Cool Listings

Cool Listings, Midtown East

This $8M penthouse near the UN has some killer views

By Dana Schulz, Fri, August 14, 2020

Photo credit: Sean Hemmerle

Not only does this penthouse at One United Nations Park have the title “United Nations” in its address, but the sprawling duplex residence has incredible views of the landmark, along with those of Queens, Brooklyn, Midtown Manhattan, the East River, and more. Located at 695 First Avenue, between East 39th and East 40th Streets, the four-bedroom home is nearly 3,000 square feet, with a wrap-around terrace amounting to another 460 square feet.

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Cool Listings, Midtown East

Listing images courtesy of The Corcoran Group

This Midtown East studio may be compact, but it certainly has a lot of storage space and room for guests (if you don’t mind getting a little cozy). Located at 235 East 49th Street, just a stone’s throw from the UN, the co-op was designed by award-winning architect Robert Garneau, who specializes in small-space layouts. Not only are there a whopping eight closets, but a Murphy bed plus sleeping loft means that three people can spend the night. Other perks include a gas fireplace and pocket doors for added privacy.

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Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings

Listing photos by RISE Media, courtesy of The Corcoran Group

Boho accents, a mix of mid-century and vintage decor, and original historic details–all of this and more is on display at this gorgeous Carroll Gardens townhouse. Located at 371 Clinton Street, the brownstone home recently listed for $4,499,000 after an impeccable renovation. It has 3,400 square feet, four bedrooms, and a lovely rear garden.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side

$645K Upper East Side studio got a glam makeover

By Dana Schulz, Wed, August 12, 2020

Listing images courtesy of Warburg Realty

This 530-square-foot Upper East Side studio may be petite, but it has everything you’d need–tons of closet space, a full kitchen, and space for both a bed area and a seating area. Listed for $645,000 at 165 East 72nd Street, the co-op is also a catch for the glam makeover it received.

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Cool Listings, Park Slope

Photos by Allyson Lubow, courtesy of The Corcoran Group

Buildings like this one, Ansonia Court, are full of lofts will all the classic details–beamed ceilings, exposed brick, and cast iron accents. And though this unit is no different, its creative touches and charming little patio give it a bit of extra selling power. Listed for $2,180,000, the three-bedroom Park Slope co-op is spread over two floors and has bright, cheerful rooms.

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Cool Listings, More Top Stories, Upper West Side 

Listing photos courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

And that’s just the beginning. In addition to a basketball court in the basement, this $35 million Upper West Side brownstone has 21 rooms, four outdoor spaces, a wine cellar, and a personal gym. The home at 32 West 76th Street just came out of a multi-year renovation that left it with and some serious contemporary flair and nearly 11,000 square feet of indoor living space.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side

Listing photos courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

The interior of this one-bedroom Upper East Side condo measures a not-too-shabby 719 square feet, but the amazing terrace is nearly twice that size at 1,100 square feet. It’s set up with four separate areas for meditating, lounging, dining, and even playing ping pong. Located at 400 East 90th Street, the apartment was recently listed for $695,000.

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Cool Listings, Nomad

$3.45M Nomad loft is full of tech and bold design

By Dana Schulz, Fri, August 7, 2020

Photo credit: Eytan Weber and Evan Joseph

We hate to use the term millennial, but for that younger generation with the means to buy a luxury condo, this Nomad home has all the stylish design, tech features, and outdoor space that would be on the checklist. Located at 76 Madison Avenue and just listed for $3,450,000, the two-bedroom apartment was renovated by renowned NYC and NOLA firm Brockschmidt & Coleman, and it has everything from hidden televisions to app-controlled lighting and shades.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings

Listing photos courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

If you’re on a budget but still want to be a homeowner, sometimes a studio is your best bet. And this lovely place at 451 West 22nd Street in Chelsea has just about everything you’d want in a starter home despite its tiny footprint. The sunny south-facing studio feels even brighter thanks to high ceilings, and it maximizes space with a built-in Murphy bed and a full wall of closets.

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Connecticut, Cool Listings, Historic Homes

All photos courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence

This sprawling English Manor-style estate in Greenwich, Connecticut was built in 1928 by Paul Starrett, one of the main developers behind the Empire State Building and the Plaza. Set on nearly three acres, the seven-bedroom home has grand interiors, romantic landscaping, and a gorgeous pool. It’s just hit the market for $8,295,000.

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