VIΛ 57 WEST (625 West 57th Street) #FabULyssfind-January 18th, 2017

Introducing a new #FabULyssfind for #divamoms #divadads and #glamparents
VIΛ 57 WEST (625 West 57th Street)
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Q: Please tell the #divamoms, #divadads and #glamparents about the new beautiful VIA West 57th Street building… What will families love most about this new family friendly property?
A: VIA 57 WEST  provides a home in which you can live, work and thrive. With inspiring views of the Hudson River, premium smoke-free rental residences balance the excitement of the city and the tranquility of nature. A visual gateway to Manhattan, VIA
57 WEST  is part of the 57 WEST  residential superblock, an oasis in one of New York’s most dynamic neighborhoods.
Q: What will families fall in love with when they visit the building? What do you think the families will be most attracted to?
A: At VIA 57 West, families can enjoy the grand lobby with a 24-hour concierge. The resident-exclusive dynamic amenities package offers VIA Social, VIA Garden and VIA Fit, encompassing East and West Resident Lounges, Library, Party Room, Chef’s Kitchen, Screening Room, Tot Spot Playroom, Ping Pong, Billiards, and Shuffle Board Game Room, Poker Room and Golf Simulator and Putting Green, as well as Outdoor Seating and Activity Areas, a Sunlit Swimming Pool and Indoor Half-Court Basketball. Additionally, curated amenities including neighborhood outings, arts and crafts classes, children’s programs, lectures, and culinary adventures are available through the 57 WEST Insider Program.
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Q: I know the readers would love to learn more about the dynamic architecture. Please expand….
A: World-renowned architect Bjarke Ingels’ breakthrough design puts an unconventional twist on the classic Manhattan residential building. With high performance floor-to-ceiling window with solar Eco-Veil roller shadesglass, residences open to natural light, soaring sky, and spectacular river and garden views. Almost
50% of the homes enjoy a private balcony or terrace.
Q: Is there anything that each residence in the building has the same? What makes them different?
A:  VIA 57 WEST offers a variety of studio, one, two, three, and four bedroom residences, many with expansive terraces overlooking the Hudson River. The building’s dynamic architecture is reflected throughout the interiors that organically flow from indoor to outdoor living. Materials and construction have been carefully considered and selected for their resilience and environmental impact. Each aspect of the design has been thoughtfully planned to conserve water, reduce energy needs, and promote the wellness of residents while minimizing the impact on the environment.
Living spaces make the most of natural light and dramatic views. Spacious kitchens with GE and Blomberg Energy-Star appliances, FSC-certified wood Italian cabinetry and pure white Caesar stone countertops and backsplashes combine everyday simplicity with refined design. Bathrooms are crafted with warm, natural finishes and clean, modern lines.  Each home contains a Bosch washer and dryer.
Q: Tell us about the neighborhood.. what are the best parks for families and some family friendly restaurants. What bus stops, subway stops are nearby?
A: Explore iconic New York from an exciting new perspective. Step out for one-of-a-kind shops, top restaurants, and healthful markets. Take in the world’s finest art, theater and music. When it’s time to relax, take a picnic to the park or bike along the river. Get to know the neighborhood as a 57 West Insider, an exclusive program of in-building and area activities for residents to enjoy. Some neighborhood highlights include:
–    Lincoln Center
–    Hudson River Park
–    Ethical Culture Center replace with Animal Kennel Center (AKC)
–    Pier 84
–    The Intrepid
–    Dewitt Clinton Park
–    Landmark movie theatre coming in Fall 2017
–    Whole Foods at Columbus Circle
–    57 West Resident Shuttle
–    59th St – Columbus Circle Station (A,B,C,D Trains)
–    57th Street Crosstown Bus
–    63rd Street Crosstown Bus
Q: How much are the two bedrooms starting at? What’s the biggest size apartment that the building has. How much is that apartment going for?
A: Available two bedroom residences begin at $5,820/month. The largest apartment available is 4 bedrooms and 4 baths, priced at $12,800/month.
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Q: What are the best amenities that the building has for families? Please tell our readers in detail…
A: Enjoy curated amenities provided exclusively for VIA 57 WEST residents through the 57 West Insider Program, featuring neighborhood outings, arts and crafts classes, children’s programs, lectures, and culinary adventures, all perfectly suited for families. Adults and children alike have access to the East and West Resident Lounges, Library, Party Room, Chef’s Kitchen, Screening Room, Tot Spot Playroom, Ping Pong, Billiards, and Shuffle Board Game Room, Poker Room and Golf Simulator and Putting Green, as well as Outdoor Seating and Activity Areas, a Sunlit Swimming Pool and Indoor Half-Court Basketball.
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Q: Tell us more about the neighborhood where the building is… What are the schools that the building is zoned for? What private and public schools are nearby and what about early childhood schools and centers?
A: VIA57 WEST’s school zone is District 2 which has some of the highest- performing and popular schools in the city.   Public pre-school, middle and high schools include P.S. 051 Elias Howe (M051), P.S. 212 Midtown West (M212), Success Academy Hell’s Kitchen (Manhattan 2) (M170) – Charter, Professional Performing Arts High School (M408), Beacon High School (M479), Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology (M507), High School for Environmental Studies (M400).   Private schools include Sacred Heart Parochial (MBAU), Fieldston School, De La Salle Academy, York Prep, and Abraham Joshua Herschel High School
Q: Please give our readers the best way to get in touch with the building for tours and with questions? Email, Phone number and names please.
A: Phone: 212 789 5757; VIA57WestLeasing@durst.org
Q: Tell us about the spectacular views of the Hudson River…
A: The Hudson River has inspired artists and writers for centuries. Watch the light on the river change throughout the day. In the morning, the city rises with you. In the evening, the sun sets in thousands of colors.
Q: Many moms and dads work from home…please tell us about the wonderful amenities for working parents…
A: VIA 57 WEST  offers residents exclusive amenities designed to enhance an urban lifestyle and nourish your mind, body and soul. Through VIA Garden, experience the
22,0000 SF exclusive courtyard oasis with 80 new planted trees and lawns, 47 species of
native plant material, outdoor seating and four barbecue grills, all within a design that shares the exact proportions as Olmsted’s Central Park. VIA Social features 2 Resident Lounges, a Library with work stations and printer/copier/scanner, a Reading Room, outdoor lounges with river views, a Movie Screening Room, a Game Room with Ping Pong, Billiards and Shuffle Board, a Poker Room and a Golf  Simulator and Putting Green. Enjoy the Gym, Fitness Lounge, Swimming Pool, Sun Decks, Exercise Studios and Indoor Half-Basketball Court through VIA FIT.
Q: Please add any additional information that you would like our readers to know about…
A: VIA 57 WEST redefines green living with a vision of sustainability that both respects nature and promotes well-being. VIA 57 WEST sets a new paradigm for environmental responsibility. Centered around the four core elements––Water, Energy, Air, and Earth –– VIA 57 WEST gives back to the environment and provides a home where people can live
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