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The Old Upper East Side's New Development Boom, Mapped

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While Brooklyn neighborhoods like Greenpoint and Crown Heights may be blowing up with new development, they still don't have anything on the Upper East Side in terms of sheer volume. The impending completion of the Second Avenue Subway, crawling and sputtering to the finish line after only a few millennia or so of delays, has spurred a ton of new residential towers from the likes of Extell Development, Icon Realty Management, Zeckendorf Development, and others. And, of course, the Upper East Side is just very, very cool.

Here's a map of some of the most notable new residential development that's sweeping through Yorkville, Carnegie Hill, et al, including the future most expensive apartment in New York City history.


· Upper East Side coverage [Curbed]
· Curbed Maps [Curbed]

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1. 1711 First Avenue

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1711 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10128

The ubiquitous SHoP Architects is designing Anbau Enterprises' "affordable luxury" tower between 88th and 89th streets on First Avenue. The building will rise to 34 stories and contain 78 condos, which will be totally affordable if you, say, own a company. Amenities will include an indoor basketball court and a 29-spot garage with a robotic parking system. It's supposed to be finished in 2016.

2. Carnegie Park

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200 East 94th Street
New York, NY 10128

Related Companies is in the early stages of a condo conversion at rental building Carnegie Park on 94th Street and First Avenue. The 30-story building will be turned into somewhere around 300 for-sale units and the currents tenants are not the least bit happy about it.

3. 225 East 81st Street

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225 East 81st Street
New York, NY 10028

The six-unit brownstone-eating condo conversion at 225 East 81st Street first launched sales in September, then pulled the units off the market, then put them back in December, then pulled them back off again. The apartments were originally supposed to be ready for occupancy by the end of 2014, but who knows what's going on there.

4. 1681-1689 Third Avenue

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1689 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10128

Development giant Extell acquired five adjacent buildings and lot of air rights in order to construct a 23-story, 90-unit tower (likely condos) which will include a below-ground swimming pool and a full-floor penthouse on the top level.

5. 1110 Park Avenue

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1110 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10128

The Toll Brothers' very fancy new condo building at 1110 Park Avenue is still under construction, but the model units are built, displaying the Barry Rice- and Christopher Peacock-designed interiors. The building's penthouse will ask a whopping $44 million and feature a rooftop pool.

6. 151 East 78th Street

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151 East 78th Street
New York, NY 10075

When Peter Pennoyer's 14-unit 151 East 78th Street is finally ready for occupants, it will count among them Simon Cowell, who bought a unit in the building, possibly the the $10.85 million three-bedroom Penthouse B.

7. 20 East End Avenue

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20 East End Avenue
New York, NY 10028

The vaunted Robert A.M. Stern designed the condo building rising at 20 East End Avenue, and though it won't be quite as expensive as some of his other buildings, it will still fall comfortably into the category of Way Too Expensive, with prices ranging from $4.5 million to over $20 million for the penthouses.

8. 1059 Third Avenue

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1059 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Chance Gordy of Inverlad Development and Steve Mill are developing a 30-story tower at 1059 Third Avenue, designed by Manuel Glas Architects, with 67 units and retail and offices on the lower levels.

9. Two Sutton Place North

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420 East 61st Street
New York, NY 10065

The leasing center and model apartments at Two Sutton Place (the sister tower of One Sutton Place North) opened in October. Apartments in the 209-unit, Costas Kondylis & Partners-designed tower start at $3,000 for a studio.

10. The Charles

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1355 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Closings are just around the corner in the Bluerock-developed, Ismael Leyva-designed condo tower The Charles, which is in the final stages of construction after several years of delays.

11. 737 Park Avenue

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737 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Construction is also in the final stages at Harry Macklowe's condo conversion of 737 Park Avenue, where half the units have sold, not including the $40 million "white box" penthouse, complete with a giant roof terrace.

12. 1010 Park Avenue

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1010 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10028

Extell's plan to pay the Park Avenue Christian Church $25 million for the rights to replace the rectory and parish hall next with a 16-story condo building is not going over so well with the Landmarks Commission, mainly because of the height, which has been deemed excessive. The plans will get through eventually, though.

13. 807 Park Avenue

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807 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Aion has owned 807 Park Avenue since 2004 and has had a very difficult time selling the condos it created there, so now the developer wants to raze the building and construct a new 12-story one.

14. 520 Park Avenue

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520 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065

When the penthouse in the Zeckendorf Development-developed, Robert A.M. Stern-designed 520 Park Avenue hits the market, it will be the most expensive apartment in the city with a jaw-dropping asking price of $130 million. But don't worry—you can get one of the building's smaller units for only $16.2 million.

