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CityRealty's Top 10 Lists

New York City apartment buildings offer the best of everything: views, style, amenities, services, space, location, prestige...

CityRealty's residential architecture expert, Carter B. Horsley, has reviewed and compiled definitive Top 10 lists for every aspect of New York City apartment living and architecture. If you're looking for the right New York City apartment building with the best of something special you want in a home, or you just need to know who has the most spectacular rooftop decks in the city or the most incredible gargoyles, the CityRealty Top 10 lists let you know where it's at.

Top 10 Rental Buildings in Downtown Brooklyn

Over the past decade, Downtown Brooklyn has truly emerged as a distinct business hub. Since the 2004 rezoning of the neighborhood, more than two-dozen new residential projects have risen on every corner, many of which offer lavish amenity packages, picturesque skyline views and, of course, convenient transit access to Manhattan and beyond. 

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Top 10 Buildings with the Best Pet Amenities

New Yorkers are a discerning people but so are their pets. Sometimes it isn't enough that your condo comes with a fitness center, a skylit pool and an outdoor bar --Buttons will need access to luxurious amenities too! Luckily, developers finally got the memo and started standardizing pet-friendly buildings with 5-star treatments and pet services --and out of those, we found the top 10, Buttons-approved, rentals. 

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Top 10 Rental Buildings with the Best Health & Wellness Amenities

As the wellness trend spreads from hotels to new residential developments, developers are instituting more competitive health and wellness amenities that go beyond the standard elliptical machines and weights. And although these features were typically found in pricey condo buildings, you can now expect NYC's top rentals to offer fitness classes and amenities like juice bars, indoor pools, Turkish baths (hammam), basketball courts, and more – for a price. Wellness also extends to the buildings themselves - many are LEED-certified and feature zen-like green spaces. Check out our list below for newly-built (2015-2017) NYC rentals tailored to promote health and wellness.

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Top 10 Full-Amenities Buildings

Judge the condo, not by its architectural design, but by how well it treats its residents! Luckily, you don't have to settle for just one of the above. Here's our top 10 New York rentals with full amenities (and some awesome extras!). 

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Top 10 Buildings With Best Gyms

Long gone are the days where the inside, outshines the outside. These high-rises may look unaffordable from the outside, but they hold within them untold luxuries specifically aimed to attract those who, oddly enough, would be hard-pressed to spend their days indoors. Here ye, here ye, all you gymrats and aspiring athletes for New York's finest rentals, 'sporting' their swankiest pools and the city's best gyms!

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Top 10 Newest Rental Buildings

There is something developers and residents have in common: They want their condos to be newer and better, swankier and with more technologically-advanced amenities. Here's a list of New York's newest rentals, along with their impressive, cutting-edge features. 

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