So many people out there dream about someday moving to New York City, the city of lights that never sleeps. They want to make it big in the Big Apple and live in a sky-high apartment with perfect views of the city lights. You might think that sounds like a far-off dream, but for many, it becomes reality.
There’s no shortage of supply -or demand - when it comes to fancy apartments being built across the five boroughs. This is especially true in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, where developers are hard at work building bigger and taller residential towers to accommodate the constant demand. There’s something for every taste, and something for most budgets, so if you’re thinking of making the move to NYC, here are 13 of the best new residential projects in the works in the city.
Beckford House | 301 East 81st Street
Located at 301 East 81st Street, Beckford House was developed by Icon Realty Management and completed in 2020. The 32 luxurious units were designed by Studio Sofield, which are also responsible for the shops and offices of Tom Ford and Gucci. Apartments at the 19-story Upper East Side tower range in price from $2 million to $20 million.
Beckford Tower | 301 East 80th Street
The 30-story Beckford Tower, also developed by Icon Realty Management, is part of the same residential project as Beckford House, located right next door. Beckford Tower was designed by Studio Sofield and SLCE Architects and will feature 72 one- to six-bedroom condominiums, as well as three full-floor penthouses with outdoor space.
11 Hoyt Street
The 51-story Downtown Brooklyn tower at 11 Hoyt Street was completed in 2019, with Tishman Speyer and Studio Gang at the helm. The project is part of Tishman’s redevelopment of the former Macy’s Brooklyn branch and offers 481 luxury condos designed by Michaelis Boyd Associates.
Madison House | 15 East 30th Street
The project dubbed Madison House at 15 East 30th Street in Murray Hill is scheduled for completion in 2020. The Midtown Manhattan tower was developed by J.D. Carlisle and features 199 apartments across 62 stories. Handel Architects came up with the building design, while Gachot Studios are responsible for the interiors.
Lantern House | 515 West 18th Street
The 21-story Lantern House is a new residential project by Related Companies, located at 515 West 18th Street in West Chelsea. It was designed by the award-winning team at Heatherwick Studio and features 181 one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom residences, many of which offer uninterrupted city and Hudson River views.
130 William Street
Lightstone is developing a new 66-story residential tower at 130 William Street in Manhattan’s Financial District. Scheduled for completion in 2020, the Sir David Adjaye-designed building will offer 242 residences and more than 22,000 square feet of amenities, including a public plaza/park envisioned by the acclaimed British architect.
Central Park Tower | 217 West 57th Street
Located at 217 West 57th Street in Central Park South, the 131-story skyscraper dubbed Central Park Tower was developed by Extell Development and designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. The building incorporates 179 luxury apartments and a plethora of amenities, including a swimming pool and rooftop deck.
Rose Hill | 30 East 29th Street
The 46-story, Art Deco-inspired project at 30 East 29th Street is developed by Rockefeller Group and will start welcoming residents this summer. Rose Hill, as the project is known, offers 123 upscale apartments designed by Cetra Ruddy, in the heart of the bustling Flatiron District of Midtown South.
Dahlia | 212 West 95th Street
Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the 20-story Dahlia residential project at 212 West 95th Street is scheduled for completion in 2020. Developed by United Management and Certes Partners and designed by award-winning architects at Cetra Ruddy, the tower offers 38 two-, three- and four-bedroom homes, including penthouses. Amenities will include a 5,100-square-foot elevated terrace, yoga studio, pet spa, and fitness studio.
Brooklyn Point | 138 Willoughby Street
The 68-story Brooklyn Point tower at 138 Willoughby Street is being developed by Extell Development, scheduled for completion in 2020. The Downtown Brooklyn tower was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and is part of the final phase of the borough’s new City Point complex. The tower consists of 458 studio- to three-bedroom units boasting interiors designed by Katharine Newman.
368 Third Avenue
The 35-story residential tower at 368 Third Avenue in Murray Hill is being developed by Minrav Development and designed by SLCE Architects. The tower is scheduled for completion in 2021 and is set to include 100 residences, as well as a plethora of amenities and roughly 3,000 square feet of luxury retail space.
552 West 38th Street
The 46-story condominium tower at 552 West 38th Street in Manhattan’s bustling Hudson Yards neighborhood was developed by BlackHouse Development and topped out in 2019. The high-rise project is set to incorporate hotel rooms and 15 full-floor condominiums, on the site of the former Rosewood Theater gentlemen’s club.
555 West 22nd Street
Related Companies is developing a 22-story residential tower at 555 West 22nd Street in Chelsea, scheduled for completion in 2020. The project was designed by renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern and will offer 39 units averaging roughly 2,245 square feet each. Amenities are set to include a business center, a fitness center, a basement swimming pool, a game center, and event rooms.