Sotheby's International Realty Donna Stockman

All Neighborhoods

Battery Park City | Brooklyn, NY | Chelsea | Clinton | East 30’s | Fifth Avenue | Flatiron

Gramercy Park | Greenwich Village | Hamilton Heights | Harlem | Kip’s Bay | Lincoln Center | Little Italy

Lower East Side | Manhattan | Meatpacking District | Midtown East | Midtown West

Morningside Heights | Mount Morris Park | Murray Hill | Park Avenue | Roosevelt Island

SoHo | Sutton Place | TriBeCa | Union Square | Upper East Side | West Village

Battery Park City

On Manhattan’s southernmost point, Battery Park City sits on the East and Hudson Rivers and offers Manhattan condos with commanding views to Governor’s Island, Staten Island, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Bounded by Chambers Street to the north and West Street to the east, this unique locale offers carefully tended greenery and includes a yacht basin, a 1.2-mile esplanade, Rockefeller Park and Battery Park, site of historic Clinton Castle. One of Manhattan’s newest neighborhoods, it offers numerous luxury condominiums in all price points, many with private gardens and view-filled balconies. Battery Park real estate is much desired by business professionals due to their close proximity to the Financial District.

Brooklyn, NY

Directly across the East River from Manhattan, Brooklyn’s charming historic neighborhoods offer an escape from the city yet are just a short trip from Manhattan via subway or the Brooklyn Bridge. New York City condos and Brooklyn real estate include immaculate 19th-century brownstones, Greek Revival and Italianate row houses, quaint converted carriage houses and prewar and postwar apartment buildings can be found in the distinct neighborhoods of this borough. Along the Fulton Ferry Landing, the enchanting Brooklyn Promenade revels in unrivaled panoramic views across the East River, Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline, featured in numerous films. Cultural highlights include Prospect Park, a splendid 526-acre treasure designed in a naturalistic scheme by celebrated landscape architects Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted. The Brooklyn Museum of Art is housed in a 19th-century Beaux Arts landmark, and sits near the 52-acre Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a triumph of horticultural design. Other notable cultural assets include the Brooklyn Historical Society and the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), a venue of cutting-edge performance arts.

Chelsea

Situated on Manhattan’s West Side between 14th and 30th Streets, along the Hudson River, Chelsea has become one of the city’s most dynamic neighborhoods. With amazing Manhattan Condos, Chelsea is also a focus of the New York art world as well as the home of the Dia Center for the Arts, the Chelsea Art Museum and nearly 200 art galleries. Stylish shops, fine restaurants, off-Broadway theater and numerous nightclubs add to its appeal. Elegant 19th-century landmark townhouses of Greek Revival and Italianate design stand in Chelsea’s Historic District. Other Chelsea real estate available includes prewar apartments, new construction luxury apartments and loft buildings converted to residential usage. Among the neighborhood’s landmarks are The High Line, Hudson River Park, several beautiful churches, the famous Chelsea Hotel, catering to artists, writers, and musicians, and Chelsea Piers, a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex.

Clinton

NYC real estate in Clinton offers an ideal Midtown location. Clinton encompasses the area between 34th and 59th Streets between Eighth Avenue and the Hudson River, just west of Times Square and adjacent to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, a dramatic glass structure designed by I.M. Pei. Taking its name from New York politician DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828), most famous as a planner of the Erie Canal, the neighborhood has been undergoing a transformation in recent decades, with much having changed since the years when the area served as the backdrop for West Side Story. Locals often refer to the neighborhood as Hell’s Kitchen. Clinton real estate includes numerous luxury condominiums and apartment buildings such as the Biltmore, the Foundry and the Westport. Clinton is home to many actors due to its close proximity to Broadway theaters and the Actors Studio. With its restaurant row on West 46th Street, this lively neighborhood is known for its wonderful ethnic cuisine and as the host to the International Food Festival. Several of the city’s foremost architectural firms including Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Gwathmey Siegel & Associates have recently established their offices in Clinton. Two parks lie within its boundaries, and the area around the Passenger Ship Piers along the Hudson River is a hub of maritime activities.

