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CitySpire, 150 West 56th Street

between Sixth Avenue & Seventh Avenue   |    Midtown West

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1988
  • 339 Apartments
  • 73 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • Studios $920,000 1
  • 2 Beds $1,900,000 3
  • 3 Beds $4,650,000 1
  • 5 Beds $8,850,000 1
  • Last updated Jul 22, 2017
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$2,046 Avg. Price / Ft2
$69 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • STUDIO $801,667 3
  • 1 BED $1,311,000 2
  • 2 BEDS $2,007,000 5
  • Avg. Price based on 10 closings during past 12 months Last updated Jul 25, 2017
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$1,754 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

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CitySpire, 150 West 56th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 84, 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

26
Out of 44
+
28
Out of 36
+
22
Out of 39
+
8
=
84
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Attractive 4 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Exists 1 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 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:
Yes 1 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:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
Stunning 5 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:
Yes, with Swimming Pool 2 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #38 Rated condo - Midtown
  • #18 Rated condo - Midtown West
How was this building rated?

Located at 150 West 56th Street, the 72-story Cityspire offers residents excellent views and impressive amenities in a convenient Midtown location.

Its magnificent domed lobby with high-ceilings and rich wood paneling provides a welcoming atmosphere for residents and guests. The partnering of the Cityspire’s great heights and elegant residences’ floor-to-ceiling windows create many boundless views of the New York City skyline and beyond.

Cityspire amenities include a full-time doorman, valet and concierge; a health club with pool, sauna and steam room; an on-site garage; a business conference center; a children’s playroom; a recreation room; and an outdoor entertaining space.

The surrounding neighborhood is rich in retail stores, restaurants and entertainment options. Central Park is nearby, as are the Theater District, Fifth Avenue and Carnegie Hall. Cityspire is ideally located for work in Midtown and the neighboring corporate and commercial hubs; it is also an excellent investment or pied-à-terre.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. Q
  2. N
  3. R
at 7th Ave 0.06 miles
  1. F
at 6th Ave 0.12 miles
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  3. E
at Broadway and 53rd 0.14 miles
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at Broadway 0.28 miles
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at Central Park West and 60th 0.30 miles
  1. M
at 5th Ave and 53rd 0.37 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

CitySpire, 150 West 56th Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"CitySpire became the city's tallest mixed-use building at 814 feet when it opened in 1988 at 150 West 56th Street." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Magnificent lobby
  • Playroom
  • Conference room
  • Expansive views from high floor apartments
  • Garage
  • Convenient midtown location
  • Health club with pool
  • High level of service
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Many blocked views
  • Many apartments
  • Small units
  • Street is not one of the prettiest
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CitySpire, 150 West 56th Street - 10 year Sales History

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CitySpire, 150 West 56th Street 12 Month Sales Summary

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$1,754
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CitySpire, 150 West 56th Street Alternate Addresses

  • 150-56 West 56 Street
  • 150-156 West 56 Street
  • 156 West 56 Street
  • 137 West 55 Street

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 647 Available for Sale
  • $2,242 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,958,847 Avg. Price
  • $1,950,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Atelier Apt 45FL | $85,000,000
    Price / ft2 $8,500
  2. Least Expensive Clinton West Apt N3D | $535,000
    Price / ft2 $1,205
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  • 484 Available for Rent
  • $76 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,739 Avg. Price
  • $5,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Plaza Apt 509 | $85,000
    Price / ft2 $237
  2. Least Expensive The Coronet Apt 3HH | $2,095
    Price / ft2 $84
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  • 595 Total Sales
  • $1,730 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,018,427 Avg. Price
  • $1,275,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive One57 Apt 83 | $45,824,750
    Price / ft2 $7,344
  2. Least Expensive 715 Ninth Avenue Apt 3RN | $340,000
    Price / ft2 $850

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