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Real Estate Showcase - West Side



On the corner of Bleecker Street, 184 Thompson is now selling 125 boutique residences. From studios to 2BRs—the unit mix includes 20 penthouses with spacious private decks and Juliette balconies and unobstructed downtown and uptown views as far up as the Empire State Building. Some of the penthouses are duplexes while some have sunken living rooms. A number of ground-floor duplexes have gardens and a handful of 1BR units have mezzanine space overlooking living rooms. Ranging from 400SF to 1,800SF, all these residences come with oak wood floors everywhere and sound-proofed windows—and most have sliding glass doors opening onto private outdoor space. Kitchens showcase stainless steel appliances from Avanti, GE Profile or Whirlpool and Narva steel-accented wood cabinetry with Caesar stone countertops and backsplashes. Master bath highlights include cherry wood vanities, Timor stone tile floors, Espi stone wall tiles and white marble window sills. From $455,000. IMMEDIATE




Located at West 19th Street, 520 West Chelsea is but a stone’s throw from the High Line’s new park. Sprawling by anyone’s measure, buyers have a choice of 26 units ranging from 1,460SF two-bedrooms to 5BR duplexes that come in at a whopping 4,232 SF. All the duplexes feature generously sized outdoor space and several 3BR homes feature private outdoor space, too. Units feature floor-to-ceiling windows and glass walls, black oak wood floors everywhere and Bosch washer/dryers. Open kitchens feature Arclinea cabinetry with marble worktops and glass tile backsplashes. Appliances come courtesy of Sub-Zero (including wine coolers), Miele and Sharp (2- and 3BR units have Gaggenau stoves and penthouses have Electrolux stoves). Ceramic-tiled master baths boast marble vanities and Kohler tub surrounds, as well as separate glass shower stalls. Fixtures are from Kohler, Duravit and Grohe. 24/7 doorman, storage. From about $1.8 million. EARLY 2008




Once the recording studio for the likes of Madonna, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Mariah Carey and the Rolling Stones, the Hit Factory Condominium on West 54th Street will show off gold and platinum records recorded at the studio by acclaimed artists such as Paul Simon, John Lennon, Barbra Streisand and Bruce Springsteen. Offering 27 one, two and 3BR loft-style residences, including six duplex penthouses with fireplaces and terraces, square footage ranges from 1,100SF to 3,400SF. All feature 11-foot high ceilings, large expanses of windows, oak wood floors and Bosch washer/dryers. Open Valcucine kitchens feature dark wood/stainless steel cabinetry with honed granite countertops and appliances from Sub-Zero (including wine coolers), Viking, Miele and Bosch. Limestone tiled-master baths feature Kohler “Tea for Two” soaking tubs, frameless glass showers, custom limestone-topped vanities and fixtures from Waterworks. Huge rooftop deck for expensive skyline views and a fitness center, too. From $1.1 million. SPRING 2007


“The Upper West Side offers some of the best values—and at buildings such as Avery and Rushmore, residents enjoy waterfront living with unobstructed Hudson River views and convenient access to newly renovated Riverside Park South,” says Extell Development’s president Gary Barnett. “The area is also known for its top schools and cultural institutions.”