Top 10 New York Condo Buildings with Awesome Sunset Views
We know that viewing sunsets is one of life’s supreme joys, but there are joys and then are slightly better joys. Architect Le Corbusier is said to have built a country house for his mother with a wall in the field with a hole in it for viewing sunsets—all the better for bringing them into focus and concentration. Let the residents of
With 1,647 different sized and differently canted windows this Chelsea tower overlooking the Hudson River offers a staggering number of vistas somewhat akin to a fractured set of eyeglasses.
- Six apartments currently for sale from $3,995,000 to $17,800,000
The southernmost of Richard Meier's three mid-rise Modernist apartment houses in the West Village facing the Hudson River, this won also has great vistas to the south
- Three apartments currently for sale from $7,950,000 to $29,950,000
This 26-story tower at Battery Park City was erected in 1986 by Milstein Organization and its design by James Stewart Polshek & Partners is notable for rooftop ornament symbolic of a lighthouse facing the Statue of Liberty.
- Six apartments currently for sale from $735,000 to $1,410,000
A 40-story tower erected in 1999 with 412 condominum apartments amd 104 rented to moderate-income households under the state's 421-A Affordable Housing program, this building was designed by Costas Kondylis in the middle of Trump Place that subsequently became known as Riverside South and commands spectacular sunset vistas.
This wonderful apartment building and the Colosseum, which is faces across 116th Street, both were designed by Schwartz & Gross and have very broad and impressive curves that shun full frontality with sunsets.
- Three apartments currently for sale from $680,000 to $1,849,000
Lower Manhattan's tallest residential tower, this rental building was designed by Frank O. Gehry with a stainless steel facade that ripples on three sides amplifying the tantalizations of the city's sunsets
The glistening twin silver-colored apartment towers of this project out-dazzle the earlier and smaller high-rise buildings closer to the Hudson River put up by the same developer, Larry Silverstein and these have a gigantic Tom Otterness "boy" to buoy one's spirits on cloudy days
For decades, this 40-story Art Deco tower on Madison Avenue dominated the Upper East Side skyline and its continued isolation permits it to retain its splendid sunset views over Central Park
- Eight apartments currently for sale from $1,495,000 to $17,950,000
Designed in 1927 by Helmle & Corbettt with Sugarman & Berger, this is one of the city's premier residential skyscrapers and it dominates Washington Square Park, Lower Fifth Avenue and Greenwich Village.
- Five apartments currently for sale from $1,375,000 to $12,230,000
This mixed-use tower just to the south of Bloomingdale's definitively answers the question of what good is a sunset if it doesn't have the Empire State Building and the rest of midotwn in front of it.
- Four apartments currently for sale from $5,750,000 to $37,500,000