The Ellington is a 29-story post-war property that displays a façade of red-brick base with ribbed piers beneath a set-back tower with numerous private balconies overhead. This building, located at 260 West 52nd Street on the corner of 8th Avenue in midtown West, was one of the first modern luxury rental apartments in the neighborhood and is home to 216 units.
These apartments are made up of studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartment units, with each carrying a contemporary design. They have finishings such as oak parquet floors, high ceilings, oversized tinted thermo-pane windows, wood burning fireplaces, and private balconies in some units. They also have spacious closets which include one walk-in closet per apartment. The kitchens are appointed with European-style cabinetry, dishwashers, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The bathrooms feature ceramic tile baths, tri-view mirrors, and polished chrome fixtures.
The building’s well-attended lobby welcomes the residents with its 24-hour doorman and a concierge service. In addition, it has other amenities such as a fitness center, private storage rooms, bicycle storage, on-site parking with valet, sauna, and a laundry area on every floor. The building is also equipped with a high-speed Internet connectivity.
Notable landmarks like the Broadway theater district, Times Square, and Central Park are in close proximity to this Manhattan apartment building's location. A vast array of restaurants, schools, and shopping centers are also nearby. The area is also great for everyday travelers, as a good number of subway lines are right on every corner.