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TOWER POWER

Smack dab in the center of the East Village, just off Union Square, this stunner between 13th and 14th streets is a tower of shimmery blue–green glass designed á la Mondrian. OneTen 3RD buyers can choose from generously sized 1–, 2– and 3BR units, each offering oversized windows and private outdoor space with optimal views of the Manhattan, Williamsburg and Brooklyn bridges. The open kitchens boast custom–designed wood cabinetry and honed stone countertops. Appliances come courtesy of Sub–Zero, Viking, Thermador and Bosch. Limestone walls and Veneto glass–tile floors surround wenge wood and limestone vanities, seamless glass–enclosed showers and soaking tubs in all the master baths. Among the building’s top amenities are 24/7 concierge staff, refrigerated storage, a cabana–filled rooftop terrace, a fitness center featuring the latest in workout equipment, and a private garden. From $850,000. MAY 2007

FELICIA DE CHABRIS | 212.381.6513 | HALSTEAD PROPERTY

 
       
 

HOBOKEN HIP

The latest arrival along New Jersey’s Gold Coast is the Gwathmey Siegel designed–W Hoboken Hotel & Residences. Located on the hotel’s top floors to maximize the million–dollar views of Manhattan, all 36 homes, ranging from one to 3BR units plus 4BR penthouses, come with bamboo wood flooring and 10–ft high ceilings throughout. Highly styled open kitchens have sleek granite floors and buyers can expect the latest in appliances, wine coolers and warming drawers from Sub–Zero, Viking, Thermador and Miele. Washer/dryers come courtesy of Bosch. Master baths feature granite floors and glass–tile walls; vanities and tub surrounds have granite finishes. Of course, homeowners have access to all the distinctive W Hotel amenities, including Whatever/Wherever concierge services for anything from housekeeping services to cat sitting, the Bliss Spa and a fitness facility. From $760,000 to $4.4 million. SUMMER 2008

JASON PIKE | 201.876.5100 | THE MARKETING DIRECTORS INC.

 
   
     
 
 
 

GIMME SHELTER

Set on more than three acres of Coecles Harbor waterfront, this sprawling Shelter Island mansion is nothing short of grand, particularly because every room has waterfront views. Valentine Florio–designed, Bumble Bee Manor is an unsurpassed collection of standout living spaces such as the living room with its marble–mantled fireplace, a master suite with yet another marbled fireplace, private deck and amazing master bath with a cleverly concealed fridge. A professional chef’s dream, the kitchen is equipped with all you’d expect, plus features such as extra refrigerator drawers, warming shelves and a commercial–grade convection oven. Glass cabinetry with labradorite blue astral granite countertops is everywhere, including the pantry. The gorgeous dining terrace has a 17th–century French limestone floor and hand–laid European stonework. The estate also comes with a pool house, infinity pool, Jacuzzi, guesthouse, private dock and plenty of room to land a seaplane. $35 million.

BRENDA POWERS | 212.906.9237 | BROWN HARRIS STEVENS

 
       
         
 
“It takes a well–trained eye to look at floor plans and identify a design element that, by even the smallest change, can have a huge impact on delivering what buyers ultimately want,” says Ivanka Trump, vice–president of Development & Acquisitions at the Trump Organization.”  
 


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