Fireplaces are becoming a focal point of common spaces in new residential developments in the Northeast. Folks used to often overlook a cozy fireplace, but now with co-working spaces on the rise, as well as those who entertain, mingle or work in their residential buildings’ common spaces, the fireplace is essential for a welcoming and comfortable aura. In fact, when it comes to luxury condo buildings developers are now going above and beyond to create distinctive residential lounges surrounding fireplaces that leave a lasting impression and make residents and their guests feel right at home. Take a look at a few examples of luxury buildings with the best fireplaces to be enjoyed in common spaces, perfect for relaxation as you grab your cup of hot cocoa or hot toddy and listen to that fire crackle.

Developed by the original builders of Rockefeller Center and designed with Art Deco flair, Rose Hill is the new 45-story luxury condominium tower currently under construction at 30 East 29th Street in NoMad. Designed inside and out by CetraRuddy, the acclaimed global architecture firm known for successfully blending modern design with crafted detail, Rose Hill will boast 123 lavish residences accompanied by a vast collection of amenities on the lobby level and 37th floor sky lounge. Welcoming residents home to New York’s next crown jewel and nestled within the lobby lounge, Rose Hill boasts a custom library situated next to an 8-foot marble fireplace and grand spiral staircase underneath a grand custom chandelier. The inviting area has an abundance of seating for friends and family and just nearby is The Blue Room, where you can make cocktails to continue your conversations.