While many people flock to the beach for Independence Day, some of NYC’s residential developments can rival any beach house with landscaped sundecks and state-of-the-art grilling stations, making them the perfect place to host a July 4th BBQ with friends and family. With New Yorkers comfortable enough to gather again and many people looking to celebrate this holiday outside and together, these spaces are sure to be in high demand!
The Beach is a brand-new residential development that combines 336 high-quality rental homes with the most sought-after amenities.
The Beach offers several spaces that benefit from the picturesque waterfront and skyline views and connect residents with nature, including a sprawling, landscaped waterfront courtyard with an outdoor pool and sun deck. Complete with seating areas, grilling stations, and fire pits, and showcasing picture-perfect views of the Manhattan skyline, The Beach’s courtyard is the best place to host a July 4th BBQ this year.
Located along the Hudson River where Midtown meets the Upper West Side, GID Development Group’s Waterline Square is the epitome of urban living.
The three-building luxury residential development features beautifully appointed homes and an impressive amenity offering, including a shared 100,000-square-foot amenity center designed by Rockwell Group and private amenities in each building. Residents enjoy access to fully furnished and landscaped sundecks with outdoor kitchens, perfect for hosting a cook-out this 4th of July.
One Manhattan Square
With 40,000 square feet of outdoor space at One Manhattan Square on the Lower East Side, there is definitely plenty of room to host a summer barbecue.
There are several grilling stations with high-top seating and everything else imaginable on the terrace for a fun party including an outdoor kitchen, ping-pong tables, fire pits, and even an adult treehouse.
At Avora, residents can fire up the grill and admire a view of the Manhattan skyline. Situated in the heart of Weehawken in New Jersey’s coveted Gold Coast neighborhood, Avora is a full-service waterfront building boasting a modern design that maximizes views, along with 184 lavish condo residences and a vast collection of resort-style amenities.
On the third floor, a sprawling outdoor plaza features Avora’s landscaped courtyard, complete with grills, dining areas, cabanas, a firepit, and an outdoor pool overlooking the Hudson River and Midtown Manhattan.
Located in Upper Manhattan in the heart of Harlem atop the BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group-design The Smile, The Smile Rooftop Swim Club is the place where residents can relax with friends and family this 4th of July holiday.
In addition to a stunning rooftop plunge pool with Harlem River and Manhattan skyline views, the rooftop features barbeques and dining areas for all of your grilling and entertainment needs.
The best place to watch the Fourth of July fireworks is the highest infinity pool in the Western Hemisphere at Brooklyn Point, the tallest residential tower in the borough. Situated 680 feet above the ground – making it higher than the famous Marina Bay Sands Hotel pool in Singapore – the 27-foot-long pool offers nearly 360-degree views of the skyline and is surrounded by lounge chairs, al fresco dining areas and an outdoor movie screening space, as well as a stargazing observatory.
If residents want to barbecue during their Fourth of July celebrations, they can head down from the pool to the beautiful ninth floor landscaped terrace that is fully equipped with an al fresco kitchen with gas grills and dining areas.