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One Manhattan Square, 252 South Street

between Pike Slip & Rutgers Slip   |    Lower East Side

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 2019
  • 811 Apartments
  • 80 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • 1 Bed $1,179,000 41
  • 2 Beds $2,038,000 16
  • 3 Beds $3,754,000 4
  • Last updated Jun 20, 2017
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$2,173 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

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One Manhattan Square, 252 South Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 93, 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

34
Out of 44
+
29
Out of 36
+
21
Out of 39
+
9
=
93
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
No Canopy 1 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but Very Good 3 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:
Unrelated Base 0 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 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 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:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
Yes, with Swimming Pool 2 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Substantial 2 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Driveway:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Garage:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 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:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #26 Rated condo in Manhattan
  • #8 Rated condo - Downtown
  • #1 Rated condo - Lower East Side
How was this building rated?

The Lower East Side has been a vast and wide, low- and mid-rise, residential swath hugging the East River for decades until Extell Development decided to erect this 811-foot-high condominium apartment tower in 2015 just to the north of the lovely, 330-foot-high, Manhattan Bridge.  

The elegant tower, whose address is 252 South Street one block north of the bridge, is known as One Manhattan Square. 

Confucius Plaza, a curved, brown-brick, 44-story, apartment tower designed by Horowitz & Chan on the south side of the bridge several blocks inland, has been the tallest structure on the Lower East Side since it was erected in 1976. 

Extell’s new tower will be about twice as high with about 80 stories.  While it falls short of the arbitrary, 1,000-foot-plus minimum height for a “SuperTall,” its undeniable “stand-aloneness” when announced and very high visibility certainly make it “Super.”  

Extell is no stranger to “SuperTalls” as its 1,004-foot-tall mixed use tower, One57, designed by Christian de Portzamparc, at 157 West 57th Street, was the first of the very tall skyscrapers to sprout along 57th Street on what has become known as “Billionaire’s Row.” 

With 811 rental apartments, this tower is certainly not a minor player in the city’s residential sweepstakes and since its announcement it has been joined by several other, nearby very high-rise projects that promise to make this area one of the city’s most dramatic, and most isolated, very-high-rise clusters.  They are in the Two Bridges neighborhood between the Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges. 

One Manhattan Square is due for completion in the third quarter of 2018 and its “poor door” smaller “affordable,” 205-unit building at 229 Cherry Street is due for completion in 2018. 

The other new very tall towers include the very handsome, 1,000-foot-high, 639-unit, green-terracotta building at 247 Cherry Street planned by JDS Development Group and designed by SHoP Architects, the same team...

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Carter Horsley's Review

One Manhattan Square, 252 South Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The Lower East Side has been a vast and wide, low- and mid-rise, residential swath hugging the East River for decades until Extell Development decided to erect this 811-foot-high condominium apartment tower in 2015 just to the north of the lovely, 330-foot-high, Manhattan Bridge.  " Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Concierge
  • Fire pits
  • Doorman
  • 70-seat screening and performance room Tea pavilion
  • Covered dog run
  • Triple-height lobby with very wide fireplace
  • Squash court
  • Great views
  • Adjacent to great Manhattan Bridge
  • Close to Subway
  • Very close to the FDR Drive
  • Tranquility garden
  • Cellar bar
  • Large swimming pool
  • 70-seat screening and performance room
  • Fire pits
  • Putting green
  • Windowed basketball court
  • Putting greenConciergePutting green
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • Not much local shopping
  • Not much local dining
  • No balconies
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One Manhattan Square, 252 South Street Aerial Imagery

 

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One Manhattan Square, 252 South Street Alternate Addresses

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 229 Available for Sale
  • $2,123 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,503,476 Avg. Price
  • $1,825,000 Median Price
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