Top 10 New York City Condo Buildings with Porte a Cocheres
There is something intangible about a driveway that adds glamour to a New York City apartment building. Perhaps it’s the fact that residents and guests don’t have to hurdle puddles in their party dresses. Perhaps it’s because the hoi polloi, and the paparazzi, can be often kept at bay, at least psychologically, from penetrating too deeply onto the driveway’s sidewalk. Whatever it is, there is a mystique and elegance that is tangible.
The impressively gated driveway here permits River House to be free-standing and allows for the discrete comings and goings of its always fashionably dressed revelers.
- Seven apartments currently for sale from $3,500,000 to $18,500,000
A gated driveway separates the two buildings of this immensely successful residential complex designed by Robert A. M. Stern.
- Sixteen apartments currently for sale from $4,500,000 to $59,000,000
A driveway that exposes one to the elements is really very proper and that's why 1 Sutton Place South has a triple-arched interior driveway.
- One apartment for sale at $18,000,000
A big driveway can be somewhat ostentacious which possibly explains why this building has a short but very cute corner interior driveway.
- Ten apartments currently for sale from $450,000 to $3,995,000
Architect Cesar Pelli knows that entrances should be dramatic and therefore he designed the elliptical, through-block driveway here with seven-story-high glass walls slightly incanted inwards.
- Four apartments currently for sale from $5,750,000 to $37,500,000
The twin 38-story towers of this mixed-use complex at the north end of the gardens of the United Nations have a long driveway parallel to 49th Street.
- Fourteen apartments currently for sale from $799,000 to $8,000,000
This residential fortress has a large courtyard and a sentrybox imposingly guards its entrance driveway.
- Five apartments currently for sale from $1,695,000 to $13,995,000
This full-block, glazed-white-brick residential building is famed for its driveway and transparent lobbies offering glimpses of its large and lush gardens.
- Thirty apartments currently for sale from $1,425,000 to $8,995,000
This full-block residential building was erected in 1960 with one of the city's first curved driveways and it is named after A. T. Stewart who created the city's finest department store that eventually was sold to John Wanamaker & Sons but was closed on this site in 1954.
- Five apartments currently for sale from $1,050,000 to $4,450,000
This 36-story, 286-unit rental apartment tower between 72nd and 72rd streets was erected by Glenwood Management in 1969 and is set back in a large plaza with a curved driveway and very lush landscaping.