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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
Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

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

Apartments for Sale at 151 East 85th Street (3)

3
Available Apts
$3.6M - $9.1M
Price Range
$2,200
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 151 East 85th Street (3)

3
Available Apts
$18,950
Prices Start At
$109
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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
 
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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

Broker & Buyer Comments

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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

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

Closing History - Last 10 sales

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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  • 359 Available for Sale
  • $2,022 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $5,034,027 Avg. Price
  • $2,850,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 1125 Fifth Avenue Apt PH151617 | $50,000,000
  2. Least Expensive 175 East 93rd Street Apt 1D | $275,000
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  • 58 Available for Rent
  • $102 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $14,763 Avg. Price
  • $7,775 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 988 Fifth Avenue Apt PENTHOUSE | $100,000
    Price / ft2 $218
  2. Least Expensive 64 East 94th Street Apt 3A | $2,500

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Alternate Address

  • 1269 Lexington Avenue

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