303 East 33rd was conceived with great care with a blend of modern green technology, elegant finishes and Murray Hill's historic architecture.
New York, NY (Vocus) January 21, 2009
Toll Brothers, Inc. and The Kibel Companies, the developers of 303 East 33rd a green condominium development in the Murray Hill neighborhood of New York City, celebrated the “topping off” of its 12-story building plus penthouse recently.
Exterior work has begun on 303 East 33rd, which is located on the north side of East 33rd Street between First and Second avenues in Manhattan, and within steps of NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center. 303 E. 33rd is being developed to meet LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards through condominium layouts, ENERGY STAR® appliances, water-reducing fixtures, materials, and mechanical systems that are meticulously designed to maximize efficiency, sustainability, and to help conserve energy and resources.
“We’re excited to be the first eco-friendly development in Murray Hill,” said David Von Spreckelsen, senior vice president of Toll Brothers City Living. “303 East 33rd was conceived with great care with a blend of modern green technology, elegant finishes and Murray Hill’s historic architecture.”
303 East 33rd was designed by Perkins-Eastman and rises 12 stories with 128 studio, one-, two- , and three-bedroom homes in a variety of layouts, including two-bedroom, two-bathroom duplexes with home offices, magnificent walk-out terraces and living room ceilings that rise 17 feet. There is also a three-bedroom, four-bathroom triplex penthouse with a total of 1,700 square feet of outdoor space including a private terrace off of the master suite.
On top of Murray Hill’s first green condominium, is a 5,000 sf relaxing rooftop garden which includes a spacious sundeck, a reflecting pool, bocce court, and grilling and dining space. Fabulous views of the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, and East River act as the perfect backdrop. Plus, the rooftop garden features an array of plants that help reduce heating and cooling costs by insulating the building from extreme temperatures.
The building’s lobby will welcome residents and guests with an atmosphere that incorporates natural elements such as volcanic stone and a woven bamboo wall. The lobby is designed to lead guests to a garden that features an expansive living wall comprised of verdant live plants.
To further encourage residents to reduce carbon emissions, the building provides ample bicycle storage and offers reduced parking rates for those who drive energy efficient or hybrid vehicles.
Residents at 303 East 33rd will also enjoy an array of other amenities including a fully-equipped fitness center, media lounge with pool table, a children’s playroom, on-site valet parking, and full-service concierge.
“The construction of amenity spaces is a high priority for the 303 East 33rd team,” said Peter Levenson of The Kibel Companies. “The host of amenities offered at 303 East 33rd provide for recreation in warm and cold weather for year-round entertainment the whole family will enjoy.”
Each home at 303 East 33rd features sustainable bamboo flooring throughout, and many units have outdoor terraces or balconies. Floor-to-ceiling windows on the 7th through 12th floors allow for abundant light and air. Kitchens are equipped with glass and bamboo cabinetry; Liebherr and Sub-Zero refrigerators; Bosch cooktops, wall ovens and dishwashers. Bathrooms feature marble and glass mosaic tiling and quartzite floors.
Murray Hill is an increasingly vibrant neighborhood, home to a variety of residents including young, single professionals, families, as well as empty nesters. A wide range of stores and boutiques line Second Avenue, while Third Avenue has a thriving restaurant and bar scene. Just steps away from the building are Loew’s Multiplex Cinema and Border’s Bookstore. Biking and jogging enthusiasts will enjoy the East River Promenade located just two blocks away. In addition, the neighborhood’s convenient proximity to Midtown Manhattan, the United Nations, and the growing medical and research community along First Avenue, allow many residents to walk to work.
Those interested in the luxurious lifestyle offered by 303 E. 33rd, Murray Hill’s first green condominium, can contact the sales office at (212) 777-3303. Additional information is also available at 303e33.com. New York City-based Cantor Pecorella is the exclusive sales and marketing agent for 303 East 33rd.
About Toll Brothers City Living®
Toll Brothers City Living® is the urban development division of Toll Brothers, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 Company. Toll Brothers City Living is bringing the same quality, value, and service familiar to our home buyers throughout the country to some of the most dynamic urban markets including Metropolitan New York.
For over 40 years, Toll Brothers has taken pride in the recognition received from its homeowners and peers. The Company is currently building in 21 states and has been honored with the three most coveted awards in the home building industry: America’s Best Builder, the National Housing Quality Award, and National Builder of the Year. For more information on Toll Brothers City Living visit TollBrothersCityLiving.com.
About The Kibel Companies
For three generations, the Kibel family has designed, built and managed over 3,000 apartments in New York City. The developments range from Manhattan high-rises to boutique condominiums nestled in the rocky cliffs overlooking the Hudson River. The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently awarded the Kibel Companies their highest honor for the restoration and residential conversion of 90 West Street, a national historic landmark building seriously damaged by the destruction of the World Trade Center towers.
The Kibel family still owns and manages most of the real estate they have built. They are committed to continuing their tradition of providing and maintaining wonderful places to live for thousands of New Yorkers. For more information on The Kibel Companies visit http://www.Kibel.com.
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