Upper East Side

New Developments, Upper East Side

All photos by Evan Joseph

Maplewood Senior Living is known for its upscale senior living residences, but its newest brand, Inspīr, was designed specifically for urban markets. The brand’s flagship senior living residence, Inspīr Carnegie Hill, is located on the Upper East Side at 1802 Second Avenue at 93rd Street. It recently opened, offering residents the “Ultimate New York City Experience,” which includes partnerships with local cultural institutions and wellness providers, as well as with the geriatrics program at Mt. Sinai. In addition, amenities at the 23-story tower include an open-air SkyPark, fitness center, heated saltwater pool, and daily meals from two fine dining establishments.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side

Listing photos courtesy of The Corcoran Group

The open layout, high ceilings, massive windows, sculptural staircase–all of these elements make this Upper East Side penthouse feel more like a downtown pad. Located at the co-op 165 East 60th Street, the two-bedroom duplex is currently on the market for $2,495,000. But perhaps the best part about this home is the terrace with an outdoor kitchen that overlooks the neighborhood.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side

Listing images courtesy of Douglas Elliman

This Upper East Side one-bedroom may be small, but there’s something unique to see almost everywhere you look–a wall of built-in shelving with a rolling library ladder, beamed ceilings, exposed brick walls, and a creatively compact kitchen. Located at 334 East 77th Street, the co-op is asking $550,000.

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condos, New Developments, Upper East Side

All renderings courtesy of Binyan Studios

Sales have launched at a new condo tower on the Upper East Side that offers large, light-filled residences and hotel-inspired amenities. The Leyton, located at 1059 Third Avenue in the Lenox Hill neighborhood, contains 38 luxury homes, priced from $2.1 million for a one-bedroom to $11.6 million for a four-bedroom, along with a duplex penthouse with the price available upon request. Designed by former Rafael Viñoly architect Manuel Glas, the glass and stone tower features an Art Deco-inspired exterior with chic interiors from Frampton Co and distinctive amenity space by Champalimaud Design.

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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Upper East Side

Listing photos by Evan Joseph for Compass

The historic Upper East Side townhouse at 55 East 74th Street that former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt once called home has hit the market for $16 million. Though the home has undergone a modern renovation in recent years, Mrs. Roosevelt lived on the bottom floors from 1959 up to her death in 1962. Not only did she host the likes of John F. Kennedy, Leonard Bernstein, and Nikita Khrushchev here, but it’s where she wrote her syndicated newspaper column, at a desk overlooking the street, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Upper East Side

Listing photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

As was first reported by the Post, celebrity chef Eric Ripert has put his Upper East Side condo on the market for $3,495,000.The French chef and cookbook author is best known for his three-Michelin-starred restaurant Le Bernardin, located in Midtown. He and his wife Sandra bought the three-bedroom home at 515 East 72nd Street in 2010 for $2,850,000. Sandra is now one of the agents selling the apartment for Douglas Elliman. She told the Post, “Eric designed the open kitchen, and it features an island where everyone gathers and watches while he cooks, especially on holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas.”

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Restaurants, Upper East Side

Photo by Ajay Suresh via Wikimedia Commons

After speculation that Central Park’s beloved Loeb Boathouse would be closed for good, West Side Rag reports that the venue will reopen on March 29 for lunch, brunch, and private events. Even their famous rowboats rentals will be available. The boathouse announced the news on Instagram, the first time they’ve posted since last April. The lakeside restaurant and event venue has been in business since 1954 and is not only an iconic spot for New Yorkers, but it’s been featured in films like When Harry Met Sally and 27 Dresses.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side

Listing photos courtesy of Fox Residential

If a rent payment of $45,000 a month is doable for you, this Upper East Side penthouse has everything you need for an epic spring and summer. Located on the top three floors of the historic townhouse at 35 East 63rd Street, the triplex home has 6,312 square feet of interior space, including three living spaces, five bedrooms, and six bathrooms. It also has a whopping 4,000 square feet of outdoor space–two second-floor terraces, five small balconies, and a huge roof deck complete with an outdoor kitchen and a hot tub.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side

Listing photos courtesy of Fox Residential

This Upper East Side townhouse at 17 East 74th Street was built in 1869 in the neo-Federal style. And though it retains this historic pedigree from the street, inside it’s been modernized with opulent finishes and a classicaly elegant style. According to the Post, the home, which is on the market for $18 million, is owned by Sandi Feinberg, widow of the late philanthropist Herbert Feinberg. They bought the five-story house in 1989 for $2.5 million and then spent three years on a renovation that included adding a 46-foot-long saltwater lap pool and hot tub on the lower level, as well as spiffing up the garden and roof deck.

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Celebrities, Recent Sales, Upper East Side

Candice Bergen buys $2M Upper East Side co-op

By 6sqft, Tue, February 16, 2021

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According to city property records, actress Candice Bergen spent $2,150,000 on an Upper East Side co-op at 825 Fifth Avenue. The apartment last sold in 2007 for $1,600,000; it had previously been owned by eccentric real estate developer and political figure Abraham Hirschfeld, who passed away in 2005. In December, Ms. Bergen put her Hamptons home on the market for $18 million.

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