HGTV Urban Oasis 2010: High-Rise Exterior Views
HGTV Urban Oasis 2010 is a 900-square-foot apartment located on the 34th floor of the W New York-Downtown Hotel and Residences, a 57-floor high-rise tower located at 123 Washington Street in New York City's Financial District. The Wall Street location is the second W Hotel and Residences designed by Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects.
W New York-Downtown Hotel and Residences is located on the southern edge of the World Trade Center Memorial site. The glass-clad building features hotel rooms on the first 22 floors, furnished residences on floors 23 to 30, and customizable residences on floors 33 to 56. Separate entrances accommodate guests and apartment dwellers respectively.
Looking south from HGTV Urban Oasis 2010, one can see the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Staten Island Ferry making its way along the Hudson.
The 25-acre Battery Park and 172-acre Governor's Island, a former military base turned public park, are two New York landmarks visible from the living room of HGTV Urban Oasis 2010.
Looking west from HGTV Urban Oasis 2010, one can see New Jersey's 1,122-acre Liberty State Park and Paulus Hook, a Hudson River waterfront community located in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Boasting sweeping views of the southern tip of Manhattan, the W New York-Downtown Hotel and Residences is the first luxury hotel and residential tower to be built in Lower Manhattan.
The Brooklyn Bridge, one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States, is visible from HGTV Urban Oasis 2010. The 160 LED lights that form the bridge's necklace twinkle in the skyline.
Trinity Church, an Episcopal parish founded in 1697, is located on the corner of Broadway and Wall streets, just a short stroll from HGTV Urban Oasis 2010. Currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the neo-Gothic structure – the third Trinity Church to be built on the site – was designed by American Institute of Architects co-founder Richard Upjohn and consecrated in 1846.
The permanent home of the New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street offers must-see landmarks including the Federal Hall National Memorial, a museum and memorial to George Washington.
A 15-minute ferry ride from Battery Park takes tourists to the Statue of Liberty National Monument, which is open daily except Christmas Day.