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Element, 555 West 59th Street

between West End Avenue & Amsterdam Avenue   |    Lincoln Center

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 2007
  • 186 Apartments
  • 35 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • 1 Bed $1,295,000 2
  • 2 Beds $2,095,000 2
  • 3 Beds $3,295,000 2
  • 4 Beds $5,995,000 1
  • Last updated May 27, 2017
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$1,952 Avg. Price / Ft2
$68 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 1 BED $1,276,250 4
  • 2 BEDS $2,212,857 7
  • 3 BEDS $3,800,000 2
  • 4 BEDS $4,075,000 1
  • 5 BEDS $5,150,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 15 closings during past 12 months Last updated May 27, 2017
  • View all recent sales
$1,726 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

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Element, 555 West 59th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 82, 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

28
Out of 44
+
25
Out of 36
+
21
Out of 39
+
8
=
82
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:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Free Standing 2 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 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
Some Noise 0 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes, with Swimming Pool 2 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Substantial 2 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #37 Rated condo - Upper West Side
  • #3 Rated condo - Lincoln Center
How was this building rated?

Element at 555 West 59th Street is located in the Upper West Side.

The 34-story glass-clad Element, designed by SLCE Architects and opened in 2008, contains 186 one- to three-bedroom apartments featuring nine-and-a-half-foot ceilings. Many units have a balcony and all apartments have white oak floors, open kitchens with islands and modern appliances, bathrooms with soaking tubs and washers and dryers.

Amenities include a 60-foot swimming pool enclosed in a glass atrium, a separate children’s pool, a whirlpool and a private resident’s lounge. Residents also have access to a “Fitness and Well-Being Center” that includes Cybex training equipment, a sauna, a steam room and basketball and squash courts; it also offers residents yoga, Pilates and aerobic classes. There is also a children’s playroom with regular classes by Jodi’s Gym. In warm weather there is a private, 12,000-square-foot lawn and garden area.

555 West 59th Street is near to the shops and restaurants in the Time Warner Center and is close to Central and Riverside Parks.

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Nearby Subway Stations

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    • 66th Street - Lincoln Center (at Broadway) (0.40 miles)
     
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    • 59th Street - Columbus Circle (at Columbus Circle) (0.45 miles)
     
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    • 59th Street - Columbus Circle (at Columbus Circle) (0.45 miles)
     
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    • 59th Street - Columbus Circle (at Columbus Circle) (0.45 miles)
     
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    • 59th Street - Columbus Circle (at Columbus Circle) (0.45 miles)
     

Carter Horsley's Review

Element, 555 West 59th Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"Element is a 35-story, reflective-glass residential condominium tower at 555 West 59th Street that is notable for its sculpted form that includes a collared top of corner balconies, above shared angled balconies on a different façade, and many rounded corners." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Distinctive tower form
  • Close to Hudson River
  • Garage
  • Fitness center
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Many balconies
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • No sidewalk landscaping
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Popularity Stats

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#47 Most viewed condo in Upper West Side (past 30 days).

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Element, 555 West 59th Street - 10 year Sales History

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Element, 555 West 59th Street 12 Month Sales Summary

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$1,726
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Element, 555 West 59th Street Alternate Addresses

  • 254 West 60th Street
  • 549 West 59th Street
  • 551 West 59th Street
  • 553 West 59th Street
  • 248 West 60th Street
  • 250 West 60th Street
  • 252 West 60th Street

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 85 Available for Sale
  • $1,856 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,814,759 Avg. Price
  • $1,825,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Grand Millennium Apt PH3BC | $22,995,000
    Price / ft2 $3,285
  2. Least Expensive The Phillips Club Apt 5106 | $197,000
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  • 87 Available for Rent
  • $67 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,071 Avg. Price
  • $4,895 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Park Millennium Apt 42A | $36,900
    Price / ft2 $130
  2. Least Expensive The Beaumont Apt 11H | $2,400
    Price / ft2 $61
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  • 98 Total Sales
  • $1,882 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,420,065 Avg. Price
  • $1,912,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Millennium Tower Apt 45D | $15,040,000
    Price / ft2 $5,102
  2. Least Expensive The Alfred Apt 10D | $590,000
    Price / ft2 $1,242

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