The Solaire is a new development in New York's Battery Park City. Designed by Cesar Pelli & Associates and erected in 2003, this LEED Gold–certified building offers many energy-efficient features without sacrificing one iota of comfort, convenience or luxury. This beautiful red-brick building operates on 65 percent less electricity and consumes 50 percent less water than the average residential high-rise. The building strives to keep a high level of efficiency and sustainability with its indoor and outdoor green elements. Reaching a height of 27 floors, the Solaire encompasses 282 apartments, all of which are easily accessible via elevator.
Apartments at the Solaire feature many green elements. The generously oversized windows not only frame stunning Hudson River views and let natural light into the space, but they are also low-E and thermally insulated. Spacious closets, high-speed internet, self-controlled heat and air, and energy-efficient washer/dryer units are provided in each residence as additional conveniences. The stunning kitchens offer Energy Star–rated stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, Forest Stewardship–certified cherry wood cabinets, and slate flooring imported from Vermont. Marble baths feature luxurious soaking tubs and polished chrome fixtures. Select residences are outfitted with private terraces.
The Solaire offers its residents green-luxe living. The LEED Gold–certified building has ultra-pure water straight from the tap and also offers a lush, green landscaped garden and roof deck. There's a 24-hour concierge, doorman and lobby attendant, as well as a full-service garage, valet, maid service, and laundry room and laundry service. The on-site amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a fully-stocked children's playroom and a bike storage room.
The Solaire enjoys a central location in the lovely Battery Park City area. Residents enjoy lush, verdant park and river views and are close to public transportation.