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FOLLOW YOUR ART

Enormous casement windows bring vast expanses of sky and light into the Costas Kondylis-designed Arris Lofts on Thompson Avenue in Long Island City. The unit mix maxes out at five bedrooms with amazing amenities that include soaring ceilings (from 12 to 16 feet) and rich wood flooring throughout. The Kondylis Design kitchens boast high-gloss white cabinetry, stainless steel worktops, and appliances from Liebherr, Electrolux, and GE. Optional rolling butcher block and stainless steel carts provide more work and storage space. Master baths have stone-covered walls and oversized trough sinks—and some have mosaic-tiled wet rooms with freestanding tubs. There are also 17 commercial artist’s studios for sale. Common amenities include a huge roof deck, lap pool, landscaped courtyard garden, resident’s lounge, fitness center, screening room, video game arcade, ping-pong, billiards, and foosball. There’s a catering kitchen and kid’s play area, too. From $850,000. AVAILABLE SPRING 2007

DOROTHY SEXTON | 718-707-0083 |CORCORAN SUNSHINE MARKETING.

     
           
             
 
 

WHERE FORM MEETS FUNCTION

Wait ‘til you get a load of Long Island City’s Fusion: Set along Hunter Street, a spectacular assortment of amenities and finishes can be found in all these two- bedroom homes, one of which has private outdoor space. Ranging from 1,208 to 1,285 square feet, the units sport ceilings topping out at more than 11 feet, floor-to-ceiling, sound-resistant windows, and wide-plank Brazilian cherry hardwood floors. Open kitchens feature custom cabinetry, granite worktops, appliances from Sub-Zero and Viking, and fixtures from Kohler. Marble-floored master baths are brimming with wish-list fixtures, such as the glass-enclosed Kohler DTV™ Custom Showering Experiences, which includes digital temperature control and the ability to create and save personal showering programs. Communal amenities: roof deck with Viking grill and full kitchen, fitness room, and refrigerated lobby storage perfect for Fresh Direct orders. fusionlic.com
From $845,000. AVAILABLE FALL 2007.

ROBERT ROE | 718-937-1000 | THE ROE CORPORATION

 
 
 
 
 

VIEW YORK

As if the convenient Long Island City commute wasn’t enough, View59 buyers enjoy some of the best possible vistas of our city’s skyscapes and bridges. Designed by Karl Fisher with interiors by Andres Escobar, this glass-curtain-wall condo is located at Queens Plaza North. Ranging from 687 to 2,211 square feet, many of the one- and two-bedroom units have offices and terraces; a bi-level penthouse has a fireplace and a terrace nearly as big as a studio apartment. All units feature bamboo flooring and 9-foot ceilings and are pre-wired for high-speed Internet access, personal intercoms, and central vacuum systems. Well-planned kitchens with cherry-veneer sushi bars boast the best of Jenn-Air and Bosch. Master baths are dressed up in imported stone finishes and include Zuma soaking tubs, as well as glass-enclosed showers. Two rooftop terraces are for enjoying the million-dollar scenery—and there’s a fitness center and storage facility. From around $410,000. AVAILABLE FALL 2007

HIGHLYANN KRASNOW | 888-4VIEW59 | THE DEVELOPERS GROUP

 
       
 
“Queens is the country’s most diverse county; we have world-class sporting events like the U.S. Open, world-class cultural institutions, and plenty of parks and restaurants,” said Queens Borough President Helen Marshall. “Our housing stock is growing, and our booming East River housing offers some of the most spectacular views found anywhere.”  
 


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