UPPER EAST SIDE
181 East 90th Street
More than 70 percent of the condos have been sold in the first 25 weeks since the sales office opened its doors, according to developer Sherwood Properties. Buyers had signed over $100 million in sales contracts since sales commenced on Sept. 15. The Philip Johnson-designed building features 94 famliy- sized homes. Prices range from $850,000 to $7.95 million for the 3,550-square-foot terraced penthouse. Contact: Michelle Conte, Brown Harris Stevens, 212-906-9393.
505 Greenwich Street
More than 80 percent of the units have been sold at the 14-story condo building with 104 units following the beginning of sales in January. The building, which is to be completed this fall, has 25 three-bedroom apartments, 42 two-bedroom units and 37 one-bedroom apartments, with sizes ranging from 722 to 2,400 square feet. Contact: 505 Greenwich Street Presentation Center, 212-505-9600, or visit 505greenwich.com.
UPPER EAST SIDE
300 East 77th Street
Nearly 85 percent of the residences have been sold at the 32-story tower designed by architect Robert A.M. Stern. The majority of the 84 residences are two-bedroom apartments, with the remaining mix comprised of one- and three-bedrooms, and two full-floor penthouses. Prices of the available homes start at $2.1 million for two-bedrooms and $2.975 million for three-bedroom residences. The penthouses are priced at $8.2 and $9 million. The building is already completed, but several homes were recently released for purchase. Contact: The Marketing Directors, 212-826-8822.
FROM MAY 2004 ISSUE:
300 West 135th Street
Two towers, one 12-stories tall and one seven stories, with 170 condominium apartments. Apartments are for sale by lottery, with the minimum household income required at $48,000, and the maximum at $157,000. Preference for half the apartments is to be given to applicants living within Community Board 10. Apartments range from a 673 square foot one-bedroom for $143,000 to a 1,182 square foot three-bedroom penthouse with rooftop terrace for $529,000. Applications can only be mailed and must be postmarked from April 21 to June 21. The project is expected to be completed by January. Contact: striversgardens.com.
120 East 29th Street
Restoration of five 1880 s era contiguous brownstones. Project includes adding two and a half stories to the five-story buildings, which will have a total of 25 one-to-four bedroom condominiums, priced from $675,000 to $2.4 million and ranging in size from 1,000 square feet to 2,659 square feet. Features will include oversized windows, high ceilings, and new oak floors with walnut inlay trim. The six ground-floor duplexes will have private gardens while 11 of the residences will offer either a private terrace or balcony. The developer is Alchemy Properties and Hustvedt Cutler Architects was retained for the project, which is expected to be completed by December.
MADISON SQUARE PARK
50 Madison Avenue
Combines a restored 1898 five-story mansion with a new eight-story tower on top, overlooking Madison Square Park. Contains eight 3-bedroom, 3.5 bath residences priced from $2.65 million and a duplex penthouse priced at $5 million. The penthouse has 3,500 square feet of space and two terraces that together comprise 1,000 square feet. Kitchens will offer cherry cabinets, granite countertops, Sub-Zero refrigerators and freezers, Viking and Bosch appliances and kitchen islands with wine coolers. Samson Management LLC is the developer. Sales began last month, and occupancy is slated for spring 2005. Contact: Halstead Property and senior vice president, Louise Phillips Forbes, 212-381-3329.
UPPER EAST SIDE
205 East 59th Street
27-floor condo building across the street from Bloomingdale s. There will be 62 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments varying from 1,113 to 1,552 square feet, ranging in price from $1.47 million to $3 million. There will also be a 2,702 square foot penthouse, not yet for sale. Each apartment is to have a gas-burning fireplace and at least one balcony, and two apartments on each floor are to have solariums. Some apartment will have living rooms with 20-foot ceilings. The building also features a park for dogs as part of an outdoor area on the fifth floor. Construction began last March and is expected to be completed early next year. Contact: The Sunshine Group, 212-750-0500.
UPPER WEST SIDE
172 West 79th Street
Pre-war apartment building being converted from rental to condominium ownership. The 20-story building, which was constructed in 1929 and has been under the same family ownership for over 60 years, will be bringing a total of 99 apartments to market. Apartments will include 17 three-room and 37 four-room apartments, all potentially convertible to two-bedroom residences. There will also be 35 two-bedroom/two bath units as well as 10 large “irregular” apartments containing six or more rooms. Apartments range in size from 800 square feet to over 2,000 square feet. Opening prices are expected to range from $550,000 to more than $2.5 million. As part of a year-long, $3 million renovation and capital improvement program, the building will soon feature two new elevators, new windows, a new boiler, a newly furnished and decorated lobby, new corridors and a new security system. Apartments will feature new kitchens, bathrooms and washer/dryers in every unit. Sales are expected to begin later this spring. Contact: Jud Ebersman, Walter & Samuels Inc., (212) 696-7128.
