REVIEW: ONE MANHATTAN SQ
One Manhattan Square is a downtown Manhattan, waterfront, new development that was built in 2019 by New York’s premier development company Extell. It is 80 stories high, has 815 residential units, and features more than 100,000 square feet of private indoor and outdoor amenities.
ONE MANHATTAN SQUARE OFFERS ONE OF THE LAST 20-YEAR TAX ABATEMENTS
AVAILABLE IN NEW YORK CITY.
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Kitchen: offered in choice of two colors: Dusk Scheme in dark colors & Dawn Scheme in light colors – I preferred the Dusk Scheme and thought it looked very rich and high end, the Dawn Scheme blended in with the wall and wasn’t very memorable; high-end appliances that seamlessly incorporated into counter and cabinets example would be the large paneled refrigerator, great breakfast bar that is just the perfect size.
Bathrooms: great as far as size and functionality, either large standing showers or deep soak tubs. Main bathrooms had continuous stone on the walls, secondary bathrooms had a small tiles which I am not a fan of.
Floors: wide plant wood floors throughout. The floor is very well laid with no noticeable flaws but nothing memorable.
In-Unit stackable washer and dryers in separate closets in the hallway space. Even the smaller units have this, which is a huge plus.
Three flaws that stand out
It’s a 15+ minute walk to the train station but I do believe the building offers a shuttle service during rush hours
I didn’t like the small tiles in the secondary bathrooms. They were not pleasing visually and will be difficult to keep super clean in the long run.
I didn’t like the lack of walk-in closets or storage closets.
Best price points for a downtown Manhattan building that’s in an upcoming area that has 4 other major developments already underway
Truly beautiful & welcoming apartments in a building with jaw dropping amenities. Well worth the 15 minute walk from train.
21 year tax abatement makes sure a huge price difference on a monthly basis which makes this either an affordable home to live in or a really smart investment property
I absolutely love how confident Extell is about their project and the future of the neighborhood! The fact that they will allow buyers to rent for a year AND put all that money towards the down payment before fully committing to a purchase is genius