Apartments For Rent Near Columbus Circle Nominated for Award

And the accolades just keep on coming….

courtesy of Wikipedia

Bjarke Ingels Group and The Durst Organization have been named one of four finalists in the housing category of ULI New York’s 2017 Awards for Excellence in Development for their creation of Via 57 West. The program is designed to honor those real estate development projects that lead the way in creating sustainable thriving communities and responsible use of land.

The winner will be announced at the 2nd Annual award ceremony on April 3, 2017 at Gotham Hall in New York City. The other 3 finalists in the housing category include nArchitects and Monadnock Development for Carmel Place, Alexander Gorlin Architects and Breaking Ground HDFC for Breaking Ground/Boston Road Permanent Supportive Housing, & Dunn Development Corp., L+M Development Partners, Inc., IMPACCT Brooklyn, FXFOWLE Architects, Curtis+Ginsberg Architects, Architecture in Formation, Rader+Crews Landscape Architecture for Navy Green in Brooklyn.

ULI New York spent “Five Minutes With” Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner and Head of Business Development at Bjarke Ingels Group. In the interview Mr. Bergmann talks about architecture, design, Via 57 West and answers questions like who had the most influence on his career, what is his NON-BIG favorite building in NYC, and what makes him proudest of being a ULI NY awards finalist.

The Durst Organization and BIG put a lot of work into Via 57 West to create an affordable, eco-friendly, luxury residential high-rise in Midtown Manhattan. The 709 apartments for rent near Columbus Circle were designed to minimize the impact the building has on the environment with the installation of an air purifying ventilation system, an on-site water filtration system, the use of energy star appliances, and solar EcoVeil Window shades.

To learn more about Via 57 West, please visit their website at


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!