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The Zachary, 125 East 12th Street

between Fourth Avenue & Third Avenue   |    East Village

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1930
  • 44 Apartments
  • 6 Floors
$1,586 Avg. Price / Ft2
$68 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

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The Zachary, 125 East 12th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 54, 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

19
Out of 44
+
25
Out of 36
+
10
Out of 39
=
54
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:
No Canopy 1 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but Very Good 3 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Not Visible 0 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Partially Visible 1 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 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:
Attractive / Pleasant 3 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 30 blocks 3 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
None 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
Minimal but Attractive 2 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 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:
None 0 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
None 0 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
  • #21 Rated condo - East Village
How was this building rated?

This very pleasant, red-brick building was erected in 1900 and converted to a condominium in 1986. The six-story building was 44 apartments.

A rather eclectic Romanesque Revival-style structure, it has a remarkably powerful façade for such a small building. The ground floor has gray-blue retail frontage. The second floor has red-brick rustication, topped by a wide bandcourse. The third floor windows have white stone caps and the fifth floor windows are very large arches divided in two. Interestingly, the red-brick piers between the pairs of windows rises from the third fourth half up the fourth floor where they become the base of the large arches. This architectural ploy is quite successful in lending vertically to this rather squat structure, while also adding considerably visual interest.

The four floor is topped by a thin bandcourse and the fifth floor has small arched windows that are considerably below the building's cornice that has a middle section that rises above and slightly over its wings and is stopped by a pyramidal enclosure.

The building's tight and unusual façade composition expresses great strength, while the arched windows and unusual roofline assert a good degree of elegance and individual, all trademarks of the very high degree of architectural design of commercial buildings in the city in the period between the World's Colombian Exposition of 1983 and prior to World War I.

Located on the north side of the street between Third and Fourth Avenue, this building is close to the Strand Bookstore, Union Square, and Grace Episcopal Church on Broadway and 10th Street.

This neighborhood has many restaurants and boutiques and excellent public transportation.

In the 1940s and early 1950s, this area was famed for its many bookstores and auction houses. Following the renaissance of Union Square due to the completion of Zeckendorf Towers in 1987, the area has undergone a significant upgrading.

While much of the rejuvenation spurred by the Zeckendorf projec...

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at 3rd Ave and 14th 0.14 miles
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at 4th Ave and 15th 0.17 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

The Zachary, 125 East 12th Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This very pleasant, red-brick building was erected in 1900 and converted to a condominium in 1986. The six-story building was 44 apartments." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Very handsome building
  • High ceilings
  • Convenient to many restaurants- movie theaters and stores
  • Close to the Strand Bookstore
  • Large and very attractive lobby
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Close to Subway
  • Fairly quiet street
  • Doorman
Cons
  • No garage
  • No health club
  • No sundeck
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  • 117 Available for Sale
  • $2,042 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,604,321 Avg. Price
  • $2,195,000 Median Price
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  • 36 Available for Rent
  • $75 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,494 Avg. Price
  • $5,400 Median Price
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    Price / ft2 $150
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