the apsley by sunrise

The Apsley by Sunrise is the pinnacle of urban senior living on Manhattan’s iconic Upper West Side. Created through the collaborative artistry of Hines, Welltower, and Sunrise Senior Living, The Apsley features architecture by SLCE Architects, and the 19-story exterior mirrors the elegance of New York City landmarks, like The Dakota and Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Interiors, a testament to luxury, bear the signature touch of globally-renowned Champalimaud Design with consultation by Sunrise’s in-house Design Department and model residences by design darling frenchCALIFORNIA. This architectural jewel is a cosmopolitan haven, featuring 156 suites meticulously curated for discerning New Yorkers. From studios to two-bedroom residences, each suite boasts soaring ceilings, opulent finishes, and expansive layouts. Outdoor terraces and panoramic windows, overlooking Broadway at 85th Street, seamlessly blend the interior with the vibrant neighborhood, creating an urban sanctuary.

New York, NY
Date of Completion:
Project Size (Sq. ft)
140,170 SF
Broadway 85th LLC
Sunrise Senior Living
SLCE Architects
Interior Design Firm:
Champalimaud Design and the Sunrise Senior Living Design Department
Hunter Roberts Construction Group

At the heart of The Apsley’s allure lies its unparalleled amenities, redefining the essence of luxury living. Residents indulge in a full suite of entertainment and wellness offerings—a spa and salon, landscaped terraces, an art studio, cinema, library, elegant dining bistro, and a care center—all meticulously designed to elevate the living experience. Every space, from the private suites to communal areas, marries history and culture, boasting curated art against a backdrop of light wood, soothing furnishings, and textures that elevate each room to a haven of warmth and sophistication.

Overlooking Broadway on the Upper West Side, residents and guests can enjoy fine dining in the spacious, light-filled bistro. Whether you are grabbing a quick breakfast or hosting friends for dinner, the beautiful dining bistro features the highest level of finishes to recall a nearby five-star restaurant. No detail was overlooked, from custom stained glass to the wallpaper. 

The Apsley features a variety of private and communal outdoor spaces for residents to enjoy fresh air and take in beautiful sunsets over Manhattan’s west side. 

The design team prioritized indoor/outdoor living to ensure that residents have the highest quality of life and can soak in every moment. 

The Library is the perfect place to relax and crack open a good book. The furnishings are warm and inviting, welcoming residents to stay for a spell and get lost in literature.

The Apsley is not just a senior living residence; it’s a testament to innovation. Smart home technology is found throughout the community, with digital wayfinding and interactive kiosks ensuring residents stay seamlessly connected. On the private memory care floors, circadian rhythm lighting supports residents living with dementia. Each suite is equipped with an Amazon Alexa device, offering personalized services from daily menus to concierge assistance, seamlessly integrating technology into daily life.