UPPER WEST SIDE
426 West 58th Street
A century-old mid-rise building on top of which six modern penthouse floors are being built. The condominium features 16 two and three bedroom units. Nine of the units are already in contract for prices ranging from $1.4 million to $3.3 million. The remaining units are currently priced from $1.4 million for two-bedroom residences to $5 million for the penthouses. Prices on the units have been raised four separate times since going on sale. The developer is Elad Properties. Occupancy is scheduled for early next year. Contact: Iva Spitzer, Douglas Elliman, 212-247-5858.
FROM APRIL 2004 ISSUE:
505 Greenwich Street
A 14-story condo building with 104 units. Building will contain 25 three-bedroom, 42 two-bedroom, and 37 one-bedroom apartments. Prices range from $825,000 to $3.5 million. Individual units have large living rooms with mahogany flooring, and kitchens feature top appliances including wine refrigerators. The building includes a 24/7 concierge, resident manager, private courtyard, fitness center and pet spa. The project is being developed by Metropolitan Housing Partners and Apollo Real Estate. Occupancy is scheduled to begin this autumn. Contact: 505 Greenwich Street Presentation Center, 212-505-9600, or visit 505greenwich.com.
Rosa Parks Condominiums
163 St. Nicholas Avenue (at 118th Street)
A six-story, 64-unit condo building with one, two and three-bedroom units.
Prices range from $195,000 to $260,000 for a one bedroom, $500,000 to $640,000 for a two bedroom, and $600,000 to $825,000 for three-bedroom penthouses. Building features 24-hour concierge, video security, gym, rooftop garden, and wiring for high-speed Internet. Taxes are $7 to $25 annually, and building features low common charges, including $166 to $200 for a one-bedroom apartment. Developed by Artimus Construction. Set to open in April. Contact: Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Group, 212-702-4060, or visit rosaparkscondos.com.
15 Broad Street.
Conversion of former J.P. Morgan building to 250 condos. Project is being developed by LB Lev Leviev/Boymelgreen. Philippe Starke is also working on the project, his first residential building in New York. The building will include basketball courts, bowling alley and a pool. Scheduled to open in May. Contact: The Sunshine Group, 212-750-0500.
63 Wall Street
Conversion of former Brown Brothers Harriman headquarters to 476 rentals, with leasing to begin this month. Monthly rents for studio to two-bedroom apartments will be $1,700 to $3,600. The project is being developed by Nathan Berman and Ronny Bruckner.
425 Fifth Avenue (at 38th Street)
A 67-floor building by architect Michael Graves with 176 condos. Includes a 24-hour doorman. Gym (with sauna, steam room and lap pool) available. Office space on the first six floors of the building. Studios are priced from $420,000 to $730,000, one bedrooms from $525,000 to $1.4 million, two bedrooms from $750,000 to $2.5 million, and three bedrooms start at $2.9 million. A 3,706 square foot duplex penthouse is on the market for $10.5 million. About 80 percent of the building was already sold as of last month. The building will officially open in June. Contact: The Marketing Directors, 212-683-3331.
44 Laight Street
Conversion of former warehouse to 18 units ranging in size from 1,580 to more than 4,500 square feet. Apartments in the lower floors are unfinished; eight apartments on the top three floors are fully finished, most also have 1,500 square foot terraces. Prices range from $1.295 million to $2.95 million. 14 parking spaces are also for sale for $169,000 apiece. The building is already 50 percent sold and will open this summer. Contact: Corcoran Group Marketing, 212-343-5400.
UPPER EAST SIDE
47 East 91st Street.
Eight-story condominium building. Seven apartments, each full-floor, will be 4,100 square feet, while the other, a duplex penthouse, will be 5,800 square feet plus a wrap-around garden. Prices to range from $5 to $15 million. Occupancy expected around May. Stribling Marketing Associates is marketing the building. Contact: Sales office at 212-828-7033, or visit 47east91.com.
