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The Lucida, 151 East 85th Street

between Lexington Avenue & Third Avenue   |    Carnegie Hill

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 2009
  • 110 Apartments
  • 18 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • 2 Beds $2,995,000 1
  • 3 Beds $5,700,000 1
  • 4 Beds $5,480,000 3
  • Last updated Oct 23, 2017
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$2,290 Avg. Price / Ft2
$95 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 3 BEDS $5,865,000 1
  • 5 BEDS $7,950,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 2 closings during past 12 months Last updated Oct 23, 2017
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$2,331 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

77

The Lucida, 151 East 85th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 77, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

26
Out of 44
+
20
Out of 36
+
22
Out of 39
+
9
=
77
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unrelated Base 0 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Attractive / Pleasant 3 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 40 blocks 2 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
A Lot 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Stunning 5 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes, with Swimming Pool 2 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #17 Rated condo - Carnegie Hill
How was this building rated?

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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Nearby Subway Stations

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

Carter Horsley's Review

The Lucida, 151 East 85th Street 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." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Concierge
  • Large lobby with fireplace
  • Bicycle room
  • Large- dramatic bronze planter entrance surround
  • Some terraces
  • Large Barnes & Noble bookstore in building
  • La Palestrina spa with pool
  • Garage
  • Close to Subway
  • Doorman
Cons
  • Considerable traffic
  • Fire station on block
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • Many apartments
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$2,331
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The Lucida, 151 East 85th Street Alternate Address

  • 1269 Lexington Avenue

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 102 Available for Sale
  • $2,585 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $7,350,818 Avg. Price
  • $4,547,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 995 Fifth Avenue Apt PH | $65,000,000
    Price / ft2 $9,198
  2. Least Expensive 110 East 87th Street Apt 4F | $695,000
    Price / ft2 $1,371
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  • 53 Available for Rent
  • $84 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $12,805 Avg. Price
  • $8,995 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 988 Fifth Avenue Apt PENTHOUSE | $100,000
    Price / ft2 $190
  2. Least Expensive 148 East 98th Street Apt 2B | $2,650
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  • 117 Total Sales
  • $1,862 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $4,072,693 Avg. Price
  • $2,425,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 3 East 95th Street Apt 3 | $19,800,000
    Price / ft2 $2,925
  2. Least Expensive 80th at Madison Apt 26A | $453,704
    Price / ft2 $191

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