09.20.18

Our Favorite Upper West Side Novels

The atmosphere of the Upper West Side has been a breeding ground for great works of fiction since the early days of the city. Writers want to sink their teeth into its elegance and history, and their books both capture and enhance the mythology of the neighborhood.

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06.04.18

Prewar, With a Twist

Prewar buildings have long had cachet in New York, but with decades of wear and tear, apartment layouts that have been cut up over time, and systems that are often outdated, living in them doesn’t always stand up to the romanticized ideal.

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07.12.16

Summer Fun in Riverside Park

For New Yorkers, summer often means an extended exodus to the beach. Sticking around in the city may sometimes require a little extra motivation, but committing to a staycation in the luxury Upper West Side apartments at The Chatsworth is easy.

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06.08.16

Summer at the Lincoln Center

Living in The Chatsworth’s luxury Upper West Side apartments has ample advantages: modern amenities in a New York City landmark that features Beaux Art architecture with expansive floor plans and renovated interiors. But few New York City apartments can boast these benefits along with the added perk of proximity to one of the city’s premier cultural institutions: Lincoln Center, a nexus of world-class performances between Broadway and Columbus Avenue and just a short walk from the Chatsworth. Whether you’re looking for a black-tie gala or an outdoor festival, Lincoln Center will likely be hosting it this calendar year. Here are just a few of the happenings taking place there this spring and summer.

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05.05.16

The Complete Package

The Chatsworth, a landmarked 1904 Beaux-Arts mansion, fulfills the dream of living in an earlier, more elegant era while enjoying 21st-century amenities. Add to that its proximity to arts, culture, and recreation, and The Chatsworth presents a complete package when it comes to luxury living on the Upper West Side.

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02.11.16

Top Spots for a Romantic Meal Near The Chatsworth

A romantic evening out just may be the perfect finish for a long day. There’s no need to travel far from one’s luxury residence at The Chatsworth for the ideal evening repast—several establishments nearby serve up the ideal blend of intimacy and atmosphere, delicious dinner fare, and timeless cocktails.

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01.14.16

Simply Remarkable: New York’s Historic Upper West Side

To live in New York City is to be surrounded by living, breathing history. The city is home to more than 33,000 designated landmarks, standalone structures that the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission has awarded landmark status because they’re of “special historic, cultural or aesthetic value to the city of New York, state or the nation.”

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12.28.15

New Beaux

Those familiar with pre-war architecture use the term “Beaux Arts” liberally, but what features exactly does this category of architecture encompass, and from where does the style originate? Architecture experts attribute the traditional Beaux-Arts style to Les Beaux Arts, the French-inspired Fine Arts movement. During the 19th and 20th centuries, several renowned Beaux-Arts architects studied at the associated Écoles des Beaux-Arts in France before unleashing their talents on Europe. The Beaux-Arts architectural style celebrated features often present in classical Greek and Roman architecture such as ornate detailing, impressive columns, stately archways, and expert masonry. Today, the Beaux-Arts form is experiencing an exciting revival, particularly in new luxury residential buildings of major metropolitan areas.

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10.20.15

The Lure of Limestone

While exploring the Upper West Side, alert observers and architecture fans alike may well notice how often the neighborhood’s famous brownstones are punctuated by bases of pale, smooth limestone. Occasionally entire buildings, particularly in the neo-Georgian and Beaux Arts styles, shine alongside their darker, more rough-hewn neighbors. Builders and architects working in the Beaux Arts style in particular favored limestone not only for its beauty but because it is easily cut, quite durable, and ideally suited for the decorative motifs that characterized the era. Relatively rare limestone residences are among the most sought-after luxury apartments for sale on the Upper West Side.

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09.11.15

Fall Happenings at the American Museum of Natural History

The Upper West Side’s American Museum of Natural History, the chief cultural destination for New York City’s scientifically curious minds, also richly rewards those who love art, design, and curiosities. You won’t find paintings and sculptures here, but you will find some of nature’s most dazzling specimens of minerals and gemstones, iridescent butterfly wings, and awe-inspiring creatures.

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09.01.15

Spring/Summer 2016 Performances at the Metropolitan Opera: Book Your Seat Early

When The Chatsworth is home, it can be tempting to stay in your Upper West Side apartment and just relish your luxurious surrounds. But that would require you to neglect the fact that one of the world’s premier opera houses is less than ten minutes from your door. The Metropolitan Opera House, a perennially popular haunt for culture buffs, is accommodating to opera newcomers, too.

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08.10.15

NYC Ballet

With high summer upon us, dance aficionados are looking forward to the upcoming performance year at the New York City Ballet, where tickets for the 2015-16 season go on sale August 2.

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07.30.15

Finding Orchestral Flight at the New York Philharmonic

Residents of the Upper West Side’s Chatsworth are steeped in tradition both visually and culturally: in addition to the architectural gems that populate the neighborhood, the condos are a stone’s throw from New York’s musical heart, Lincoln Center. Making its home at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall, The New York Philharmonic is oldest among the “Big Five” American orchestras.

