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Tower 53, 159 West 53rd Street, #25E

$1,390,000 -10.3% | 2 beds, 2 baths

Key Details

  • Listed Oct 7, 2018
    Last Price Change -10.3% ($160,000) on Jan 2
    Days on Market 134
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Midtown West
  • Monthly Common Charges $1,351
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $1,333
    Minimum Down Payment 10%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Estate Sale- Priced to Sell. Bright and Sunny Corner 2 bed 2 bath Condo with open views South and West over Midtown Manhattan. This gracious apartment is approximately 1213 square feet.

There is sunshine throughout the day creating an ideal live/work environment, or evening entertainment space for your guests after a night at the theatre. The generous open layout can be configured in several ways, with ample closet and storage space throughout. This apartment is in original condition, an opportunity to create your ideal home for many years to come, in a prime location.

Tower 53 is a full service, pet friendly building (dogs under 35lbs.)located near every amenity one could wish for from Central Park, Whole Foods and Columbus Circle Retail, to Broadway Shows and Shopping on Fifth Avenue. Gas and electric are included in a monthly utility fuel charge of $122.15. Show more

Estimated Monthly Cost

About Tower 53, 159 West 53rd Street

59

Tower 53, 159 West 53rd Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 59, 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

18
Out of 44
+
22
Out of 36
+
13
Out of 39
+
6
=
59
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Unattractive 3 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Good 3 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Exists 1 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No and Bad 0 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 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:
Unrelated Base 0 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:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
A lot 0 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:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
10-15 1 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Many 2 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:
None 0 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:
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
  • Condo
  • Built in 1968
  • 214 Apartments
  • 37 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1983
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Basement Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Roof Deck
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies
  • On-Site Parking
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
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Pros
  • Nearby access to subway and buses
  • Many staggered balconies
  • Doorman
  • Close to many fine restaurants, several at the impressive Equitable Center
  • Convenient to many major west Midtown office buildings and Rockefeller Center
  • Close to the theater district and Times Square
  • Close to many major landmarks
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • No health club
  • No sundeck
  • Conventional layouts
  • Heavy traffic
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Subways

  1. B
  2. D
  3. E
at Broadway and 53rd 0.01 miles
  1. N
  2. Q
  3. R
at 7th Ave 0.12 miles
  1. 1
at Broadway 0.15 miles
  1. F
at 6th Ave 0.22 miles
  1. C
at 8th Ave and 51st 0.24 miles
  1. M
at 6th Ave and 51st 0.30 miles
  1. A
at Columbus Circle 0.36 miles
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