Today's Featured Building: Arcadiacondominium units over its 20 floors. The building is pet-friendly and has come to be a sought-after building for residents in the post-war high rise residential market.
With its large, functional spaces, and wide, expansive views, Arcadia provides luxury and affordable residences on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
The building also offers a full line of luxury amenities that includes a fully equipped fitness center, a party room with a gourmet kitchen for entertaining, a children's playroom, a fully stocked library, a bike storage area, a wine cellar, and a movie theater room.
Arcadia is a building with residents that tend to stay in the building for a while. The building also offers an attended lobby with a full-time concierge and doorman.
Situated at the corner of 79th Street and First Avenue, Arcadia provides a convenient location in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, with a near proximity to and view of the East River. Across the street from the building, residents will find a newsstand and the Saint Monica's Catholic Church, which rests on the former site of the Phillips auction house. Taller buildings, as well as smaller low-rise buildings, can be found in the immediate area of Arcadia.
Convenient to subways, as well as offering a bus service on 79th Street and York Avenue, Arcadia is a convenient place for residents without vehicles. For longer commutes, easy access to the FDR Drive is available at the east end of 79th Street.
Many outdoor attractions lie within walking distance from Arcadia, including the East River Esplanade along the East River which is a great place for walking and jogging. Also located nearby are Carl Schurz Park, John Jay Swimming Pool, St. Catherine's Park, and the campus of Rockefeller University.
Hunter College is a short bus ride from Arcadia, and other levels of schools such as East Side Middle School, Baylard Taylor School, and Eleanor Roosevelt High School are located very nearby.
Cities and Regions:
Cities and Regions:
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740 Park Avenue - Known as one of New York City's premiere apartments buildings, 740 Park Avenue is famous for being the childhood home of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Ansonia - A former hotel with a long and storied history of famous residents, scandals, and tumultuous times, the Ansonia is known for its distinctive architecture and lavish design detailing.
City Spire - At the time of its construction, City Spire was the world's second tallest concrete building, and today is known for its record setting three floor penthouse with panoramic views of Manhattan.
Apple Bank Building - A landmark building that once housed the Central Savings Bank, the Apple Bank Building is known for its luxury, including a fitness center that is illuminated by a chandelier.
Downtown By Starck - A conversion project by famed architect Philippe Starck, this building has been dubbed the Downtown Insanity Palace due to its numerous over the top luxury amenities.
Rutherford Place - A former maternity hospital, Rutherford Place is now a condominium residence in Gramercy Park, and a classic example of the Beaux Arts architectural style.
Jade- With interior design by Jade Jagger, this building introduced Manhattan-ites to pod style living.
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