Gateway Plaza – 375 South End Avenue

Gateway Plaza is a luxury apartment rental building located in Battery Park City. Gateway Plaza was one of the first residential development in Battery Park City, and remains an integral and vital part of Battery Park City’s unique community. A community-within-a-community within the big, green community-within-a-community that is Battery Park City, Gateway Plaza’s six towers offer renters the privacy and unhurried lifestyle NYC dwellers expect from Battery Park City, as well as a host of luxurious amenities and some of the finest apartments for rent in Battery Park City.

Units and Pricing

There are currently five available units at Gateway Plaza, ranging in size from studios to two bedrooms. The smallest apartment available isa 600 square foot studio, priced at $2,300/month. One bedrooms range in size from 750 to 1000 square feet and in price from $2,750 to $3,500/month. The two bedroom unit is 1,185 square feet and is priced at $4,175/month. The average price per square foot at Gateway Plaza is $44, a great price for Manhattan.

Features and Amenities

Apartments at Gateway Plaza range in size from studios to two bedrooms and all are spacious and boast river views. They feature hardwood floors, oversized windows, fully equipped kitchens with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and wooden cabinetry, and bathrooms decked out in marble with new soaking tubs and stainless steel fixtures. The building features a full time doorman and full service garage, as well as a fitness center with oversized swimming pool, a landscaped garden and on-site laundry.

Location

Gateway Plaza offers convenient access to major transportation including the 1, 3, 4, 5, A, C, & E subway lines. The building is located in Battery Park City, the closest thing in Manhattan to suburbia. Residents who work in the Financial District can easily walk to work, and the views of the Hudson River are unbeatable. There is plenty of space to run outdoors, play with the kids – whatever suits you.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

Gateway Plaza might not be the newest building around, but it’s got oversized apartments with great finishes and perfectly fine amenities. It holds the claim to fame of being one of the first luxury buildings built in the constructed Battery Park City, and it’s a great location for those who work in the Financial District. It’s also great for families looking to get more space and bang for their buck – the fact that Gateway Plaza is so close to so many subway lines means that commuting uptown is a cinch. When it comes to Battery Park City apartments, Gateway Plaza is a great option.

Tribeca Pointe – 41 River Terrace

Tribeca Pointe is a luxury apartment rental building located in Battery Park City. This 42-story waterfront tower has spectacular views and visibility at the northern end of Battery Park City along the Hudson River. The building offers a complimentary fitness club overlooking the water, roof deck and solarium, children’s playroom and high-speed internet access. Apartments feature fully equipped kitchens, oversized windows, marble baths, generous closets and parquet floors.

Units and Pricing

There is currently just one unit for rent at Tribeca Pointe, a one bedroom listed for $2,810. Previous rentals ranged in price from $2,300 to $4,695/month. The average price per square foot at Tribeca Point is just $44.

Features and Amenities

Apartments feature fully equipped white on white pass-through kitchens with granite countertops, oversized windows, marble baths, generous closets and decorative parquet floors. Tribeca Pointe offers a complimentary fitness club overlooking the water, roof deck and solarium, children’s playroom and high-speed internet access.

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

Tribeca Pointe doesn’t offer chef’s kitchens, incredible amenities, or anything particularly spectacular – but then again, with an average price per square foot of just $44, it’s on the lower side of Battery Park City apartments. Rentals are a great way to test the waters before you buy in a new neighborhood, and Battery Park is certainly a neighborhood to try. It’s a “city within a city” – quiet, charming, and featuring sweeping water views, apartments here are privy to some of the best outdoor activities the city has to offer.

The Solaire – 20 River Terrace

The Solaire is a luxury eco-friendly apartment building located in Battery Park. A surprisingly green and energy-efficient structure, The Solaire has a LEED Gold certification and boasts a host of ultra-modern energy-efficient features. Thanks to a host of innovative building services and green design elements, The Solaire consumes 35 percent less energy, uses 65 percent less electricity, and requires 50 percent less water than a conventional residential high rise.

Units and Pricing

There are five available units, ranging in size from a 725 square foot one bedroom to a 1,200 square foot two bedroom unit. Prices start at $3,495/month for the aforementioned one bedroom, and go up to $6,000/month for the large two bedroom. The average price per square foot at The Solaire is $58, which is surprisingly low given the sustainable features of the building.

Features and Amenities

The Solaire offers studios, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments are available, some with private terraces, feature fixtures that are as stylish as they are sustainable. The gourmet kitchen features granite countertops and slate floors, cherry wood cabinets, ultra-pure filtered water and stainless steel appliances; that the slate floors are from Vermont, the cabinets constructed with Forest Stewardship Council-certified wood and the appliances EnergyStar rated makes things that much sweeter. The floor-to-ceiling windows that provide bountiful sunlight and stunning Hudson River views are low-E and thermally insulated; the in-unit washer and dryer is energy efficient. Throughout these luxury rental units, form and function blend gracefully with ultra-efficient sustainability. Building amenities include a landscaped roof garden, fitness center, children’s playroom, bicycle storage, central water filtration system, on-site parking as well as maid, valet and concierge services.

Location

With a prime location in the heart of Battery Park City, The Solaire is situated in a quiet city-within-a-city but also just a short walk from multiple subway lines. Battery Park is the closest 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

The Solaire offers no-fee, sustainable living in New York’s only “city within a city.” Battery Park offers affordable living with lots of green space, and The Solaire takes the concept of green even further, what with consuming 35 percent less energy, using 65 percent less electricity, and requiring 50 percent less water than a conventional residential high rise. If you’re looking for sustainable living that doesn’t sacrifice on style, The Solaire is a great place to live.

