The Westport – 500 West 56th Street

The Westport is a rental apartment building located in Midtown West. Located just steps from Central Park and Columbus Circle, The Westport marries the premium services of a luxury Manhattan condominium building with the convenience of a Midtown West location.Move-in coordination, 24-hour attended lobby, a personal assistant, and in-home package delivery are just a few of the services available to those who reside at The Westport. Residents also enjoy a landscaped rooftop terrace, adjoining party room, and a state-of-the-art fitness club complete with half-court basketball. Designed by Costas Kondylis and Partners, 24-story Westport features a series of setbacks in the traditional fashion of New York apartment buildings, and offers 371 studio, one and two bedroom residences. The facade is composed of square patterns of brick and glass, allowing for the maximum use of glass while still maintaining the look of a masonry building.  The setbacks provide for numerous private roof terraces.

Units and Pricing

There are currently ten active rental listings at The Westport, ranging from $2,595 to $5,495/month. The average price per square foot at The Westport is a steal, coming in for a mere $46/sf.

Features and Amenities

Apartments at The Westport offer gourmet kitchens with granite counters, white appliances and wood cabinetry with glass accents, marble bathrooms with deep storage, carpeted bedrooms, oversized windows, and customized closet space. Select residences include washer/dryer and private roof terraces.

The Westport boasts a full-time doorman, concierge, bicycle storage room, fully furnished and wired conference room that seats eight people, a state-of-the art health and fitness center with a half-court basketball court, cardio and strength equipment and lots of natural light, two entertainment lounges with an abundance of natural light, large screen TV, open kitchen and sofas, table and chairs for dining, conversation and games adjacent to which there is an outdoor terrace that features a BBQ area and a second party room with both city and river views, an internet cafe with round-the-clock internet access, video security, move-in coordination, personal assistant, electronic payment, in-home package delivery, referral bonus, and community events hosted by the building throughout the year. Like many Related properties, The Westport is animal friendly.

Location

Located at 500 West 56th Street, The Westport offers a prime westside location. Just steps from Central Park, Columbus Circle, Carnegie Hall and City Center, there’s everything from acclaimed bars to famous restaurants, and more shopping, including J.Crew and Sephora than one could dream of. The Westport is also located near Whole Foods and a variety of convenience stores. In short, the best of Midtown is just steps from your door, whether you’re shopping at the Time Warner Center or taking in a night of theater along Broadway. The Westport is conveniently located near a variety of public transit options, so you can get anywhere in the city in a flash.

Why You Would Want to Live Here
The neighborhood of Midtown West is more up and coming than the Lower East Side, and offers a heck of a lot more options in terms of shopping, dining and transportation. Midtown West, and The Westport, offer the opportunity to live and work in one neighborhood, negating the need from a long commute from home to the office. The apartments at The Westport have been designed with luxury and comfort in mind, and the location can’t be beat. The Westport boasts all the amenities a working bloke or lady would need, without going overboard, and this help keep the rents at reasonable rates.