Your Own Private Park
In New York City real estate, one of the rarest amenities is a lawn to stretch out on. That’s why a growing number of luxury buildings are adding elaborate park-like settings — think birch trees, grassy expanses and landscaped walkways — to the list of residents-only perks intended to attract buyers and renters. Call it Gramercy Park for the high-rise set. Below, a look at some of the outdoor spaces opening this spring.
Address 200 East 94th Street
Developer Related Companies
This 31-story condominium has a half-acre private park with an outdoor playground. There is also a paved outdoor terrace for lounging and sunbathing connected to the building’s three-lane indoor swimming pool.
Address 10 City Point, Brooklyn
Developer The Brodsky Organization
A 10,000-square-foot terrace on the 18th floor of this 439-unit rental in Downtown Brooklyn will have flowering trees, a central lawn framed by raised planters and a pergola with flowering vines. Designed by Weintraub Diaz Landscape Architecture, the outdoor space will also have ornamental and native grasses and a vegetable-and-herb garden.
The Grand at Sky View Parc
Address 40-26 College Point Boulevard, Queens