Essex House used to be the tallest tower in New York. Built at the same time as the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center, it is definitively one of the most beautiful examples of 1930s Art deco style in the Big Apple.
This imposing building, with its name inscribed on its façade in gigantic red letters, hasn’t lost anything of its air of importance. Located a short stroll from Columbus Circle, Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, the theatre district and the MoMA, Essex House still reigns over Central Park alongside its neighbours, the Ritz-Carlton, Plaza and Park Lane.
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Today, 160 Central Park South in New York is home to the JW Marriott Essex House New York, named Best Hotel in the United States a few years ago by Global Traveller Magazine. The building also holds exceptionally elegant condominiums, some of which belong to Lauren Berger Collection and are available for rent.
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Lauren Berger, one of Condé Nast Traveller’s Black Book Worldwide’s experts for 2013, is the CEO and founder of Lauren Berger Collection, luxury rental properties around the world, which was recently crowned one of the best rental companies globally by Vacation Rental Travel Guide. Mrs. Berger is renowned for her warmth and integrity. She welcomes her guests – from royalty, high profile entrepreneurs, Hollywood – with class and discretion. Lauren Berger Collection provides VIP concierge service 24 hours a day.
LARGE AND LUXURIOUS APARTEMENT OVERLOOKING CENTRAL PARK
Lauren Berger decorates her properties to ensure that her guests will enjoy the maximum of comfort and calm.
This huge luxurious two-bedroom, two-bath apartment is furnished with refinement and is perfect for up to eight persons. Located on the 11th floor, it offers a Central Park view from an impressive living room.
The second bedroom has its own entrance to the hotel corridor. A third bedroom is also available, but is not connected internally. Its access is from the corridor, right beside the apartment.
The care Mrs. Berger’s handpicked staff lavishes on her guests is second to none. She has been dubbed Queen of Hospitality of New York City. Her guests come back not only for the Lauren Berger Collection experience, but for what she has made of it.
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Text: Renée Senneville