The Yard

2-26 50th Ave

Karl Fischer Architect
Chess Builders

Building Description

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.

Building Amenities

  • bike storage
  • cold storage
  • doorman
  • elevator
  • fitness center
  • garage
  • garden
  • lounge
  • parking
  • playground
  • rooftop deck
  • valet service
  • washer/dryer allowed
Karl Fischer Architect
Chess Builders


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Nearby Transportation

Vernon Boulevard - Jackson Avenue (4 min walk)

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Court Square - 23rd Street (14 min walk)

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Greenpoint Avenue (18 min walk)

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Long Island City

Just 10 minutes away from Time Square, Long Island City enjoys waterfront parks along the East River. This evolving neighborhood has sweeping Manhattan views, widely varied fine restaurants and bars, in a diverse community mixed with artists and investment bankers. Access to trains, the...


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