7 Stunning High-Rise Buildings in New York City

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For many, life in The Big Apple means living large in more ways than one. Considering that New York City has the most skyscrapers in the United States (a whopping 250 buildings in New York stand more than 490 feet tall), it can be hard for high rises to stand out based on height alone.

So, the way that some of the most stunning high-rise buildings in New York City leave their mark is with unparalleled amenities in a city where everyone wants to have it all. If you’re looking for luxury living high in the sky, look no further than these seven incredible high-rise buildings.

1. 432 Park Avenue

423 Park Avenue is the third-tallest residential tower in the United States, clocking in at 96-stories high. The building boasts a resident lounge, a fitness center, a billiards room, and indoor lap pool, a spa, and even a massage room. The residences themselves are home to solid oak floors, motorized window shades, custom hardware, and special service entries and elevator landings for some units.

2. 420 West 42nd Street

Located in the city’s bustling Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, 420 West 42nd Street is a pet-friendly building that offers a gym, laundry facilities, a concierge service, a doorman, and even a rooftop deck, and valet services. Inside, the units offer stunning views of the city, hardwood floors, and tons of natural light.

3. 325 LEX

Standing 31 floors high, 325 LEX offers door services, a fitness center, and a roof deck for residents to enjoy. Location-wise, it’s near Grand Central Station, the United Nations, and more. The post-war building is home to one, two, and three-bedroom units and two full-floor penthouses.

4. Beatrice Apartments

Located in Chelsea near the High Line, Beatrice Apartments are pet-friendly and include on-site parking, laundry facilities, door services, a fitness center, a 54th-floor cloud lounge, and more. Situated above the Eventi Hotel, residents can take in views that stretch as far as the iconic Empire State Building.

5. Central Park Place

Thanks to its Central Park location, Central Park Place offers expansive views of the city’s iconic park as well as direct access to it when you step outside the building’s front door. Despite being built in the late ‘80s, the building’s aluminum-clad construction gives it a timeless feel. Residents can enjoy the on-site bike room, gym, swimming pool, concierge service, and storage options to boot.

6. The Excelsior

Designed by a prominent post-war architect, The Excelsior’s units include in-unit washers and dryers, spacious balconies, and views of the Queensboro Bridge, the East River, and the skylines of Midtown and Uptown. From the building’s rooftop sun deck, you can even see hints of Central Park. The building is pet friendly and boasts a long list of amenities like a gym, a pool, and parking options.

7. Halcyon Condos

Last, but certainly not least, are the Halcyon Condos. The building boasts an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, spa, gym, and concierge services. The best part? There is an array of floor plans to choose from that range from studios to four-bedroom units.

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