The Yard--designed by renowned architect Karl Fischer--is an 83-unit, 12-story luxury apartment building in Long Island City. Completed in 2011, the Yard is one of several new additions to Long Island City's luxury condominium landscape. LIC has undergone a remarkable transformation in the last decade, and is now one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city. Numerous new bars, restaurants, and grocery stores have opened in the area, and residents appreciate the easy commute to Manhattan. The Yard is near the Vernon-Jackson subway station and the East River Ferry Station, and Gantry Park is a block away.
Apartments at The Yard are fresh and sleek. Units feature polished hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and large windows. Many of the condos have large balconies. The building is likewise attractive and impressive. The building has elegant, modern gray and red brick facade. The lobby is adjourned with reclaimed wood from old rail yards, and there is a wall of vines that snack up to the ceiling. Additional amenities include a full-time doorman, basement storage, full-service garage, lounge, fitness center, entertainment room, outdoor garden with hopscotch and a seesaw, and a roof deck with barbeque pits.