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Three of a Kind: Classic Views

Featured Properties // Aug 22, 2012

Great views are not always determined by how high in the sky you are–location plays a major part. Each neighborhood provides a different perspective on what makes New York City great, and sometimes things line up so that particular apartments reap the rewards. Here are some classic views currently on the market.


Where: 520 West 19th Street, #9CA
Size: 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms
Asking: $6,875,000
Listed by: Emily Beare and David Beare

The Empire State Building, the Hudson River, Chelsea’s historic London Terrace towers and the newest New York City icon, the High Line park, are what you’ll find when looking out the windows of this Chelsea beauty, in an Annabelle Seldorf-designed building on the neighborhood’s “Architect’s Row.” Even traditionalists would appreciate the walls of windows that lead to views this good.


Where: 160 Central Park South, #1015-1018
Size: 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Asking: $3,995,000
Listed by: Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon

Though Central Park West and Fifth Avenue get most of the buzz when it comes to Central Park views, we’ve always admired the views from Central Park South, which allow you to feel completely enmeshed in the Park. This photo speaks for itself, but just to sweeten the deal, the Essex House (a residence and hotel) includes amenities such as concierge service, room service, cleaning service, valet parking and more.


Where: 1600 Broadway, #17D
Size: 1 bedroom,1 bathroom
Asking: $985,000
Listed by: Emily Beare and Elizabeth Beare

To many, Times Square is one of the ultimate symbols of New York, and being in the thick of it is a rarity when it comes to residences. This one-bedroom apartment in a full-service luxury building right on Broadway has one of the best New Year’s Eve seats out there, and the building itself is an oasis within New York’s busiest neighborhood. These are postcard views, literally.