Functional Fireplaces of the Upper West Side

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Functional fireplaces are rare and hard to find these days. Here are two very unique and charming Upper West Side apartments with working fireplaces. They’re both available now! 

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Selecting Your NYC Real Estate Attorney

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This is the biggest transaction of your life – the purchase or sale of your home — whether it be condo, townhouse, co-op, whatever.  You may be feeling a combination of anxiety and excitement at the prospect.  You’ve finally found your dream home, or sold your existing home to downsize, relocate or retire to a distant island.  The purchase offers have been made, details about what’s included in the sale, be it the washer and dryer, or ceiling fans, have been figured out; inspections are completed.  It’s time to “go to contract.”

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Prettiest Brownstones on the Upper West Side

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The prettiest brownstones on the Upper West Side are a true delight to the eye.  Choosing among them is not an easy feat.  By no means is this list official; just my top New York brownstones. Enjoy!

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Upper West Side Apartments with Awesome Atriums

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The “atrium”, sometimes also referred to as a “winter garden”, “solarium” or “sun room”, is a super cool room found in some Upper West Side apartments, leading to a private outdoor space. Atriums excite me, very much.  I’ve highlighted a few of these unique rooms below; all of which are taken from apartments we have actually rented or sold … (and if you’re on top of us, you’ll have the chance to be the next to live in them!).

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Upper West Side Buildings Featured in Movies

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The Upper West Side has long been one of the most featured and easily recognizable neighborhoods in cinema and television. Some of the films feature unique buildings that display a distinct architectural style and add an important element to the film’s atmosphere. From The Dakota’s mysterious energy in “Rosemary’s Baby” to the iconic rooftop of 55 Central Park West in “Ghostbusters”, the Upper West Side buildings featured in movies below are central characters to the films in which they appear.

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Sweet & Unique Upper West Side Condos!

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There is such an amazing and eclectic mix of buildings and architecture on the Upper West Side.  I’m highlighting just a few Upper West Side condos with interesting backstories, unique apartments and beautiful exteriors.  Enjoy!

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Boutique Condos on the Upper West Side

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We’ve located some boutique condos on the Upper West Side – to offer you the best of both worlds! All things being equal, condos on the Upper West Side do make better investments. However, all things are usually not equal, as condos tend sell at considerably higher price tags.

While many looking to buy an Upper West Side apartment wish for both a good deal and a flexible investment found more commonly with condominiums, many of the buildings charge premiums for amenities which many buyers won’t actually use (pet spas, yoga rooms, etc).  I have compiled the following list of boutique condos on the Upper West Side, which could serve as ideal investments for many.

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Sweetest Upper West Side Roof Decks – The Rental Buildings

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It’s that time of year when outdoor space becomes a hot commodity.  Here’s my quick round up of the most beautiful roof decks among Upper West Side rental buildings .

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Architects Who Defined the Upper West Side

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The Upper West Side has a rich and culturally significant history that reminds those of us who live here why it’s such a privilege to be able to call it our home. Many films and photographs have effortlessly captured the neighborhood’s essence through still shots of its charming streets and majestic buildings. So who are the architects of the Upper West Side?

We rarely take a break from our hectic schedules to contemplate the intricate design of the prewar gems and townhouses that distinguish the Upper West Side, created by these architects, from the rest of the city. There’s always an architect behind the construction of every building and we’ve rounded up three of the most influential ones. Their talent and impeccable vision have played a key role in raising the Upper West Side from the ground up.  Read more about these iconic architects of the Upper West Side. And find out who designed your building. There’s a chance you live in an Upper West Side apartment created by a legend!

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Glorious Gardens of the Upper West Side

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I love the Upper West Side.  I love NYC brownstones. And I love Upper West Side apartments with private gardens!  For whatever reason, I always have listings with outdoor space, and here I’d like to showcase some of my top picks.

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