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Top 10 Newest Rental Buildings

There is something developers and residents have in common: They want their condos to be newer and better, swankier and with more technologically-advanced amenities. Here's a list of New York's newest rentals, along with their impressive, cutting-edge features. 

#1 - VIA 57 WEST, 625 West 57th Street

VIA 57 West , the architecturally-bold "tetrahedron" designed by Bjarke Ingels and developed by the The Durst Organization, completed in 2016. Its 41-story, green-living structure is located on the Hudson River waterfront in Midtown West and consists of 709 rentals. Building amenities include expansive terraces, a 22,000-square-foot interior courtyard, and a swimming pool with an outdoor sun terrace.



#2 - 456 Washington Street

This TriBeCa rental designed by BKSK Architects was completed in 2016 is situated along the Hudson River Waterfront, at 456 Washington Street. It's 11 stories tall and contains 106 light-filled units, a portion of which are affordable. Its design combines the industrial elements of the neighborhood's past with the most modern amenities coveted by local residents. 



#3 - Sky, 605 West 42nd Street

The Moinian Group and Goldstein Hill & West-collaborated high-rise rests between Eleventh and Twelfth Avenue in Midtown West. It stands 60 stories tall with 1,116 residences designed by the renowned Rockwell Group. Built in 2015, it offers 70,000 square feet of amenities, including a multi-level athletic club, to its residents; among these are a spa, indoor and outdoor pools, pet services, and many luxuries. Skyline, river and harbor views can be seen through the floor-to-ceiling windows. 



#4 - The Ashland, 250 Ashland Place

This 2016 FXFowle-designed rental tower offers Manhattan-level luxury in a diverse Brooklyn setting. The 52-story building is located in Fort Greene, surrounded by tons of entertainment, cultural, and shopping destinations. Featured amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness studio with an outdoor fitness area, terraces, resident lounges, an outdoor movie screening area, a game room and special access and discount at the Gotham Market located right downstairs. 



#5 - The Easton, 205 East 92nd Street

The Easton is a 36-story luxury rental building that resides on the Upper East Side. Its spacious residences, 183 in total, are a reflection of the neighborhood's lavish lifestyle, offering custom cabinetry, stainless-steel appliances, double-paned windows, oakwood floors throughout, and a smart home technology package. The building also boasts over 20,000 square feet of amenities: private residential access to an Equinox gym, landscaped sun terraces, Dog City grooming and day care, as well as, family-friendly amenities like a custom children's playroom and a teen multimedia room.



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#6 - 21 West End Avenue

21 West End Avenue is a 43-story mixed-use building designed by SCLE Architects and (interior design by) ICRAVE. Part of the Riverside Center development, the tower offers a new public school, upscale retail and dining and 616 apartments ranging from studios to three-bedroom units in size.  Built in 2015, it houses over 35,000 square feet of amenities designed to be an extension of its homes for a "vertical village-experience."



#7 - 70 Pine Street

This iconic skyscraper, built in 1932, was just converted into 644 rental apartments in 2016 by Rose Associates. The renovation, coupled with its landmark status, has continued to hold an integral spot in the Lower Manhattan skyline. In addition to its extended-stay hotel, Q&A, the building features a 24/7 attended lobby, a rooftop bar, LA PALESTRA Fitness and Wellness Center, a Black Fox cafe, a children's playroom, and a bowling, game and screening room. 



#8 - QLIC, 41-42 24th Street

QLIC, built in 2014, was developed by World-Wide Group and designed by Perkins Eastman. This Long Island City development is a U-shaped building that features a large, central courtyard and 421 residences. Most notably, the building has a CoGeneration system which allows it to be as energy efficient as possible. Even in a blackout, the system serves as a back-up energy source. Other green features include green roofs, energy star appliances, LED lighting, bike storage space, and light-saving sensors in corridors and stairs. Additionally, all rental residences offer luxury finishes.

#9 - Fifth & Wythe, 55 North 5th Street

This industrial-inspired Williamsburg rental was built in 2016 and offers 164 apartments spread throughout 7 floors. GF55 Partners designed the building, spanning it about half a block between Kent Avenue and Wythe Avenue. Residence features include in-unit washers/dryers, bike storage, onsite parking, a rooftop deck, a fitness center and more. Fifth & Wythe is also conveniently located just a block away from the waterfront and East River State Park. 



#10 - aalto57, 1065 Second Avenue

The SOM-designed Aalto57 is a mixed-residential 65-story building located in Sutton Place. Its 169 apartments occupy just the first 21 floors while the upper portion of the tower are condos. Residences are a mix of luxury studio to three bedroom units and all feature walnut floors, in unit washers/dryers, oversized windows, gourmet kitchens and fully integrated appliances. Building amenities are standard for a 2016 development and include a business center, residents' lounge, landscaped terrace with a fire pit, a fitness center, a children's playroom and a Whole Foods located right downstairs. Aalto57 is also LEED-silver certified and impressively boasts filtered water and air.



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