Executive Plaza

150 West 51st Street, between Avenue of the Americas & Seventh Avenue   |    Midtown West

Executive Plaza - 150 West 51st Street
  • Condo
  • Built in 1926
  • 448 Apartments
  • 22 Floors
69

Executive Plaza, 150 West 51st Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 69, based on:

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Nearby Subway Stations

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    • 42nd Street (at 8th Ave and 44th) (0.48 miles)
     
  2. M
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    • 47 - 50th Sts Rockefeller Center (at 6th Ave and 51st) (0.20 miles)
     
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    • 50th Street (at Broadway) (0.08 miles)
     
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    • Times Square (at Broadway and 43rd) (0.43 miles)
     
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    • Times Square (at Broadway and 43rd) (0.43 miles)
     
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    • 7th Av (at Broadway and 53rd) (0.10 miles)
     
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    • 7th Av (at Broadway and 53rd) (0.10 miles)
     
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    • 47 - 50th Sts Rockefeller Center (at 6th Ave and 51st) (0.20 miles)
     
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    • 49th Street (at 7th Ave) (0.14 miles)
     
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    • 49th Street (at 7th Ave) (0.14 miles)
     
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    • 49th Street (at 7th Ave) (0.14 miles)
     
  12. A
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    • Times Square (at Broadway and 43rd) (0.43 miles)
     
  13. C
    C
    • 50th Street (at 8th Ave and 51st) (0.20 miles)
     
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    • 7th Av (at Broadway and 53rd) (0.10 miles)
     
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    • Times Square (at Broadway and 43rd) (0.43 miles)
     
    • Times Square (at Broadway and 43rd) (0.43 miles)
     

Overview

This large pre-war building at 150 West 51st Street, which occupies the entire east blockfront on Seventh Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets that was formerly the Taft Hotel, was divided into two sections with their own adjacent street entrances. 

The 22-story complex was erected in 1926. 

It was converted in 1986 into 448 condominium residences, 270 hotel rooms and about 35,000 square feet of retail space and 20,000 square feet of office space by Taft Partnners Development Group, a venture of Steven Goodstein of the Goodstein Construction company, Hank Sopher of J. I. Sopher & Company and Arthur Cohen, chairman of Arlem Realty and Development Corporation. 

Wechsler-Grasso-Menziuso was the architect for the conversions. 

Executive Plaza is the residential condominium and occupies the mid-block section of the develpoment. It contains 443 apartments. The Michelangelo Hotel, which occupies the second through the sixth floors, is along the avenue and is the other section. 

The property had gone through several ownership changes prior to the renaissance of Times Square in the mid-1990's and even the construction of the huge and very impressive Equitable Center, known now as Axa Center, directly across 51st Street did little to improve the property's economics. 

The revival of the Times Square area, helped in no small part at the northern end by the commitment of the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States to erect a major new...

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Features & Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Pre War
  • Basement Storage
  • Health Club
  • Roof Deck
  • Elevator
  • Business Center

Pros

  • Across 51st Street from the AXAe Center
  • Same building contains the Michelangelo Hotel
  • Health club
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Close to Times Square and Rockefeller Center

Cons

  • Heavy traffic
  • Many tourists
  • Many theater-goers
  • No sundeck
  • Many apartments

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