Building: The Link
Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center — all Midtown Manhattan world-renown icons and all within walking distance to The Link at 310 West 52nd Street in what most refer to as Clinton, but several residents still call Hell’s Kitchen.
Developed by Elad Properties whose properties include multi-million condos in Tribeca, the Grand Mansion on Park and Fifth, the O’Neill building on Lady’s Mile and the condo conversion of the Plaza Hotel, teamed up with international architects, Costas Kondylis & Partners and Gail Nauer Architects to create this post-modern high-rise set among one of the busiest sections of Midtown West.
There are 215 luxury units within its 44 floors rising to nearly 500 feet. The facade is glass and aluminum with its most notable feature being the fully-glassed cubed entrance that glows with light during the evening.
Once inside, the ambiance is subdued, minimal, modern. The lobby has floor-to-ceiling windows with wood and stone being the dominant materials. Large white columns with modern seating attached give a striking contrast and adjacent to the lobby is a garden, complete with reflecting pond. Two “walls” of bamboo complete the contemporary look.
There are studios, one and two-bedrooms, three-bedroom penthouses and three bedroom town houses within. Most are corner units that have panoramic views and all have an open, loft-like feel with some ceilings as high as 17 feet. Views include cityscape, Hudson River, Central Park and east to Times Square. Lower units have private garden views or tree-lined views of 52nd Street.
All units have floor-to-ceiling windows and floors are wooden plank white oak. Kitchens contain Bluestone Countertops with glass tile backsplashes. Ovens, cooktops and and dishwashers are Bosch and refrigerator/freezers are SubZero. Poggenpohl cabinetry complete the gourmet kitchens.
Bathrooms have glassed showers and Neptune Zen soaking tubs with Duravit fixtures. There are washer/dryer hookups and a four-pipe pump system, one of the most energy-efficient cooling and heating systems.
Common areas include a glass-enclosed, double-height fitness center, private 3,200 square foot garden terrace, lobby garden and private cellar storage for all residences.
The Link is, “right in the heart of it,” New York and for those desiring luxury living near everything — trendy hotspots, restaurants, Broadway, Central Park, Time Warner Center and more — set along a tree-lined section of Midtown.
Amenities at and features of The Link include:
• 24-hour doorman/concierge
• Onsite Live-in Super
• Double-height, glassed state-of-the-art fitness center with lounge area
• 3,200 landscaped outdoor terrace
• Lobby Garden with reflecting pool
• Custom-designed fixtures by Gal Nauer Architects
• Cellar storage for each unit
• Laundry Room
• Close to major transportation hubs and cultural venues, eateries, entertainment and nightclubs
Building description provided by Ilan Bracha
- Live-in Super
- Pets Allowed
- Storage Available
- Virtual Doorman
|Facts||215 units42 storiesBuilt in 2005|
|Building Class||R4 Apartment Condominium (R4)|
|District||Community District 104City Council District 3Police Precinct 18|
|Floorplans||165 floorplans available|
|Documents and Permits||2 documents and permits|
|Sales Listings||13 active sales ($2,183 per ft² avg, $2,440,384 avg price)|
|331 previous sales ($1,438 per ft² avg, $1,409,988 avg price)|
|Rentals Listings||10 active rentals ($71 per ft² avg, $5,128 avg price)|
|405 previous rentals ($69 per ft² avg, $5,489 avg price)|
|Owned by:||EL-AD 52 LLC|
|Architect:||Costas Kondylis & Partners|
|Sales and marketing:||Midboro|
|Sales office addr:||260 West 54th Street|