15. 554 East 82nd Street

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554 East 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028

Michael Paul Enterprises' six-unit boutique condo development at 82nd Street and East End Avenue launched sales a month ago, with apartments starting at $2.7 million. The project involved adding a sixth floor to an existing building and consolidating some of the apartments.

16. 40 East 72nd Street

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40 East 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021

Another six-unit condo conversion at 40 East 72nd Street, developed by Axia Realty and designed by Barry Rice, also launched sales last month. This one is a good deal pricier, with the least expensive currently available unit asking $13.85 million.

17. 1766-1768 Second Avenue

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1768 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10128

Extell has filed applications for an 11-story building at 1766 Second Avenue and a six-story building next door at 1768 Second Avenue, solidifying the developer's significant presence on Second Avenue.

18. 1538-1546 Second Avenue

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1546 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10028

Prolific developer Icon Realty Management is planning a 14-story building at the site of five consecutive low-rise tenements it purchased. The word on the street is that the Issac & Stern-designed building will contain only 11 units, indicating that condos are likely.

19. 33 East 74th Street

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33 East 74th Street
New York, NY 10021

Daniel E. Straus's Whitney row houses-turned-condos at 33 East 74th Street launched sales exactly one year ago, so closings can't be too far off now. Its first penthouse to hit the market is asking $39 million.

20. 301 East 61st Street

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301 East 61st Street
New York, NY 10065

Another Chance Gordy-developed, Manuel Glas-designed tower at 301 East 61st Street is currently under construction. It will rise 19 stories and contain 30 residences.

21. 337 East 62nd Street

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337 East 62nd Street
New York, NY 10065

A Peter Poon-designed condominium building is replacing the convent building at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on East 62nd. Yeung Real Estate Development is the developer and sales are expected to launch soon.

22. Sixty East Eighty Sixth

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60 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028

Many of the units are already in contract at the Thomas Juul-Hansen-designed, Glenwood Management-developed Sixty East Eighty Sixth, where construction is expected to be completed sometime this year.

23. 155 East 79th Street

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155 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

The neighbors are not super into Anbau Enterprise's 155 East 79th Street, but buyers seem to be, with five of the six listed units (all over $10 million) in contract. Move-ins are expected in "early 2015."

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1. 1711 First Avenue

1711 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10128

The ubiquitous SHoP Architects is designing Anbau Enterprises' "affordable luxury" tower between 88th and 89th streets on First Avenue. The building will rise to 34 stories and contain 78 condos, which will be totally affordable if you, say, own a company. Amenities will include an indoor basketball court and a 29-spot garage with a robotic parking system. It's supposed to be finished in 2016.

1711 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10128

2. Carnegie Park

200 East 94th Street, New York, NY 10128

Related Companies is in the early stages of a condo conversion at rental building Carnegie Park on 94th Street and First Avenue. The 30-story building will be turned into somewhere around 300 for-sale units and the currents tenants are not the least bit happy about it.

200 East 94th Street
New York, NY 10128

3. 225 East 81st Street

225 East 81st Street, New York, NY 10028

The six-unit brownstone-eating condo conversion at 225 East 81st Street first launched sales in September, then pulled the units off the market, then put them back in December, then pulled them back off again. The apartments were originally supposed to be ready for occupancy by the end of 2014, but who knows what's going on there.

225 East 81st Street
New York, NY 10028

4. 1681-1689 Third Avenue

1689 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Development giant Extell acquired five adjacent buildings and lot of air rights in order to construct a 23-story, 90-unit tower (likely condos) which will include a below-ground swimming pool and a full-floor penthouse on the top level.

1689 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10128

5. 1110 Park Avenue

1110 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10128

The Toll Brothers' very fancy new condo building at 1110 Park Avenue is still under construction, but the model units are built, displaying the Barry Rice- and Christopher Peacock-designed interiors. The building's penthouse will ask a whopping $44 million and feature a rooftop pool.

1110 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10128

6. 151 East 78th Street

151 East 78th Street, New York, NY 10075

When Peter Pennoyer's 14-unit 151 East 78th Street is finally ready for occupants, it will count among them Simon Cowell, who bought a unit in the building, possibly the the $10.85 million three-bedroom Penthouse B.

151 East 78th Street
New York, NY 10075

7. 20 East End Avenue

20 East End Avenue, New York, NY 10028

The vaunted Robert A.M. Stern designed the condo building rising at 20 East End Avenue, and though it won't be quite as expensive as some of his other buildings, it will still fall comfortably into the category of Way Too Expensive, with prices ranging from $4.5 million to over $20 million for the penthouses.

