NYC Metro Area's Most Social Buildings To Live In
You'll probably never be bored in NYC. With endless things to do and see, NYC is certainly one of the most social places to live. What used to be connecting in clubs and bars, is now shifting to the real estate market where some of the city's hottest properties are now offering its residents a mix of activities like group cooking, mixology classes, resident happy hours, trivia nights, and tons more. With all of these new amenities, residents may never have to go that far to soak in the city's bustling social scene. Read on to check out a few of NYC's most social buildings.
1. Brooklyn Point
Currently clocking in at BK's tallest tower at 720-feet high, Brooklyn Point is an urban beauty for city dwellers and a foodie's dream. The building has tons of fun food events like an Ice Cream Social featuring ice cream from Ample Hills Creamery; Desserts on Deck where residents will enjoy pastries and sweets from Café D’Avignon; Salads at the Spa featuring healthy bowls from Two Tablespoons; Street Food Saturdays in the Chef’s Demonstration Kitchen with Jianbing Company, and Sunday Bun-Day at the Landscaped Terrace with buns from Bunsmith, to name a few cleverly-themed events. They also have tons of kid-friendly events as well as private beer, wine and cocktail events for their residents.
Located in Battery Park City, Gateway is a peaceful oasis within the city featuring six high-rise buildings with stunning water and city views. In addition to its prime location, the building has 30,000-square-feet of indoor and outdoor amenities, including the largest residential rooftop in Downtown Manhattan and a landscaped private outdoor lawn. The building also has tons of family-friendly resident events, including outdoor movie nights, barbecues, holiday parties and special classes such as cooking and mixology classes.
Jersey City has been a real estate hot-spot for years, and Newport is no stranger to offerings its residents the best of everything. For their social scene, reidents can enjoy cooking classes, mixology classes, and sushi-making classes. Events are generally hosted at Ellipse, Revetment House, Embankment House and additional Newport properties.
Another Jersey City gem, Urby has a ton of fun activations for its residents like a terrarium-making class and a beverage class where residents can learn how to use fresh ingredients to make cocktails. Their Staten Island location offers sushi and empanada-making classes as well as wine tastings and seasonal dinners led by local chefs.
5. JOURNAL SQUARED
A new luxury rental development in Jersey City, Journal Squared reguarily hosts happy hours for their residents with rosé and light bites. They also have wine tastings, trivia nights and pop-up dinners from local restaurants, including smokehouse Hamilton Pork and craft gelato purveyors Bucket & Bay.