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Real Estate Showcase - Best Luxury Properties

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GREEN IS GOOD

Offering a mix of stunning two- to five-bedroom homes, the glass curtain walled-Lucida is the first LEED-certified green building on the Upper East Side. All units have 10-foot ceilings, chocolate-stained rift white oak floors, and Bosch washer/dryers. The WiFi, chandeliered kitchens feature custom rosewood cabinetry and polished white Caesar stone worktops—as well as roomy pantries with docking stations, wine coolers, integrated pull-out trash, and recycle-collection bins. Appliances are from Sub-Zero, Miele, and Viking. Marble-floored master baths are decked out with soaking tubs, rain showers and Neo Metro polished stainless steel trough basin sinks. There’s a lovely residents’ lounge, La Palestra Fitness, Wellness & Spa Center, an indoor pool, golf simulator, wine cellar, an indoor playground exclusively designed by Kidville, NY (including free membership to any Kidville, NY), and a toddler activity room. From $1.95 million. AVAILABLE LATE 2008.

ANNE YOUNG | 212-585-1510 | CORCORAN SUNSHINE MARKETING GROUP

     
           
 
 

TRIBECA GRAND

At the crossroads of Church and West Broadway is a collection of artist-like lofts, located at 137 Duane Street. They range from 1,733 to 5,498 square feet, and some include dens and libraries. One six-bedroom penthouse features a fireplace and 1,700-square-feet of south- and north-facing terraces. Oak or rosewood floors, oversized windows, 12- to 14-foot-high ceilings, iron columns, and industrial ceiling lighting are featured throughout. All have washers and dryers. Open kitchens feature custom-designed Wenge wood cabinetry with white granite worktops—equipped with top-of-the-line appliances from Sub-Zero and Miele—including built-in coffee/cappuccino systems and wine coolers. Master baths with Crème Marfil floors have cherry wood vanities, Nameeks sinks, Phillipe Starck-designed wall-mounted toilets, WET-style soaking tubs, and four ceiling-mounted rain showerheads. There’s a rooftop garden, too. From $2.079 million. AVAILABLE EARLY 2007.

CHARLES HAWKINS | 212-381-6512 | HALSTEAD PROPERTY

 
   
 
 
 

COLUMBUS DAY

One of the latest luxury offerings in Jersey City, 50 Columbus is located in the Grove Street District. The tower will feature 400 studio- to three-bedroom rentals, including duplex townhomes. Ranging from 512 to 1,121 square feet, all boast wood flooring for living areas and wall-to-wall carpeting in the bedrooms. Ceramic-tiled kitchens have applewood-color cabinetry and antique pearl quartz worktops. Stainless steel appliances are from Whirlpool and GE. Ceramic-tiled master baths come with white vanities topped off in white Carrera marble. Amenities are spread over an entire floor: lounge, screening room, card room, billiard room, and business center. The 6,000-square-foot, two-story recreation center has an outdoor swimming pool, cabanas, BBQ areas, a play area for kids, and a tennis court. Indoor parking, new on-site access to the Grove Street PATH Station, and concierge service round out the perks. From about $1,500/month. AVAILABLE AUGUST 2007.

JACQUELINE URGO | 201-434-2700 | THE MARKETING DIRECTORS INC.

 
       
 
“There is a real demand for great addresses,” said David Mandl of Meltzer/Mandl Architects. “At the same time, buyers want unique features—like the project we designed at 211 East 51st Street. It has the latest technology, finishes and services, and is adjacent to the landscaped beauty of Green Acre Park.”  
 


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