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The Finch, 52 East 78th Street, #8B

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Jul 13, 2022
It previously was on the market for a total of 195 days.
195 days on Market

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Key Details

  • Listed: Dec 30, 2021
    Last Price Change: +20.9% ($95,000) on Jun 29
    Days on Market: 195
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St. (Manhattan)
    Doorman: PT Doorman
    Listing viewed 1,660 times
Monthly Maintenance: $1,452
Total Taxes & Fees: $1,452
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $4,089
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 25% ($137,500), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

This sunny and bright studio apartment features oversized cathedral arched window casings. 12 ft High ceilings.
Overlooking 78 street with beautiful open views.

The Finch co-operative, formerly the home of Finch College, a women’s private school whose alumni include the Vanderbilts, Roosevelts, Whitneys, and Isabella Rossellini.

Upon the closing of its doors in 1975, the red brick and limestone buildings were converted into apartments.

This boutique co-op offers a part-time doorman (Monday-Friday from 12:00 pm-8:00 pm and 2:00 pm-10:00 pm on weekends), an elevator, a live-in resident manager, and a laundry room. Pieds-a-terre, co-purchasing, subletting, and pets are allowed with board approval. The prime Upper East Side address is on a lovely block less than 1 block from Central Park.

Also near Lenox Hill Hospital, the renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art, Met Breuer, Frick, and the Guggenheim, world-class hotels, art galleries, fine dining, and Madison Avenue shopping. Transportation options are good as well.

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About The Finch, 52 East 78th Street

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The Finch, 52 East 78th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 52, 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

17
Out of 44
+
25
Out of 36
+
10
Out of 39
=
52
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Partially Visible 1 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 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:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 30 blocks 3 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
Minimal but Attractive 2 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
None 0 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:
None 0 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:
Some 1 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • PT Doorman
  • Elevator
  • Laundry Room
  • Live-In Superintendent

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