While the coupling of 88 & 90 Lex may seem unexpected, it quickly becomes obvious as to how their pre and post war sensibilities make them such a desirable match for today’s discerning homebuyer. Located in the heart of Manhattan, 88 & 90 Lexington Avenue embrace both the classic and modern effects of architecture. 88 Lex, the taller of the two luxury residential buildings, gives off a more traditional tone, while 90 Lex breaks the mold with a design that’s ideally 21st Century. As a dynamic residential duo, they offer some of the very best that Manhattan real estate has to offer today.
“Very best” is a phrase used often in the Gramercy neighborhood, where residents find themselves surrounded by the city’s top restaurants, shopping spots and late night hangouts, all near the famous Gramercy Park. Lovers of cuisine will always have an appetite in the company of legendary establishments like Blue Smoke Flatiron, a BBQ eatery featuring rare whiskeys and live jazz music. Other popular spots include the quaint Penelope cafe, and Park Avenue A/W & S/S, an American Bistro whose locally sourced menu changes with the seasons. Eataly is a must for adventurous eaters who want a true taste of Italy. Designed after traditional European markets, Eataly features imported oils, olives, wine, cheese, meats and more that shoppers may take home or enjoy on the spot. At the legendary Pete’s Tavern, which has been operating since 1864, guests can enjoy craft cocktails with a shot of history. As for other late night destinations, Modern Pinball attracts wizards from near and far who come to play on the rare collection of games dating back to the 70s and Irving Plaza is known for attracting the world’s best musicians and fresh talent.
While there are plenty of reasons to stay out on the town, residents will inevitably want to spend some time at home. Residents can beautify their condos with the many high-end shopping options nearby. The New York Design Center features more than 100 showrooms, 16 floors and 33,000 square feet of antiques, hand-crafted and contemporary pieces to complete every last room.