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279 Central Park West

Between West 88th Street & West 89th Street

Key Details

  • Year Built 1988
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Central Park West
  • Total Apartments 38
    Total Floors 23
    Doorman FT Doorman

Rating

25
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 25 / 44

+
32
Out of 36

Location Rating: 32 / 36

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21
Out of 39

Features Rating: 21 / 39

+
9
=
87

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
  • #26 Rated condo - Upper West Side
  • #8 Rated condo - Central Park West
 

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Basement Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Health Club
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Children's Playroom
  • Fitness Center
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"One of the newer apartment houses on Central Park West, this 24-story building, at 279 Central Park West on the north corner at 88th Street, was erected as a condominium in 1988 and is one of the few buildings in the city to have curved-glass corner windows.

The windows, add a very graceful note to the building's asymmetrical composition, but also take advantage of its stupendous views of Central Park." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • No protruding air-conditioners
  • Very few apartments
  • Attractive lobby paneled in dark wood
  • Concierge
  • Very convenient public transportation
  • Fine views of Central Park and its large reservoir
  • Some duplex apartments
  • Many terraces
  • Curved-glass corner windows
  • Revolving entrance doors
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Not close to supermarket
  • No sundeck
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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. C
  2. B
at Central Park West and 88th 0.07 miles
  1. 1
at Broadway 0.42 miles
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

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10
Units Sold
$2.9M - $8.2M
Price Range
$2,554
Avg. Price / ft2

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