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Treehugger

Nice Shades: This NYC Passivhaus Condo Has Terra-Cotta Baguettes
New York City has a new condominium on Columbus Avenue: Charlotte of the Upper West Side. It is a wonderful example of a point I often make: Passivhaus isn't just a standard of energy—it's a standard of luxury.

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Gotham

6 Extravagant Eco-Friendly Luxury Homes You Can Buy Right Now
Sustainability and eco-friendly design are increasingly important for luxury home buyers across the globe. Today's most popular architects and designers keep that trend in mind when crafting new spaces, ensuring the surrounding nature is preserved while carbon emissions are reduced...

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gb&d

BKSK Architects Designed an NYC Condominium to Passive House and Beyond
Newly revealed, the deeply textured terra-cotta facade of Charlotte of the Upper West Side at 470 Columbus Avenue in Manhattan fits comfortably within its landmarked historic district while providing sunshading as part of an ambitious sustainable design agenda looking decidedly toward the future...

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Lux Exposé

Luxurious Residential Properties with Sustainability at the Heart of Their Design
Eco-homes designed with environmental responsibility and sustainability in mind are getting higher in demand today. In fact, eco-conscious clients are willing to pay more for a sustainable home over a traditional one. Developers and architects are responding to this demand by offering forward-thinking properties designed to reduce impact and seamlessly blend into nature...

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Luxury Travel Magazine

Eco-friendly Homes Around the World Luring Conscious Buyers
Eco-friendly design has become one of the most important elements for luxury home buyers today. Around the world, residents are growing more conscious of their impact on the environment and seeking out residences that put sustainability and protecting local flora and fauna at the forefront of their design plans. ..

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The Architect's Newspaper

BKSK Architects realizes terra-cotta facade on an Upper West Side residential building
Charlotte of the Upper West Side pushes the boundaries of environmental performance in New York City. One of a limited number of ground-up construction projects approved in the Upper West Side Central Park West Historic District in recent years, the building, designed by New York–firm BKSK Architects, rises seven stories on Columbus Avenue between 82nd and 83rd Street...

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Lux Exposé

Look Inside Charlotte of the Upper West Side – Manhattan’s Most Sustainable Building
Believed to be the most sustainable condominium building ever built in New York City, Charlotte of the Upper West Side is also one of the first new residential buildings to be constructed in the Central Park Historic District in the past 30 years...

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Home Journal

A Closer Look at New York City's Most Sustainable Condominium
One of the first residential buildings to be constructed in the Central Park Historic District in the past 30 years...

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Elle Decor

With Sustainability and Style in Equal Measure, This Cutting-Edge Condo Is Manhattan's Chicest New Resident
Meet Charlotte of the Upper West Side...

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New York YIMBY

Charlotte Of The Upper West Side Nears Completion On Manhattan’s Upper West Side
Exterior work is nearing completion on Charlotte of The Upper West Side, a nine-story residential building at 470 Columbus Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by The Roe Corporation, the structure was engineered to Passive House standards and will yield seven full-floor condominium units with interiors by Alyssa Kapito Interiors and BKSK...

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Mansion Global

The Floor Is All Yours
The allure of a half or full-floor city residence has always been a mix of prestige and privacy—the pandemic made that extra space even more desirable...

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Home Journal

Overseas Property: Charlotte of the Upper West Side
A sanctuary of wellness and sustainability in the heart of the Upper West Side neighbourhood...

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CityRealty

Charlotte of the Upper West Side: NYC's first Landmarks-approved Passive House nears completion
Between its protected status and local community of outspoken preservationists, new construction in the Central Park West Historic District has been few and far between. Charlotte of the Upper West Side, an eight-story condominium located at 470 Columbus Avenue, is only the fourth ground-up new building to rise in this stretch of the Upper West Side in the past 30 years, and Roe Corporation had to appear before the Landmarks Preservation Commission (“Landmarks”) more than once before the design passed muster. But the developer ultimately triumphed, and a recent site visit shows that the scaffolding nets are down to reveal BKSK Architects’ masonry-inspired brick facade, horizontal terra cotta louver system, and fenestration that mirrors the punched windows of adjacent tenement buildings...

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Abode2

Manhattan's Most Sustainable
Abode2 explores Manhattan’s most sustainable condominium building, the newly unveiled, BKSK Architects-designed, Charlotte of the Upper West Side...

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Gotham

On The Market: NYC's Charlotte Of The Upper West Side Is A Show-Stopper
This residential building is one of the most sustainable structures in the city....

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Modern Luxury Manhattan

Green with Envy
This residential building is one of the most sustainable structures in the city...

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Forbes

Luxurious Makeover Comes To Upper West Side Residential Selection
Thought to be New York City’s most sustainable condominium building ever, this development at 470 Columbus and West 83rd Street is among the first new residential buildings to rise in the Central Park Historic District in the past three decades...

