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The Barrington, 203 West 81st Street

Between Amsterdam Avenue & Broadway   |    Broadway Corridor

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1911
  • 52 Apartments
  • 9 Floors
$926 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 2 BEDS $1,651,000 1
  • 3 BEDS $2,225,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 2 closings during past 12 months Last updated Feb 19, 2018
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$1,444 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

58

The Barrington, 203 West 81st Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 58, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

16
Out of 44
+
23
Out of 36
+
12
Out of 39
+
7
=
58
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Exists 1 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Not Visible 0 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Partially Visible 1 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Exposed 0 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Attractive / Pleasant 3 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 40 blocks 2 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Bland 1 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #50 Rated condo - Broadway Corridor
How was this building rated?

The Barrington at 203 West 81st Street is a mid-block, pre-war, condominium apartment building in the heart of the Upper West Side.

It is close to Zabars, Ollie's, Barnes & Noble, Laytner's and a subway station.

It has a deep entrance light court with seating benches and a three-step-up entrance. It has a doorman, a live-in super, a bicyle room, washers and dryers and private storage space.

It is convenient to shopping and Riverside Park.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 1
at Broadway 0.12 miles
  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West 0.38 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
at Broadway 0.49 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

The Barrington, 203 West 81st Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The Barrington at 203 West 81st Street is a mid-block, pre-war, condominium apartment building in the heart of the Upper West Side." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Close to Barnes & Noble
  • Quiet block
  • Private storage
  • Bicycle room
  • Live-in super
  • Washers ad dryers
  • Doorman
  • Good public transportation
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • sunken light court
  • No fitness center
  • Fire escapes
  • No garage
  • three-step-entrance
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The Barrington, 203 West 81st Street - 10 year Sales History

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The Barrington, 203 West 81st Street 12 Month Sales Summary

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$1,444
AVG Price / ft2, based on 2 Sales
 

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The Barrington, 203 West 81st Street Alternate Address

  • 203-11 West 81 Street

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 130 Available for Sale
  • $2,191 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $4,807,138 Avg. Price
  • $3,472,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 101 West 78th Street Apt PH | $23,500,000
    Price / ft2 $4,956
  2. Least Expensive 129 West 89th Street Apt 55 | $599,000
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  • 240 Total Sales
  • $1,760 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,546,910 Avg. Price
  • $1,526,188 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 221 West 77th Street Apt 14 FL | $12,400,000
    Price / ft2 $3,550
  2. Least Expensive 200 West 109th Street Apt C3 | $407,000

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