Surrounded by some of the best schools in the city, 242 West 61st Street is a luxury apartment building in New York City. The building was first erected in 1900 and is a relatively small building with only six stories from the ground to the top. The pre-war low-rise is sometimes referred to in 242W61.
Each unit has tons of amenities. From high ceilings to hardwood floors, residents enjoy an abundance of luxury apartment features. This includes the oversized windows that provide great views of Manhattan and the neighborhood below. Gourmet kitchens feature name brand stainless steel appliances including Sub-Zero and Bosch. The bathrooms are just as luxurious as they are newly remodeled with high-end finishes.
Amenities are easy to find at 242 West 61st Street. The Upper West Side is known for its luxurious, amenity-packed apartments in New York City and this building offers almost the same, except it also has a pool. Security is provided via video, unfortunately there is no attendant in the lobby. The building offers its own health club that includes a fully equipped gym. There is also a tennis court, bike room, business room, garden, laundry room, private storage and screening room.
The location is easily a convenience. 242 West 61st Street would make a great apartment building for families as it is surrounded by some of the best schools in the city. The entire area is exclusive and mainly residential. The area is known for its proximity to Central Park and some of downtown's best shopping and dining.