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870 Fifth Avenue

Between East 68th Street & East 69th Street

Key Details

  • Year Built 1949
    Building Type Cooperative
  • Total Apartments 94
    Total Floors 20
    Doorman FT Doorman
Avg. Price / ft2
N/A
Avg. Price / ft2

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Health Club
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator

Apartments for Sale at 870 Fifth Avenue (6)

6
Available Apts
$2M - $4.6M
Price Range
$1,667
Avg. Price / ft2
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Rating

26
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 26 / 44

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30
Out of 36

Location Rating: 30 / 36

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21
Out of 39

Features Rating: 21 / 39

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9
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86

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
  • #44 Rated co-op - Upper East Side
  • #25 Rated co-op - Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St.
 

Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"One of several beige-brick apartment houses built shortly after World War II in the 60's on Fifth Avenue, this 19-story cooperative apartment house at 870 Fifth Avenue on the northeast corner at 68th Street has 94 apartments. 

The building was erected in 1949 by Simon Brothers and designed by William I. Hohauser and originally had 106 apartments." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Attended elevators
  • New gym
  • New rooftop sundeck
  • Many corner windows
  • Some terraces
  • Two blocks south of The Frick Collection
  • Close to many world-famous boutiques on Madison Avenue and art galleries
  • Doorman
  • Elegant street and entrance
  • Many fabulous Central Park views
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Considerable daytime traffic on avenue
  • Postwar construction
  • Conventional layouts
  • Many passing parades
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Subways

  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.27 miles
  1. F
at Lexington Ave and 63rd 0.38 miles
  1. N
  2. Q
  3. R
at 5th Ave and 60th 0.43 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,725,000
Avg. Price
Based on 2 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$800K - $9.1M
Price Range
N/A
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 496 Available for Sale
  • $2,187 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,688,111 Avg. Price
  • $3,300,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 12 East 63rd Street Apt | $63,000,000
  2. Least Expensive The Beekman Apt 603 | $350,000
Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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  • 86 Total Sales
  • $1,601 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,484,733 Avg. Price
  • $1,950,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 520 Park Avenue Apt 26 | $20,000,000
    Price / ft2 $4,322
  2. Least Expensive 50 East 72nd Street Apt 3D | $420,525
    Price / ft2 $622

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