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Real Estate Showcase - Hot Properties 2008 Preview



Built from the ground up, The Atlantic at 457 Atlantic avenue near Nevins street in Boerum Hill is now selling studios to 3BR units with outdoor space, including duplexes. Oak wood-covered floors range from 500 to 1,340SF and ceilings go as high as 18 feet. The open kitchens are outfitted with Wenge wood cabinetry with CaesarStone countertops. Master baths come with floor-to-ceiling porcelain tiles, separate glass-enclosed rain shower stalls, Jacuzzi tubs, and stone-topped Wenge wood vanities. Every home has hook-ups for washers and dryers and individual hot water heaters. Leisure time can be spent on the landscaped roof deck which offers 360-degree views of Brooklyn and beyond—and there’s an opportunity to purchase one of the cabanas. From $380,000. OCCUPANCY EARLY 2008.




All featuring private outdoor living, the 1-4BR homes, including duplexes and penthouses, at the Yves are generously sized. Located at 18th street near Seventh avenue, square footage ranges from 839 to 3,500SF and ceilings measure from over nine to 10 feet above floor-to-ceiling windows and American walnut floors. All sport washer/dryers and some have working fireplaces. Open kitchens are brimming with Valcucine all-glass cabinetry and worktops, and Sub-Zero and Miele appliances. Dressed up in Italian tile, some of the master baths have separate glass shower stalls and all have radiant heat floors, Zuma soaking tubs, and Valcucine glass-topped vanities. Leisure pleasures include a lovely landscaped roof terrace with an outdoor shower and a fitness center fully equiped with an indoor pool and spa treatment room. Concierge services are from Abigail Michaels and storage space is for sale. From $1.090 million. OCCUPANCY SPRING 2008.




Steps from Sutton Place, 441 E. 57th St. is selling 2-4BR residences, including duplexes, a triplex, and 1PH. Square footage ranges from 1,650 to 3,390SF and ceilings are 15 feet above four-inch rift-sawn oak floors. Cherry cabinetry and mill work abound in the kitchens—all feature built-in breakfast banquettes. Appliances, including wine chillers, are from La Cornue, Miele, and Viking. Master baths boast separate showers stalls, Bluestone radiant heat floors, and Thassos marble wall tiles and vanity tops. Wall-mounted CyberDoorman touch pads connect to security services and Smart 411 home automation operation systems can control home systems from cell phone or computer. Amenities include a complimentary one-year membership at the nearby Sports Club LA, wine storage at Drew Nieporent’s Crush Wine & Spirits, a roof deck, and individual lobby-level storage lockers for deliveries. From $2.795 million. OCCUPANCY SUMMER 2008.


“Manhattan living opens the door to more than a great home,” says Russell Albanese, President of Albanese Organization. “It’s the all-encompassing lifestyle that often includes entertainment lounges, spas, playrooms, and pools. Our Visionaire offers these sought-after amenities as well as the most environmentally-advanced designs with features like filtered fresh air and water, and two eco-friendly, view-filled rooftop gardens.”