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136 East 56th Street, #PHD

$925,000 ($974 per ft2) +16.4% | 1 bed, 1 bath | Approx. 950 ft2
210 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Sep 15, 2023
    Last Price Change: +16.4% ($130,000) on Mar 12
    Days on Market: 210
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Midtown East (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 192 times
Monthly Maintenance: $2,356 ($2.48/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $4,953
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $7,309 ($7.69/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($185,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

This penthouse one-bedroom gem offers a unique blend of urban luxury and breathtaking views. Situated in the heart of Midtown East, this corner unit boasts a wrap-around terrace that provides unobstructed vistas of the iconic Chrysler Building. With alluring open views facing south and east, this residence is bathed in glorious sunlight, making every morning a spectacle with incredible sunrises.

The apartment features a spacious, yet cozy interior, awaiting your personal touch for updates. The windowed kitchen adds to the charm, offering a bright and airy space for culinary adventures while soaking in the city’s energy. Whether you’re sipping your morning coffee on the terrace or gazing out from within, this penthouse offers a privileged lifestyle in one of New York City’s most coveted locations.

Building: As you step inside, you’ll be greeted by a lobby that exudes sophistication and contemporary design, setting the tone for the entire building. The newly refurbished hallways seamlessly blend aesthetics with functionality, providing an inviting atmosphere as you make your way to your apartment.

Neighborhood: Location-wise, you’re in the heart of it all.

Nestled in a vibrant neighborhood, this building offers easy access to an array of fine dining options, ensuring that culinary adventures are always at your doorstep. Moreover, excellent transportation options nearby mean that you’re well-connected to all the city has to offer, allowing you to explore the metropolis with ease.

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Listing Agent (Seller's Representative)

Listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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About 136 East 56th Street

51

136 East 56th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 51, 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

21
Out of 44
+
17
Out of 36
+
13
Out of 39
=
51
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Good 3 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Not Visible 0 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 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:
More than 50 blocks 0 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
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:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Yes, but Small 1 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 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:
Yes 1 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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • On-Site Parking
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Courtyard
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

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Pros
  • Garage
  • Close to many stores and restaurants
  • Convenient midtown location
  • Garden
  • Doorman
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Roof deck
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • No balconies
  • No health club
  • Considerable traffic
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Subways

  1. M
  2. 6
  3. E
at Lexington Ave and 53rd 0.19 miles
  1. N
  2. Q
  3. R
  4. 4
  5. 5
at Lexington Ave and 60th 0.20 miles
  1. F
at Lexington Ave and 63rd 0.37 miles

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