Vertical Living Meets Nature: 5 Condos Near Iconic NYC Parks

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What we all know as a concrete jungle, is not all gravel and asphalt. There are many flourishing green parks planted throughout New York City including the world-renowned Central Park and historic Washington Square Park. Having a park near your doorstep is always a good thing, so we scoped out the latest luxury condominiums near these iconic parks for your next move.

200 East 21st Street

Image via Alfa Development

A priceless Gramercy provenance stands tall at 200 East 21st Street, just moments from Madison Square Park and Gramercy Park. Designed by BKSK Architects with interiors by Alexandra Champalimaud, 200E21 is the latest addition of Alfa Development’s Green Collection of Sustainable Properties. Featuring a variety of impressive eco-friendly solutions such as solar powered domestic water production system, rainwater collection system, and a lifetime’s supply of energy saving LED bulbs for residents, this eco-warrior building is taking steps toward a green future.

25 Park Row

Photo credit: DBOX


Showcasing CookFox Architect’s contemporary interpretation of Art Deco Style, 25 Park Row is a transcendent living experience. The new 50-story condominium building guarantees views of City Hall Park from every room, as well as the city’s architectural treasures, like the Woolworth Building. The biophilic design incorporates natural materials and natural light to bring the outdoor space of the park into the home, contributing to a sense of health and wellness, not to mention the loggias, which offer privacy, shade and spectacular views.


250 West 81st Street

Rendering by Williams New York, Design by Robert A.M. Stern Architects

This new Upper West Side ultra-luxury condominium residences by Robert A.M. Stern Architects gives its residents immediate access to two of the city’s most iconic parks: Central Park and Riverside Park along the Hudson River. The iconic and stately design is inspired by the architectural heritage of pre-war buildings and provides more than 6,000 square feet of lifestyle and wellness amenities, with rich and deluxe interiors.


27 East 79th Street

Rendering courtesy of Meridian Capital Group

On the expanse of 79th street between Madison and Fifth Avenue sits a rare addition to a storied streetscape: 27 east 79th Street. The elegant 15-story building developed my Adellco is the first condominium to grace the notable block, which overlooks Cook Block, a row of magnificent nineteenth and early twentieth century residences. The best part is you are just steps away from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim, and Central Park.


The Woolworth Tower

Credit: Williams New York

Built-in 1913 and celebrated as the tallest building in the world at that time, The Woolworth Building rises above City Hall Park. This National Historic landmark has inspired countless artists, dreamers, and everyday New Yorkers, and today under the architectural and aesthetic hand of Thierry W Despont, the top thirty floors are being reimagined into thirty-three luxury condominium residences, crowned by a five-story Pinnacle Penthouse, commanding views of parks, landmarks and the iconic New York City skyline.

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