Manhattan Scout's Top 30 Luxury Green Buildings

The Visionaire Green Building
The philosophy of green buildings is that they are constructed in line with natural features and resources surrounding the property. The U.S. Green Building Council designed a green building framework called Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). It is a design tool that helps developers design resource-efficient buildings. Once a building reaches a specific score in the LEED rating system, it gets the highly sought after LEED certification.

The Solaire, built in 2003, was the first LEED certified building in New York City. Since then, countless green buildings have risen from the ground, and LEED certified buildings have become very popular for apartment hunters. Even commercial buildings, like the iconic Empire State Building, have been renovated to become LEED certified. Here’s our Top 30 list of NYC’s best green buildings, sorted by our luxury ranking.
The Visionaire 70 Little West Street NYC
Building info
70 Little West Street
Battery Park City
Rating: 98%
Leed Certified
40.707055_-74.016623
Apartments for Sale
From $1,150,000 to $4,250,000
Apartments for Rent
From $3,300 to $9,000
The Laurel 400 East 67th St condos
Building info
400 East 67th Street
Upper East Side
Rating: 98%
Leed Certified
40.764439_-73.958160
Apartments for Sale
From $2,690,000 to $21,000,000
Apartments for Rent
From $7,900 to $14,500
303 East 33rd Street Condominium
Building info
303 East 33rd Street
Murray Hill
Rating: 98%
Leed Certified
40.744004_-73.975460
Apartments for Sale
From $785,000 to $2,895,000
Apartments for Rent
From $2,750 to $4,000
Emerald Green 320 West 38th Street Facade
Building info
320 West 38th Street
Midtown West
Rating: 96%
Leed Certified
40.755110_-73.993028
Apartments for Sale

On request

Apartments for Rent

On request

The Riverhouse 1 River Terrace Condominium
Building info
1 River Terrace
Battery Park City
Rating: 95%
Leed Certified
40.716045_-74.016341
Apartments for Sale
From $1,868,300 to $4,995,000
Apartments for Rent
From $8,500 to $30,000
One Jackson Square 122 Greenwich Avenue Condominium
Building info
122 Greenwich Avenue
West Village
Rating: 95%
Leed Certified
40.739346_-74.002626
Apartments for Sale

On request

Apartments for Rent

On request

Nouvel 100 11th Avenue Condominium
Building info
100 11th Avenue
Chelsea
Rating: 95%
Leed Certified
40.746160_-74.007589
Apartments for Sale
From $975,000 to $4,200,000
Apartments for Rent
From $4,500
Liberty Luxe 200 North End Avenue Condominium
Building info
200 North End Avenue
Battery Park City
Rating: 95%
Leed Certified
40.715900_-74.014906
Apartments for Sale

On request

Apartments for Rent
From $6,950 to $19,995
The Greenwich Lane 150 West 12th Street Condominium
Building info
150 West 12th Street
Greenwich Village
Rating: 94%
Leed Certified
40.736374_-73.998907
Apartments for Sale
From $2,195,000 to $12,450,000
Apartments for Rent

On request

Mercedes House 555 West 53rd Street Building
Building info
555 West 53rd Street
Midtown West
Rating: 94%
Leed Certified
40.767333_-73.992202
Apartments for Sale

On request

Apartments for Rent
From $3,075 to $5,000