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The Packard, 176 West 86th Street: Review and Ratings

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Carter Horsley
Review of 176 West 86th Street by Carter Horsley

This modest, red-brick apartment building at 176 West 86th Street boasts some impressively tall ceilings and an eclectic and not unnattractive design.

The 11-story building has an entrance on the cross-street where its frontage is quite narrow.

The entrance has a two-story limestone base and limestone window surrounds on the third story on the cross-street, but only a one-story limestone base on its long frontage on the avenue where it also has double stringcourses at the second story, a quite elegant touch.

Other nice touches are corner quoins on a couple of terrace parapets and a plain decorative element at the east end of the top of the cross-street façade intended, presumably, to demarcate the building's entrance below.

It was built as a condominium in 1985 and has 47 apartments, of which 37 are studios. It has a few terraces, a doorman and consistent fenestration, but no balconies.

This neighborhood has many restaurants and interesting boutiques. There is excellent crosstown bus service and a subway station is one long block away at Broadway and 86th Street.

It is about midway between Central Park and Riverside Drive.

Rating

28
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 28 / 44

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23
Out of 36

Location Rating: 23 / 36

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17
Out of 39

Features Rating: 17 / 39

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8
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76

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
  • #22 Rated condo - Broadway Corridor
 
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One United Nations Park
between East 39th Street & East 40th Street
Murray Hill
One United Nations Park is an unprecedented interplay of privacy and light—a balance that reflects the architecture’s bold exterior and luminous interiors.
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