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Tower 53, 159 West 53rd Street, #28F

$700,000 ($947 per ft2) -17.6% | 1 bed | Approx. 739 ft2
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116 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Mar 1, 2024
    Last Price Change: -6.7% ($50,000) on May 30
    Days on Market: 116
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Midtown West (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 233 times
Monthly Common Charges: $1,001
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $1,945
Total Taxes & Fees: $2,946 ($3.99/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $4,208
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $7,154 ($9.68/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 10% ($70,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

Welcome to Tower 53 on West 53rd Street! This West-facing 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment presents a rare opportunity. Situated in a prime location, this unit needs TLC to fulfill its potential as a luxury urban retreat. The floor plan offers a canvas for your vision, while ample natural light creates an inviting ambiance.

The building features a concierge, full-time doorman, live-in super, a laundry room, adding convenience to city living. It also has a roof deck. Nestled in a vibrant neighborhood, you will have easy access to a myriad of dining, entertainment, and cultural destinations like Central Park, Radio City Music Hall, Broadway theaters, and Carnegie Hall. Shop at Bergdorf Goodman and Chanel, dine at Serafina and Per Se, or buy groceries at Whole Foods.

Seize the chance to craft a personalized haven in the heart of Manhattan. Do not miss this chance to create your own urban oasis. Gas, electricity, and water are all included in the common charges.

Plus, there is a $109.87 monthly fuel assessment. Pets welcome.

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About Tower 53, 159 West 53rd Street

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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

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1983
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • On-Site Parking
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

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Pros
  • Convenient to many major west Midtown office buildings and Rockefeller Center
  • Close to the theater district and Times Square
  • Close to many major landmarks
  • Close to many fine restaurants, several at the impressive Equitable Center
  • Nearby access to subway and buses
  • Many staggered balconies
  • Doorman
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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