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Did you enjoy HarborFest at Harbor Point? Are you intrigued with the idea of living here? Let’s browse the luxury apartment buildings and lifestyle attractions that make up Harbor Point. There are 2 main neighborhoods: Yale & Towne (closer to the train) and Commons Park (closer to the waterfront).

Yale & Towne
Yale & Towne is a walkable, lifestyle-oriented neighborhood, well-loved for its short walk to the Metro North/Amtrak train station and its wide array of restaurants and merchants. You have at your doorstep New York’s famous Fairway Market grocery store, Harlan Social American Gastro-pub, Asian Bistro, and a must-try Dinosaur Bar-B-Que! You can find a Haute Nails salon, Subway, Le Pain Quotidien bakery, Design Within Reach furnishings, Verizon Retailer, CVS, The Style Bar hair salon, Go-Green Dry Cleaners….and more new choices arriving all the time! All residents have access to the free Trolley shuttle to the train and Downtown.

The converted Yale & Towne Lock Factory at 200 Henry Street showcases Stamford’s industrial heritage. “The Lofts” is a long, low brick building with high ceilings, exposed beams, brick and ductwork, combining modern architecture with vintage character. If you love the brick factories and warehouses in New York’s Tribeca, you’ll love “The Lofts.” Amenities include in-unit laundry, a newly renovated clubhouse, concierge service, fitness center, wifi lounge, and valuable Preferred Employer discounts on items like application fee and parking. http://www.ytlofts.com

Continuing the chic industrial theme is “The Key” at 110 Towne Street, a pet-friendly high rise with an indoor garage and in-unit washer/dryer. Amenities are located across the street at 111 Towne Street, including a including a rooftop pool/sundeck with fire-pits, grilling stations, billiard room, clubroom and gym. http://www.thekeystamford.com

Across the street are “111 Harbor Point” at 111 Towne Street and “The Lockworks” at 121 Towne. They both feature more modern architecture and less of an industrial feel. Amenities at these pet-friendly apartments include in-unit laundry, swimming pools, courtyards with gas-fueled fire pits and grills, fitness centers, concierge service and access-controlled garage parking. There are subtle differences in their architectural styles and floor plans, ranging from studios to three bedroom apartments and townhouse style units. A visit is the best way to see which location is best suited to your personal style.  http://www.111harborpoint.com www.121towne.com

A health-oriented choice is “The Vault”, a completely smoke-free community at 120 Towne Street. “The Vault” offers balconies, in-unit laundry, a pool plaza, fire pits, BBQ pavilions, fitness center, and reserved garage parking.  http://www.vaultapts.com.

Commons Park
A short stroll to the South from Yale & Towne, across a treed and lighted path, you find Commons Park, the focal point of many outdoor activities. All residents can participate in free fitness classes including yoga, Zumba, Tai Chi, cross-training, dance, and even an exercise class with your baby’s stroller. There are free family movies, dog training in the HP dog park, painting classes, and the popular Farmer’s Market. A powerful draw to this neighborhood is the opportunity to keep your private sailboat or powerboat at one of the marinas that dot the Harbor.

The waterfront ambience is reflected in great seafood restaurants such as Sign of the Whale and Boothbay Lobster Company, joined by Mexicue, Harbor Point Wines & Spirits, Corbo’s Deli, Fortina Pizza, and Bareburger. For a fun change of pace, organize a wine-tasting-and-painting party at Pinot’s Palette. And of course, don’t miss the charming and convenient free Trolley rides to the train station and Downtown.

Okay, it’s fun to live here, but which building should you choose? They each have different architectural character and personality, so a visit is really necessary.

At the entrance to the Commons Park neighborhood is “101 Park Place”, the first style-setting high rise built in Harbor Point, located at 101 Washington Blvd. Amenities include in-unit laundry, a pool, sun deck, fitness center, garage, concierge services, and balcony views of the city skyline or harbor. www.101parkplace.com

The crown jewel of Harbor Point is “The Beacon” at 1 Harbor Point Road, the only building located directly on the waterfront. Many units offer a much-coveted harbor view from private balconies, and there is a stunning 22nd floor rooftop observatory with panoramic views of Manhattan, Long Island Sound, Westchester and Fairfield. In addition to the usual amenities, this building features a “great room” near the pool and sun deck, yoga studio, health club and game room. This building is worth a visit!
http://www.beaconharborpt.com

