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The Paterno, 440 Riverside Drive

Between West 116th Street & West 117th Street

Description of The Paterno

The Paterno, designed by renowned Morningside Height's architects Schwartz & Gross, has since 1910 stood at the northwest corner of West 116th Street and Riverside Drive in upper Manhattan. With its elegant façade curving around towards picturesque Claremont Avenue and the Columbia University campus. Its porte-cochere remains an exquisite entrance after more than a hundred years.

The building has a cavernous marble lobby with a stained glass ceiling is a monument to the elegance of a bygone era and it remains as one of the premier apartment houses in the area. The Paterno is a pet-friendly, full-service co-op with low maintenance, 24-hour doorman, live-in super, bike room, storage, and central laundry room. It is located near Columbia University and on a particularly beautiful stretch of Riverside Park with architecturally outstanding buildings. The thriving yet peaceful area offers a multitude of superb living experiences and has unrivaled cultural and intellectual energy.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built 1909
    Converted Year 1979
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Morningside Heights
  • Total Apartments 106
    Total Floors 13
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Pets Allowed

Building Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Elevator
  • Laundry Room
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Porte-Cochère / Driveway

The Paterno: Rating

26
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 26 / 44

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35
Out of 36

Location Rating: 35 / 36

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19
Out of 39

Features Rating: 19 / 39

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10
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90

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
  • #34 Rated co-op in Manhattan
  • #8 Rated co-op - Upper West Side
  • #1 Rated co-op - Morningside Heights
 

Carter Horsley's Review of The Paterno

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"One of New York City’s greatest apartment buildings, it is the portal to Claremont Avenue and the premier residential building in the Columbia University neighborhood.

 " Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • One of the city's greatest apartment buildings
  • Fronts on Riverside Park
  • Large enclosed driveway with stained-glass vestibule and marble lobby
  • Architecturally distinguished facade
  • Doorman
  • Impressive views of Riverside Park and the Hudson River
  • Close to the subway station at 116th Street and Broadway at entrance to Columbia University
  • Pre-war construction
  • Large curved facade
  • Bicycle room
  • Storage
  • Laundry
  • Live-in superintendent
Cons
  • No garage
  • No balconies
  • No health club
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Subways

  1. 1
at Broadway 0.10 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,555,688
Avg. Price
Based on 4 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$525K - $3.9M
Price Range
$969
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 102 Total Sales
  • $1,300 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,408,913 Avg. Price
  • $1,218,868 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Vandewater Apt 25B | $4,490,000
    Price / ft2 $1,983
  2. Least Expensive 3115 Broadway Apt 45 | $325,000
    Price / ft2 $710

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