20 East End Avenue
New York, NY 10028

8. 1059 Third Avenue

1059 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10065

Chance Gordy of Inverlad Development and Steve Mill are developing a 30-story tower at 1059 Third Avenue, designed by Manuel Glas Architects, with 67 units and retail and offices on the lower levels.

1059 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10065

9. Two Sutton Place North

420 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065

The leasing center and model apartments at Two Sutton Place (the sister tower of One Sutton Place North) opened in October. Apartments in the 209-unit, Costas Kondylis & Partners-designed tower start at $3,000 for a studio.

420 East 61st Street
New York, NY 10065

10. The Charles

1355 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10021

Closings are just around the corner in the Bluerock-developed, Ismael Leyva-designed condo tower The Charles, which is in the final stages of construction after several years of delays.

1355 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10021

11. 737 Park Avenue

737 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021

Construction is also in the final stages at Harry Macklowe's condo conversion of 737 Park Avenue, where half the units have sold, not including the $40 million "white box" penthouse, complete with a giant roof terrace.

737 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

12. 1010 Park Avenue

1010 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Extell's plan to pay the Park Avenue Christian Church $25 million for the rights to replace the rectory and parish hall next with a 16-story condo building is not going over so well with the Landmarks Commission, mainly because of the height, which has been deemed excessive. The plans will get through eventually, though.

1010 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10028

13. 807 Park Avenue

807 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021

Aion has owned 807 Park Avenue since 2004 and has had a very difficult time selling the condos it created there, so now the developer wants to raze the building and construct a new 12-story one.

807 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

14. 520 Park Avenue

520 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065

When the penthouse in the Zeckendorf Development-developed, Robert A.M. Stern-designed 520 Park Avenue hits the market, it will be the most expensive apartment in the city with a jaw-dropping asking price of $130 million. But don't worry—you can get one of the building's smaller units for only $16.2 million.

520 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065

15. 554 East 82nd Street

554 East 82nd Street, New York, NY 10028

Michael Paul Enterprises' six-unit boutique condo development at 82nd Street and East End Avenue launched sales a month ago, with apartments starting at $2.7 million. The project involved adding a sixth floor to an existing building and consolidating some of the apartments.

554 East 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028

16. 40 East 72nd Street

40 East 72nd Street, New York, NY 10021

Another six-unit condo conversion at 40 East 72nd Street, developed by Axia Realty and designed by Barry Rice, also launched sales last month. This one is a good deal pricier, with the least expensive currently available unit asking $13.85 million.

40 East 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021

17. 1766-1768 Second Avenue

1768 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Extell has filed applications for an 11-story building at 1766 Second Avenue and a six-story building next door at 1768 Second Avenue, solidifying the developer's significant presence on Second Avenue.

1768 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10128

18. 1538-1546 Second Avenue

1546 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Prolific developer Icon Realty Management is planning a 14-story building at the site of five consecutive low-rise tenements it purchased. The word on the street is that the Issac & Stern-designed building will contain only 11 units, indicating that condos are likely.

1546 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10028

19. 33 East 74th Street

33 East 74th Street, New York, NY 10021

Daniel E. Straus's Whitney row houses-turned-condos at 33 East 74th Street launched sales exactly one year ago, so closings can't be too far off now. Its first penthouse to hit the market is asking $39 million.

33 East 74th Street
New York, NY 10021

20. 301 East 61st Street

301 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065

Another Chance Gordy-developed, Manuel Glas-designed tower at 301 East 61st Street is currently under construction. It will rise 19 stories and contain 30 residences.

301 East 61st Street
New York, NY 10065

21. 337 East 62nd Street

337 East 62nd Street, New York, NY 10065

A Peter Poon-designed condominium building is replacing the convent building at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on East 62nd. Yeung Real Estate Development is the developer and sales are expected to launch soon.

337 East 62nd Street
New York, NY 10065

22. Sixty East Eighty Sixth

60 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028

Many of the units are already in contract at the Thomas Juul-Hansen-designed, Glenwood Management-developed Sixty East Eighty Sixth, where construction is expected to be completed sometime this year.

60 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028

23. 155 East 79th Street

155 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10075

The neighbors are not super into Anbau Enterprise's 155 East 79th Street, but buyers seem to be, with five of the six listed units (all over $10 million) in contract. Move-ins are expected in "early 2015."

155 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075