“NV@ Harbor Point” is the newest addition to the neighborhood, at 100 Commons Park North. Combining industrial design with a nautical color scheme, this building offers studio, one and two bedroom units with private balconies, in-unit laundry, pet-free or pet-friendly options, garage, and full amenities.
http://www.nvharborpoint.com

“Infinity Harbor Point” at 201 Commons Park South, is a delightful, well-designed building with spacious units, open floor plans, floor-to-ceiling windows, in-unit washer/dryer, concierge, and full fitness amenities including roof-top pool and fire pits. The garage even has an electric car charging station. Nothing has been left out! Come for a tour!
https://www.infinityharborpoint.com

A popular smoke-free option is the “Postmark Apartments” at 301 Commons Park South. Units are spacious and bright with huge windows and a selection of floor plans. Located right on the park, you have instant access to all of the outdoor fitness classes, neighborhood gatherings, restaurants and merchants. And don’t forget that the Yale & Towne district is only a short walk to the North along a beautifully landscaped path. This is a truly livable and walkable neighborhood. Welcome!
https://www.postmarkapts.com/

real estate in Stamford

A city of sea-lovers has influenced the revival of Stamford’s Waterside neighborhood, which starts at the Old Greenwich border and extends along Stamford Harbor. Historically, Waterside has been a neighborhood of single- and multi-family homes and small industrial employers vital to the city, home to families who have loved these quiet streets for many generations. While this character still remains, the area has recently experienced revitalization along the harbor, with the development of luxury condominiums, apartment complexes, marinas and upscale restaurants.

Harbor Landing at 28 Southfield Ave is the newest apartment complex, offering the same luxury look and feel that you can find in Harbor Point, just across the harbor. Amenities include a pool and sundeck with grills and fire pits, outdoor TV lounge, fitness center and 24-hour concierge. Apartments range from studios to 2-bedroom layouts, and offer pet-friendly or pet-free/smoke-free options. Wake up to sunrise over the water! www.hlandingapts.com

Along the harbor on Southfield Avenue you can also find Baypointe, with luxury rental apartments, full amenities, and a free Trolley shuttle to downtown or Stamford’s Transportation Center with Metro North and Amtrak train lines. You can stroll along the harbor boardwalk to reach the area’s restaurants, marinas and water taxi to Harbor Point. www.baypointestamford.com.  WE LOVE THIS ONE!

TGM Anchor Point is another elegant pet-friendly choice, with 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, a 2-level fitness center and full amenities. Anchor Point has its own marina which offers 72 deep water boat slips for seasonal and transient rental and convenient access to Long Island Sound. Water-lovers welcome! www.tgmanchorpoint.com

Seaside amenities
To take full advantage of this beautiful location, dine along the water at Prime, where the raw oyster bar and aged steak give new meaning to the term “surf and turf.” You can even dock your boat at their boat slips and then enjoy your meal overlooking the waters of the harbor. Or enjoy the Half Full Brewery or Crabshell at Stamford Landing, with a dockside bar and live music on the boardwalk. There is also an event venue at The Loading Dock, a luxurious place for weddings or other special events.
For boat owners, Waterside offers several marinas and transient boat slips, a water taxi between Harbor Landing and Harbor Point, and the famous Hinckley Yacht Services full-service boatyard. Nothing has been left out! Come explore Stamford’s Waterside!

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List of Must See Museums in New York

New York is considered the cultural hub of the world. So it is not surprising that it has some of the best and the most impressive museums of the world. No matter what your taste and inclination, you will find a New York museum where you can have a gala time enjoying the collections and the exhibits. From ancient relics to modern art, and from outer space to the oceans, there is a museum to satisfy your thirst and curiosity.  Here is a list of best museums in New York for you.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

This is the largest museum of New York that was established in 1880. It is one of the top attractions of New York for all tourists. You can have a wonderful time here exploring the Egyptian temple or getting awed by the ancient costumes from around the world. Do not miss the rooftop garden that provides mesmerizing views of the skyline of New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art is located at 1000 5th Ave and you can buy tickets online.

American Museum of Natural History

If you want to have some jaw dropping and awesome sensor experiences, you must not forget to pay a visit to the American Museum of Natural History. See the grizzly bear, a 94 foot long blue whale, and the skeleton of a prehistoric Barosaurus skeleton among a huge collection of animals, cultures, and the space to have a most memorable experience of your life. There is also Rose Center for Earth and Space with a huge auditorium inside this museum.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

This museum in New York is dedicated to modern art with creations by renowned artists and sculptors from around the world. You can satisfy your thirst for art work from great painters like Picasso and Rodin. There is also a top notch gift shop and a high end restaurant cum bar inside this museum to refresh yourself.

