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136 East 56th Street, #PHD

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Feb 2, 2019
It previously was on the market for a total of 151 days.
4 apartments are currently available in this building.
151 days on Market

Pricing History

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Key Details

  • Listed Sep 4, 2018
    Last Price Change -20.8% ($49,000) on Jan 14
    Days on Market 151
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Midtown East
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 511 times
Monthly Maintenance $2,216
Total Taxes & Fees $2,216
Est. Monthly Mortgage -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost $5,457

Description

Welcome to Penthouse 'D' at 136 East 56th Street. Enjoy 950 square feet of living space with the added benefit of 9' ceilings plus 280 square feet of private outdoor space. The spacious windowed kitchen faces east over the terrace and receives beautiful morning light. This chef's kitchen is fully glass-tiled and provides you with abundant storage space and cabinetry.

The bedroom has its own amazing southern views. Storage will never be a concern. Feel free to use one of the closets and convert it to a laundry room (washer/dryer allowed). Amenities include a full-time doorman, live-in super, elevator, bike room, additional storage and parking garage which is accessible through the basement and offered at a discount to shareholders.

The pet-friendly building also features a recently renovated facade and rooftop. Co-purchasers, guarantors, parent buyers, pieds-á-terre, and sublets are allowed with board approval. This perfect location means the E/M, 4/5/6 and N/Q/R/W trains are within just a few blocks, getting you uptown, downtown and crosstown in minutes.

Close access to the Queensborough Bridge ensures an easy trip to local airports.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Terrace
  • City View
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

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
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1959
  • 148 Apartments
  • 16 Floors

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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