22 River Terrace

22 River Terrace was built in 2001 and boasts 27 stories and 324 luxury apartments. Located in Battery Park City, 22 River Terrace occupies an unparalleled river- and park-front location, and boasts dramatic picture-window panoramas and refined amenities. 22 River Terrace offers a variety of perks, including 28 acres of the City’s most beautiful parks, more than a dozen restaurants, and a multiplex cinema screening all the latest releases. The building is perfectly situated between the Esplanade, Rockefeller Park and new Tear Drop Park, offering both the serene privacy of Battery Park City and the excitement and chic of adjacent TriBeCa.

Units and Pricing

There are currently just two units available at 22 River Terrace, both one bedroom homes with 720 square feet. They’re listed for $3,100 and $3,210/month. The average price per square foot at 22 River Terrace is $54.

Features and Amenities

The residences at 22 River Terrace boast individually controlled heating and air conditioning, custom closets and window blinds, oversized Thermoplane windows, hardwood floors, private terraces, windowed kitchens and walk-in closets. Kitchens offer granite countertops and backsplashes, ceramic tile floors, white cabinets, Whirlpool appliances and stainless steel sinks. Bathrooms feature pedestal sinks, ceramic tile floors and walls, and fixtures by Kohler. The building offers laundry, a 24-hour attended lobby, package room, valet service, a landscaped sun deck on the 18th floor, a fitness center, a vending machine room, bicycle room and more.

Location

22 River Terrace is located in the self-contained neighborhood of Battery Park City, an urban oasis with the bonus convenience of Wall Street and TriBeCa nearby. It’s 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

Battery Park City is popular with young families,as you get a lot of bang for your buck, and even more green space than you’d get uptown near Central Park. 22 River Terrace offers a bevy of amenities and gorgeous luxury apartments – the building feels more like a condominium than a rental, and so you get all the benefits of condo living without having to sign away your life savings.

Tribeca Green – 325 North End Avenue

Tribeca Green is a luxury rental apartment building located in on the crossroads of Tribeca and Battery Park City. The building sits amongst the cobble-stoned streets and former factory buildings the neighborhood, and boasts smoke-free, eco-friendly residences that range from alcove studios to three-bedrooms with libraries. Tribeca Green markets itself as New York’s most environmental rental, thanks to its LEED Gold certification. It is one of the first green residential high-rise buildings in the nation. Tribeca Green was designed for a new era of cleaner, energy-efficient luxury living by architect Robert A. M. Stern. Residences boast oversized windows to maximize the views and light the light in. Condominium-quality finishes and fixtures–including granite kitchens and marble baths–have been used throughout.

Units and Pricing

There are currently seven active rental units at Tribeca Green, ranging from $2,795 to $6,000/month in price. A one bedroom rental is listed at $3,395, while a two bedroom. 1,200 square foot unit is listed at $6k.

Features and Amenities

Apartments at Tribeca Green feature large windows with granite sills, gourmet kitchens with Energy-Star rated Kitchen Aide stainless steel appliances, Euro-style cabinetry and marble counters,  marble baths, oak parquet floors and custom closets. 1 bedroom layouts have sleek kitchen finishes with marble counters, porcelain tile floors, custom-designed Euro-style cabinetry with glass accents, Energy-Star rated Kitchen Aide stainless steel appliances, as well as, lavish marble baths, oak parquet floors, carpeted bedrooms, and ample closet space. Large three bedroom units are also available with libraries.

Amenities at Tribeca Green include  a children’s playroom, bicycle storage room, a business and internet lounge, an entertainment lounge and a health and fitness center. Services at Tribeca Green mirror those of a luxury condominium, and include a Related Personal Assistant, move-in coordination, electronic payments, in-home package delivery and more. More notable than the amenities at Tribeca Green, however, is the building’s eco-friendly philosophy and follow through. Tribeca Green is a smoke-free residence, which means higher indoor air quality. The building boasts a  host of environmentally-friendly design features, from energy-producing solar panels on the roof to high-efficiency Energy Star appliances in every apartment.

Location

Located on the cusp of Battery Park City and Tribeca, Tribeca Green sits in one of the city’s trendiest neighborhoods. It’s proximity to Battery Park City, however, lends a sense of quiet to the building. Residents live among New York’s most renowned restaurants, including Bouley, Nobu and The Odeon, and they can work off their caloric intake by biking, running or rollerblading for miles along the riverfront esplanade that runs down the perimeter of Battery Park City.  Just steps from Tribeca Green, you’ll find  art galleries, cinemas, ball fields, sushi bars, grocery stores, parks, schools, subways, maybe even your office.

Why You’d Want to Live Here

Tribeca is, as mentioned above, one of the trendiest locations in all of Manhattan. It’s also one of the most expensive. The old world charm of the neighborhood, which is flooded with old factory buildings that boast incredible architectural features such as large arched windows and historical tin ceilings, is apparent at every turn, and while Tribeca Green places a foot firmly in the future with its modern and luxurious apartments, the neighborhood itself offers the feeling that you’ve stepped back in time just the tiniest bit. Those looking for a sustainable residence will be satisfied with Tribeca Green’s environmental efforts and its LEED Gold certification, but even those who aren’t all about saving the planet will appreciate the cleaner air, and of course the laundry list of amenities the building has to offer.