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07.06.15

New York Historical Society: Summer and Fall Events and Exhibitions

Founded in 1804, the New York Historical Society was New York City’s very first museum. Over the past two centuries since its founding, the NYHS has worked to make the history of New York City accessible to everyone. Each year, the Society features an array of exhibitions, public classes, and programs and sponsors various research projects, all designed to connect the past with the present. Here are a few highlights from the coming season’s programming, which features topics to intrigue visitors of all ages:

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06.24.15

New York Post

The Chatsworth’s stunning “new classic” look can be attributed to interior designer Andrew Sheinman, founder of the Pembrooke & Ives design firm.

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06.15.15

Summer on the Hudson 2015

Residents of The Chatsworth are perfectly positioned to take advantage of outdoor fun this summer thanks to their condos’ close proximity to the Hudson River. City parks are always ideal places to make your own fun with picnic basket in hand, but if you’re seeking new ideas, the NYC Parks Department has got you totally covered. “Summer on the Hudson” is a jam-packed festival of arts and culture that happens in Riverside Park and at various points along the river from 59th up to 153rd Streets

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06.12.15

NY Daily News

Since it was built in 1904, The Chatsworth has been home to a number of New York’s elite, including composer Irving Berlin.

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06.01.15

Robb Report Singapore

“Prewar charm” and “sophistication” are common phrases being used to describe several new Upper West Side apartments for sale, most often with regard to an impressive conversion on West 72nd Street known as The Chatsworth.

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05.06.15

Observer

The Upper West Side has long been known for its sense of community. HFZ Capital Group is combining forces with designers at Pembrooke & Ives to capitalize on the district’s inherent charm, as they bring to market Upper West Side luxury apartments for sale at The Chatsworth.

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04.03.15

The Hudson River School of Art

If New Yorkers seem especially—even obsessively—enamored with Hudson River views, it’s not just for the fun of watching the birds flock or the sailboats zip along. There is something special, even luminous, about the quality of light along this storied waterway and the open vistas it provides. Filmmakers and photographers know it, and before those technologies were even invented, a group of famous landscape painters knew it too.

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04.01.15

Avenue

The Chatsworth on 72nd Street is being refreshed into luxury apartments for sale on the Upper West Side.

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04.01.15

Real Estate Weekly

With the help of Pembrooke & Ives designers, HFZ Capital Group is converting a 1904 Beaux-Arts landmark building into sophisticated modern co-ops.

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03.16.15

Spring at the Museum of American Folk Art

Those looking for apartments for sale on the Upper West Side do so not only for the sake of the buildings and residences themselves, but also because the area is so culturally fertile. While the Natural History Museum and Children’s Museum are, of course, justifiably beloved by families, the New York Historical Society offers programs and exhibits for lovers of history. Meanwhile the performing arts are richly served by the Beacon Theater and the Lincoln Center.

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03.01.15

The New York Times

Design firm Pembrooke & Ives is embracing the grandeur of their newest project, transforming the historic lobby of The Chatsworth into a modern, awe-inspiring entrance.

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02.27.15

2 Columbus Circle, the New Home of the Museum of Arts and Design

In recent years, life on the “lower” Upper West Side has blossomed: amenities, shops, Michelin-starred restaurants, and cultural attractions. It was not always this way, and one of the institutions that helped transform this neighborhood into a destination for culture and condo seekers alike is the Museum of Arts and Design.

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02.11.15

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2015 Season

Luxury apartments on the Upper West Side offer a rare combination of modern amenities and stately pre-war architectural majesty – not to mention top-flight cultural offerings within easy walking distance. Just one example is Jazz at Lincoln Center, a tried and true NYC arts institution that has thrived under the aegis of artistic and managing director Wynton Marsalis since its inception in 1987.

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01.20.15

Curbed

Developer HFZ Capital Group is delivering new Upper West Side luxury apartments for sale at The Chatsworth. The 137 rental dwellings of the 13-story prewar structure are being renovated into 81 spacious co-ops.

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01.20.15

For anyone wanting a break from the plugged-in and wired-up pace of life in NYC, the Cloisters, America’s only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of the Middle Ages, is a uniquely satisfying destination. Conveniently close to Manhattan’s Upper West Side, it offers 66.5 acres of peaceful parkland high atop a palisade on the Hudson River. The Cloisters collection was originated by American sculptor George Grey Barnard (1863-1938) while he lived and worked in rural France prior to WWI...

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09.28.14

New York Times

Designers Pembrooke & Ives have taken on the challenge of modernizing and rejuvenating the lobby of The Chatsworth, the new Upper West Side Condominium at 322 West 72nd.

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09.26.14

New York Times

After years of inventory shortages, potential buyers seeking apartments for sale on the Upper West Side are rejoicing. The area in the west 70s and 80s, beloved for its close proximity to Central Park and elegant architecture, is boasting a new offering.

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09.25.14

Curbed

The classic Upper West Side co-op, The Chatsworth, may have been built in 1904, but the building is about to get a contemporary facelift.

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09.25.14

New York Post

HFZ Capital Group is celebrating the “more is more” ethos with The Chatsworth, which will feature 55 generously proportioned luxury apartments on the Upper West Side starting at more than 2,000 ­square feet.

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09.24.14

New York Post

Those shopping for apartments for sale on the Upper West Side are enjoying a boom of new activity in the area, even in the prized west 70s and 80s. HFZ Capital Group’s The Chatsworth at 344 West 72nd Street is currently undergoing a dramatic conversion that will renovate its 159 apartments to approximately 55 luxury residences

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