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209 East 56th Street 

Between Third Avenue & Second Avenue   |    Midtown East

209 East 56th Street
44

209 East 56th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 44, 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

17
Out of 44
+
16
Out of 36
+
11
Out of 39
=
44
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 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:
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:
Partially Visible 1 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Exists 1 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:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
None 0 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:
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:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 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:
None 0 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:
None 0 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
  • Size Starting From # avail
  • 1 Bed $425,000 3
  • 3 Beds $1,995,000 1
  • Last updated May 27, 2016
$770 Avg. Price / Ft2
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  • Size Starting From # avail
  • Studios $2,700 2
  • Last updated May 26, 2016
$770 Avg. Price / Ft2
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$260 Avg. Price / Ft2
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Nearby Subway Stations

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    • Lexington Av - 53rd Street (at Lexington Ave and 53rd) (0.17 miles)
     
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    • Lexington Av (at Lexington Ave and 63rd) (0.36 miles)
     
  3. N
    N
    • 59th Street (at Lexington Ave and 60th) (0.22 miles)
     
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    Q
    • 59th Street (at Lexington Ave and 60th) (0.22 miles)
     
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    R
    • 59th Street (at Lexington Ave and 60th) (0.22 miles)
     
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    4
    • 59th Street (at Lexington Ave and 60th) (0.22 miles)
     
  7. 5
    5
    • 59th Street (at Lexington Ave and 60th) (0.22 miles)
     
  8. 6
    6
    • Lexington Av - 53rd Street (at Lexington Ave and 53rd) (0.17 miles)
     
  9. E
    E
    • Lexington Av - 53rd Street (at Lexington Ave and 53rd) (0.17 miles)
     

209 East 56th Street Overview

This attractive, white-brick, 13-story apartment building was erected in 1960. It is a cooperative and has 103 units.

The building has a canopied entrance flanking by low, wrought-iron fences at a 90 degree angle with the building. The building has a doorman and a roof deck and is across from the large plaza of the black skyscraper at 919 Third Avenue. It has no garage, health club and no balconies and there is considerable traffic in this neighborhood. There is a school to the east on the same block and P. J. Clarke's, the famous saloon is one block south on Third Avenue.

This neighborhood is very convenient the Midtown office district and there are many restaurants and stores in the area. There is excellent cross-town bus service on 57th Street and a subway station is three blocks north at Bloomingdale's.

Features & Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Roof Deck
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

Pros

  • Excellent public transportation
  • Roof deck
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Doorman
  • Convenient midtown location
  • Close to many stores and restaurants

Cons

  • Many apartments
  • Considerable traffic
  • No health club
  • No balconies
  • No garage
  • Close to school
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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 201 Available for Sale
  • $913 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,067,203 Avg. Price
  • $690,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 417 Park Avenue Apt 6W | $7,900,000
  2. Least Expensive The Lombardy Apt 204 | $250,000
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  • 32 Available for Rent
  • $73 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $4,173 Avg. Price
  • $2,725 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Lombardy Apt 2101 | $25,000
    Price / ft2 $130
  2. Least Expensive 339 East 58th Street Apt 1K | $1,795
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  • 303 Total Sales
  • $858 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $880,145 Avg. Price
  • $625,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 480 Park Avenue Apt 1617E | $6,000,000
  2. Least Expensive 237 East 54th Street Apt 2A | $259,000
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