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The Montana, 247 West 87th Street

between West 86th Street & West 87th Street   |    Broadway Corridor

The Montana Leasing Office (212) 557-XXXX

Key Details

  • No Fee Rental
  • Built in 1984
  • 350 Apartments
  • 26 Floors
$70 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

This very handsome apartment building, designed by the Gruzen Partnership, is modeled on the twin-towered forms of the Majestic and Century, the important Art Deco towers on Central Park West.

While not as glamorous or detailed as those famous pre-war buildings, this 27-story building was a very important addition to the Broadway skyline and its setback towers respected the boulevard's traditional cornice line.

"It's a blandly handsome place, its twin towers signaling adherence to a West Side icon," observed Elliot Willensky and Norval White in their book, "The A.I.A. Guide to New York City, Third Edition," (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988). Such a cavalier snippet, however, does not do justice to this welcome attempt to revive the twin-tower building type, which is more expensive to build, but provides more views and considerably more public visual interest, than single spires. The twin-towered solution at this location was effective also because it provides a skyline landmark for the neighborhood, which was undergoing a significant redevelopment and renaissance and is now one of the city's most attractive.

The building has a two-story limestone base and many corner windows and spectacular views from its towers. It has a doorman, a concierge, a health club and pool, a sundeck, a garage, video security, a bicycle room, a recreation room and it permits small dogs.

There is excellent cross-town bus service and a local subway station one block south at 86th Street and Riverside Park is two blocks to the west. There are many restaurants and good neighborhood shopping nearby as well as a cineplex several blocks to the south.

Carter B. Horsley

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 1
at Broadway 0.04 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
at Broadway and 95th 0.39 miles
  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West and 88th 0.40 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

The Montana, 247 West 87th Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This very handsome apartment building, designed by the Gruzen Partnership, is modeled on the twin-towered forms of the Majestic and Century, the important Art Deco towers on Central Park West." Read Carter's Full Review
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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available

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  • 280 Available for Rent
  • $71 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,991 Avg. Price
  • $3,462 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 244 West 75th Street Apt 1unit | $36,000
  2. Least Expensive 103 West 70th Street Apt 4D | $1,550

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