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New-look 710 Riverside makes debut
The Park Collection rings in the New Year with 710 Riverside Drive, an addition to the Harlem pre-war condo portfolio.
The six-story, full-amenity conversion at Riverside Drive and 148th Street brings offers homes with high ceilings, hardwood floors, crown moldings and views of the Hudson River.
The building is directly across from Riverside Park and will feature a fully-equipped gym, children’s playroom, furnished courtyard, roof deck, bicycle room and private storage.
“A series of renovations has returned this Jazz Age gem to its Harlem heyday, while adding spectacular modern day amenities,” said Charlie Lewis, senior managing director at Warburg Realty Partnership, which is spearheading the sales and marketing of the project.
“This stunning pre-war condominium with its modern amenities is the perfect answer for the buyer seeking classic style, beautifully appointed details, tremendous space, convenient location and an attainable price.”
The new homes feature modern kitchens with LG stainless steel appliances. Bathrooms have porcelain tile and soaking tubs. Each unit has a washer and dryer. The one-, two-, and three-bedroom residences range in price from $412,000 to $857,000.
Traffic jam at Larstrand
The Larstrand, a newly constructed full-service luxury residential building on the Upper West Side, is now more than 50 percent leased. Since leasing began in late summer, the building has achieved rents of over $100psf, according to Rose Associates, the exclusive leasing and managing agent.
“The consistent traffic to our leasing office and the rents we’ve been able to secure are testament to the quality of this property and to the demand for high-end rentals on Manhattan’s Upper West Side,” said Rose’s Chiho Machado.
A development of Friedland Properties, The Larstrand first welcomed residents this past fall as select floors were completed. Units on all floors are now available for immediate occupancy.
The 20-story building is comprised of 181 apartments in studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom configurations.
Designed by SLCE Architects, it has views of Central Park and the Hudson River.
Common areas include an indoor lounge and bar, fitness center, children’s playroom, as well as an expansive rooftop amenity space. A 5,400 s/f rooftop amenity space has an outdoor screening area and bar, barbecue pits, and cabanas.
Rents start at $3,100 for studios with three-bedrooms starting at $16,500.
All fun and play at Philip House
Philip House, a condo conversion in Carnegie Hill, has unveiled its new Citibabes branded children’s playroom.
The recently opened space in the 71-unit development ased in Soho, is run by Citibabes child-friendly, full-service lifestyle and member club.
Infants to 10-year old residents will have access to activities focusing on “educational fun,” birthday party options, as well as customized classes for residents, including handprint making, crafts.
Complimentary offerings will include holiday-themed parties and resident get-togethers. The space is outfitted with child-friendly and educator-approved elements, including a chalkboard wall, reading corner, dramatic play, art lab infant area, and construction corner.
“We are thrilled to offer our services to the residents at Philip House,” said Kim Proal, vice president of operations at Citibabes.
“We are very selective in which buildings we partner with and felt Philip House fit our overall brand. We look forward to be able to bring hours of fun to the residents.”
Since starting closings this past September, Philip House has welcomed 20 new homeowners to the building. Currently over 70% sold, the building expects to unveil new inventory, including its penthouses, later this year.
Susan Hewitt, a partner at Cheshire Group, developer of Philip House, said the company continues to look for partnerships that meet the needs of residents, while providing a fun space without having to leave home.
The View sells out
Modern Spaces and developer TF Cornerstone announced that Long Island City’s The View has reached the 100 percent sold mark.
The View is located on 4630 Center Boulevard and it’s the only luxury condominium of the six residential buildings of the EastCoast project in Long Island City’s premium waterfront.
“TF Cornerstone’s waterfront project has been instrumental in elevating the Long Island City real estate market and has put the neighborhood on the map in terms of luxury living. The View sold at record prices in the area and it’s the only building that could offer buyers iconic views of the East River and the Manhattan skyline,” said Eric Benaim, CEO and President of Modern Spaces.
“We couldn’t be more honored to have been brought onboard for this project and we look forward to a long-term partnership with TF Cornerstone.”
D-Day at 101 Bedford
Building D at 101 Bedford opens its 81 studios, one- and two-bedroom homes to renters at the end of the month.
The first two buildings, A and B, which opened last summer at the amenity-laden Williamsburg rental complex on Bedford Avenue, are now more than 95 percent leased. The third building, C, hit the market last November and is approaching 70 percent occupancy.
With studios starting at $2,450, one-bedroom apartments from $2,995 and two-bedroom apartments from $4,725, the pet-friendly complex developed by Halcyon Management offers an “over the top” amentiy package.