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Trump Tower vs. White House

He’s just been elected as the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump. In recent news there has been speculation as to where President-elect Trump and his family will reside.
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With a net worth of almost $4 billion, earned primarily in real estate, Donald and Melania Trump’s 58th floor penthouse in Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue offers stunning views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline (like not even high rise buildings like this can offer)  and is valued at $100 million.  Its three stories feature floors, walls and columns covered in marble with crown molding.
The 30,000-square-foot apartment is decorated with 24-karat gold and even diamonds. It gives 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue not just a run for its money but a run for residency.

The White House in Washington D.C. has traditionally been  the home of the President of the United States and the residence of Presidential families for over 200 years and the primary workplace for the President. The White House has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams on November 1, 1800 until maybe now. In the media, there are reports of Donald Trump and his family not taking up residency at the Neoclassical and highly historic White House. There have been many changes to the White House. The most memorable would be the Kennedy restoration during the early 1960’s designed by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.

Today the group of buildings housing the presidency is known as the White House Complex. It includes the central Executive Residence flanked by the East Wing and the West Wing. The White House includes: six stories and 55,000 square feet  of floor space, 132 rooms and 35 bathrooms, 412 doors, 147 windows, twenty-eight fireplaces, a tennis court, a bowling alley (officially called the Harry S. Truman Bowling Alley), a movie theater, a jogging track, a swimming pool, a putting green and home to numerous precious pieces of art.

So, Trump Tower, a New York City luxury residential apartment – oops penthouse or the regal and historic White House in Washington DC…? Living in luxury apartments in NYC and the Presidential Palace are both a dream come true. But besides being a dreamer, savvy businessman, profitable investor and philanthropist, Mr. Trump is a husband and father.

His son Barron is 10 years old and Trump Tower has been his home his entire life (other than staying at his Dad’s other properties like Mar-a-lago, the 126-room, 110,000-square-foot estate in Palm Beach, Florida). I couldn’t blame him for wanting to stay in his lifelong home, and his father wanting the best for his son…and his wife, Melania. Besides, it’s only a 40 minute helicopter ride from NYC to the White House grounds. And what’s wrong with having to live in either one of these beautiful residences?! Wherever Donald J Trump is, he will still be President (-elect) of the United States of America making America great again.

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America discovers Columbus Circle

Luxury apartment rentals near Columbus circle

There´s no doubt New York is full of interesting places to visit, beautiful neighborhoods, and of course tons of surprises! There are several neighborhoods that make up the city, and every day more people try to find their own luxury apartment for rent near Columbus Circle. A place people love and where they can enjoy nightlife, outdoor walks, and famous points of interest.

Columbus Circle, named after Christopher Columbus, is a traffic circle and heavy traffic area in New York City. It´s located at the intersection of Eighth Avenue, Broadway, Central Park South and Central Park West.

An interesting fact… It is from this point that all official distances from New York are measured. The surrounding neighborhood is named after Columbus Circle.

Cool neighborhoods like Hell´s Kitchen and the Theatre District lie to the South and to the North is the Upper West Side.

In the center of the Circle sits the monument of Christopher Columbus and is the main attraction for many tourists. It was erected in 1892 celebrating the 400th anniversary of Columbus’ voyage to America. Gaetano Russo created this marble statue of the explorer and it rises 70ft above ground.

Even a movie taking its name was made! A thriller where you can appreciate images of beautiful modern apartments and buildings with floor to ceiling windows and hardwood flooring. Also if you watch the trailer you can see impressive aerial images of the city.

Luxury apartment rentals near Columbus circle

So this is without a doubt an interesting place to live.  You can find luxury apartment rentals near Columbus Circle and be close to the best malls and boutiques in the area where fashion is always up to date!

Besides, if you love theatre, this location is just perfect. You can access the most famous shows worldwide at night and take a walk during the day to beautiful Lincoln Square!

Residents in Columbus Circle can also appreciate VIA57 West, the famous Pyramid of Manhattan created by architect Bjarke Ingels. This is a very quaint building which stands out from the rest because it is shaped like a stairway to heaven.

This green building also offers luxury one, two, three and four bedroom residences. Many of them with terraces and balconies and a world of amenities like Gym, Swimming Pool, Exercise Studios, Movie Screening Room, Reading Room, Golf Simulator, Putting Green and much more!

For sure this is a great point of attraction.

So come on!  Find luxury rental residences in Lincoln Square and get prepared to change your life for good!

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Affordable luxury apartments NYC – Alive and Well in the Bronx.

Apartments for rent in the Bronx

The Bronx, the northern borough of New York City, is a cultural melting pot and the third most densely populated county in the United States. The Bronx has an amazing and rich history (it’s the birthplace of hip hop and, by extension, the dominant youth culture of the entire world.

