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Frontier at 200 East 39th Street: Review and Ratings

Carter Horsley
Review of 200 East 39th Street by Carter Horsley
Carter Horsley Carter B. Horsley, a former journalist for The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and The New York Post. Mr. Horsley is also the editorial director of

This 19-story rental apartment building on the southeast corner of Third Avenue at 200 East 39th Street in the Murray Hill section was erected in 2015.

It is known as the Frontier and it has 91 apartments which includes 20 affordable apartments that allowed the developer to approximately double the size of the building’s footprint.

It was developed in 2015 by CBSK Ironstate and designed by Rawlings Architects.

Bottom Line

This 19-story rental building in the Grand Central Terminal area has a 24-hour doorman and a landscaped roof deck.


The building, which occupies much of the former site of the Frontier Diner that burnt down in 2010, has many corner windows and a nicely modulated façade.

The building is convenient to Grand Central Terminal.


The building has a 24-hour doorman, a landscaped roof deck, storage, a package room and a fitness center.  It permits pets.


Apartment A on floors 9 through 15 is a two-bedroom unit with a 16-foot-long living/dining room and an enclosed kitchen.

Apartment E on the 4th and 5th floors and floors 8 through 18 is a one-bedroom unit with an 18-foot-long living/dining room and an 8-foot-long, pass-through kitchen.

Apartment F on floors 3 through 5 and 9 through 18 is a studio unit with a 21-foot-long living/dining room with an 8-foot-wide pass-through kitchen.

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