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135 East 79th Street

Condo located in Carnegie Hill, between Park Avenue & Lexington Avenue

Description of 135 East 79th Street

The 19-story limestone-clad condominium residence at 135 East 79th Street on the Upper East Side is known to be among the city’s best pre-war-style apartment buildings constructed in the post-war era. A pair of 22-foot-tall espaliered pear tree sculptures flank the arched entrance; antique ground floor window grilles were made by the firm that fabricated the gates for Buckingham Palace; the lobby floor is laid in patterned travertine slab stonework, while antique French gilded bronze chandeliers hang beneath a double-height vaulted ceiling. Within are 32 large 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-bedroom apartments, several with terraces, topped by a handful of dazzling penthouses. Amenities include a full-time doorman and concierge, a landscaped private garden courtyard, a fitness center with private training studio, a residents’ lounge with a catering kitchen and a club/game room overlooking the garden. Private wine cellars, bicycle storage and private storage are also available. The building’s location is classic Upper East Side, a couple of blocks from Central Park, Museum Mile and Madison Avenue shopping and restaurants like Cafe Boulud. Cult favorites like Soul Cycle, Candle 79 and H & H Bagels are steps away to sustain everyday life.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 2013
    Building Type: Condo
    Neighborhood: Carnegie Hill (Manhattan)
    Minimum Down Payment: 20%
  • Total Apartments: 31
    Total Floors: 19
    Doorman: FT Doorman

Apartment Pricing Stats

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Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Garden
  • Health Club
  • Elevator
  • Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Courtyard
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room

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135 East 79th Street: Rating

Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 27 / 44

Out of 36

Location Rating: 27 / 36

Out of 39

Features Rating: 21 / 39


CityRealty Rating Reference

  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #31 Rated condo - Upper East Side
  • #8 Rated condo - Carnegie Hill

Carter Horsley's Review of 135 East 79th Street

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The second best pre-war apartment building in the city in the post-war period is this limestone-clad, 19-story, mid-block building at 135 East 79th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues.

The building was erected in 2013 and has 32 condominium apartments. It was built by The Brodsky Organization and designed by William Sofield, a designer whose clients have included Gucci and Tom Ford." Read Carter's Full Review
  • Second-best pre-war style building in post-war era
  • Few apartments
  • Impressive lobby
  • Landscaped courtyard
  • Fitness center
  • Bicycle room
  • Full-time doorman
  • Concierge
  • Flamboyant entrance with sculptures of pear tree branches
  • Close to Subway
  • No garage
  • No balconies
  • No roof deck
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Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Closing History - Last 10 sales

Units Sold
$1.1M - $22.7M
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Alternate Addresses

  • 127 East 79 Street
  • 127-135 East 79th Street
  • 129 East 79th Street
  • 135 East 79 Street

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