The name “Bronx” originated with Swedish born Jonas Bronck, who established the first settlement in the area as part of the New Netherland colony in 1639. According to a 2013 Census Bureau estimate, 54.6% of the population was of Hispanic or Latino origin, 45.8%  was white, 43.3% was African American, 4.2% Asian, 3.0% American Indian, 0.4% Pacific Islander, and 3.3% of two or more ethnicities making the Bronx an extremely diverse cultural borough. So as you can see, there is an extensive Latino community and here are 5 reasons Latinos are choosing apartments for rent in the Bronx NY…

Cultural Activities

 

The Bronx is home to many venues worth spending time at like Yankee Stadium, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx Zoo, Edgar Allen Poe Cottage, the pubic gardens at Wave Hill, and the Bronx Museum of the Arts. In recent years, artists from the Bronx and beyond are showcasing their work at the Bronx Latin American Art Biennial where more than 100 artists use their work to explore issues such as migration and women’s rights. All year long there are festivals and parades celebrating the heritage of a variety of Latino countries. Each year in May, “Bronx Week” is celebrated with the best the Bronx has to offer and a family-friendly parade as the grand finale.

 

Bronx apartment: Exciting Latino Night Life

 

There are almost 200 Italian restaurants and pizzerias in the Bronx! Latino or not who doesn’t like pizza?! Tripadvisor.com highly recommends Full Moon Pizzeria and Restaurant and ranked it #1. Full Moon Pizzeria is located at 602 E 187th Street at Arthur Avenue in the Belmont neighborhood, very reasonably priced and open until 10pm every night, except Sunday they close at 9pm. If your evening plans include dancing, the Beso Lounge and Restaurant in the Norwood neighborhood is the place to check out. The Beso Lounge is like no other place in the Bronx. The drinks are NOT watered down, the music is great (a little bit of everything), there’s plenty of room to dance, a drama free, mature crowd, hookahs and the staff are absolutely amazing. The Sampler Platter is a must try! It’s a guaranteed delicious combination of Guava Ribs, Coconut Shrimp, Chicken Chunks and Fried plantains. Be sure to call ahead for reservations and your table will be waiting for you. If you’re feeling sassy and need to salsa, enjoy Salsa Con Fuego located at 2297 Cedar Avenue at Landing Road. Salsa con Fuego is a 12,000+ sq. ft. venue equipped with a performance stage, lounge and a splashy restaurant offering Latin bites, specialty drinks, entertainment & salsa dancing. Average cost is $80 for two people (approx.) with alcohol.

 

There’s a new vision for public schools – Bronx Latin School.

Rooted in its commitment to the community, and grounded in the love of learning, the Bronx Latin School is for students in grades 6 through 12. Bronx Latin is ranked in the top 50 high schools in New York City and offers a challenging program of arts and sciences, and encourages serious scholarship, independent thought and clarity of expression. The school’s partnership with Lehman College provides accelerated students an opportunity to participate in “College Now” courses beginning in their junior year. AP classes are offered in Spanish, Statistics and US history. There is a dress code, and extracurricular activities include National Honor Society, guitar club, BRASS League, and many school sports teams: flag football, soccer and basketball.

 

Latino Community Churches near your Bronx apartment

 

There’s approximately 20 Catholic churches in the Bronx, however not all Latinos are Catholic. There’s an uplifting church to worship with the community… with animated gestures and to the beat of tambourines, the parishioners of Iglesia Pentecostal Vida Nueva en Cristo (New Life in Christ Pentecostal Church located at 423 East 141st Street and Willis Avenue, Bronx, NY) reply to the praise shouted by Puerto Rican pastor Luz González. The pastor, who was raised a Catholic, converted to Pentecostalism 29 years ago. Pentecostalism offers an alternative religious faith that is often connected to the spiritual and material needs and wishes of Hispanics. When pastors are Latino, they speak the parishioners’ language, and the focus on divine salvation and the solution of everyday problems responds to the social and economic reality of the believers.  

 

Apartments for Rent Bronx NY

 

There are a lot of great things to be said about the Bronx. Everything you could possibly need (laundromat, bodega, grocery store, deli, coffee shop, subway, bus station, dollar store, department store, etc.) is generally within walking distance, and 24 hour stores are easy to find. There aren’t as many tourists in the Bronx as there are in Manhattan. There’s a much more communal and familial vibe in the Bronx, but if you want Manhattan, it’s just a train ride away. If you’re searching for the best Bronx rental apartment it’s Parkchester, a 129 landscaped acre planned community in the eastern Bronx. Parkchester is made up of 171 four-sided brick buildings, either 8 or 13 stories in height and was designed with aesthetics in mind as evidenced by intricate patterns of brickwork. The development contains 500 terra cotta statuettes and 600 plaques such as bullfighters, animal figurines, soldiers, mermaids and Native American chiefs. Parkchester, the most vibrant and affordable in NYC Bronx rentals, offers reasonably priced apartments that are spacious and airy with windowed kitchens and bathrooms. One bedroom apartments are as low as $1,230 per month, $1,585 for a two bedroom apartment and $1,890 for a three bedroom.

At Parkchester the residents appreciate the family atmosphere and maybe you will too.

 

 

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