The Kingsley
400 E. 70th St., New York, NY

This 42-story condominium apartment tower is boldly sculpted with a stepped form and rounded balconies. Designed by Stephen B. Jacobs & Associates, one of the city's most innovative residential architects, it has unusual layouts and many excellent views. In addition to its concierge and garage, it offers residents laundry facilities on every floor, a health club, video security, storage space and a bicycle room.