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The Pythian, 135 West 70th Street

Between Columbus Avenue & Broadway

Key Details

  • Year Built 1927
    Converted Year 1983
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Broadway Corridor
  • Total Apartments 84
    Total Floors 11
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Pets Allowed

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Resident Storage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Children's Playroom
  • Bike Room

Rating

28
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 28 / 44

+
29
Out of 36

Location Rating: 29 / 36

+
16
Out of 39

Features Rating: 16 / 39

+
9
=
82

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
  • #45 Rated condo - Upper West Side
  • #12 Rated condo - Broadway Corridor
 

Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"One of the city's most interesting buildings, the Pythian at 135 West 70th Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue is richly decorated in brightly colored, glazed terracotta embellishments depicting figures of antiquity. 

The mid-block building was designed by Thomas W. Lamb, one of the country's foremost designers of movie palaces, most of which, sadly, have been destroyed. One of his other works in New York is the Audubon Theater and Ballroom building on Broadway and 165th Street. " Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Delightful, fanciful and colorful terracotta decoration
  • Unusual layouts
  • High ceilings
  • Doorman
  • Central Upper West Side location
  • Short walk to express subway station at Broadway and 72nd Street
  • Not far from Central Park
  • Not far from Lincoln Center
  • Bicycle room
  • Storage facilities
Cons
  • No garage
  • No health club
  • No sundeck
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Subways

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
at Broadway 0.12 miles
  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West 0.26 miles
 
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$975K - $6.6M
Price Range
$1,617
Avg. Price / ft2

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Alternate Address

  • 135-45 West 70 Street

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