Glenwood Properties: Upper East Side

Upper East Side Neighborhood

There's no place quite as versatile as the Upper East Side of Manhattan Whether you're looking for four-star restaurants or exclusive boutiques, they're right outside your front door. This unique neighborhood is an extraordinary mixture of urban convenience with a definite small-town feel...where you'll instantly sense you're right at home the moment you step outside. It's hard to believe all this is available in a Manhattan Upper East Side apartment rental.

The convenience of getting from point "A" to point "B' is exemplified with crosstown and express buses readily available, as well as access to FDR Drive approximately one block away, providing quick access to all points north and south of the city, making this Manhattan upper East Side apartment rental the perfect location.     

Upper East Side Buildings

Upper East Side Manhattan Real Estate

The Cambridge 500 East 85 Street

One, two and three bedroom apartments all feature flowing layouts with spacious, light-filled rooms and tall 9-foot ceilings. Apartments are designed with oak parquet flooring and marble baths. The Cambridge is located in an exciting area of the Upper East Side with a wide variety of bars, restaurants and live entertainment. These units are unsurpassed in apartments for rent in New York City.

The Caldwell 1520 York Avenue

A warm greeting home by a friendly staff sets the tone for living at The Caldwell. No one knows why this building has attracted such a long tradition of great doormen, but it has, and they make it home for everyone. Located in a prime area of Manhattan for culture and recreation, the Caldwell is elegant, but not overstated. It was built to provide the value of living in an owner-and-managed property that was built to high standards, with a long view of the future. All one and two bedroom Manhattan Upper East Side apartment rentals in The Caldwell offer generous floor plans and large rooms to accommodate gracious living.

The Fairmont 300 East 75 Street

An exceptional choice if you're looking for the dynamic energy unique to the Upper East Side. On 2nd Avenue, with a choice of the world's cuisine within a five-minute walk in any direction, you're always covered for whatever food you're craving. And after that sumptuous meal, you can enjoy a lovely walk through nearby Central Park, or enjoy fast access to Grand Central Terminal for a fast and easy commute to anywhere you need to be. On foul-weather days, stay inside and enjoy the fitness center and the children's playroom, which are sure to be a huge hit with the littlest residents.

The Lucerne 350 East 79 Street

This distinguished Upper East Side Manhattan real estate oozes elegance. It's evident from the moment you walk through the entry. Framed limestone piers and wrought-iron fences lead to your front door, opened by a 24-hour doorman, who welcomes you into the stunning 2-story lobby. With family-sized homes of up to 3 and 4-bedrooms and duplexes-a rarity in Manhattan-this residence has it all. The landscaped rooftop sun decks, recreation lounge with landscaped terrace and fully equipped kitchen facilities (for private parties) plus custom-designed children's playroom are just a few of many distinguished amenities at this address. Private 7,000 square foot swim and fitness club with 55-foot lap swimming pool add to an already impressive list of features in this Manhattan Upper East Side apartment rental.

The Marlowe 145 East 81 Street

Manhattan's first rental property built with condominium-quality touches. Each floor has only four spacious apartments, opening up to a common, exclusive foyer. Dramatic layouts include sunken living rooms, large and airy spaces that feature 9-foot ceilings. This location is incredible...from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to Central Park being only a few blocks away. Great restaurants, including several top vegetarian spots round out an ideal residence.

The Pavilion 500 East 77 Street

This historic building has been home to some New Yorkers for almost five decades, inaugurating perhaps the largest and most impressive luxury high-rise apartment of its day. It has transformed York Avenue into one of the most sought-after addresses in upper East Side Manhattan real estate. With its huge apartments and great family-oriented neighborhood, the Pavilion has the distinction of having tenants that have upgraded to larger units within the building to accommodate their growing families, ensuring they'd maintain the same high-quality standards they've come to expect in their living environment.  

The Somerset 1365 York Avenue

Luxurious, comfortable and well-designed floor plans for one, two and three-bedroom apartments await you in this elegant building. Many apartments offer balconies and parquet wood floors, as well as marble baths. Located in a beautiful neighborhood, featuring Nino's Restaurant, La Crosta and David Copperfield's, to name a few. Relieve the stress of the day in our on-site fitness center, or relax on the roof sundeck and take in the fabulous view.

The Stratford 1385 York Avenue

Imagine having your own "Beach House" with an incredible view of New York City. The Stratford has a large roof-top pool and lounge, a sunroom, saunas and even a pool for the kiddies. Envision the cool sounds of splashing water as the sun warms your face, while you take in the spectacular skyline laid out before you.  

Upper East Side Guides

The Central Park Conservatory Garden

Located from 104th to 106th Streets, The Central Park Conservatory Garden is divided into three distinct styles - French, Italian and English. This six-acre formal garden is one of the best-kept secrets to locals in Upper East Side Manhattan. The Italian garden has served as a backdrop for hundreds of wedding photography sessions.

Central Park

Whether you're into playing ball (Central Park has 26 ball fields) to bike riding (6.1 miles of drives) to bird-watching (it's a sanctuary, especially for migrating birds), there's something for everyone in New York's Central Park. There's always a cultural event or family activity to fill a lovely New York afternoon. 2010. All rights reserved.

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Upper East Side Guides

The Central Park Conservatory Garden

Perhaps the most lovely of all New York City gardens are right off bustling Fifth Avenue, offering a hidden oasis that the crowds have never quite discovered.

Central Park

There are a million things to see and do in Central Park, New York City's great green treasure.