The Verdesian – 211 North End Avenue

The Verdesian is a luxury apartment rental building located in Battery Park City. The Verdesian sits at the northern end of Battery Park City, on a tranquil riverfront stretch of Battery Park and just a short walk from the energy of Tribeca. It also sits near the top of every list of the most desirable green apartment buildings in Manhattan. It combines building management systems with natural materials optimizing resident comfort, maximizing efficiency, enhancing indoor air quality and making the apartments at The Verdesian some of the finest green apartments for rent in Manhattan.

Units and Pricing

There are four available units at The Verdesian, ranging in size from a 700 square foot  one bedroom to a 1,200 square foot two bedroom. One bedrooms range from $3,250/month to $3,845/month (there are three available), while the two bedroom is listed at $5,695/month. The average price per square foot is $54.

Features and Amenities

Each apartment for rent at The Verdesian has central air filtration that removes 85 percent of particulates, digital thermostats, EnergyStar appliances, high-efficiency lighting fixtures, master residence light switches, highly insulated windows and a centrally filtered water system with secondary filtration at refrigerator dispensers. They are spacious and filled with natural light thanks to energy-efficient floor-to-ceiling windows, gourmet kitchens with cherry wood cabinetry and granite counters, EnergyStar refrigerators, Bosch washers and dryers, Beech floors and custom solar shades in the living rooms. The Verdesian’s amenities range from a 24-hour garage and concierge, to a well-appointed fitness center, lush green roof garden, children’s playroom, maid and valet services and bicycle storage.

Location

Battery Park City is the closet thing Manhattan has to a seaside town, and offers incredible river views and waterside living. BPC is a very enticing residential area that presents stretching vistas of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Hudson River. It also has numerous parks and gardens, and the neighborhood’s crown jewel – the 1.2 mile esplanade that runs along the Hudson River.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

Many Battery Park City apartments offer sustainable living, but The Verdesian takes it up a level – there’s a reason the building was the first high-rise structure to to be awarded Platinum LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council upon its construction in 2006. Apartments at The Verdesian have not sacrificed style for sustainability, and offer gorgeous chef’s kitchens, oversized layouts and tons of light. The amenities are also top-notch, and there’s really nothing better in terms of size and green space than a Battery Park apartment.

RiverWatch – 70 Battery Place

RiverWatch is a luxury rental apartment building located in the Battery Park neighborhood of New York City. This nine-story building on the Esplanade features a private courtyard with lush greenery. The homes at RiverWatch are spacious, comfortable and many feature amazing river views. RiverWatch is pet friendly, and features a 24 hour attended lobby, concierge, fitness center, landscaped outdoor space, a bike room, laundry and more. The building is perfect for families, as it is located in a great school district. It boasts a landscaped one acre park. The building was completed 1999 and is nine stories tall.

Units and Pricing

There is currently only one unit available at RiverWatch, a one bedroom listed at $2,850/month. Previous rentals, of which there are 203, ranged in price from $1,195/month to $5,000/month. The average price per square foot at RiverWatch is $44.

Features and Amenities

Homes at RiverWatch are spacious and sun-drenched, and feature double pane windows and renovated kitchens with dishwashers. The building boasts a gorgeous, wood paneled lobby, as well as a 24 hour attended lobby, concierge, fitness center, landscaped outdoor space, a bike room, laundry facilities on site, and a private one acre park.

Location

RiverWalk is located at 70 Battery Place between Battery Place and Third Place in the heart of Battery Park. Battery Park is a waterfront neighborhood in downtown Manhattan and boasts the most green space outside of Central Park in the city. It’s chock full of shops and eateries, but quiets down in the evenings, giving you the white picket fence experience without having to relocate to the suburbs.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

RiverWalk offers spacious apartments perfect for young families. The building is located in beautiful Battery Park in a great school district. The homes are clean and sun-drenched, with many units featuring corner windows. Homes boast parquet wood floors and updated kitchens with dishwashers, and the building offers a rooftop deck, on-site laundry and fitness center. RiverWalk offers all the amenities you need and none that you don’t, so you won’t find yourself paying an arm and a leg for lots of things you could do without.