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woman on commute facing window

Commuting from Downtown Stamford to NYC

The most efficient way to get from Stamford to NYC is on the Metro North. If driving, your best bet is to hop on I-95 and I-278 to FDR.

old school subway doors at stamford station

Directions to Stamford’s Metro Station from Vela

Vela is an 11-minute walk down Washington Blvd to the Stamford Amtrak/Metro North station - you can be at Grand Central in an hour.

A view of Downtown Stamford from the Mill River Park. In the foreground is trees and green space, while stunning high rises touch the sky in the background. On the left is Vela on the Park, our luxury apartment building near Stamford Train Station.

Living in Downtown Stamford

Living at Vela puts you right in the heart of downtown, with easy access to restaurants, parks, performing arts events, and so much more.

A balcony at one of our two-bedroom apartments looking over Gantry plaza in Downtown Stamford.

Discovering the Two-Bedroom Apartments at Vela

Vela on the Park is a stunning community across Mill River Park featuring luxury apartments and penthouses along with modern amenities.

A bohemian-decorated bedroom in one of our one-bedroom apartments in downtown Stamford. There is a chevron rug placed over plank flooring, nightstands with candles, and a neutral color palette. You can see a tall window bringing in natural light and the entrance to the spacious bathroom.

Luxury One-Bedroom Apartments

Our conveniently located apartments include expansive community amenities, in-unit laundry, some balconies, walk-in closets, and more.

A close-up on a kitchen counter with stainless steel stove and microwave, pretty cabinets, gray tile backsplash, and quartz countertops. There are chic coffee mugs, an espresso maker, and cooking utensils displayed on the counter.

Our Upscale Studio Apartments

Our gorgeous, modern studios are centrally located near Metro North and have huge windows with natural light, in-unit laundry, and more.