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170 East 78th Street, #6B7A

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Jan 9, 2020
It previously was on the market for a total of 253 days.
3 apartments are currently available in this building.

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Key Details

  • Listed Sep 16, 2019
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Lenox Hill
  • Monthly Maintenance $6,553
    Minimum Down Payment 50%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Built in 1927 in the Art Deco-style with a gorgeous limestone base and marble entrance, 170 East 78th Street —and its sister building across the street at 169 East 69th Street— were uniquely designed as artists’ residences with very high ceilings and oversized windows to allow for abundant natural light. Today, 170 is considered one of the most desirable boutique, full-service cooperative buildings on the Upper East Side.


  None of the thirty eight apartments in this nine story building are completely alike, and the ‘original’ combination triplex of 6B / 7A stands out as an exceptional renovation combining the historic prewar detail with contemporary living.

The 29’ living room and 28’ master bedroom are conveniently located on the middle floor of the apartment, with 13’ ceilings complimented by 9’ high casement windows and two gorgeous wood burning fireplaces - one surrounded by honed schist rock and the other in a basalt wall between the living room and bedroom. Thoughtfully, the building stocks firewood to replenish as needed. The living room and master bedroom floors are a custom stained wide plank strip oak.

Brilliantly tucked into the underside of the floating living room stairs is a custom wine storage unit for 170 bottles as featured in Wine Spectator magazine. The windows were replaced with sound proof glass, below which are thru-wall A/C units with custom surrounds. The living room and master bedroom are separated beautifully by a ceiling high basalt stone wall, and massive swinging doors.?? On the top entry level, there is the fully renovated stainless kitchen from Bulthaup with Miele and SubZero appliances, DORN Bracht hardware, and absolute black polished countertops.

Off the kitchen and overlooking the living room is a custom built-in natural zebra wood bar. Also on this floor is a second bedroom with full bath en suite. All of the floors on the upper level are a custom basalt stone.


  Off the master bedroom and down a small flight of stairs is the bottom floor, dedicated to the master bathroom and huge dressing area with heated floors, custom closets and storage abound. Conveniently, there is an entrance to the apartment on this floor as well. Both bathrooms are fitted with DORN Bracht hardware, and along with the entire master dressing area, are completely encased in giant slabs of Calacatta Marble.?


There is a W/D unit in the apartment.? There is storage in the basement with a short waiting list.


The building is fully staffed with full time doorman and live-in super.?


Showings are by appointment only. Please provide 48 hours notice for all viewing requests.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Northern Exposures

About 170 East 78th Street

55

170 East 78th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 55, 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

18
Out of 44
+
25
Out of 36
+
12
Out of 39
=
55
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 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:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 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:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 40 blocks 2 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 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:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
14 or more Feet 4 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:
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:
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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1927
  • 38 Apartments
  • 9 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Elevator

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