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The Avon House, 340 East 74th Street

between Second Avenue & First Avenue   |    Lenox Hill

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Key Details

  • Co-op
  • Built in 1957
  • 119 Apartments
  • 12 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • Studios $525,000 1
  • 1 Bed $799,000 1
  • 3 Beds $2,395,000 1
  • Last updated Sep 13, 2017
  • View apartments for sale
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 1 BED $761,633 3
  • Avg. Price based on 3 closings during past 12 months Last updated Sep 22, 2017
  • View all recent sales
$945 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

48

The Avon House, 340 East 74th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 48, 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
+
20
Out of 36
+
10
Out of 39
=
48
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 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:
No, but OK 1 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:
Discrete 1 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:
Less than 40 blocks 2 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:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
10-15 1 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 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:
Yes 1 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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
    How was this building rated?

    This attractive, 12-story, mid-block building was erected in 1957 and converted to a cooperative in 1990. It has 119 units.

    The beige-brick building has a canopied entrance with a large lobby and handsome sidewalk landscaping. The building has a doorman, discrete air-conditioners, and a garage but no balconies and no health club.

    It is across the street from the Jan Hus Presbyterian Church and the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral. It also across the street from The Forum, a large apartment tower at 343 East 74th Street.

    There are numerous good restaurants in the area and good local shopping nearby on Third Avenue. There is good cross-town bus service on 72nd Street, but the nearest subway station is a few blocks away at Lexington Avenue and 77th Street where Lenox Hill Hospital is also located.

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    Nearby Subway Stations

    1. 6
    at Lexington Ave 0.37 miles

    Carter Horsley's Review

    The Avon House, 340 East 74th Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
    "This attractive, 12-story, mid-block building was erected in 1957 and converted to a cooperative in 1990. It has 119 units." Read Carter's Full Review

    The pros & cons

    Pros
    • Financially Stable
    • Newly renovated Lobby
    • 24 hour doorman
    • Roof garden
    • Good local shopping
    • Convenient to many restaurants on Second Avenue
    • Not far from subway station and Lenox Hill Hospital
    • Sidewalk landscaping
    • Discrete air-conditioners
    • Garage
    • Good cross-town bus service
    • No board approval
    Cons
    • No health club
    • No balconies
    • Many apartments
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    The Avon House, 340 East 74th Street - 10 year Sales History

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    The Avon House, 340 East 74th Street 12 Month Sales Summary

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    Past 12 Months
    $761,633
    AVG Price, based on 3 Sales
     

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    In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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    • 340 Available for Sale
    • $1,002 Avg. Price / Ft2
    • $1,241,909 Avg. Price
    • $849,000 Median Price
    1. Most Expensive Tower East Apt 24B | $5,995,000
    2. Least Expensive 301 East 63rd Street Apt 12L | $249,000
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    • 636 Total Sales
    • $994 Avg. Price / Ft2
    • $1,018,580 Avg. Price
    • $770,000 Median Price
    1. Most Expensive 196 East 75th Street Apt 8EFGH | $5,450,000
    2. Least Expensive 301 East 63rd Street Apt 10H | $210,000

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