New York City Hotels Going Green

As the city at the forefront of American culture, New York is home to the best of everything, from food and finance to art and architecture. With innovators from around the world looking to leave their mark on this iconic city, developers are rapidly evolving their brands to make the newest additions to New York represent a more sustainable world to come. From green building materials to rooftop gardens, these hotel condominiums prove that you don’t have to sacrifice luxury to build a better future.

Baccarat Residences:  Midtown’s Baccarat Residences delivers peerless luxury to the building’s guests and residents alike. Just steps away from the Museum of Modern Art and within walking distance to some of the city’s best shopping, this 46-story hotel condominium is home to unrivaled amenities, from a full-service fitness center and pool to the five-star restaurant and bars located in the hotel portion of the complex. Along the building’s exterior, reflective glass has been used to keep the residences cool and comfortable, lowering residents’ electricity dependence and cutting down on the use of ozone-depleting Freon from air conditioners.

Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park:  Brooklyn has always been on the cutting edge of design, and new hotel condominium Pierhouse is leading the charge. Located on the beautiful Dumbo waterfront, Pierhouse is a celebration of the natural world while showcasing the best in urban design. Opening out onto beautiful Brooklyn Bridge Park, an 85-acre nature lover’s paradise, the building also encompasses countless aspects of green design within its walls. The developer Toll Brothers’ other property 1 Hotel is a testament to its commitment to the environment, using sustainable building materials and design elements throughout the hotel as well as offering local, organic farm-to-table cuisine in the building’s restaurant.

30 Park Place:  Downtown Manhattan’s luxury market is about to get a major facelift, thanks to 30 Park Place’s unique blend of functionality and environmentally-friendly construction. The 82-story Four Seasons managed hotel condominium, developed by world-renowned Silverstein Properties, has all the amenities guests have come to expect from the iconic Four Seasons brand, with the addition of eco-conscious features throughout. While residents will undoubtedly enjoy the building’s lounges, fitness center, children’s playroom, and private dining, they’ll also feel good about their investment, thanks to the building’s LEED certification and landscaped green space, which makes use of the brilliant sunlight that shines upon this limestone marvel’s elegant face.

With environmentalism becoming a common goal around the world, countless individuals and companies are contributing what they can to make a more sustainable Mother Earth for generations to come. In New York, the trailblazers spearheading this movement are bringing their talents to the hotel condominium industry, where form, fashion, and eco-friendliness are all seamlessly blending together into a new breed of a luxury building that delivers as much punch for its guests and residents as it does for the world at large.

Happy Luxury Living….. team.

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