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The Tacoma, 151 East 80th Street: Review and Ratings

between Lexington Avenue & Third Avenue View Full Building Profile

Carter Horsley
Review of 151 East 80th Street by Carter Horsley

This handsome, 12-story building at 151 East 80th Street on the northeast corner at Lexington Avenue was erected in 1922 and was designed by Emery Roth.

It has 46 rental apartments and is owned by Goldfarb Properties.

Bottom Line

This attractive and understated, pre-war apartment building designed by Emery Roth is one block north of cross-town bus service.


The beige-beige building has a one-story limestone base with an attractive arched entrance.

There are thin bandcourses above the first and tenth floors and the 10th and 11th floors have center windows with Juliet balconies.

The building has a small cornice and permits window air-conditioners.


This smoke-free building has a concierge, a live-in superintendent, a package room, and a laundry.


Apartment 10A is a four-bedroom unit with a 9-foot-wide entry foyer that opens onto a 29-foot-wide living room with a fireplace that is adjacent to a 16-foot-wide dining room across from a windowed kitchen with a breakfast bar.

Apartment 9C is a two-bedroom unit with a 10-foot-long entry foyer that leads to a 23-foot-wide living room with a wood-burning fireplace and is across from an enclosed 16-foot-long kitchen.

Apartment 2B is a two-bedroom unit with an 8-foot-long entry foyer that leads to a 23-foot-long living room with a wood-burning fireplace and a 17-foot-long, windowed kitchen and an 11-foot-long maid’s room.

Key Details
  • No Fee Rental built in 1922
  • Located in Carnegie Hill
  • 46 total apartments 46 total apartments
  • Doorman
  • Pets Allowed