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The Lucida, 151 East 85th Street

Between Lexington Avenue & Third Avenue

Key Details

  • Year Built 2009
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Carnegie Hill
  • Total Apartments 110
    Total Floors 18
    Doorman FT Doorman
$2,209
Avg. Price / ft2
$126
Avg. Price / ft2
$1,901
Avg. Price / ft2

Rating

26
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 26 / 44

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20
Out of 36

Location Rating: 20 / 36

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22
Out of 39

Features Rating: 22 / 39

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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
  • #18 Rated condo - Carnegie Hill
 

Description

The Lucida at 151 East 85th Street is a luxury condominium building located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood.

The LEED-certified Lucida was constructed in 2009 and features an all-glass exterior that allows for ample natural light. The development has 122, two- to six-bedroom units featuring modern, high-end appliances and fixtures. Layouts were intentionally varied and all of the residences have high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and chocolate-stained oak floors.

The Lucida’s amenities are some of the best in the neighborhood, as residents have access to a number of topnotch services and recreational areas. The building has a 24-hour doorman, a concierge, a La Palestra spa with a skylit pool, a residents’ lounge with a catering kitchen and a Kidville-designed children’s playroom.

The building is located near some of the city’s best museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and excellent public transportation. 

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Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Post War
  • Basement Storage
  • Central AC
  • Health Club
  • Intercom
  • Pool
  • Roof Deck
  • Elevator
  • Party Room
  • Children's Playroom
  • Valet Parking
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Fireplaces
  • LEED Accreditation
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies
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Apartments for Sale at 151 East 85th Street (3)

3
Available Apts
$3.9M - $5M
Price Range
$2,209
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 151 East 85th Street (3)

3
Available Apts
$15,000
Prices Start At
$126
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This reflective-glass-clad, 21-story apartment building is known as the Lucida and was erected by the Extell Development Company.  It opened in 2009.

It has 122 apartments, 110 of which are condominiums and the remainder rentals." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Large- dramatic bronze planter entrance surround
  • Some terraces
  • Large Barnes & Noble bookstore in building
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Bicycle room
  • La Palestrina spa with pool
  • Concierge
  • Doorman
  • Garage
  • Large lobby with fireplace
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Considerable traffic
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • Many apartments
  • Fire station on block
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Subways

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.04 miles
 
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,901
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 2 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

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10
Units Sold
$2.7M - $9M
Price Range
$2,102
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 413 Available for Sale
  • $2,000 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $4,934,073 Avg. Price
  • $2,500,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 995 Fifth Avenue Apt PH | $58,000,000
    Price / ft2 $8,417
  2. Least Expensive 175 East 93rd Street Apt 1D | $300,000
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  • 52 Available for Rent
  • $92 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $13,420 Avg. Price
  • $7,250 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 988 Fifth Avenue Apt PENTHOUSE | $100,000
    Price / ft2 $218
  2. Least Expensive 110 East 87th Street Apt 10F | $2,495
    Price / ft2 $59
Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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  • 262 Total Sales
  • $1,396 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,485,098 Avg. Price
  • $1,825,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 1110 Park Avenue Apt PH | $17,250,000
    Price / ft2 $2,464
  2. Least Expensive 175 East 93rd Street Apt 3A | $300,000

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Alternate Address

  • 1269 Lexington Avenue

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