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Plaza 400, 400 East 56th Street

Between First Avenue & Sutton Place

Key Details

  • Year Built 1968
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Beekman/Sutton Place
  • Total Apartments 591
    Total Floors 40
    Doorman FT Doorman
$1,029
Avg. Price / ft2
N/A
Avg. Price / ft2
$1,005
Avg. Price / ft2

Rating

31
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 31 / 44

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25
Out of 36

Location Rating: 25 / 36

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21
Out of 39

Features Rating: 21 / 39

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9
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86

CityRealty Rating Reference

 
Architecture
  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
 
Location
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
 
Features
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #14 Rated co-op - Midtown
  • #7 Rated co-op - Beekman/Sutton Place
 

Description

This 40-story apartment tower at 400 East 56th Street was one of the tallest in the Sutton Place area when it was erected in 1968 with 628 rental apartments.

It is known as Plaza 400 and was converted to co-operative apartments in 1981 and now has 581 apartments.  It is also known as 401-415 East 55th Street and 1006-1020 First Avenue.

It was designed by Philip Birnbaum and Associates for Bertram F. Bonner.

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Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Basement Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Health Club
  • Pool
  • Roof Deck
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Mail Room
  • Children's Playroom
  • Fitness Center
  • On-Site Parking
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies
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Apartments for Sale at 400 East 56th Street (28)

28
Available Apts
$599K - $2M
Price Range
$1,029
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 400 East 56th Street (1)

1
Available Apts
$3,200
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This 40-story apartment tower at 400 East 56th Street was one of the tallest in the Sutton Place area when it was erected in 1968 with 628 rental apartments.
It is known as Plaza 400 and was converted to co-operative apartments in 1981 and now has 581 apartments.  It is also known as 401-415 East 55th Street and 1006-1020 First Avenue." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Many excellent midtown and East River views
  • Great landscaping
  • Storage rooms
  • Health club with swimming pool
  • Spectacular roof deck
  • Fairly quiet location
  • Very close to Sutton Place
  • Garage
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Impressive lobby
Cons
  • Neighborhood could use more charm
  • Apartments are conventional is layout and size
  • Very large building with many apartments
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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. 6
  2. M
  3. E
at Lexington Ave and 53rd 0.32 miles
  1. N
  2. Q
  3. R
  4. 4
  5. 5
at 3rd Ave and 60th 0.44 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,083,567
Avg. Price
Based on 15 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

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10
Units Sold
$780K - $1.6M
Price Range
$1,025
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 318 Available for Sale
  • $1,088 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,073,448 Avg. Price
  • $1,295,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 7 Sutton Square Apt TH | $31,000,000
    Price / ft2 $3,229
  2. Least Expensive 444 East 52nd Street Apt 4E | $349,000
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  • 23 Available for Rent
  • $64 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,143 Avg. Price
  • $5,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Sovereign Apt 29E | $18,000
    Price / ft2 $77
  2. Least Expensive 436 East 58th Street Apt 1D | $2,350
Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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  • 187 Total Sales
  • $1,012 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,277,833 Avg. Price
  • $1,089,528 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 447 East 57th Street Apt 1W | $6,630,000
  2. Least Expensive Stewart Hall Apt 5-E | $318,000

Alternate Addresses

  • 1006 1 Avenue
  • 400 B 56th Street
  • 401 East 55th Street

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