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205 East 78th Street

Between Third Avenue & Second Avenue

Key Details

  • Year Built 1925
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Lenox Hill
  • Total Apartments 218
    Total Floors 20
    Doorman FT Doorman
$876
Avg. Price / ft2
$1,225
Avg. Price / ft2

Rating

24
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 24 / 44

+
18
Out of 36

Location Rating: 18 / 36

+
13
Out of 39

Features Rating: 13 / 39

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55

CityRealty Rating Reference

 
Architecture
  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
 
Location
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
 
Features
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #46 Rated co-op - Lenox Hill
 

Description

Built in 1925 and converted to a cooperative in 1982, 205 East 78th Street is a 20-story Art Deco Lenox Hill building boasting an elegant lobby and hallways that were renovated in 2015.
 
Residents' amenities include a full-time doorman, live-in super, and laundry, storage, and bike rooms. The location is superior, proximal to everything: Central Park, shopping, restaurants, and public transportation. Monthly maintenance includes electricity, heat and hot water.
 
Pied-a-terres, sublets, guarantors, co-purchasing, parents buying for children, and gifting are allowed. 

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Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Pre War
  • Basement Storage
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
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Apartments for Sale at 205 East 78th Street (12)

12
Available Apts
$375K - $2.3M
Price Range
$876
Avg. Price / ft2
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This good-looking Art Deco building with colorful glazed terracotta trim was erected in 1925 and converted to a cooperative in 1982. The 20-story building, which is nicely proportioned with setbacks topped by an attractive watertank enclosure, has 218 apartments and a large, attractive lobby. Its superb location is convenient to many attractive restaurants and boutiques as well as public transportation." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Superb- central location for shopping and restaurants
  • Storage space
  • Central laundry room
  • Bicycle room
  • Convenient to public transportation
  • Doorman
  • Handsome Art Deco detailing
  • Solid construction
  • Nice lobby
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No garage
  • No sundeck
  • No health club
  • No balconies
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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.13 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
at Lexington Ave 0.42 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,161,125
Avg. Price
Based on 6 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

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10
Units Sold
$400K - $2.3M
Price Range
$1,134
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 686 Available for Sale
  • $1,415 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,056,002 Avg. Price
  • $1,099,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 162 East 64th Street Apt | $50,000,000
  2. Least Expensive The Cherokee Apt 3GG | $299,000
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  • 578 Total Sales
  • $1,231 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,484,004 Avg. Price
  • $1,013,356 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Chatham Apt 30A | $8,400,000
    Price / ft2 $2,932
  2. Least Expensive 301 East 63rd Street Apt 5L | $225,000

Alternate Address

  • 275 East 78 Street

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