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Kalahari Harlem, 40 West 116th Street

between Fifth Avenue & Lenox Avenue   |    Harlem

Kalahari Harlem - 40 West 116th Street
79

Kalahari Harlem, 40 West 116th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 79, 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

30
Out of 44
+
20
Out of 36
+
20
Out of 39
+
9
=
79
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Attractive 4 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 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:
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:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 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:
More than 50 blocks 0 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
A Lot 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Many 2 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Substantial 2 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
Yes 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #7 Rated condo - Upper Manhattan
  • Size Starting From # avail
  • 2 Beds $1,190,000 1
  • 3 Beds $1,455,000 1
  • Last updated Aug 23, 2016
$1,070 Avg. Price / Ft2
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  • Size Starting From # avail
  • 1 Bed $2,850 1
  • 3 Beds $4,900 1
  • 4 Beds $5,250 1
  • Last updated Aug 25, 2016
$1,070 Avg. Price / Ft2
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$936 Avg. Price / Ft2
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Nearby Subway Stations

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    • 116th Street (at Lenox Ave) (0.10 miles)
     
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    • 116th Street (at Lenox Ave) (0.10 miles)
     
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    • 116th Street (at Frederick Douglass Blvd) (0.45 miles)
     
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    • 116th Street (at Lexington Ave) (0.38 miles)
     
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    • 116th Street (at Frederick Douglass Blvd) (0.45 miles)
     

Kalahari Harlem Overview

This boldly decorative apartment complex at 40 West 116th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues is known as the Kalahari.

The mixed-use, mixed-income condominium complex extends through the block to 115th Street and consists of two 12-story high buildings, the longer of which is on 116th Street.

The building has 148 apartments in Tower A on 116th Street and 101 units in Tower B on 115th Street. The site has a large, landscaped central courtyard, a doorman and concierge service, attended parking, a roof deck, a gym, community meeting rooms, and retail space.

129 apartments are "market rate with no income or asset restrictions and 120 are "affordable" and include 14 studios, 23 one-bedrooms, 70 two-bedrooms and 13 three-bedrooms. Of the 120 affordable units, 48 will be sold to eligible purchases with household incomes not exceeding 90 percent of area median income, 42 units to purchasers with household incomes not exceeding 130 percent of area median income and 30 percent to households with incomes not exceeding 185 percent of area median income. The subsidized sale price of the affordable units range from about $125,000 to $485,000 and cash assets need for the required 5 percent down payment are expected to range from $6,250 to $24,250.

FSLM Associates LLC, of which L &M Equity Participants, Ltd., and Full Spectrum are the principals, is the developer. Ron Moelis and Sanford Carl Loewentheil are partners in L & M Equity Participants.

GF55 Partners LLP, of which David E. Gross, Leonard Fusco and Shay Alster are principals, is the executive architect; Schwartz Architects is the design architect; and Studio JTA, of which Jack Travis is a principal, is the consultant architect.

Architect Frederic Schwartz, who was the founder of the THINK architectural team that was the runner-up finalist to the "re-imagine Ground Zero" competition sponsored by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, provides the following commentary on the project s design on his website:

"Outwar...

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Features & Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Health Club
  • Roof Deck
  • Elevator
  • Event Room
  • Children's Playroom
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Courtyard
  • Bike Room
  • LEED Accreditation
  • Live-In Superintendent

Pros

  • Very distinctive and bold facades
  • Roofdeck
  • Concierge
  • Doorman
  • Garage
  • Large garden
  • Fitness center
  • Meeting rooms

Cons

  • No balconies
  • Not too close to parks
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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 188 Available for Sale
  • $1,164 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,302,695 Avg. Price
  • $976,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Circa Central Park Apt 9A | $8,744,640
    Price / ft2 $2,612
  2. Least Expensive Garden Court Apt 4G | $299,000
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  • 67 Available for Rent
  • $45 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,485 Avg. Price
  • $3,200 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive SoHo North Apt 2AW | $6,850
    Price / ft2 $27
  2. Least Expensive Saint Anne's Court Apt 6G | $1,595
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  • 264 Total Sales
  • $955 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $939,263 Avg. Price
  • $823,313 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive One Morningside Park Apt PH2 | $5,700,000
    Price / ft2 $2,646
  2. Least Expensive Odell Clark Place I Apt 4A | $233,034
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