The atmospheric East Village welcomes a brand new development into the neighborhood, namely The Jefferson, located at 211 East 13th Street between Second Avenue and Third Avenue. The Jefferson will officially launch sales next week! This newly constructed eight-story tall luxury condominium boasts 83 units while holding 21st century panache from its unique exterior and interior architecture. Developed by SK Development, CB Developers, and Ironstate Development, The Jefferson, totaling 115,000 sq. ft, will be a mix use of residential and retail space. Along 14 Street, 4,500 sq. ft. of ground-floor space will be allocated for retail use. The Jefferson speaks downtown chic in a new way with its distinctively new and modern interior and exterior built from the ground up by BKSK Architects.
The look and feel of the contemporary residencies will feature stained oak floors throughout, 9 ft. 2 in. high ceilings, over-sized windows allowing in a plethora of natural light, washer/dryer combos for each unit, smart home-ready electronic blinds, storage, and private outdoor space in select homes. It is anticipated to have 421A tax abatement and pied-a-terre is allowed. Amenities at the Jefferson will include a 24-hr attended lobby with doorman, concierge service, a bike room, fitness room, a lounge with business center, billiards room, roof garden, and private cabanas available for purchase.
The Jefferson highlights an oversized glass entrance exuding a modern and ultra-soothing exterior which welcomes residents into the building. There is a 24 hr attended lobby with security and access to concierge service for that quintessential New York City downtown luxury lifestyle you’ve always imagined.
Kitchens feature custom Eggersmann natural oak cabinetry, custom natural oak paneled ceilings with recessed lighting, Glacier White Corian countertops with integral sink, tiled backsplash, stainless steel fixtures, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf gas range, Wolf microwave oven, Broan ventilated hood, and Bosch dishwasher. Most units also include a Sub-Zero wine refrigerator.
The lounge and business center is a perfect place for meetings, conferences, or informal gatherings. There is a large decorative fireplace, a pool table with a club-like atmosphere, and an adjoining business center with a conference table.
The master baths feature honed Basaltina stone tile, Moda Siena silver rectangle travertine mosaic accent. The secondary baths feature Lucca flannel grey rift limestone tile, and savoy stacked ceramic mosaic tile. Features include Lefroy Brooks fixtures, oversized soaking tubs, and custom glass showers.
The full roof garden with BBQ and party facilities is available for exclusive residents use. The Jefferson’s roof garden offers a beautiful view of Manhattan in all directions, including the East River bridges and Brooklyn. It is a perfect place to entertain with family and friends or soak in sun. Fully equipped with café tables and chairs, a modernist arbor/gazebo, trees, barbecue and bar, outdoor shower, and private cabanas available for purchase.
Set to obtain LEED Gold Certification upon completion of the project, expect energy-efficient residencies all around with the use of sustainable materials throughout to complete the modern lifestyle at The Jefferson. The East Village which spans from the East River to Broadway, between Houston & 14th Street, celebrates New York City’s punk-rock origins. Originally erected as New York’s first Vaudeville Theater in 1912, now the site of the Jefferson, 211 East 13 Street, is set alongside the East Village’s historic neighborhood which still carries that reminiscent old-school New York City vibe from its neighboring 19th and 20th century buildings.
Today, the Jefferson is conveniently located within a trendsetting neighborhood close to Union Square and NYU is filled with a wide range of diverse restaurants and retail shops such as: Momofuku, Gotham Bar & Grill, Union Square Café, Esperanto, Gnocco, Mercury Lounge, The Orpheum Theatre, Whole Foods, Kiehl’s, JCrew, Free People Clothing Boutique, Diesel, and much more. Additionally, train stations are just a short walking distance nearby. The property will be a selection of studio, one, two, and three bedroom luxury apartments for sale.Sales are expected to start next week with occupancy to begin in the first quarter of 2014. The property will be a selection of studio, one, two, and three bedroom luxury apartments for sale.
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The high-end luxury sector of the real estate market is soaring greater than ever with sales topping previous year’s expectations. With a lack of inventory on the market and a general rise in sale prices throughout the city, make sure you lock in a great price on an exclusive Jefferson condominium. Hurry quickly because this property won’t stay on the market long. Residing in the East Village, this luxury condominium makes a great investment property. The Jefferson is few in its kind within East Village due to its unique brownstone facade which has all the modern luxury amenities of a new development. This beautifully stylish luxury condominium will be a desirable downtown home for anyone looking to live in the East Village.
Today, convenience factors play into our everyday lives more seamlessly than ever before. For many New Yorkers, the modern day man and woman spends a bulk of their time at work. So, when there is some time to relax, the kitchen can be one of the central places utilized at home for entertaining with friends or simply preparing a nice meal for a lazy-day in.
Luxury living has never been more refined with the vast amounts of modern appliances that readily make our lives more functional and convenient. Let’s take a look at the top modern kitchen appliances you can add to your home today for that quintessential modern New York City lifestyle.
Nespresso Maestria Crema ($549.00)
Are you passionate about espresso? How about starting your day with the perfect pour? This neat machine known as Nespresso Maestria Crema perfects your everyday morning coffee routine by allowing you to prepare milk froth like a skilled barista. Soon, you’ll be making cappuccinos and lattes like a pro with this fluid system made of 19 bars pumps which features an improved steam pipe. Its sleek exterior vintage design sets this machine apart from similar ones in the market. Easy insert and ejection of coffee capsules simplify the process even more with the ability to hold 10-14 used capsules. Preheating the machine is as fast as 25 seconds so you won’t have to wait long before you can enjoy your espresso.
