Call Agent

Our Blog

The latest Manhattan real estate news and insights.

Noble Black Featured in The Wall Street Journal

Douglas Elliman’s Noble Black is one of Manhattan’s premier brokers with almost $1 Billion of closed residential real estate transactions in the last 10 years. He was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal for his insight in the Manhattan residential real estate market.

Read more

5 Luxury Brunch Spots in Manhattan

Brunch is a Sunday tradition in Manhattan, but what about the luxury brunch?

Read more

The Ultimate To-Do List in Chelsea

This isn’t one of those to-do lists full of chores and obligations. This to-do list is all about the fun, food, and frolic on a fall day in Chelsea.

Read more

Kids in the City: Top Three Family Friendly New York Neighborhoods

While the cost of living in Manhattan is creeping higher and higher every day, if you’ve chosen it as the place to raise your kids, you want to ensure you are buying or renting a home in the best neighborhood possible. As a collection of villages, Manhattan offers many options for you to settle down in, however only a few are top-tier and family friendly. Since it takes a village to raise a child, we’ve selected the top three NYC villages ideal to raise your kids in.

Read more

The Building Series: Getting to Know The Orion

The Orion is a luxury 60-floor postwar building with 551 units. Built in 2004, the building features striking views of Midtown, the Hudson River, Hell’s Kitchen and Times Square. Decorated in a modern, minimalist style, the building attracts an ultra-hip crowd. Clean lines and simplistic materials blend with nearly any buyer’s tastes. Since the building is made up of condos, residents own their apartments and often stay for several years.

Read more

New York City's "Secret Gardens": Under the Radar Parks

Despite there being over 1,500 greenspaces sprinkled throughout New York City’s five boroughs, there are a select few that seem to get all the attention, notably Central Park. Even though New York is known as the concrete jungle, the city’s parks are what make it livable, offering great spaces for residents to gather and enjoy, serving as vibrant extensions of the neighborhoods in which they are found. Check out this list of underrated – yet equally beloved – parks across NYC.

Read more

Top Weekend Getaways from Manhattan

As tourist crowds continue to flock to the city and temperatures and humidity creep to unbearable heights, many Manhattanites are desperate to escape by the time August rolls around. While many people turn to the Hamptons as their summer sanctuary, there are many other options where city-goers can spend a few days away from weekday chaos. See the list below for some of the best weekend getaways from New York City.

Read more

Hottest NYC Neighborhoods for Young Professionals

Known as The City That Never Sleeps, New York is a magnet for young professionals from all over the world seeking a taste of the opportunity that the city provides. With unique culture around every corner and a buzzing atmosphere, Manhattan’s lifestyle is difficult to beat and difficult to pass up. In such a big city, it can be difficult to find your way as a recent graduate, so we have assembled a list of the best neighborhoods for young professionals who are looking to make New York their new home.

Read more

Resident Magazine Shoots at Noble's Iconic One57 Listing

Noble Black’s unparalleled One57 listing in New York’s most luxurious new residence was featured in Resident Magazine’s July 2016 issue. Chosen as the location for a shoot and articles on Dr. Christopher Calapai, the ‘stem cell guru’ and Ramona Singer, Real Housewife of New York City and business savvy entrepreneur, the sprawling 4,483 square-foot 3-bedroom 4.5-bathroom condo boasting lofty ceilings, a cornered master suite, and light flooded living and dining spaces served as a picturesque background for the magazine feature.

Read more