By Devin Gannon, Wed, December 28, 2022
All photos courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens
The Majestic, an Art Deco-style apartment building, is one of many impressive towers that dot Central Park West. A three-bedroom apartment on the 11th floor of the two-tower development just hit the market for $6,500,000. The oversized pre-war home has seven rooms, including a sunken living room that offers a throwback entertainment space with amazing views of the park.
By Devin Gannon, Thu, November 17, 2022
All photos courtesy of SERHANT.
At this six-level townhouse on the Upper West side, access to green space is no issue. Not only is the 1899-constructed home at 341 West 84th Street just one block from the waterfront Riverside Park, but it also features a private rear garden, an outdoor terrace, and a rooftop. Asking $6,500,000, the townhouse is currently configured as a two-family home, with a quadruplex and newly renovated garden-level apartment.
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By Devin Gannon, Fri, October 28, 2022
The Kenneth C. Griffin Exploration Atrium; Photo: Timothy Schenck/©AMNH
Not only does the American Museum of Natural History’s new center make the museum’s founding dream of building one continuous campus across four city blocks a reality, but it also brings a new architectural gem to New York City. Designed by Jeanne Gang’s Studio Gang, the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation is a dramatic, curving structure, inspired by caves and canyons formed by natural forces. The museum released new photos and provided a media tour of the Gilder Center this week, highlighting its progress on the Upper West Side ahead of the official opening in February.
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By Aaron Ginsburg, Thu, October 27, 2022
All images courtesy of the WSFSSH
A new supportive housing complex for low-income families and formerly homeless seniors officially opened on the Upper West Side this week. Located at 145 West 108th Street, the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing’s WSFSSH at West 108 provides 199 new homes for those in need and gives a new home to the Valley Lodge Shelter, a 110-bed development for homeless older adults. The 193,000-square-foot complex includes on-site supportive services and a wide variety of amenities for residents.
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By Devin Gannon, Tue, October 25, 2022
Photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman Realty
Nothing says mansion in the sky like 6,200 square feet, five bedrooms, two kitchens, and perfect Central Park views. Asking $34,950,000, this available residence on the upper floors of the Trump International Hotel and Tower at 1 Central Park West is a combination of two units and the result of a three-year renovation by New York-based architects Hottenroth + Joseph. The buyer will be the first to live in the palatial pad post-redesign.
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By Michelle Cohen, Fri, October 14, 2022
Photos courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens
While we wouldn’t think it would be easy to find a cute, well-appointed apartment anywhere near Central Park West for under $1 million, it’s even harder to imagine finding one with private outdoor space. Asking $845,000, this bright garden co-op at 71 West 83rd Street in a classic Upper West Side pre-war building is just that rare find.
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By Michelle Cohen, Wed, October 5, 2022
Photo credit: Tim Waltman / Evan Joseph
Known for some of the most impressive (and expensive) apartments in New York City, the historic Apthorp condominium building at 390 West End Avenue in the heart of the Upper West Side was built for William Waldorf Astor in 1908. Located just minutes from Central Park, the unique building surrounds an interior courtyard. Asking $6,499,999, this five-bedroom residence is one of the building’s largest; distinguished by decorator-enhanced interiors accented with subtle painterly hues, the 4,200-square-foot home possesses the size and grandeur of a townhouse with condo convenience and amenities.
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By Aaron Ginsburg, Tue, September 27, 2022
Photo courtesy of Chris Lee
David Geffen Hall, the new home of the New York Philharmonic, is set to open to the public on October 8. To celebrate the opening, the hall is hosting a series of events throughout October, beginning with the world premiere of San Juan Hill: A New York Story by composer Etienne Charles. After two celebratory galas, an open house weekend will take place on October 29 and 30, featuring hundreds of artists who will be “animating the hall with performances, participatory activities, and family events,” according to a press release.
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By Aaron Ginsburg, Mon, September 26, 2022
Streetview of the Mermaid Inn on the UWS © 2022 Google
The Mermaid Inn, an Upper West Side gem known for its daily happy hour and affordable oyster deal, is closing its doors on October 16 after 15 years. But longtime patrons will be happy to hear that owners Danny Abrams and Cindy Smith are planning to open a new location on the Upper West Side next year, in addition to a new restaurant in Times Square. “We’re looking at two or three spots to move on the Upper West Side, and we hope to be in one by late spring or early summer,” Abrams told the New York Post.
By Devin Gannon, Fri, September 9, 2022
All photos courtesy of Evan Joseph Photography
The Upper West Side townhouse where legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday lived until her untimely death in 1959 is for sale. Located a block from Central Park at 26 West 87th Street, the historic Renaissance Revival-style brownstone measures over 6,300 square feet and has seven bedrooms and a rear garden. The home, which sold for $9,475,000 in 2017, is now on the market for $13,995,000 following a renovation by architect Amie Sachs, previously of Annabelle Selldorf Architects.
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