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The Black & Whites, 527 East 72nd Street

Co-op located in Lenox Hill, between York Avenue & East River Drive

Description of The Black & Whites at 527 East 72nd Street

527 East 72nd Street was built in 1894 and has a total of 19 apartments. Located in Lenox Hill, The Black & Whites is a short walk to the F subway line.

Amenities at this pet friendly pre war building include bike room, resident storage, live-in superintendent and laundry room.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1894
    Building Type: Co-op
    Neighborhood: Lenox Hill (Manhattan)
    Minimum Down: 25%
  • Total Apartments: 19 19
    Total Floors: 5
    Pets: Allowed
    Total Floorplans:

Building Amenities

  • Pre War
  • Walk Up
  • Resident Storage
  • Intercom
  • Laundry Room
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent

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The Black & Whites: Rating

Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 17 / 44

Out of 36

Location Rating: 26 / 36

Out of 39

Features Rating: 10 / 39


CityRealty Rating Reference

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  • 20-29 distinguished
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  • < 11 below average
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  • 18-26 distinguished
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  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average

Carter Horsley's Review of The Black & Whites

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"There are 61 apartments in four nearly identical five-story buildings on this dead-end street overlooking the East River. The addresses are 527, 531, 535 and 541 East 72nd Street.

The buildings have red entrance doors and fire escapes and are at the opposite end of the block from Sotheby's, the auction house, on the York Avenue south comer. The area has been radically transformed since Sotheby's relocated here from Madison Avenue and 76th Street and it now has several luxury apartment towers." Read Carter's Full Review
  • Surrounded by several luxury apartment towers
  • Down the block from Sotheby's, the auction house
  • Elegant location overlooking the East River
  • Good cross-town bus service a block away at York Avenue
  • Many major hospitals nearby
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Cheery red entrance doors with white trim
  • Dead-end street
  • Fire escapes
  • No garage
  • No health club
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Closing History - Last 10 sales

Units Sold
$284.5K - $1.2M
Price Range
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