East 30’s

Nestled between Murray Hill and Gramercy Park on Manhattan’s East Side, Kips Bay offers New York City condos in a quiet, understated neighborhood encompassing the area from 24th to 34th Streets between Third Avenue and the East River. Kip’s Bay/East 30’s properties include attractive apartment buildings and condominium complexes including Kips Bay Towers, designed by I.M. Pei in 1961, enclosing a beautiful three-acre garden. The area offers a diverse selection of ethnic restaurants and cafes, and lies within close proximity of the Theater District, East Side museums, Midtown’s business district and Downtown entertainment. Kips Bay is also home to several major medical centers and many of the doctors and staff affiliated with these facilities.

Fifth Avenue

Among Manhattan’s most famous addresses, Fifth Avenue is rich in history and significance, and provides the setting for exceptional New York City real estate. In the coveted reaches of the Upper East Side, this storied avenues was lined with the stately mansions of many wealthy and illustrious figures during New York’s Gilded Age, and Fifth Avenue is the backdrop of Edith Wharton’s 1920 novel, The Age of Innocence. Merely steps away from Central Park’s lush urban oasis, Fifth is located on beautiful tree-lined boulevards of landmark historic mansions and elegant apartments, some created by the master designers Rosario Candela and James Carpenter, and many enjoying enchanting prospects of the park. Many of the city’s finest shops, restaurants, art galleries, museums and private schools are situated in the immediate area. Fifth Avenue is also one of the world’s most famous shopping destinations, regarded as a counterpart to the Champs-Elyses in Paris and London’s Oxford Street, and is also fronted by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, The Frick Collection (housed in the former mansion of steel magnate Henry Clay Frick), the New York Public Library, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center and the Empire State Building.

 

Flatiron

New York City real estate in the Flatiron District extends from 14th Street to 23rd Street between Park Avenue and Sixth Avenue. The district’s namesake is the famous triangular-shaped, 20-story Flatiron Building designed by architect Daniel Burnham, which is distinguished as the world’s first steel-frame skyscraper and was the city’s tallest building at the time of its construction in 1902. It sits just across from Madison Square Park, at the beginning of Madison Avenue. Flatiron District real estate offers a variety of beautiful architecture including vast, airy lofts. The area is home to trendy shopping and stylish restaurants.

Gramercy Park

An historic gem, Manhattan real estate in Gramercy Park offers the atmosphere of a small village, with New York City’s only private park as its exquisite centerpiece, yet lies in the heart of the city, extending from 17th to 22nd Streets between Park Avenue and the East River. Envisioned as a London-style neighborhood, this prestigious locale is known for its beautiful brownstone-lined streets of Gramercy Park real estate, trimmed with elaborate ironwork fencing. Landmarks of the neighborhood include the newly refurbished Gramercy Park Hotel, the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace, the Victorian Gothic-style National Arts Club, the Players Club and Pete’s Tavern, the city’s oldest bar, where O. Henry is said to have written The Gift of the Magi.

Greenwich Village

Legendary in its rich history and cultural significance, Greenwich Village real estate offers a sought-after address in what is perhaps the city’s most famous neighborhood. This lively locale stretches north from Houston Street to 14th Street, and is bordered to the east and west by Broadway and the Hudson River. The the centerpiece of the neighborhood is the famed Washington Square Park, where the landmark, Stanford White-designed Washington Arch commemorates the centennial of George Washington’s presidential inauguration.

A haven for artists, writers, intellectuals and bohemians since the turn of the 20th century, this charming and colorful neighborhood is reminiscent of a European city with its narrow, winding tree-lined streets, timeless courtyards, magnificent 19th-century townhouses and quaint converted stables of Washington Mews. Beautiful, new Greenwich Village real estate offers splendid views overlooking the city and the river. Bleecker Street, the main thoroughfare for Greenwich Village homes, brims with a vibrant selection of shops and restaurants, while long-time establishments in the coffeehouse district are reminders of the Beat Generation era. Storied nightspots including the Duplex cabaret, the Village Vanguard, and the Bitter End add to the neighborhood’s allure. New York University is also at the heart of Greenwich Village, with its library, law school and administrative buildings surrounding Washington Square.