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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
$1,256
Avg. Price / ft2
$78
Avg. Price / ft2
N/A
Avg. Price / ft2

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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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
 

Description

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.

It was converted to a co-operative in 1984.

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Building Amenities

  • Pre War
  • Basement Storage
  • Roof Deck
  • Video Intercom
  • Elevator
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
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Apartments for Sale at 236 West 26th Street (4)

4
Available Apts
$1.9M - $4.7M
Price Range
$1,256
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Apartments for Rent at 236 West 26th Street (2)

2
Available Apts
$6,395
Prices Start At
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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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More Neighborhood Info

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
$7,075,000
Avg. Price
Based on 1 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 8 sales

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8
Units Sold
$989K - $7.1M
Price Range
$733
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 558 Available for Sale
  • $1,971 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,430,041 Avg. Price
  • $2,125,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 520 West 28th Street Apt PH3739 | $48,750,000
    Price / ft2 $4,384
  2. Least Expensive 451 West 22nd Street Apt 3F | $399,000
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  • 191 Available for Rent
  • $81 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $8,702 Avg. Price
  • $6,200 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Chelsea Modern Apt PH910A | $42,000
    Price / ft2 $128
  2. Least Expensive 334 West 17th Street Apt BW | $1,995
    Price / ft2 $60
Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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  • 432 Total Sales
  • $1,612 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,072,674 Avg. Price
  • $1,650,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 508 West 24th Street Apt PHN | $10,700,000
    Price / ft2 $3,279
  2. Least Expensive Chelsea Gardens Apt P1DE | $153,500

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