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Liberty Tower, 55 Liberty Street

between Broadway & Nassau Street   |    Financial District

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Key Details

  • Co-op
  • Built in 1910
  • 86 Apartments
  • 33 Floors
$1,031 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 2 BEDS $1,304,500 2
  • 3 BEDS $1,325,000 2
  • Avg. Price based on 4 closings during past 12 months Last updated Nov 17, 2017
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$963 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

90

Liberty Tower, 55 Liberty Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 90, 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

29
Out of 44
+
33
Out of 36
+
18
Out of 39
+
10
=
90
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Architectural Masterpiece 8 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 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:
Distinctive 2 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Individual Designation 2 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:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 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:
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:
Spacious 4 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:
Yes 1 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:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #33 Rated co-op in Manhattan
  • #1 Rated co-op - FIDI - BPC
  • #1 Rated co-op - Financial District
How was this building rated?

One of the great skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan, this Gothic Revival-style tower at 55 Liberty Street on the northeast corner at Nassau Street was erected in 1910 and designed by Henry Ives Cobb. 

It is known as Liberty Tower. Over the years its office tenants included the Sinclair Oil Company and a precursor of the accounting firm of Coopers Lybrand. 

In 1979, Joseph Pell Lombardi, an architect, converted this 33-story skyscraper to a cooperative residential building with 86 apartments. 

It was designated an official New York City landmark in 1982.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. J
  2. Z
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
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  8. C
at Broadway 0.11 miles
  1. R
at Church and Dey 0.15 miles
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at Greenwich 0.25 miles
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at Church and Park Pl 0.26 miles
  1. 6
at Centre and Reade 0.40 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

Liberty Tower, 55 Liberty Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"One of the great skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan, this Gothic Revival-style tower at 55 Liberty Street on the northeast corner at Nassau Street was erected in 1910 and designed by Henry Ives Cobb. " Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Spectacular pre-war skyscraper
  • Spectacular views
  • Supreme downtown location
  • Many different layouts
  • Some multi-level units
  • Close to subways
  • Doorman and concierge
  • Attractive pre-war details
  • Pet-friendly
  • Live-in superintendent
  • Gargoyles
Cons
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No garage
  • No health club
  • No balconies
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Liberty Tower, 55 Liberty Street - 10 year Sales History

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Liberty Tower, 55 Liberty Street 12 Month Sales Summary

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Past 12 Months
$1,314,750
AVG Price, based on 4 Sales
 

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Liberty Tower, 55 Liberty Street Alternate Addresses

  • 55 Liberty Street, Ph
  • 55 Liberty Place
  • 53 Liberty Street
  • 55 4 Berth Street

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 44 Available for Sale
  • $1,047 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,134,484 Avg. Price
  • $887,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Morse Building Apt 14AB | $3,865,000
    Price / ft2 $1,380
  2. Least Expensive Southbridge Towers Apt 3A | $469,000
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  • 86 Total Sales
  • $1,001 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $876,377 Avg. Price
  • $768,100 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Morse Building Apt 6A | $2,100,128
    Price / ft2 $1,615
  2. Least Expensive Southbridge Towers Apt 25J | $337,550

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