Renzo Piano to Design Condos at 555 Broome Street

Having just finished the brand-new Whitney Museum along the High Line, Italian architect Renzo Piano has been selected to design the forthcoming condos at 555 Broome Street, formerly known as 100 Varick Street. Aside from a private home in Colorado, 555 Broome Street will be Renzo Piano’s first residential project in the United States. While his other work in New York City, like the New York Times Tower, has been more angular, this building will feature a more curvy appearance. So far, we only have one rendering of the interior, […]

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New Development on Tribeca’s Cobblestoned Hubert Street: 15 Hubert

Many people think of Tribeca, the coveted triangle below Canal Street, as quintessential New York City. The residential neighborhood that dates back to the late 18th century is seeing the development of Hubert Street, a four-block stretch between West and Hudson Streets. Hubert is one of the few remaining cobblestone roads in Manhattan and is a great backdrop to the most recent condo conversion at the landmarked 15 Hubert (as well as 10 Hubert and 11 Hubert Street). Built by John M. Forster in 1867 with Italianate elements, 15 Hubert (which also fronts at 407 […]

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Beautiful Financial District 2 Bedroom, 71 Nassau Street, $1.845M

Torn from the pages of Architectural Digest, this apartment is as impeccably designed as it is welcoming. This gorgeous compilation of architecture and design was eloquently directed by Magness Design to bring you something extraordinary. Upon entering the apartment you are immediately struck by the expanse of windows, three exposures, open sky and city views. You will notice the detail to quality and design. An original steel beam column rises to the high ceilings invoking a bygone era. The kitchen island was rebuilt using Carrera marble and Rohl fixtures. High end […]

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New Rental Listing: Three-Level Financial District Penthouse with 360 Degree City Views / 100 John Street, #PHA / $16,200

Live above the city in this stellar three-level penthouse with 360 degree views. An open living and dining area with fireplace welcomes you every night and is the perfect place to entertain your guests. This penthouse boasts 5 spacious bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths in an ultraluxurious setting. With over 3,100 sq. ft. of luxury living and a private elevator, this is your own townhouse in the sky. The kitchen has custom maple and white lacquer cabinetry, high end appliances, a wine refrigerator and ice maker.  Enjoy the zen-inspired master bath […]

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New Development Spotlight: 44-28 Purves Street, A Great Example of Sustainable Living in Long Island City

On Earth Day last month, Long Island City had an important groundbreaking: an example of sustainable NYC living at 44-28 Purves Street. From seasoned green developer Brause Realty’s plan for utilizing solar screens and wind turbines to produce power for the common areas to water-retention tanks and a green roof, this new development really does promise to offer one of NYC’s most environmentally-friendly luxury rentals. The just-released renderings of 44-28 Purves Street inspire a natural sense of cool calm with steel and glass juxtaposed against warm wood and leather finishings. […]

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New Listing: Tribeca 2 BR / 250 West Street #4H, $3.985M

The new pinnacle of luxury in Tribeca. The moment you enter through the dramatic arched entrance, you are transported to a bygone era. Built in 1906 and brought back to its former glory, 250 West Street retains its character while adding a world of modern amenities. Upon entering this spacious 2 bedroom apartment with large additional den you immediately notice the high ceilings. A grand open kitchen with cabinets by Poggenpohl, Subzero fridge, waste disposal and glass tiled back-splash opens to the wide living room with wide-plank hardwood floors and […]

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Hudson Square’s 70 Charlton Street

Hudson Square, nestled between SoHo to the east, the West Village to the north, and Tribeca to the south, has really been coming alive. Once known as the city’s printer district, the area retains its creative character, housing media corporations such as Clear Channel, Viacom, and Miramax, who all have office space here. Once the area was rezoned in early 2013, residential developers set their sights here and paved the way for an eclectic community in what was formerly known only as home to the Holland Tunnel entrance. Extell just unveiled renderings for […]

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New Rental Listing: Williamsburg 2 Bedroom / 164 Kent Avenue #22A / $7,400

Awe inspiring Manhattan views! A truly remarkable space awaits you morning and night with amazing views from every room. The finest of finishes and amenities. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a bonus home office. 140 SF private balcony and separate dining area, this apartment gives you room to roam. The highest level of finishes range from Bosch and Sub-Zero appliances to Lefroy Brooks fixtures and a brand new kitchen has just been installed. Newly installed wide plank American Walnut floors graciously accent the floor to ceiling windows. After a long day, come […]

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New Listing: West Village 1 Bedroom / 295 West 11th Street #3B / $715,000

Quintessential West Village charm across from Abingdon Square Park and Magnolia Bakery. This is where you write poetry, this is where you fall in love. The views of tree lined streets in bloom will inspire you and this home full of character will calm you after the hustle and bustle of the city. Recently updated kitchen with room for a dining table. The living room faces west for sunset light. Quaint pocket doors open in to your bedroom with two large closets. The bathroom with classic white subway tiles and […]

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Congratulations to Marianne Hyde, Winner of the April Real Estate Quiz

Bo Poulsen Real Estate Quiz Prospect Park Map

The winner of the April real estate quiz is Marianne Hyde.  An architect here in NYC, Marianne is excited about having won a one year Citi Bike membership because she uses Citi Bike to travel around the city visiting job sites, picking up her kids from school, and doing just about everything else! Her firm ZH Architects, which she runs with her husband Stas Zakrzewski, has a varied portfolio of projects ranging from single family homes to new mixed use condominiums, the common link being an obsession with beautiful modern detailing and sustainable building practices.  […]

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A Recent Event with Julianne Moore To Raise Funds for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

One of the great things about TOWN Residential is the support given to worthwhile causes, such as the recent dinner that was held in partnership with Julianne Moore in support of the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance.  The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) is working to find a cure for tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), a disease that causes benign tumors in different organs. The most symptomatic usually involves the brain, which leads to autism, seizures, developmental delay, and cognitive disability.  Oscar and Golden Globe winner Julianne Moore has been supporting the TS Alliance since […]

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Congratulations to Ronald De La Fuentes, winner of the March Real Estate Quiz

The winner of the March real estate quiz is Ronald De La Fuentes from Curaçao.  Ronald, the next time you’re in NYC, you’re heading to The Copenhagen with a guest for lunch. Check out Ronald’s ever so cool social media website, www.eleqt.com. The question was:  What is the nickname of the Danish architect Bjarke Ingel’s first New York project on 57th Street. (think back to Geometry class) And the answer is: The Tetrahedron. Thank you to all of you who submitted your responses.

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TOWN Residential joins forces with Miami-based Fortune International

As I head down to Miami for the Formula E (electric formula 1 cars) race next week, I’m excited to share news of TOWN’s partnership with Fortune International Group, a South Florida real estate firm led by CEO and founder Edgardo Defortuna and Vice President of International Division Fernando de Nunez.  Together, TOWN and Fortune completed over $6B of business in the NYC and South Florida markets in 2014 and the alliance brings together nearly 1700 real estate agents. TOWN Residential and Fortune represent some of the most iconic luxury resale properties on […]

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