Glenwood Properties: Upper West Side
Upper West Side Neighborhood
The Upper West side attracts a mix of couples, families and successful artists looking to enjoy a lifestyle that caters to their needs. Access to schools, including higher education, culture, dining and outdoor activities at Center Park make the Upper West Side a much sought after address in New York. Many celebrities and other cultural influencers call the Upper West Side home.
Briar Hill 600 & 630 West 246 Street
Combining surburban pleasure with urban living, Briar Hill is only 20 minutes from Manhattan, making it prime NYC real estate. This beautiful, four-acre country setting includes a huge outdoor swimming pool, bar, tennis courts, children's playground and fitness center. Many of the spacious, airy one, two and three-bedroom apartments offer lovely views of The Hudson River or bustling New York City.
Grand Tier 1930 Broadway
Overlooking Lincoln Center on one side and Central Park on the other, The Grand Tier lives up to its regal name. The elegant lobby and vestibules feature a rare French tapestry, vaulted ceilings and travertine marble floors. Each one, two or three-bedroom apartment welcomes you with their exquisitely-crafted, custom-framed door, surrounded by elegant hallways lit by alabaster fixtures.
The Regent 45 West 60 Street
Located near Lincoln Center, The Time Warner Center and Columbus Avenue, This highly sought-after real estate in New York City offers luxury sophistication, both inside and out. With a fully-equipped fitness center, landscaped and relaxing rooftop terrace and custom-designed children's playroom, this location has something for everyone.
Upper West Side Neighborhood Highlights
Living near Central Park affords resident the opportunity to get back to nature in the city’s largest park. Any given day will see people on bikes, roller blades, skateboards, cross country skis…even unicycles! Bring a blanket and a good book for some relaxation on the great lawns or discover the uniquely Central Park experience of rowing a boat in the center of one world’s largest cities.
Fifty years ago, Lincoln Center was a bold experiment, a collection of the world's premier performing arts institutions together in one extraordinary place. Born over time, Lincoln Center’s programs will continue to evolve for generations to come. Come see how this cultural destination, located in the heart of New York City, choreographs history one act at a time.
American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History is across the street from Central Park and houses artwork, dinosaur bones, research laboratories, and libraries. With a wealth of historical specimens worthy of display, only a small fraction can be featured from day to day. Thus, their exhibitions change continuously, creating a new experience every time.
This legendary theater was built to show films and vaudeville acts, and it produces everything from the Tony Awards, to Conan O’Brien’s “Late Night” specials, to the Allman Brothers Band. There’s not a bad seat in the house, and the architecture itself, complete with murals, gold leaf and Grecian highlights, proves as impressive as the acts onstage.
Located on the edge of Central Park, Belvedere Castle boasts one of the most fantastic views of the Park’s Great Lawn. The sophisticated technology which crowns this Victorian manse measures the temperature in the Park, broadcast on TV and radio stations worldwide.
Upper West Side Buildings
Upper West Side Guides
When you speak of Hell?s Kitchen and the far west side of Manhattan, the stories that come to mind are of longshoremen, the notorious Westies and dark deserted urban streets, but now, thanks to a the 7 Subway Line extension, a massive project under
At 1930 Broadway and 64th Street lies a gem of a building that provides renters craving condo-style luxuries with everything. Step into the lobby, decked out with vaulted ceilings, marble floors & rare artworks.
Casa Nonna, a new 8,000-square-foot restaurant, from the BLT chain has opened in the base of Emerald Green, the Glenwood-developed building Axelrod moved into. The developers are creating the neighborhood.
Much of the riverfront of the Upper West Side was a shipping, transportation, and manufacturing corridor. The Hudson River Railroad line right-of-way was granted in the late 1830s to connect New York City to Albany, and soon ran along the riverbank.
The newly remade Alice Tully Hall is a spectacular success, both inside--the reverberant new sound; the huge pretty cafe--and out, with its sunken plaza and people-watching "prow".
The mall, New York City style: spectacular views, fabulous shopping, and a food court featuring two of the best restaurants in the world.
The crown jewel of the Upper West Side--and one of New York City's great cultural treasures--turned 50 this year. And, thanks to a huge new renovation and redesign, the entire complex has never so shined so brightly.