Cool Listings

Cool Listings, Upper West Side 

Large, high-end penthouses aren’t uncommon on the Upper West Side, neither are outdoor terraces. But the views afforded from this duplex penthouse are something special. An outdoor space spanning the entire length of the main level overlooks the supertall towers along Billionaires’ Row, while other vantages show off all the skyscrapers in the neighborhood. The $4,790,000 home is located at 135 West 70th Street, an Egyptian Revival condo building known as The Pythian, which was designed by famed theater architect Thomas W. Lamb (it’s also where Lady Gaga grew up and where her family still lives).

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Cool Listings, Hamptons

Currently on the market for $19.8 million, this contemporary waterfront home in Quogue is giving off some very cool Miami vibes, from its curving architecture to its crisp white and bright blue interiors. The 13,200-square-foot mansion has eight bedrooms and a whopping 16 bathrooms, along with a gym, theater, and billiards room. There are also generous ocean- and bay-facing decks and an oversized Gunite pool with a spa and pool house.

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Cool Listings, Gramercy Park

Listing photos by Hayley Ellen Day at DDReps

This roughly 350-square-foot Gramercy studio was recently renovated to include a brand new kitchen and bathroom. But the renovation didn’t take away from all the lovely pre-war details, such as an arched entryway, moldings, and hardwood floors. Located at 200 East 16th Street, the co-op is asking $435,000.

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Cool Listings, DUMBO

Listing photos by Tim Waltman-Evan Joseph

This Dumbo penthouse has been featured in over a dozen design publications, including Architectural Digest, Dwell, and The New York Times. And it’s for good reason. Designed by General Assembly, there are interesting details everywhere: Reclaimed oak beams from 19th-century barns serve as the floors; a glam built-in bar doubles as a pet-food station; and there are concrete walls and Flavor Paper wallpaper throughout. In addition, there are two balconies and a massive roof deck with views of the Manhattan Bridge and downtown skyline. Located at 102 Gold Street, the two-bedroom condo is asking $2,450,000.

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Cool Listings, Murray Hill

Listing photos by Evan Joseph

The Future Condominium at 200 East 32nd Street is located at the corner of Third Avenue, affording it a prime Kips Bay location that’s not only convenient but is just the right distance from Midtown’s landmarks for some killer views. This north-facing two-bedroom unit, currently listed for $1,750,000, overlooks the Chrysler Building and the newly completed One Vanderbilt Tower through floor-to-ceiling glass windows. It also has a south-west-facing balcony with even more views, including those of the World Trade Center.

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Cool Listings, More Top Stories, West Village 

Listing photos by Jon Nissenbaum; @instaniss 

Rustic details like a tin ceiling and whitewashed brick fireplace make this petite West Village apartment feel like a cozy cabin, but modern upgrades such as a sleek kitchen and glossy built-ins lend a chic, urban feel. Located at 343 West 12th Street, the one-bedroom co-op is asking $750,000.

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Cool Listings, Williamsburg

Listing images courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

It’s been 12 years since the Williamsburg waterfront was forever changed when the two massive towers of The Edge were constructed. Located in the South Tower at 22 North 6th Street, this $3,999,999 penthouse shows that the condo hasn’t lost any of its prestige over the years. At nearly 2,000 square feet, the three-bedroom duplex has 21-foot floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Brooklyn, as well as a 714-square-foot private rooftop terrace.

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Cool Listings, Upper West Side 

Listing images courtesy of The Corcoran Group

When this Upper West Side co-op at 170 West 89th Street was recently gutted, the renovation exposed the original brick walls that had been sealed for years. Now, the 834-square-foot, two-bedroom home, on the market for $1,050,000, stands out for these old-world architectural details mixed with stylish, contemporary additions such as built-in shelving and modern appliances. Another perk is that it’s just two blocks from Central Park.

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Cool Listings, Flatiron, More Top Stories

Listing photos by Clifford Toy

Take a look at the cast-iron column in this Flatiron loft. It’s been signed by Kiss, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Sarah McLachlan, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, Joan Jett, The Wailers, Phoebe Snow, Slayer, and more iconic musicians. The two-bedroom co-op at 14 West 17th Street was originally owned by Yoko and David Tan, a journalist and photographer, respectively. Throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s, David staged many of his photos of rock royalty right in the home. It’s now come back on the market for $2,800,000.

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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Upper East Side

Listing photos courtesy of Compass

Though Mark Rothko is best known for having a studio down on the Bowery, at the end of his life, he lived in a prestigious townhouse on the Upper East Side, where he put a studio on the top floor. Located at 118 East 95th Street, the beautiful four-bedroom home just hit the market for $7,495,000. It has elegant details all throughout, as well as an extra-large, enchanted garden.

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