Newly built seven-story condominium with a total of 12 two-bedroom apartments. Prices range from $400,000 to $525,000. All residences have a balcony or terrace. Units feature solid oak strip flooring, recessed lighting, central heat and air conditioning, a stacked washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen with solid birch wood cabinets, and bathrooms with marble floors and walls. Sales are underway, and occupancy is expected in the late spring. Contact: Helene Luchnick, Douglas Elliman, 212-965-6008.
FROM MARCH 2004 ISSUE:
Smith, Schermerhorn, State and Hoyt Streets
A 500,000 square foot mixed-use project will begin on a block currently vacant except for five National Register brownstones. The project, a joint venture of Time Equities Inc. and Hamlin Ventures, will include single-family townhouses on State Street, condominium lofts and mews on Hoyt Street, and rental apartments on Smith Street. Schermerhorn Street will be the focus for the project s retail space. Construction will begin on the townhouses in late spring. Contact: Time Equities, 212-206-6000.
82-88 Green Street
New 16-unit condo building with two bedrooms ranging from 900 square feet to 1,600 square feet. Prices range from $425,000 to $550,000. The building, a project by developer Josh Guberman, is nearly 50 percent sold out. Another project, the Russell Court Condominiums at 190 Green Street, includes 26 units in a cluster of five buildings, with sales beginning a month ago. Contact: N/A
400 Lenox Avenue (at 129th Street)
The first luxury, doorman, non-subsidized housing in the immediate area in the past 75 years was given the green light by the city last month to begin construction. The 12-story building will include 92 units covering 130,000 square feet. There will also be 11,000 square feet of commercial space. Contact: N/A
73 Wooster Street
A four-story building that previously housed a cardboard box manufacturer is being converted into a condominium with six lofts. Units are selling for $4.25 million to $6.75 million, and include four 4,300 square foot apartments and two 5,000 square foot penthouses. Sales began early last month. Contact: Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Group, 212-702-4060.
60 Spring Street
39 apartments in the 1923 Cass Gilbert building range from one to three bedrooms, from 1,100 square feet to 2,200 square feet. A penthouse apartment features a large terrace and a fireplace and measures 2,750 square feet. Prices range from $1.48 million to more than $7 million. The building, which is being developed by Boymelgreen Developers, was 75 percent sold as of January. Occupancy is scheduled for March. Contact: The Sunshine Group, 212-750-0500.
114 and 116 Hudson Street
$14 million residential project being developed by actor Robert DeNiro in conjunction with with AFC Realty Capital. The project will join an existing five-story brick building at 116 Hudson Street with a new seven-story glass structure that will be built on a lot at 114 Hudson Street. The project will include five loft condominiums, including a duplex penthouse. Four apartments will be 2,000 square feet and cost $2 million, and the penthouse will be 3,000 feet at cost $3.5 million. Sales are set to begin in March. Contact: Stribling Marketing Associates, 212-941-8420.
The River Lofts
92 Laight and 424 Washington Streets
The project consists of two buildings, one new and one old. 92 Laight is a new brick tower with 38 units and 424 Washington is a converted industrial building with 30 lofts. Units range from one to four bedroom apartments (1,100 to 3,900 square feet), priced from $1.125 million to $8.55 million. The project, by Boymelgreen Developers, will be ready for occupancy in 2005. Contact: The Sunshine Group, 212-750-0500.
UPPER WEST SIDE
43 West 64 Street
Features 32 open, loft-style residences ranging from 1,600 to 6,151 square feet, listed from $1.5 to $10.2 million. Over ninety percent of the residences have been sold, including three of the four penthouses. There have been 20 units totaling approximately $70 million sold within the last four months, including the three most expensive properties in the building, according to the Athena Group. O Neal s Restaurant, by restaurateur Michael O Neal, opened on the ground floor of the building at the end of the year. Contact: The Athena Group, 212-459-0200, or visit 43west64.com.
UPPER WEST SIDE
44 West 63rd Street (Empire Hotel)
Financing was recently arranged for a project to convert the 373-key Empire Hotel to 125 luxury condominium units. The 14-story, W-shaped building on Broadway will include more than 200,000 square feet of apartments and 25,000 square feet of retail space. Contact: N/A
UPPER WEST SIDE
2770 Broadway (at 107th Street)
Plans were unveiled last month for a 64-unit condominium building to be developed by The Clarett Group at the site of the former Olympia Theatre previously owned by Cablevision Systems. The homes at the $75 million project will take their inspiration from the “Classic 6” and “Classic 7” apartments constructed in the area at the turn-of-the-century, the developers said, and the building will also feature 7,500 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. Apartments range from 1,200 to 2,200 square feet, with two to five bedrooms. Prices range from $900,000 to $3 million and opening is set for January 2005. A sales office has already opened a block north of the building, and nine contracts were out on the condos as of early last month. Contact: The Clarett Group, 212-399-2400 or visit clarett.com.
