It’s tempting, if not outright traditional, to think of apartment hunting in New York as an exercise in trade-offs. Pick one: Affordability or amenities? Location or square footage? A fun, livable neighborhood, or private and quiet?
It doesn’t have to be this way, though. A spate of developments have brought luxury housing into the realm of possibility for New Yorkers who don’t have standing reservations at Per Se—and you won’t have to subsist on ramen to afford to live there, either. Case in point: Gotham West, which takes a luxury approach to both market rate and affordable housing. It’s the hottest rental building in Hell’s Kitchen.
Gotham West offers no-fee apartments from studios to three bedrooms for moderate- and middle-income earners, with rents capped for households making up to 135 percent and for households making up to 165 percent of the area median income.
A household making less than 135 percent of the AMI could have a two-bedroom unit for about $2,670* while a household making less than 165 percent could pay about $3,170*. But don’t take that to mean there’s a cap on luxury and livability, too. Gotham West is a full-service building with more than 15,000 square feet of exclusive amenity space, including Gotham West Market, a day-and-night food hall with artisan vendors, in the heart of one of New York’s most historic, happening neighborhoods.
Luxury living for less
For this property, developer Gotham Properties, working with SCLE Architects, sought to transform an entire city block between 44th and 45th streets east of 11th Avenue into a mixed-use community with all the lifestyle offerings most prized by New Yorkers. The result is an artfully designed complex that represents modern luxury New York living.
The attention to detail starts inside the apartments. Homes at Gotham West feature full-size stainless-steel KitchenAid appliances, hardwood floors, oversized windows with city and river views, spacious bathrooms with large vanities, and individual heating and cooling units. The architectural details connect interior design choices with the modernist building and the landscaped outdoor areas.
It’s those spaces, along with the amenities, that will make you feel like your home extends beyond your four walls. Residents have access to a range of shared spaces, including a private fully-landscaped courtyard, a state-of-the-art fitness center, children’s playroom, an outdoor playground, on-site laundry and garage, a complimentary shuttle to nearby transportation and complimentary bike storage and bike valet with NYC Velo at Gotham West Market.
Some of these amenities are designed to foster community and strengthen resident relations; all of them will make your lifestyle more seamless and stress-free.
Midtown West—and New York City—are right beyond your door
The perks of living in Hell’s Kitchen are self-evident: You’re a block from Hudson River Park, steps to Midtown and the Theater District, and surrounded by world-class dining and drinking establishments, starting with Gotham West Market downstairs, which garnered two stars from The New York Times.
And Gotham West residents have access to a range of services and amenities that elevate the already-great Hell’s Kitchen lifestyle even further. This starts with the GothamCard, a benefits program exclusively for residents of Gotham Properties. It unlocks special access, unique programming, and exclusive discounts to an ever-growing list of dining, entertainment, retail, and cultural establishments across the city, including The Shops at Columbus Circle, the Intrepid Museum, Uprise Art, Kidville, Brooklinen, and Gotham West Market.
Gotham also has a partnership with Lancaster Farm Fresh Co-op, a nonprofit organic farmers’ cooperative whose mission to bring health and wellness into the home aligns with Gotham’s. The co-op offers an exclusive CSA pickup location at Gotham West for residents who want certified organic fruits and vegetables delivered directly to their home.
Finally, whether you work from home or commute to the office, transportation to and from Hell’s Kitchen is a breeze—thanks in part to another perk offered by Gotham West. The New York Water Taxi is one block away, which cruises down to the Financial District, but landlubbers can take a complimentary shuttle along 42nd Street from Gotham West to Park Avenue, including a stop at Grand Central Station.
With thoughtfully designed luxury homes at affordable price points, spaces designed to maximize indoor/outdoor living, and amenities that add energy and make the building a destination unto itself, Gotham West is a new standard for affordable luxury living in New York.
*Average pricing varies. Please contact the leasing office for details.