Neighborhoods

Battery Park City

On Manhattan’s southernmost point, Battery Park City sits on the East and Hudson Rivers and offers Manhattan condos with commanding views to Governor’s Island, Staten Island, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Bounded by Chambers Street to the north and West Street to the east, this unique locale offers carefully tended greenery and includes a yacht basin, a 1.2-mile esplanade, Rockefeller Park and Battery Park, site of historic Clinton Castle. One of Manhattan’s newest neighborhoods, it offers numerous luxury condominiums in all price points, many with private gardens and view-filled balconies. Battery Park real estate is much desired by business professionals due to their close proximity to the Financial District.

Chelsea

Situated on Manhattan‘s West Side between 14th and 30th Streets, along the Hudson River, Chelsea has become one of the city’s most dynamic neighborhoods. With amazing Manhattan Condos, Chelsea is also a focus of the New York art world as well as the home of the Dia Center for the Arts, the Chelsea Art Museum and nearly 200 art galleries. Stylish shops, fine restaurants, off-Broadway theater and numerous nightclubs add to its appeal. Elegant 19th-century landmark townhouses of Greek Revival and Italianate design stand in Chelsea’s Historic District. Other Chelsea real estate available includes prewar apartments, new construction luxury apartments and loft buildings converted to residential usage. Among the neighborhood’s landmarks are The High Line, Hudson River Park, several beautiful churches, the famous Chelsea Hotel, catering to artists, writers, and musicians, and Chelsea Piers, a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex.

Clinton

NYC real estate in Clinton offers an ideal Midtown location. Clinton encompasses the area between 34th and 59th Streets between Eighth Avenue and the Hudson River, just west of Times Square and adjacent to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, a dramatic glass structure designed by I.M. Pei. Taking its name from New York politician DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828), most famous as a planner of the Erie Canal, the neighborhood has been undergoing a transformation in recent decades, with much having changed since the years when the area served as the backdrop for West Side Story. Locals often refer to the neighborhood as Hell’s Kitchen. Clinton real estate includes numerous luxury condominiums and apartment buildings such as the Biltmore, the Foundry and the Westport. Clinton is home to many actors due to its close proximity to Broadway theaters and the Actors Studio. With its restaurant row on West 46th Street, this lively neighborhood is known for its wonderful ethnic cuisine and as the host to the International Food Festival. Several of the city’s foremost architectural firms including Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Gwathmey Siegel & Associates have recently established their offices in Clinton. Two parks lie within its boundaries, and the area around the Passenger Ship Piers along the Hudson River is a hub of maritime activities.