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The John Murray House, 220 Madison Avenue

between East 36th Street & East 37th Street   |    Murray Hill

The John Murray House - 220 Madison Avenue
70

The John Murray House, 220 Madison Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 70, 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

24
Out of 44
+
23
Out of 36
+
14
Out of 39
+
9
=
70
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Poorly Done 0 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 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:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
A lot 0 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
10-15 1 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 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:
None 0 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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • Size Starting From # avail
  • Studios $438,000 3
  • 1 Bed $750,000 3
  • Last updated May 20, 2016
$913 Avg. Price / Ft2
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  • Size Starting From # avail
  • Studios $2,800 1
  • Last updated May 11, 2016
$913 Avg. Price / Ft2
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$522 Avg. Price / Ft2
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Nearby Subway Stations

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    S
    • Times Square - 42nd Street (at Broadway and 40th) (0.43 miles)
     
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    M
    • 5th Av (at 5th-6th Aves and 42nd) (0.30 miles)
     
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    • Times Square - 42nd Street (at Broadway and 40th) (0.43 miles)
     
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    3
    • Times Square - 42nd Street (at Broadway and 40th) (0.43 miles)
     
  6. B
    B
    • 5th Av (at 5th-6th Aves and 42nd) (0.30 miles)
     
  7. D
    D
    • 5th Av (at 5th-6th Aves and 42nd) (0.30 miles)
     
  8. F
    F
    • 5th Av (at 5th-6th Aves and 42nd) (0.30 miles)
     
  9. N
    N
    • 34th Street (at Broadway and 35th) (0.30 miles)
     
  10. Q
    Q
    • 34th Street (at Broadway and 35th) (0.30 miles)
     
  11. R
    R
    • 34th Street (at Broadway and 35th) (0.30 miles)
     
  12. 4
    4
    • Grand Central (at Madison Ave and 42nd) (0.27 miles)
     
  13. 5
    5
    • Grand Central (at Madison Ave and 42nd) (0.27 miles)
     
  14. 6
    6
    • 33rd Street (at Park Ave) (0.24 miles)
     
  15. A
    A
    • Times Square - 42nd Street (at Broadway and 40th) (0.43 miles)
     
  16. C
    C
    • Times Square - 42nd Street (at Broadway and 40th) (0.43 miles)
     
  17. E
    E
    • Times Square - 42nd Street (at Broadway and 40th) (0.43 miles)
     
  18. 7
    7
    • Grand Central (at Madison Ave and 42nd) (0.27 miles)
     
    • Grand Central (at Madison Ave and 42nd) (0.27 miles)
     

The John Murray House Overview

This very handsome and dignified, red-brick apartment building at occupies the entire Madison Avenue blockfront between 36th and 37th streets across from The Morgan Library.

Known as the John Murray House, its address is 220 Madison Avenue. It is also known as 16-18 East 37th Street.

It was built in 1940 and designed by Kenneth B. Norton, who also designed the similar Helmsley Carlton House on Madison Avenue between 60th and 61st streets.

This 14-story building contains 206 cooperative apartments.

It has a doorman, a garage and a roof deck.

Its lower three floors have white stone pilasters and the well-proportioned building has four stringcourses and several terraces.

Features & Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Pre War
  • Basement Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Roof Deck
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • On-Site Parking
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent

Pros

  • Across the avenue from The Morgan Library
  • Roof deck
  • Garage
  • Doorman
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Some terraces
  • Canopied entrance

Cons

  • Protruding air-conditioners
  • No fitness center
  • No balconies
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The John Murray House, 220 Madison Avenue Alternate Addresses

  • 16-18 East 37th Street
  • 220-30 Madison Avenue
  • 224 Madison Avenue

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 170 Available for Sale
  • $1,001 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $861,553 Avg. Price
  • $699,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Churchill Apt 9st | $2,645,000
    Price / ft2 $1,323
  2. Least Expensive 229 East 28th Street Apt LJ | $269,000
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  • 37 Available for Rent
  • $59 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,211 Avg. Price
  • $2,995 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 7 Park Avenue Apt 173 | $6,700
    Price / ft2 $67
  2. Least Expensive 245 East 37th Street Apt 6C | $2,200
    Price / ft2 $56
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  • 320 Total Sales
  • $892 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $692,777 Avg. Price
  • $590,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 23 Park Avenue Apt 4NS | $4,160,000
  2. Least Expensive The Parker Crescent Apt 5P | $140,000
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