FROM FEBRUARY 2004 ISSUE:
The Arches at Cobble Hill.
57 units in new development. Units range from one to four bedrooms (875 to 3,000 square feet). Prices range from $535,000 to $1.8 million. Set to open around this fall. Contact: www.thearchesatcobblehill.com.
The Greenwich Street Project
497 Greenwich Street
Six-story condominium with 22 units in former warehouse building. Prices range from $1.2 to $7 million. Units range from two to four bedrooms (1,600 to 3,500 square feet). Approximately 65 percent of the units are still for sale, mostly between $2 and $3 million. Set to open in late February or early March. Contact: Cantor-Pecorella, 212-925-3333
One Morton Square.
Town houses, lofts, rental apartments and 147 condominium units. Two-bedroom, 2.5-bath condo units are priced at $1.3 million. Three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath town houses with home offices, private elevators and back gardens start at $3.75 million. Scheduled to be ready for occupancy this spring. Contact: 212-366-1515 or visit www.mortonsquare.com.
LOWER EAST SIDE
7 Essex Street
11-story condominium with 16 units. Units range from 1,584 to 3,690 square feet. Prices range from $825,000 to $2.275 million. Four units were still available as of last month, ranging in price from $1.9 to $2.6 million. Contact: 7 Essex Street, LLC, 212-925-9991.
25 West Houston Street
Nine-story condominium with 32 one and two-bedroom lofts. Prices start at $600,000 and go up to $4.5 million. The building, unusual for SoHo, is being sold to non-artists. All but one of the residences had been sold as of December. Set to open this spring. Contact: The Marketing Directors, 212-368-2500, or visit www.soho25lofts.com.
The Gretsch Building
10 story condominium with 130 apartments. Units range from studio to three bedrooms (620 to 2,500 square feet). Prices range from $309,000 to $1.27 million (and higher for two and three bedroom penthouses). Approximately 34 units in the building remain unsold. Set to open this fall. Contact: 1-888-GRETSCH.
FROM JANUARY 2004 ISSUE:
The 38-floor rental tower on the Avenue of the Americas between 27th and 28th Streets was scheduled for completion by the end of 2003. The building includes 269 units is being developed by the Manhattan-based Adell Corporation.
GRAMERCY PARK AREA
49 East 21st Street
Former United Federation of Teachers office building converted to a condo with 43 units by developer Elad Properties of Fort Lee, NJ. The 12-story building features “loftlike” apartments, which range from $910,000 to $2.6 million. The sales office opened on the ground floor of the building in November.
HELL S KITCHEN
419 West 55th Street
A new residential sales building that was scheduled to open in mid-November. All lofts in this 24-unit, seven-story co-op building have 10- to 12-foot ceilings. Studios start at $395,000, one-bedrooms at $425,000, and two-bedrooms at $475,000. The penthouse, a two-bedroom, two-bath apartment with a separate studio, gas fireplace, and skylight, and 1,000 square feet of outside private terrace will sell for $1,395,000. Contact: Developer Anbau Enterprises Inc., 212-741-1325.
48 Laight Street
Six-story condo building with nine apartments. The units range from 1,400 to 1,900 square feet and from one to three bedrooms.. There will also be a 2,300-square-foot penthouse. Preconstruction prices are to be $975,000 to $1.6 million for the apartments and $3 million for the penthouse. Sales begin Jan. 5. Contact. Citi Habitats, 212-685-7777.
UPPER WEST SIDE
455 Central Park West
The 26-story condo tower between 105th and 106th Streets includes 53 apartments, 44 of which went on the market in December at prices of $1.35 million to $4.5 million. Units feature large rooms, eat-in kitchens, formal dining rooms, high ceilings, granite countertops, marble bathrooms with showers and tubs, and a lap pool in the building and concierge services. In addition, a French Renaissance chateau at the front of the property, which has sat vacant for decades, is also being renovated, and will be finished at a later date. Each of the 17 units in the chateau are expected to sell for between $3.5 and $7.5 million. Contact: The Marketing Directors, 212-665-5100, or visit www.455cpw.com.