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53W53, 53 West 53rd Street

Between Fifth Avenue & Sixth Avenue

Key Details

  • Year Built 2020
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Midtown West
  • Total Apartments 145
    Total Floors 82
    Doorman FT Doorman
Avg. Price / ft2
$98
Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

High above the Museum of Modern Art, mere blocks from Central Park and Fifth Avenue, in the epicenter of New York’s global business, arts, theater and cultural districts, a modern, elegantly tapering tower is rising. Designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Jean Nouvel, 53 West 53rd Street is like no other building in the world. Behind its striking façade are impeccably detailed residences designed by renowned interior architect Thierry Despont, each spacious and light-filled, with panoramic views framed unlike any before. The pinnacle of New York living, 53W53 offers a truly modern view.

53W53's top-of-the-line amenities include a 65' lap pool, double-height lounge with private dining room overlooking Central Park, squash court, golf simulator, private screening room, 24-hour doorman and concierge service, and porter services. It is well situated above the Museum of Modern Art and blocks away from Central Park.

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Building Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Health Club
  • Pool
  • Elevator
  • Business Center
  • Event Room
  • Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Laundry Room
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Valet Services
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Pet Grooming / Pet Services
  • Restaurant
  • Spa / Therapy Room

Apartments for Sale at 53 West 53rd Street (23)

23
Available Apts
$3.5M - $63.8M
Price Range
$3,617
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 53 West 53rd Street (7)

7
Available Apts
$6,999
Prices Start At
$98
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Rating

31
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 31 / 44

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27
Out of 36

Location Rating: 27 / 36

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21
Out of 39

Features Rating: 21 / 39

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10
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89

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
  • #12 Rated condo - Midtown West
 
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This very impressive, tall, tapering tower at 53 West 53rd Street is perhaps the best of the "Supertall" skyscrapers that began sprouting in Manhattan in the first dozen or so years of this millennium.  It was designed by Jean Nouvel, the French architect who won the Pritzker Prize in 2008, for Hines Interests of Houston. 

A mixed-use building, it contains expansion space for the Museum of Modern Art, a hotel and apartments in its mid-block location at the west end of the museum's properties. " Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • 24-hour doormen
  • 24-hour concierge
  • Squash court
  • Golf simulator
  • Health club with pool
  • Resident manager
  • Bicycle storage
  • Housekeeping
  • Maid service
  • Laundry service
  • Pet concierge
  • Technology consultant
  • Catered food service
  • Lounge and dining room
  • Wine vaults and tasting room
  • Large living rooms
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No roof deck
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Subways

  1. F
at 6th Ave 0.17 miles
  1. B
  2. D
  3. E
at Broadway and 53rd 0.19 miles
  1. M
at 5th Ave and 53rd 0.20 miles
  1. N
  2. Q
  3. R
at 7th Ave 0.24 miles
  1. 1
at Broadway 0.29 miles
  1. C
at 8th Ave and 51st 0.40 miles
  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.46 miles
  1. A
at Central Park West and 60th 0.49 miles
 
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$2,604
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 38 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$3M - $29.9M
Price Range
$3,181
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 813 Available for Sale
  • $2,141 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,985,231 Avg. Price
  • $1,425,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Atelier Apt 45FL | $85,000,000
    Price / ft2 $5,667
  2. Least Expensive Carnegie House Apt 7Q | $109,999
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  • 832 Available for Rent
  • $72 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $7,135 Avg. Price
  • $4,300 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Baccarat Hotel & Residences Apt PH4849 | $100,000
    Price / ft2 $163
  2. Least Expensive 352 West 48th Street Apt 3FW | $1,500
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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  • 467 Total Sales
  • $2,290 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $5,541,317 Avg. Price
  • $1,450,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 220 Central Park South Apt PH 76 | $99,903,375
    Price / ft2 $11,264
  2. Least Expensive Carnegie House Apt 12Q | $100,000
    Price / ft2 $222

Alternate Address

  • 53 West 53 Street

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