“How’s the view?” This is typically the first question asked by a potential buyer or renter, especially when searching for a property in New York City — a city that is home to an endless amount of picture-worthy views. For those looking for jaw-dropping views, here are a few luxury residential developments with breathtaking views of iconic landmarks and buildings:

D’Orsay

Each home in the boutique condominium, the d’Orsay is strategically designed to show off eye-catching views of the NYC skyline. Legendary French designer Jacques Garcia thoughtfully utilized elegant finishes throughout the property and Hill West Architects will be handling the architectural design of the European-inspired building.

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Nine on the Hudson

Either from the comfort of their own bedroom or the expansive outdoor terrace, residents at Nine on the Hudson can easily enjoy jaw-dropping views of NYC’s iconic Empire State Building and One World Trade Center. Setting the standard for luxury living along New Jersey’s Gold Coast, residents of this oasis are given the escape of the bustling city, without sacrificing expansive views of NYC.

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1 Seaport

From Midtown’s Empire State Building and Chrysler Building to Downtown’s Freedom Tower, 1 Seaport soars nearly 700 feet above the waterfront. Designed by Hill West Architects, this property boasts 360-degree views of the entire city and features floor-to-ceiling glass walls and wraparound harbor view balconies.

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365 Bond

365 Bond, completed by Hill West Architects, features unobstructed views of Downtown Manhattan’s cityscape, offering the perfect balance between an immersive urban residence and quiet escape. Residents can also catch a glimpse of 360-degree views from the 12-story building’s rooftop BBQ terrace and sundeck.

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Fifty Third & Eighth

Located in Hell’s Kitchen, this luxury condominium offers residents unparalleled views of notable Manhattan recreational landmarks including Central Park and Riverside Park, as well as cultural hotspots such as the MoMA and the Theatre District.

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277 Fifth Avenue

This 55-story condo project, designed by Rafael Viñoly, embraces panoramic views of New York City with 11-foot ceilings and double-height windows. Every unit at 277 Fifth Ave is a corner unit, which creates dual exposures and dynamic views of the Flatiron Building, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and/or One World Trade.

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Tower 28

This Long Island City property boasts views of the legendary luxury condominium 432 Park — the tallest residential tower in the hemisphere. Designed by Hill West Architects and Whitehall Interiors, residents can take in unrivaled views of Midtown Manhattan from balconies or the 60th floor observation deck.

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