Real Estate Spring living: 4 dream buildings near NYC's best parks By ALEXA VAGELATOS Updated April 18, 2015 9:55 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email It's safe to say that it's officially spring, right?The weather we've been dreaming of is finally among us, and that means lazy days at the park are ahead. If you're lucky enough to already live close to a park, good for you. If you're not, but you're looking: stop here. We found four apartment buildings in close proximity to parks and beautiful views of the city. Rooftop solarium with Central Park views Photo Credit: Sotheby's The Majestic, 115 Central Park West (#22E), Upper West Side, Manhattan The Majestic embodies comfort and warmth, with beautiful lighting, a state-of-the-art gym and a rooftop solarium. Apartment 22E includes a penthouse terrace and an-eat in kitchen with double exposure to sunlight. But the best part about it? “The apartment offers sweeping views of Central Park from the over-sized master bedroom and bath with side angle views from the other two bedrooms,” according to the StreetEasy listing.It is also located near public transit, Lincoln Center and the best shopping on the West Side. Buy it for $5,350,000 or look for more in this building at streeteasy.com Funky luxury with skyline views neighboring McCarren Park Photo Credit: Halcyon Management Group LLC 101 Bedford Ave. (됓), Williamsburg, Brooklyn This funky luxury building, located across from McCarren Park, fits right in with the vibe of the neighborhood and offers plenty of amenities both inside and out. Neighboring McCarren Park means instant access to 35 acres of activity, from the McCarren Park Pool to athletic courts and fields. But that's only if you can get yourself to leave the building, which has an indoor swimming pool, spa treatment rooms, a fully landscaped rooftop and a library with a fireplace. Featured here is stylish studio 됓, which boasts coveted views of the Manhattan skyline. Rent it for $2,950 or look for more in this building at streeteasy.com Private balconies overlooking waterfront Gantry Plaza State Park Photo Credit: StreetEasy 4720 Center Blvd., Long Island City, Queens Rentals at 4720 Center Blvd. will have you begging to be outdoors at any time of the year. With views overlooking the Manhattan skyline and Gantry Plaza State Park, the dynamic waterfront and landscape surrounding this building can only do you good. “With 12 acres of green parks, a beautiful esplanade, an outdoor sports park, and a brand new K-8 school around the corner, 4720's waterfront is alive with activity, every day,” its StreetEasy listing says. Amenities include a modern fitness center, a resident lounge and private balconies. Rentals start at $2,380 at streeteasy.com Balconies, on-site parking near Pelham Bay Park Photo Credit: Goldfarb Properties 1540 Pelham Parkway South (#3H), Bronx This no fee, owner-managed building right near Pelham Bay Park features elevators, renovated apartments with hardwood floors and new appliances, on-site garage parking and balconies in many units. #3H is a two bedroom, one bathroom. Rent for $2,050 or see more in this building at streeteasy.com By ALEXA VAGELATOS Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.