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York Towers

501 East 79th Street At the Northeast corner of York Avenue corner of York Avenue   |    Lenox Hill

York Towers - 501 East 79th Street
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1960
  • 111 Apartments
  • 19 Floors

York Towers, 501 East 79th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 49, based on:

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This attractive, white-brick apartment building on one of the nicest blocks on this major cross-street was erected as a cooperative in 1961. The 20-story building has 115 apartments.

The building has a doorman, a garage and a canopied entrance. It also has discrete air-conditioners and some terraces.

This location is very desirable for families because it is only a block away from Carl Schurz Park to the east and several private schools are nearby. Crosstown bus service is excellent and the York Avenue buses cross midtown at 57th Street. Subways, however, are not nearby.

Carter B. Horsley

Features & Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Basement Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator


  • Doorman
  • Attractive block
  • Garage
  • Canopied entrance
  • Discrete air-conditioners
  • Some terraces
  • Excellent crosstown bus service
  • Very convenient to some excellent private schools
  • Very convenient to Carl Schurz Park


  • No balconies
  • No health club
  • No concierge
  • Not close to subways

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