The Anthem- 222 East 34th Street

The Anthem is a luxury apartment building located on 34th Street in Murray Hill. Designed by┬áCostas Kondylis, who is responsible for the design of many new luxury rental buildings in Manhattan over the past decade, The Anthem is boasts good looks and a host of upscale features and amenities. The Anthem’s spacious modern lobby giving way to luxurious apartments ranging from cozy studios to sprawling three-bedroom residences, with many homes featuring in-unit washer/dryer, private terraces, corner windows and wood-burning fireplaces.

Units and Pricing

There are a staggering twenty apartments available for rent at The Anthem, ranging in size from studios to two bedrooms. Studios start at $2,550/month, while one bedrooms range in price from $3,050/month and go up to $3,685/month. Two bedrooms are priced at $4,350/month. The average price per square foot is $57, which is quite high for the neighborhood and how far east The Anthem is located.

Features and Amenities

All of apartments for rent at The Anthem feature luminous light maple floors, spacious custom walk-in closets, marble baths and gourmet kitchens fitted with Absolute Black granite countertops and state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances. Oversized windows in every unit ensure plenty of natural light, too.

Thanks to 24-hour white glove doorman and porter service, on-site parking and complimentary breakfast for residents, The Anthem has the feel of a luxury hotel in many regards. Even New York City’s top hotels can’t match the convenience of The Anthem’s on-site Abigail Michaels Concierge service, and The Anthem’s 8,000-square-foot fitness center is similarly deluxe, offering a state-of-the-art exercise theater and circuit training and Yoga studio, as well as such unexpected extras as personal training and fitness classes and locker rooms equipped with showers and saunas. The residents lounge features a fireplace, large-screen TV, coffee bar and billiards table. The green rooftop garden is a lushly landscaped masterpiece that functions as a private park for residents, albeit one with stellar city views. All in all, The Anthem offers an all-inclusive luxury living experience without match in its neighborhood.


The Anthem’s conveniences extend to Murray Hill itself, which offers everything a New Yorker could want within a short walk a diverse array of restaurants, nightlife and retail are all just outside the door. The Anthem is also near a host of mass transit options, it’s a short walk to the subway at the 33rd Street stop on the 6, while Metro-North service, the 4 and 5 express trains and 7 train are a short walk north at Grand Central.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

The Anthem offers convenience and luxury at every turn – the building isn’t brand new, and the price per square foot is a bit high given the neighborhood, but what it lacks in prestige, the building makes up for in proximity to Midtown. This is the perfect building for those who work in Midtown Manhattan and want a short commute without having to actually live in the same neighborhood as the one in which they work. The Anthem’s Murray Hill location is great for young professionals, who enjoy the loud and crazy nightlife and the bevy of restaurants and small boutiques.