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The Black & Whites, 535 East 72nd Street

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

Description of The Black & Whites at 535 East 72nd Street

The Black & Whites is a boutique cooperative located in a landmarked Upper East Side townhouse at 535 East 72nd Street, on the cul-de-sac of the East River. The building allows pets, pied-a-terres, and through-the-wall air conditioning.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1894
    Building Type: Co-op
    Neighborhood: Lenox Hill (Manhattan)
    Minimum Down: 25%
  • Total Apartments: 13 13
    Total Floors: 5
    Pets: Allowed
    Total Floorplans:

Building Amenities

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

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The Black & Whites: Rating

17
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 17 / 44

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26
Out of 36

Location Rating: 26 / 36

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10
Out of 39

Features Rating: 10 / 39

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53

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
 

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
Pros
  • 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
  • Surrounded by several luxury apartment towers
Cons
  • Dead-end street
  • Fire escapes
  • No garage
  • No health club
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Subways

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at West Rd and Unnamed 0.49 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$500,000
Avg. Price
Based on 1 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$470K - $1.4M
Price Range
$843
Avg. Price / ft2

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