Luxury Apartment Buildings With Central Park Views

When it comes to Manhattan real estate, nothing beats a luxurious apartment with an uninterrupted view of lush greenery and a glistening lake at Central Park. It’s no wonder the best Midtown, Upper West Side, and Upper East Side apartments are among the most sought-after in the borough.

If you’re looking for an apartment for rent or to buy so that you can enjoy incredible views and an array of amenities that make life in the city more comfortable, you might want to keep an eye on the following properties.

220 Central Park South

One of the most popular addresses among billionaires in New York City, 220 Central Park South is an Alabama limestone tower right on Central Park. Designed by architect Robert A.M. Stern, the 2015 building offers all the charm of a prewar idiom combined with the magnificence of 21st-century height.

Services and amenities include a saltwater pool, a gym, a doorman, a concierge, an elevator, and in-building laundry. 

Saltwater pool aside, the most luxurious Upper East Side apartments for rent offer similar amenities.

157 West 57th Street

Completed in 2013, 157 West 57th Street (AKA One57) was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc. One57 enhances the lives of residents with the personal service of Park Hyatt’s five-star hotel. The views of Central Park are framed by stunning glass walls. 

Amenities at One57 include a 24-hour doorman and concierge, a variety of white-glove services, a library with billiards table and aquarium, a private function room, a screening room, and a private fitness center and yoga studio. 

Inventory at One57 is extremely limited, however, you might be interested in other Upper West Side apartments for rent. After all, Upper West Side offers great park views.

825 Fifth Avenue

Designed by J.E.R. Carpenter and built in 1927, 825 Fifth Avenue is an icon among Upper East Side apartments. The 23-floor pre-war building is immediately recognizable, thanks to its ornate red-tiled roof and chimneys. Among the amenities are hotel and maid services, two attended elevators, a tranquil garden, a lounge, private storage, and a laundry room. Keep 825 Fifth Avenue in mind if you’re looking for Upper East Side apartments with a view.

Sherry Netherland Building

If Upper East Side apartments for rent become available at the Sherry Netherland Building, they’re not likely to spend too much time on the market. Built in 1927, the Sherry soars up 38 stories from a base of travertine marble, and it is crowned by a copper crown featuring gargoyles. Among the services and amenities are twice-a-day hotel maid service for homes, Italian restaurant Harry Cipriani, and private club Doubles.

50 Central Park South

Buyers in search of ultimate luxury watch 50 Central Park South like hawks in the hopes of finding Manhattan apartments for sale. Built in 1931, the building originally was the St. Moritz Hotel. The residences at the Ritz Carlton New York include 12 luxury condominiums that range in size from 3,895 to 9,500 square feet.  Highlight amenities include a full-time doorman, a gym, and an elevator. 

432 Park Avenue

Constructed in 2015, 432 Park Avenue is another building to watch if you’re hoping to find a Manhattan apartment for rent that offers spectacular views of Central Park. Designed by Rafael Vinoly, the 96-story tower boasts 10 feet by 10 feet windows to offer homes an abundance of natural light. Highlight amenities include a lounge, outdoor terrace, private restaurant, swimming pool, fitness center, spa, library, in-suite dining and room service, and a concierge and 24-hour doorman.

Central Park Tower

Located a stone’s throw from Central Park, the 2020-built Central Park Tower is the world’s tallest residential building at 1,550 feet. The elegant building designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture offers 360-degree views of the city. Highlight services and amenities include a private ballroom, dining room, cigar lounge, and wine bar, a terrace with a pool, cabanas and sun deck, an indoor saltwater pool, a spa, a regulation squash court, intimate hosting areas, a private movie theater, and a business center. 

111 West 57th Street

Also known as Steinway Tower, 111 West 57th Street was completed in 2021 and brought together an iconic New York City landmark (Steinway Hall) and soaring 21st-century living. Designed by SHoP Architects, the 1,428-foot tower boasts a glass and glazed terracotta façade. Highlight amenities include sauna and treatment rooms, a fitness center, an 82-foot swimming pool with cabanas, a private dining room, a residents’ lounge and terrace, meeting and study rooms, and 24-hour doorman and concierge service.

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Whether you’re looking for Upper East Side apartments or a house on the Upper West Side or in Midtown Manhattan, Platinum Properties can help you find your dream home. Contact us today.