Founded in Switzerland 23 years ago, Nespresso aims to “create the perfect cup of Espresso coffee with exquisite crema, tantalizing aroma and full-bodied taste – just like skilled baristas”. Today, the brand is a worldwide pioneer with stores which can be found across lower Manhattan in Soho, or Midtown, and the Upper East Side.
Samsung T900 Smart Fridge (Without touchscreen, average cost is around $4000. New model unveiled at CES 2013. Currently unavailable for sale to public.)
Bertazzoni Master Series 48 6-Burner Electric Double Oven (Starting price on the web: $6619.00)
Made from excellent Italian craftsmanship, you can expect a high quality built product for individuals who enjoy cooking without the more expensive price tag of brands like Viking. Whether you live in a small or large home, Bertazzoni is an ideal choice for any contemporary kitchen. These clever and high-performance cooktops are designed for the new energy-conscious age with excellent fuel. This large range has a cooktop with six gas burners, a dual-ring power burner, high-efficiency burner with separate controlled flames, and a stainless-steel electric griddle. The main electric oven has everything from convection, baking, roasting to warming, to telescopic glide shelves. Products and packaging are 99% recyclable.
"Wood, stainless steel, and a breathtaking view over Manhattan," as described on the company's website.
Gaggenau 200 Series Oven is defined by the compact LCD control module with simple access to menus, clock, and timer.
Gaggenau Vario cooktop 400 series includes the combination of induction cooktops, Teppan Yaki and table ventilation.
Gaggenau is a German brand which delivers high end quality professional-grade appliances for the kitchen through 300 years of experience by blending tradition with innovation in design. Gaggenau is a leader of its class due to their uncompromising nature of developing new technologies as part of the Gaggenau tradition. Popular innovations include built-in ovens, electric ovens, pyroltic self-cleaning, the Combi-steam oven for the home chef and the full surface induction cooktop. Their mission is to have the best technical appliances out there with the most aesthetic appeal.Poggenpohl Kitchen (Around $85,000-$200,000)
+ARTESIO by Poggenpohl unites form with function to create a seamlessly cohesive livable space.
P'7340 Porsche Design from Poggenpohl integrates luxury design into the kitchen derived from the most innovative and high quality materials.
Poggenpohl Kitchens display exceptionally well-executed innovative design with their thin worktops, handle-less surfaces, and refined style. Poggenpohl appliances fight wear and tear with its custom manufacturing process which combines traditional craftsmanship from the 1930’s through their ten-layer polished lacquer technique which gives its long-lasting finish with the precision of modern technology. You can be ensured that Poggenpohl furniture exemplifies the highest standard craftsmanship with proven durability. Drawer boxes are known for their ability to carry heavy weight while unique hidden runners are used for a smoother movement designed to last a lifetime. Residencies such as The Cammeyer, located at 650 Sixth Ave, are just one of many New York City luxury apartments which feature Poggenpohl design.We love modern design and innovative thinking as much as the next person. New York Design Week is being held from May 10 - May 21, 2013. Celebrate this citywide design celebration on all levels of talented design (industrial, furniture, fashion, graphic, film, etc). Check out local exhibitions, shows, and events going on in your community today. For more information, head to http://nycxdesign.com/.
Think spacious, open concept, plenty of natural lighting, and decked out to the nines in their own unique styles in the utmost relaxing atmosphere. Downtown is a destination for celebrity sightings. Soho is a particular contender for expensive real estate that will give you a run for your money. Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos listed their penthouse located on 76 Crosby Street for a grand $24.5 million.
Crosby Street, which other celebrities are you hiding in here? Let’s recall 30 Crosby Street, which originally belonged to Lenny Kravitz from 2000 to 2002. His penthouse renovation sold to Alicia Keys in 2002 for $17 Million. Today, this penthouse’s list price has reduced from $17.95 million to $15 million! WOWZA, our eyes are immediately drawn to the beautiful design finishes throughout this penthouse. Rock star lifestyle certified, how a-m-a-z-i-n-g is the interior? Take a look for yourself:
Say goodbye to ordinary because this renovation is fit for a creator’s dream.
Let’s head further downtown towards the Financial District. Russell Simmon’s duplex penthouse has returned to the market since October for the same asking price of $11 million. Spiral staircases like these are few in the city. Will this be a good selling point or not? Well, it all depends on getting that “one buyer” who will love it.
More importantly, will this penthouse located at 114 Liberty Street sell soon enough? We’ll be keeping our eyes and ears pinned on this one just as much as you are because we will have to wait and see.
It’s a system of beliefs which depict how the positioning of objects and furniture determine the flow of energy (aka chi), and positive or negative impacts (aka ying and yang), on your living space.So to start off this New Year on a positive foot, let’s go over some basic Feng Shui Do’s & Don’ts that you can utilize in your home!
1) De-clutter & Organize
Some people say Feng Shui begins with one general golden rule which is de-cluttering your space! Positive energy or chi can only be promoted through a clean environment. This will help lower the stress and tension in your life by creating a harmonious living environment for your home.
If you try out these tips, let us know how it goes. A little luck never hurt anyone!