As the weather continues heating up, there is nothing more refreshing than cooling off with a dip in the pool. And what can be better than doing this from the luxury of your home? Below, there is a group of amazing rental buildings across the country that are kicking it up a notch with spectacular outdoor pools, making them covetable places to cool down in this sweltering weather.
Nestled in the lush greenery and waterfront parks of NYC’s coveted Battery Park City neighborhood, Gateway is a peaceful residential oasis comprised of six high-rise buildings with breathtaking harbor and city views. The Club at Gateway offers over 30,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities for residents of all ages, including a private outdoor pool perfect for beating the summer heat. The pool at Gateway overlooks the Hudson River and has plenty of poolside sunbathing chairs and sun-protecting umbrellas.
Developed by the LeFrak Organization, LeFrak City is home to three extensive shared courtyards that feature outdoor amenities and recreational facilities. A residents-only outdoor pool is the highlight of these spaces in the summer months, with residents of all ages enjoying splashing in the water and basking in the sun. Additional shared outdoor spaces include a soccer field, tennis court, basketball court, putting green, games tables including ping pong and foosball, picnic tables and playgrounds.
Situated at the nexus of the hip Hell’s Kitchen, the evolving Hudson Yards and just steps from the stylish Chelsea, 555Ten offers 56 stories of elevated, luxury rentals. The amenities rise to the rooftop at 650 feet, featuring an exclusive all season rooftop club and bar with an indoor/outdoor fireplace and an outdoor swimming pool for residents, offering breathtaking skyline and sunset views. The open air sundeck features private cabanas, chaise lounges, and a southwest-facing swimming pool for the most exclusive observation deck experience, offering spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline and Hudson River.
The newest and most design-forward luxury development to open in Washington, D.C. is Whyle, an industrial-chic apartment building designed by Morris Adjmi, the iconic architect celebrated for shaping NYC’s Meatpacking District. Situated in the heart of DC’s trendy Shaw neighborhood, Whyle features stunning modern architecture with an aluminum facade and factory-style windows that flood the interiors with ample natural light. Offering 95 one- and two-bedroom residences, Whyle rents fully furnished apartments to residents for as little as 30 days, or for as long as a year. This flexibility, coupled with the project’s stunning interiors and hotel-inspired amenities, are what attract residents to Whyle, as it’s turning traditional apartment living on its head. A highlight fixture within Whyle’s amenities program is its scenic rooftop swimming pool. The pool deck boasts incredible views of DC and landmarks like the Washington Monument.