Gil-Bar Projects

The Solaire

One of the first environmentally advanced residential towers in North America. Offers a host of environmentally-friendly features. Among the technologies employed is a ventilation system that provides dedicated, highly-filtered, conditioned, and humidified air, building-integrated photovoltaic cells that generate 5 percent of the building's electric load, and an on-site water treatment system that substantially reduces water consumption.

Building Amenities and Services

  • Concierge (24-hour)
  • Gym / fitness center featuring:
    • Cardio training equipment
    • Weight training equipment
  • Children's playroom/space
  • Parking garage
  • Elevators (6)
  • Storage (bicycle)
  • Intercom (voice)
  • Roof deck / terrace (landscaped)
  • Double-height lobby with park and river front entrances.
  • Video security
  • Fireproof construction including full sprinkler system in every home, masonry stairwell enclosures, and 33% more drywall between apartments than code requires.
  • Maid & valet services
  • High-speed elevators
  • Central water filtration system.

Apartment Features and Amenities

  • High comfort and energy conserving heating and air conditioning system, with programmable thermostats, provides filtered and humidified air to each residence.
  • Energy efficient and thermally insulated casement windows with low E-coated glass provide maximum comfort.
  • Energy & water efficient Bosch® washer and dryer provided in each 2- and 3-bedroom residence (optional for all studio and one-bedroom residences).
  • Low emission, low-volatile organic compound (VOC) building materials and paints provide improved indoor air quality.
  • Space-saving double-hung closets.
  • Solid maple wood floors
  • Smooth plaster finished ceilings
  • Custom window treatments
  • High-speed Internet access, cable TV, and multiple phone lines.
  • Master switch at the entrance to every apartment allows lights to be turned out simultaneously when exiting
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with Hudson River views (most units)


  • Granite countertops
  • Stainless steel appliances (EnergyStar ®, Whirlpool ®)
  • Solid cherry wood cabinetry manufactured with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified woods
  • Refrigerators that provide filtered, chilled water and ice
  • Windowed kitchens (some units)
  • Vermont slate floors
  • Kohler® stainless steel sink, designer faucet with pullout spout and soap dispenser
  • Light fixtures that use energy-efficient fluorescent bulbs


  • Brushed chrome hardware
  • Kohler® Memoir Series pedestal sinks and water closets
  • Tri-view cabinets with diffused lighting
  • 4-piece master baths including separate shower stalls (some units)
  • Exhaust fans in all baths