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LX Collection

In New York, Sustainability Finally Becomes a Selling Point
Sustainability hasn’t traditionally been a main selling point for Manhattan’s luxury condominium developments. But at Charlotte of the Upper West Side, a new building at 470 Columbus Avenue, things are beginning to change. Marketing materials trumpet sustainability and wellness, with a Passive House design ensuring drastic energy reductions for each of the seven residences...

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YIMBY

Charlotte of the Upper West Side Nears Completion at 470 Columbus Avenue
Exterior work is closing in on completion on Charlotte Of The Upper West Side, a nine-story condominium building at 470 Columbus Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side...

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Luxe Interiors + Design

Beauty Meets Sustainability In These Boutique Condo NYC Homes
A new, ground-up, boutique condominium on the Upper West Side is angling to become the most sustainable in New York City and interior designer Alyssa Kapito is the creative force behind its seven one-of-a-kind, full-floor homes.

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Forbes

New ‘Must-Have’ In NYC Buildings: The Best Air
The pandemic era’s renewed focus on health and wellness has been accompanied by a flock of fascinating phenomena. Among the most salient: a crusade by residential buyers to look beyond conventional ventilation and air filtration in an effort to find the cleanest, purest and just plain finest indoor air around...

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Forbes

On The Market: Blue Sky Patios And Wraparound Terraces For Big Apple Garden Lovers
Located at 470 Columbus and West 83rd St. on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Charlotte of the Upper West Side is reportedly the most sustainable condominium building ever built in NYC. Designed by BKSK Architects and engineered to exceed the energy and ventilation standards of the German-based Passive House Institute, each residence features its state-of-the-art, Swiss-engineered energy recovery ventilation system and is crafted with entirely sustainably sourced materials...

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CityRealty

Charlotte of the Upper West Side brings sustainable full-floor condos to Central Park West Historic District
Between its protected status and local community of outspoken preservationists, new construction in the Central Park West Historic District has been few and far between. Indeed, developer Roe Corporation had to make more than one trip before the Landmarks Preservation Commission before Charlotte of the Upper West Side, its eight-story condominium at 470 Columbus Avenue, passed muster. As a result, it is only the fourth ground-up new building to be constructed in the Central Park West Historic District in the past 30 years. Sales have officially launched on the seven units within, and closings are expected to commence later this year...

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Mansion Global

The Floor Is All Yours
Buyers attracted to floor-through units include families who want the living space of a single-family home and empty-nesters who use the extra bedrooms for office space and visiting kids and grandkids, said John Roe, principal of the Roe Corporation, developer of Charlotte of the Upper West Side at 470 Columbus Ave. in Manhattan. Some floor-through designs appeal to buyers who plan to entertain...

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Architectural Digest

Take a Look at 10 Sustainable High-End Homes For Sale in New York

One of the first new residential buildings to be constructed in the Central Park Historic District in the past 30 years, Charlotte of the Upper West Side has seven sustainably designed full-floor residences; listings will be live this spring. Each features its own energy recovery ventilation system that delivers fresh filtered outside air to each room of the home and is crafted with sustainably sourced materials...

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NYREJ

Roe Corp. begins sales at Charlotte of the Upper West Side
Manhattan, NY Roe Corp., a leading privately held, real estate development and investment firm, has launched sales for what is believed to be one of the most sustainable condominium buildings ever built in the city. Named, Charlotte of the Upper West Side, as a nod to the developer’s daughter Charlotte and Generation Alpha, the nine-story ground-up was designed and engineered to exceed the energy and ventilation standards of the German based Passive House Institute. One of the first new residential buildings to be constructed in the Central Park Historic District in the past 30 years, the boutique condominium will bring seven striking and sustainably-designed full-floor residences to one of the city’s most coveted neighborhoods.

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LX Collection

Flexibility, Eco Friendliness, and Smart Technology are Key in 2021
Residential developers are always looking for new ways to attract tenants, whether through innovative design or exclusive lifestyle offerings. Those offerings are usually a result of relatively predictable market demand and industry trends. But just like every other industry in 2020, condominium developers have had to pivot their thinking to buyers’ quarantine-time needs. So, while well-designed foyers might have been important to buyers at one time, private outdoor space is now at a premium. Here are the development trends industry experts predict will be big in 2021.

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Mansion Global

Sales 5 Notable New Developments on Tap for 2021
From New York to Japan, here’s what’s coming in the near year. Luxury residential developers have had to rethink their strategies as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. For many, that’s meant going back to the drawing board to adjust floor plans to include office space, expand outdoor areas and add amenities like air filtration systems and touchless technology. That has meant delays.

