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The Manchester, 145 West 79th Street, #8D

$385,000 ($1,100 per ft2) -6.1% | Studio, 1 bath | Approx. 350 ft2
169 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed Oct 28, 2020
    Last Price Change -6.1% ($25,000) on Mar 4
    Days on Market 169
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Broadway Corridor
  • Monthly Maintenance $1,010
    Minimum Down Payment 25%
    Doorman PT Doorman

Description

Elegantly renovated studio with open city views in a charming pre-war building,located in one of the highly desirable areas on Upper West Side in neighborhood with the Museum of Natural History. The apt futures new windowed kitchen and windowed bathroom, dark parquet wood floor, very bright and quiet. The building has elevator,part-time doorman(9am-11:30pm), full time live-in supper, and laundry room in the basement.

Walking distance to Central Park. It is very rare that the maintenance includes utilities. Guarantors are allowed.

Sublet is allowed after a year of occupancy with the board approval, but not encouraged . One pet per resident. Well-managed building and a reasonable board.

Great starter's apartment or pied-a-terre.

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About The Manchester, 145 West 79th Street

54

The Manchester, 145 West 79th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 54, 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

21
Out of 44
+
24
Out of 36
+
9
Out of 39
=
54
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:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Partially Visible 1 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
Distinctive 2 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 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:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
More than 50 blocks 0 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 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:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
Minimal but Attractive 2 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 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:
None 0 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:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1919
  • 64 Apartments
  • 16 Floors

Building Amenities

  • PT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

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Pros
  • Attractive pre-war building
  • Very close to American Museum of Natural History
  • Close to famous stores on Broadway and excellent stretch of sidewalk cafes on Amsterdam Avenue.
  • Nice architectural details
  • Very good public transportation
  • Sidewalk landscaping and seating
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No garage
  • Protruding air conditioners
  • Step-down lobby
  • No health club
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Subways

  1. 1
at Broadway 0.18 miles
  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West 0.27 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
at Broadway 0.40 miles
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