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City Living, Murray Hill

All photos by Max Touhey, courtesy of JDS Development Group

A 42nd-story rooftop pool overlooking the East River is coming back to New York City for the summer. Located atop the American Copper Buildings in Murray Hill, The Sentry is currently accepting membership applications for its 2021 season, which kicks off ahead of Memorial Day Weekend. Sky-high swimming does not come cheap, however. Memberships start at $2,600 for a single member, $4,300 for couples, and $3,000 for non-residents.

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Cool Listings, Murray Hill

Listing photos courtesy of The Corcoran Group

This two-bedroom duplex in Murray Hill was designed by the firm of architectural critic Joseph Giovannini, with a multi-level layout, geometric elements, two solariums, and a magical outdoor garden. Located at the co-op 140 East 40th Street, the two-bedroom home is currently on the market for $1,275,000.

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Cool Listings, Murray Hill

Listing photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

Usually, the split-level layout is reserved for suburban homes, but this Murray Hill one-bedroom has incorporated it in a practical and stylish way. Located at The Antoinette co-op at 7 East 35th Street, the home offers a very impressive 900+ square feet for its $695,000 price tag. The large living room is open to the elevated kitchen and dining room, which provides a good amount of separation while still maintaining an open feel. And above that is a spacious bedroom suite complete with an en-suite bathroom and balcony.

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condos, New Developments

All renderings by Unmarked Studio

Murray Hill might not be the first neighborhood that comes to mind when thinking of luxury condos, but that just might be a good thing. VU, the new 100-unit project at 368 Third Avenue, is one of the tallest buildings in the neighborhood, which affords its 100 units incredible views of the East River, Midtown, and even down to the World Trade Center. We’ve now got our first look at the flashy new project, along with a pricing reveal.

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Cool Listings, Murray Hill

Photo Credit: Gamut Photos for Sotheby’s International Realty

The listing for this $3,250,000 three-bedroom co-op in Murray Hill touts the property as a “true penthouse,” explaining that it “sits on top of the building proper and is accessed through a private entrance at rooftop level.” That location (which sounds pretty darn good to us!) also affords the home at 244 Madison Avenue an incredible rooftop terrace, complete with cozy built-in seating and dining, as well as views of the Empire State Building and Midtown skylines.

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Cool Listings, Murray Hill

123 East 37th Street, Murray Hill, studios, co-ops

Photo credit: MW Studio for Compass

Located on the 10th floor of Lindley House at 123 East 37th Street, this pre-war studio, asking $520,000, is that rare NYC apartment that has been recently renovated yet retains its classic details, with colorful uniqueness added. Though not a large space, the co-op has a sleeping alcove separated by doors, a separate kitchen, and lots of thoughtfully-designed storage

More cool studio surprises, this way

affordable housing, housing lotteries, Murray Hill

Streetview of The Frontier; Map data © 2019 Google

Applications are now being accepted for a 150-person waitlist for a luxury rental building in Murray Hill. Located at 200 East 39th Street, the building, known as Frontier, rises 19 stories and contains just under 100 apartments. Perks include a landscaped rooftop terrace, a fitness center, and a gaming lounge. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 60 percent of the area median income can apply to be placed on the waitlist for affordable units ranging from an $858/month studio to a $1,381/month two-bedroom.

Do you qualify?

Cool Listings, Murray Hill, Tudor City

25 Tudor City Place, Tudor Tower, cool listings, turtle bay

Photo credit: Russ Ross courtesy of Compass.

Completed in 1929, Tudor Tower at 25 Tudor City Place in Murray Hill’s Tudor City historic district was one of the world’s first three residential skyscrapers. Asking $275,000, this studio is among the least expensive units in the landmarked prewar co-op complex.

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Cool Listings, Murray Hill, New Developments

American Copper Buildings, 626 1st Avenue, SHoP Architects, Murray Hill, Rentals

One of the city’s most architecturally significant projects to rise in recent years are the two copper-clad towers at 626 First Avenue in Murray Hill known as the American Copper Buildings. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, the twisted towers boast a rare and distinctive feature: an amenity-filled sky bridge linking the two buildings more than 300 feet in the air. According to JDS, the three-story steel truss structure is Manhattan’s first new sky bridge in 80 years. There are only a handful of residences that boast private outdoor space right on the eye-catching sky bridge—and one of them is now on the rental market seeking $12,000 per month.

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Cool Listings, Murray Hill

142 East 37th Street, murray hill, cool listings, maisonettes, co-ops

This sunny co-op at 142 East 37th Street in Murray Hill has the bragging rights to being a Manhattan brownstone maisonette. In addition to its separate entrance, this two-bedroom flat tucked in at the garden level of a 19th-century townhouse, asking $1.195 million, has a private patio accessible from both the kitchen and one of the bedrooms.

Step out into the garden

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