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Brisbane House, 1215 Fifth Avenue

between East 102nd Street & East 103rd Street   |    East Harlem

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Key Details

  • Co-op
  • Built in 1929
  • 59 Apartments
  • 15 Floors
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 3 BEDS $7,900,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 1 closings during past 12 months Last updated Jun 24, 2017
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Overview

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Brisbane House, 1215 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 78, 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

23
Out of 44
+
30
Out of 36
+
15
Out of 39
+
10
=
78
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 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:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
No Consistency 0 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 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:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
None 0 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • #2 Rated co-op - Upper Manhattan
  • #1 Rated co-op - East Harlem
How was this building rated?

This 15-story apartment building was erected in 1929 by Arthur Brisbane, an editor with the Hearst organization who had earlier developed the Ritz Tower on the northeast corner of Park Avenue and 57th Street, designed by Emery Roth and an important early midtown skyscraper.

For this building, Brisbane commissioned Schultze & Weaver, the architectural firm that designed the Sherry Netherland Hotel and the Pierre Hotel lower down on Fifth Avenue.

This neo-Romanesque-style building was converted to a co-operative in 1978.  It has 59 apartments.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 6
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    • 103rd Street (at Lexington Ave) (0.28 miles)
     

Carter Horsley's Review

Brisbane House, 1215 Fifth Avenue Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This 15-story apartment building was erected in 1929 by Arthur Brisbane, an editor with the Hearst organization who had earlier developed the Ritz Tower on the northeast corner of Park Avenue and 57th Street, designed by Emery Roth and an important early midtown skyscraper." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Close to Subway
  • Across from Central Park
  • Many great views of Central Park
  • Doorman
  • Just north of Mt.Sinai Hospital
Cons
  • No sundeck
  • No garage
  • Far uptown
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Brisbane House, 1215 Fifth Avenue - 10 year Sales History

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Brisbane House, 1215 Fifth Avenue 12 Month Sales Summary

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$7,900,000
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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 15 Available for Sale
  • $602 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,158,373 Avg. Price
  • $649,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 16 East 129th Street Apt TH | $4,950,000
  2. Least Expensive Maple Court Apt 421 | $350,000
    Price / ft2 $378
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  • 31 Total Sales
  • $647 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $805,142 Avg. Price
  • $610,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Brisbane House Apt 14A/B | $7,900,000
  2. Least Expensive 2090 Madison Avenue Apt 5B | $235,000

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