Tenement Museum

This is a famous museum inside New York that is made out of a 5 storey building made in 1863 and in which 7000 immigrants lived at one point of time. It is located at 97 Orchard Street. You can see how early tenants of this building coked food on coal based stoves and fireplaces. You will find interpreters looking like residents of the building as they wear costumes from old times. You have to pay $22 as admission fee into this museum.

Guggenheim

The Guggenheim Museum is as famous for its landmark building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and restored for its 50th birthday in 2009, as it is for its impressive collection and daring temporary art shows. The museum owns Peggy Guggenheim’s trove of cubist, surrealist and abstract expressionist works, along with the Panza di Biumo Collection of American minimalist, Thannhauser Collection, and conceptual art from the 1960s and ’70s. In addition to works by Manet, Picasso, Chagall and Bourgeois, the Guggenheim Museum holds the largest collection of Kandinskys in the U.S. In 1992, the addition of a ten-story tower provided space for a sculpture gallery (with Central Park views), an auditorium, and restaurant the Wright.

In 1939 The Museum of Non-Objective Painting opened its rented quarters at 24 East 54th Street, showcasing the collection of American and European abstract and nonobjective artworks that Solomon R. Guggenheim had begun assembling a decade before. In the seventy years since, the collection of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; renamed in its founder’s honor in 1952 and housed since 1959 in Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic building on Fifth Avenue—has grown exponentially, expanding in both historical and stylistic range and depth.  My favorite!

buying and selling a home

The management and support team at BHGRE Shore & Country Properties is dedicated to giving our agents the latest competitive tools and technology so they can help their clients, buy and sell real estate and start the next chapter of their life with smiles on their faces.

Buying and selling a property can be fraught with ups and downs, and it’s important you find a REALTOR® who you can trust to negotiate and facilitate your transaction of your house, or investment, through to completion. That’s where we come in!

We have over 100 agents that speak 25 plus languages, unbeatable agent support, ongoing training, an in-house video and podcast studio and an in-house mortgage broker, ready to support our agents and their clients. When you partner with BHGRE Shore & Country Properties you get a high quality service, a dedicated team committed to getting your property maximum exposure using both traditional networks and social media tools.  

We’re a Fairfield County brokerage that has a proven 15 year track record, we operate with total integrity, and an unwavering focus on the needs and goals of our agents and our clients to ensure they receive unparalleled customer service and support when they need it.  

“Independent real estate firms with hands-on owner-managers who know about and care about each and every agent and transaction are becoming harder and harder to find. Home buyers and sellers seek attentive, responsive service”.  Agents need flexible and experienced, focused minds working on their behalf. Our goal is to continue growing KRG while cultivating the high service model Realtors deserve and clients require.

To discuss how BHGRE Shore & Country Properties can help you on your next property journey, give me a call at 203-979-0920.

real estate in Connecticut

As Broker, Owner of BHGRE Shore & Country Properties and I am dedicated to giving our agents the latest competitive tools and technology so they can help their clients, buy and sell real estate and start the next chapter of their life with smiles on their faces.

Buying and selling a property can be fraught with ups and downs, and it’s important you find a REALTOR® who you can trust to negotiate and facilitate your transaction of your house, or investment, through to completion. That’s where we come in!

We have over 100 agents that speak 25 plus languages, unbeatable agent support, an in-house video and podcast studio and an in-house mortgage broker, ready to support you. When you partner with BHGRE Shore & Country Properties you get a high quality service, a dedicated team committed to getting your property maximum exposure using both traditional networks and social media tools.

We’re a Fairfield County brokerage that has a proven 15 year track record, we operate with total integrity, and an unwavering focus on the needs and goals of our agents and our clients to ensure they receive unparalleled customer service and support when they need it.

“Independent real estate firms with hands-on owner-managers who know about and care about each and every agent and transaction are becoming harder and harder to find. Home buyers and sellers seek attentive, responsive service”.  Agents need flexible and experienced, focused minds working on their behalf. Our goal is to continue growing KRG while cultivating the high service model Realtors deserve and clients require.

To discuss how BHGRE Shore & Country Properties can help you on your next property journey, give me a call at 203-979-0920.