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Sterling Plaza, 255 East 49th Street

At The Northwest corner of Second Avenue

Key Details

  • Year Built 1985
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Midtown East
  • Total Apartments 172
    Total Floors 33
    Doorman FT Doorman
$1,226
Avg. Price / ft2
$52
Avg. Price / ft2
$1,441
Avg. Price / ft2

Rating

29
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 29 / 44

+
24
Out of 36

Location Rating: 24 / 36

+
14
Out of 39

Features Rating: 14 / 39

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9
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76

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
  • #23 Rated condo - Midtown East
 

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Post War
  • Basement Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Intercom
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Children's Playroom
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Courtyard
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies
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Apartments for Sale at 255 East 49th Street (3)

3
Available Apts
$725K - $1.3M
Price Range
$1,226
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 255 East 49th Street (1)

1
Available Apts
$3,900
Prices Start At
$52
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"Take the famous main tower of the Houses of Parliament in London and wrap it in cardboard and plunk it down in midtown and you almost have the Sterling Plaza, a 33-story apartment tower erected in 1985 at 255 East 49th Street on the northwest corner of Second Avenue.

This condominium tower has good proportions, lots of corner balconies and a very distinctive roof." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Convenient midtown location
  • Colonnaded marquee
  • Attractive plaza with sculpture and curved planters
  • Doorman
  • Many balconies
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No health club
  • No roof deck
  • No garage
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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. M
  2. 6
  3. E
at Lexington Ave and 53rd 0.21 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 7
at 3rd Ave and 42nd 0.42 miles
 
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,441
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 7 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

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10
Units Sold
$370K - $2.2M
Price Range
$1,267
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 421 Available for Sale
  • $1,665 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,664,303 Avg. Price
  • $1,299,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 432 Park Avenue Apt 66B | $32,500,000
    Price / ft2 $8,087
  2. Least Expensive The St. Regis Apt 808 | $135,000
    Price / ft2 $303
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  • 124 Available for Rent
  • $83 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $10,706 Avg. Price
  • $6,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 432 Park Avenue Apt 70A | $70,000
    Price / ft2 $209
  2. Least Expensive 235 East 54th Street Apt 1D | $1,895
Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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  • 297 Total Sales
  • $1,683 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,870,415 Avg. Price
  • $1,175,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 432 Park Avenue Apt 64A | $75,000,000
    Price / ft2 $9,331
  2. Least Expensive 231 East 54th Street Apt 3A | $320,000
    Price / ft2 $831

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