Last year, New York governor Eliot Spitzer revealed plans to bring three blocky towers to the South Williams burg waterfront, each of which will rise 24 stories and will hold, in total, around 850 apartments (20 percent of which will be affordable).
While some exterior renderings had been revealed (and deemed “offensive” by Brooklynites and De Blasio advisers alike), new batch of images discovered by 6sqft shows some new looks at the building. The new images show the public park and waterfront esplanade that will sit between two of the buildings, along with a close-up view of a tower and one of its rooftop pools. images and article from Curbed New York http://ny.curbed.com/2016/3/28/11317980/eliot-spitzer-oda-new-york-brooklyn-development-rendering.
The Upper East Side is a gradient of socio-economic prosperity. To the west, the Upper East Side is characterized by luxurious homes and a high standard of living. This article from Street Easy shows how prices tend to be lower when going from the park towards the water (although this trend might change when the new MTA stations for the Q line will open on 2nd Avenue). Although the average price for the whole UES per ft² is $2,499.00, prices tend to vary greatly with the different areas. For example while the average price in per ft² Yorkville is “only” $1,809, the average price in Carnegie Hill is as high as $2,322 per ft². Of all the UES neighborhoods, Carnegie Hill is the most expensive one.
New York City real estate is very fast-paced and the quest for the next hot neighborhood never ends. Finding out which is the next area that will become the next hot spot is not an easy call. Here’s an interesting article from the New York Times about it.
You are moving to NY, ready to begin a new chapter in your life , excited about the beautiful sights, plenty of entertainment and endless food choices, but finding an apartment could be one of the most stressful situations, first of all, you start your search on-line, without knowing in which neighborhood you should live in, the price range you should have, the size of apartment and available amenities you can afford, which apartments are available, what the Landlord requires etc. My recommendation to you is, yes go online review, compare, learn about different neighborhoods characteristics, each neighborhood is unique, find the area you like best, establish your priorities and your budget, please know places here are small and prices are high, downsize your possessions, for estimated information on prices per square foot here.