"Flanked by the Plaza Hotel and the Aol Time Warner Center, Central Park South is legendary for its Hotels like the Mondrian and Lane and opulent homes with view of Central Park and the ice skating ring. It is my favorite during the Holiday Season."
The Central Park South neighborhood is short, but it packs a punch. Co-ops and condos line the three blocks of Central Park South, offering perhaps the most famous views of Central Park -- trees framed by the skyline of Central Park West on one side, and Fifth Avenue on the other. Whether looking for a full-time pad or a doorman pied-à-terre, venerable hotels such as the Plaza and the Ritz-Carlton are now offering condominium residences for sale while neighboring Columbus Circle buildings like the Time Warner Center have similarly stunning luxury properties for sale and for rent, so bring your telescope!
The lifestyle in the Central Park South area is exceptionally convenient, with Time Warner Center providing tree-top views, exquisite dining (Thomas Keller’s Per Se), shopping (Hugo Boss), and entertainment (the Frederick P. Rose Hall Jazz Center). If you want an echo of old New York, you can hear it in the clip-clop of horse-drawn carriages making their way through the Park. In addition to the quiet of Central Park itself, one of Manhattan’s top urban sanctuaries is located near Central Park South in the plaza of Columbus Circle, where a monument to the Italian explorer is nestled inside a 99-jet fountain. While many of the historical buildings offer modern amenities such as parking, it is also just blocks to the corporate headquarters of Midtown, the artistic offerings of Lincoln Center, and the newly-redone Museum of Modern Art.
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