New York Family :

On the Rise

October 30, 2014Read Full Article

Before the 2008 recession, real estate developers had seized on an opportunity in the growing number of families choosing to raise their children in New York, and began to flood the market with new residential buildings boasting family-minded amenities. Now that the economy is on the upswing, more families are once again settling down in the NYC metro area, and developers have responded with another influx of exciting new buildings. This roundup features many of these new developments, along with some classic family properties. We hope this list of buildings will help home-hunting families in their quest for the perfect new pad.


210 West 77The Upper West Side’s 210 West 77 is an 18-story condominium building with 25 luxury residences, designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen and inspired by natural materials and Danish modernism. The new building is situated near Central Park and family destinations including the American Museum of Natural History and Riverside Park. Apartments range in size from 2,058-square-foot three-bedrooms to a 5,973-square-foot duplex penthouse with outdoor space. Every residence will be privately accessible by an elevator that opens directly into the residence. “Two-Ten West 77 presented a unique opportunity to innovate architecturally while respecting of the character and beauty of the Upper West Side historic district,” says Miki Naftali, founder, chairman, and CEO of the Naftali Group. Prices for the apartments range from $4.85-21 million.