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The Capitol Building, 236 West 26th Street

Between Eighth Avenue & Seventh Avenue

Key Details

  • Year Built 1925
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Total Apartments 25
    Total Floors 12
    Pets Allowed
Avg. Price / ft2

Building Amenities

  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Video Intercom
  • Elevator
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent

Rating

19
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 19 / 44

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23
Out of 36

Location Rating: 23 / 36

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17
Out of 39

Features Rating: 17 / 39

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9
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68

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
  • #11 Rated co-op - Chelsea
 
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This handsome, mid-block building at 236 West 26th Street was erected in 1925 and designed by Shampan & Shampan, which also designed the Commercial Exchange Building at 307-9 Seventh Avenue, the Industrial Building at 150 West 28th Street, 555 Eighth Avenue and the Ageloff Towers at 172 East 4th and 141 East 3rd streets.

The 12-story building, which is known as Capitol, has 25 co-operative apartments and is across the street from the Fashion Institute of Technology." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Roof deck
  • Live-in superintendent
  • Video intercom
  • Few apartments
  • Large apartments
  • Permits cats and dogs
  • Laundry
  • Across from Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Central Chelsea location
  • Some terraces
  • High ceilings
Cons
  • No doorman
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No concierge
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Subways

  1. E
  2. C
at 8th Ave and 25th 0.12 miles
  1. 1
at 7th Ave 0.15 miles
  1. M
  2. F
at 6th Ave 0.30 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
at 7th Ave 0.37 miles
  1. N
  2. R
at Broadway 0.39 miles
  1. A
at 8th Ave and 35th 0.42 miles
  1. B
  2. D
  3. Q
at 6th Ave 0.47 miles
  1. L
at 8th Ave and 16th 0.49 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$4,575,000
Avg. Price
Based on 1 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 9 sales

9
Units Sold
$989K - $7.1M
Price Range
$852
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
Not enough data available to generate chart.
  • 237 Total Sales
  • $1,515 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,100,215 Avg. Price
  • $1,700,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 520 West 28th Street Apt 27 | $8,000,000
    Price / ft2 $2,083
  2. Least Expensive The Thomas Eddy Apt 4C | $273,780
    Price / ft2 $548

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