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The Aurora, 554 Third Avenue

Between East 36th Street & East 37th Street

Key Details

  • Year Built 2002
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Murray Hill
  • Total Apartments 166
    Total Floors 31
    Doorman FT Doorman

Rating

21
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 21 / 44

+
24
Out of 36

Location Rating: 24 / 36

+
20
Out of 39

Features Rating: 20 / 39

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9
=
74

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
  • #13 Rated condo - Murray Hill
 

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Post War
  • Central AC
  • Health Club
  • Roof Deck
  • Elevator
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This slender 31-story, mixed-use tower at 556 Third Avenue between 36th and 37th Streets was erected in 2002. It has 7 condomnium apartments and is known as the Aurora.

It was built by Mitchell Maidman, president of Townhouse Management Company, and its lower 29 floors have 128 long-term stay Marriott Hotel rooms." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Murray Hill location
  • Full-floor apartments
  • Few apartments
  • Canopied entrance
  • Health club
  • Cantilevered building
  • Each apartment has four balconies
  • Roof deck
  • Doorman
  • Not far from Grand Central Terminal
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No pets allowed
  • No garage
  • No bicycle room
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Subways

  1. 6
at Park Ave 0.27 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 7
at 3rd Ave and 42nd 0.28 miles
  1. M
  2. B
  3. D
  4. F
at 5th-6th Aves and 42nd 0.50 miles
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

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10
Units Sold
$1.6M - $4.4M
Price Range
$1,241
Avg. Price / ft2

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Alternate Addresses

  • 554-556 Third Avenue
  • 556 Third Avenue

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