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Stella Tower, 425 West 50th Street

between Ninth Avenue & 10th Avenue   |    Midtown West

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1931
  • 51 Apartments
  • 17 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • Studios $825,000 1
  • 1 Bed $1,850,000 3
  • 2 Beds $3,495,000 1
  • Last updated Apr 24, 2017
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$1,934 Avg. Price / Ft2
$72 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 1 BED $2,300,000 3
  • 2 BEDS $3,719,613 3
  • 3 BEDS $10,185,500 1
  • Avg. Price based on 7 closings during past 12 months Last updated Apr 26, 2017
  • View all recent sales
$2,099 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

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Stella Tower, 425 West 50th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 76, 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

24
Out of 44
+
26
Out of 36
+
17
Out of 39
+
9
=
76
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Distinguished 6 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Attractive 4 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
No Canopy 1 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 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:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 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:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
14 or more Feet 4 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 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:
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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • #35 Rated condo - Midtown West
How was this building rated?

This top half of this very attractive, mid-block, telephone company building at 435 West 50th Street has been converted to residential condominiums by JDS Development, Property Market Associates and Starwood Properties.

The 17-story building is known as Stella and is named after the wife of the building’s original architect, Ralph Thomas Walker, who also designed the similar Walker Tower at 212 West 18th Street in Chelsea whose top was also converted to residential condominiums by JDS Development and Property Market Associates.  The Walker Tower has 50 apartments and the Stella 51.

Cetra/Ruddy was the architect for both conversions, which will retain commercial space for Verizon, the successor firm to the original developer, New York Telephone.

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Nearby Subway Stations

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    • 42nd Street (at 8th Ave and 44th) (0.49 miles)
     
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    • 49th Street (at 7th Ave) (0.44 miles)
     
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Carter Horsley's Review

Stella Tower, 425 West 50th Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This top half of this very attractive, mid-block, telephone company building at 435 West 50th Street has been converted to residential condominiums by JDS Development, Property Market Associates and Starwood Properties." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Very impressive lobby
  • Some wood-burning fireplaces in penthouses
  • Fitness center
  • Not far from Theater District
  • Handsome Art Deco-style Ralph Thomas building
  • Bottom half of builidng still used by Verizon
  • Tree-lined Clinton Street
Cons
  • No roof deck
  • No balconies
  • No sidewalk landscaqping
  • No garage
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Stella Tower, 425 West 50th Street Aerial Imagery

 

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Stella Tower, 425 West 50th Street - 10 year Sales History

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Stella Tower, 425 West 50th Street 12 Month Sales Summary

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Past 12 Months
$2,099
AVG Price / ft2, based on 7 Sales
 

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Stella Tower, 425 West 50th Street Alternate Addresses

  • 429 West 50th Street
  • 433 West 50th Street
  • 430 West 51st Street
  • 428 West 51st Street
  • 426 West 51st Street
  • 427 West 50th Street
  • 436 Wests 51st Street
  • 432 West 51st Street
  • 435 West 50th Street
  • 425 West 50th Street
  • 431 West 50th Street
  • 434 West 51st Street

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 674 Available for Sale
  • $2,233 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,836,675 Avg. Price
  • $1,990,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Atelier Apt 45FL | $85,000,000
    Price / ft2 $8,500
  2. Least Expensive Sheffield 57 Apt STG27 | $215,000
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  • 485 Available for Rent
  • $78 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $7,127 Avg. Price
  • $5,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Park Imperial Apt 64A | $120,000
    Price / ft2 $180
  2. Least Expensive Worldwide Plaza 3 Apt 5BB | $2,350
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  • 606 Total Sales
  • $1,733 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,130,532 Avg. Price
  • $1,257,804 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive One57 Apt 83 | $45,824,750
    Price / ft2 $7,344
  2. Least Expensive The Strand Apt 25G | $275,000
    Price / ft2 $632

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