The building boom transforming Long Island City isn’t over! This increasingly vertical Queens enclave boasts dozens of condo developments between Hunters Point to central transportation hubs like Queens Plaza. Buyers here can find luxe new condo towers loaded with amenities. On a slightly tighter budget? Check out resale units in existing buildings. Here are five Long Island City apartments for sale to tempt you!
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Who doesn’t love a great boutique building? We kick off our tour of Long Island City apartments at The Flow House. This inviting 12-unit development may suit buyers who aren’t crazy about big tower developments. The open floor plan is enhanced by 9-foot ceilings and oversized windows. A bold kitchen is loaded with dishwasher and in-unit washer/dryer. An oversized living room graciously opens to a balcony. Roof-top deck, bike storage and 20 years of tax abatements, too, spell winning!
Here’s a head-turner at HERO. This Arte-Moderne skyscraper offers 109 units over 22 sleek stories, including this perfect little 1-bedroom. It features an open kitchen with breakfast bar and a sexy bathroom with a floating double-sink vanity. The smart design includes a foyer entry with closet and an in-unit washer/dryer. Spread out and enjoy the building’s 15,000 square feet of amenities including a gym, sky lounge, dining facilities, garden, and pet center.
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Here’s a 1-bedroom resale at View 59. It’s one of 39 units at this 2008 condo development from star architect Karl Fischer. The interior features a Euro-style open kitchen with a breakfast bar, dishwasher and in-unit washer/dryer. Tray ceilings, oversized windows and an angled wall lend to the vigorous interior. The building’s roof deck boasts stellar Manhattan views.
Take a look at this generous 1-bedroom at Citylights. This OG waterfront development dates to 1996 and has been a stalwart on the LIC housing market. Originally a 2-bedroom, the 865-square-foot interior is a feast! There’s a large open kitchen, dining area, foyer entry, and two exposures for excellent light and sights. The $650K price helps offset the $2,800 in monthlies, plus the amenities package is ridiculously good, including sublets allowed after 1 year.
We end our sampling of LIC apartments for under $900K at Vere. This is another signature LIC condo development with an all-glass exterior with an elegant interior from designer Andres Escobar. Honey hardwoods, a sleek kitchen, luxe bathroom with deep tub and walls of windows deliver the modern vibe for this 2-bedroom. Hop the subway into Manhattan at several major transportation hubs nearby. Or stay home! There’s a gym, roof deck, and lots of art venues at your disposal.