Want to rent an apartment on the Upper East Side with the benefit of having a swimming pool for exercise or fun? Mostly built in the ’70s and ’80s, these residential building offer modern conveniences and are all high rises. Here are the top five rental buildings that are ready just for tenants with aquatic tendencies.
#1 – 265 East 66th Street
This modern-looking, curved tower of black glass offers panoramic views of Central Park and the Midtown skyline from its 300 units on 47 stories. Floor to ceiling glass windows throughout, curved corner living rooms, parquet floors, modern stainless steel & granite kitchens, as well as marble baths are included in the homes in this building. Residents may take advantage of the top floor health club and sky lit pool.
Apartments range from just under $4,000/month for a studio to $47,000/month for 5 bedrooms.
#2 – 351 East 84th Street
Adams Tower, built in the 1970s, hosts 181 apartments in its 32 stories with exquisite views, mostly east-facing. Located between First and Second, the building offers three floor plans with either one or two bedrooms each. Amenities include swimming pool, gym, laundry in building, concierge, doorman, and garage.
Apartments rent for just under $4,000 to $8,000 depending on number of beds and baths.
#3 – 200 East 94th Street
Known as Carnegie Park, this post war high rise was built in 1986 and is in the center of Carnegie Hill between Second and Third Avenues. The uniquely designed tower of this building appears as a triangle with rounded corners, with a well-apportioned rooftop that boasts a landscaped sundeck, children’s playground, indoor heated pool, and fitness center. Residences offer granite and marble countertops and parquet hardwood floors.
Rentals Units range from approximately $3,000 for a studio up to $11,000+ for four bedrooms.
#4 – 201 East 87th Street
Claridge House, built in 1978, is located on the corner of Third Avenue and 87th Street. It sits as one of the largest buildings in the neighborhood with 31 floors and over 400 units. Most apartments include hardwood floors and generous windows producing lots of light. The roof deck pool is attached to a sun deck, while other amenities include doormen, valet, garage, laundry, and bicycle room.
Apartments range in rent from under $3,000 for a studio to $8,000 for 3 bedrooms.
#5 – 225 East 95th Street
This huge Yorkville complex of three buildings, called Normandie Court, was built in 1987 and boasts 35 stories with 1477 rental units. With a full staff of doormen and concierge, high speed elevators, and a two-story penthouse health club with glass-enclosed pool, sauna, steam room, massage room, and two outdoor sun decks. Residences include parquet floors, ceramic tile baths, pass through kitchens, and Euro-style cabinets.
Apartments range from $2,250 for studios to over $5,000 for three bedrooms.