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Element, 555 West 59th Street

Between West End Avenue & Amsterdam Avenue

Key Details

  • Year Built 2007
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Lincoln Center
  • Total Apartments 186
    Total Floors 35
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Pets Allowed
Avg. Price / ft2
$65
Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

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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Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Health Club
  • Pool
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Event Room
  • Children's Playroom
  • Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • On-Site Parking
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Courtyard
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

Apartments for Sale at 555 West 59th Street (9)

9
Available Apts
$1.2M - $4.3M
Price Range
$1,753
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 555 West 59th Street (7)

7
Available Apts
$3,600
Prices Start At
$65
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Rating

28
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 28 / 44

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25
Out of 36

Location Rating: 25 / 36

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21
Out of 39

Features Rating: 21 / 39

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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
  • #45 Rated condo - Upper West Side
  • #6 Rated condo - Lincoln Center
 
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Carter Horsley's Review

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.

It was designed by SLCE and developed by Brack Capital, which is headed by Dan Azogui, Continental Venture Realty of which Jane Gol is a principle, and COALCO International." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Distinctive tower form
  • Close to Hudson River
  • Garage
  • Fitness center
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Many balconies
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • No sidewalk landscaping

Broker & Buyer Comments

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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. 1
at Broadway 0.40 miles
  1. B
  2. D
  3. A
  4. C
at Columbus Circle 0.45 miles
 
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,607
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 6 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$1.1M - $4.8M
Price Range
$1,633
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 249 Available for Sale
  • $1,783 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,765,412 Avg. Price
  • $1,170,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Grand Millennium Apt 22AB | $11,950,000
    Price / ft2 $2,976
  2. Least Expensive Lincoln Spencer Arms Apt 36C | $369,000
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  • 170 Available for Rent
  • $67 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,001 Avg. Price
  • $4,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Grand Millennium Apt 28E | $46,000
    Price / ft2 $134
  2. Least Expensive Lincoln Spencer Arms Apt 21A | $1,500
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  • 166 Total Sales
  • $1,799 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,005,480 Avg. Price
  • $1,659,965 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Park Loggia Apt PH2A | $9,400,000
    Price / ft2 $3,931
  2. Least Expensive Lincoln Spencer Arms Apt 116B | $380,000
    Price / ft2 $1,188

Alternate Addresses

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

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