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Business of Home

The Inside Story of New York’s Greenest Condo
The Upper West Side hums with nostalgia—from the Museum of Natural History to the mason facades of the Central Park West Historic District, the neighborhood is a treasure trove of storied buildings. Now, it welcomes a new piece of history: Manhattan’s greenest condo, dubbed Charlotte of the Upper West Side. Under the leadership of the Roe Corporation, a real estate development company helmed by John Roe, a number of beloved home brands and designers have come together to build a superlatively green luxury building—a project that cost Roe nearly $76 million...

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Profile NYC

Sales Launch at Manhattan’s Most Sustainable Condominium
Roe Corporation launched sales for Manhattan’s most sustainable condominium named Charlotte of the Upper West Side. The condo is one of the first new residential buildings to be constructed in Central Park Historic District in the past 30 years and reflects the traditional architecture of the historic and landmarked buildings nearby. The building is thoughtfully designed centered around sustainability...

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Lux Exposé

Manhattan’s Most Sustainable Condo Building Unveiled
Charlotte of the Upper West Side, one of the first new residential buildings to be constructed in the Central Park Historic District in the past 30 years, has launched sales. Believed to be the most sustainable condominium building ever built in New York City, the nine-story ground-up was designed and engineered to exceed the energy and ventilation standards of the German-based Passive House Institute. The boutique condominium will bring seven striking and sustainably-designed full-floor residences to one of New York City’s most coveted neighborhoods...

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The Wall Street Journal

Clean Air: The Next Luxury Apartment Perk
When buyers of real-estate developer John Roe’s seven condos walk into their new Manhattan homes sometime after May next year, Mr. Roe wants them to breathe deep and feel good about it. That’s because he has spared no expense on air quality...

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CityRealty

For stable Upper West Side market, Charlotte brings sustainable high-end condos steps from Central Park
Between its protected status and local community of outspoken preservationists, new construction in the Central Park West Historic District has been few and far between. Indeed, developer Roe Corporation had to make more than one trip before the Landmarks Preservation Commission before Charlotte of the Upper West Side, its eight-story condominium at 470 Columbus Avenue, passed muster. As a result, it is only the fourth ground-up new building to be constructed in the Central Park West Historic District in the past 30 years...

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Business of Home

Ikea Folds Its Catalog, Influencers Are Selling Homes Now, And More
Private real estate company Roe Corporation has announced the launch of sales for what is believed to be the most sustainable building ever completed in New York City. Charlotte of the Upper West Side, one of the first new residential buildings to be constructed in the Central Park Historic District in the past 30 years, was designed and engineered by BKSK Architects to exceed the lofty standards of the Germany-based Passive House Institute.

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Markets Insider

Manhattan’s Most Sustainable Condominium Building Unveiled
Roe Corporation, a leading privately held, real estate company, today announced the launch of sales for what is believed to be the most sustainable condominium building ever built in New York City. Named, Charlotte of the Upper West Side, as a nod to the developer's daughter Charlotte and Generation Alpha, the nine-story ground-up was designed and engineered to exceed the energy and ventilation standards of the German-based Passive House Institute...

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Associated Press

Manhattan’s Most Sustainable Condominium Building Unveiled
Roe Corporation, a leading privately held, real estate company, today announced the launch of sales for what is believed to be the most sustainable condominium building ever built in New York City. Named, Charlotte of the Upper West Side, as a nod to the developer’s daughter Charlotte and Generation Alpha, the nine-story ground-up was designed and engineered to exceed the energy and ventilation standards of the German-based Passive House Institute...

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I Love the Upper West Side

Sales Launch at New Development on 83rd and Columbus
Developer Roe Corporation has announced the launch of sales at a mid-construction new development condo located at 470 Columbus Avenue, between 82nd and 83rd Streets.

The nine-story condo, called Charlotte of the Upper West Side, will offer seven floor-through apartments. Prices will start at $11 million....

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Environment + Energy Leader

Manhattan’s ‘Most Sustainable Condominium’ Building Unveiled
Roe Corporation, a privately held real estate company, today announced the launch of sales for what is believed to be the most sustainable condominium building ever built in New York City. Named, Charlotte of the Upper West Side, the nine-story ground-up was designed and engineered to exceed the energy and ventilation standards of the German-based Passive House Institute. One of the first new residential buildings to be constructed in the Central Park Historic District in the past 30 years, the condominium will bring seven sustainably designed full-floor residences to one of New York City’s favorite neighborhoods...

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Yahoo! Finance

Manhattan’s Most Sustainable Condominium Building Unveiled
Roe Corporation, a leading privately held, real estate company, today announced the launch of sales for what is believed to be the most sustainable condominium building ever built in New York City. Named, Charlotte of the Upper West Side, as a nod to the developer’s daughter Charlotte and Generation Alpha, the nine-story ground-up was designed and engineered to exceed the energy and ventilation standards of the German-based Passive House Institute...

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