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244 Riverside Drive

Between West 96th Street & West 97th Street   |    Riverside Dr./West End Ave.

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Key Details

  • Co-op
  • Built in 1900
  • 62 Apartments
  • 6 Floors
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • STUDIO $290,000 1
  • 1 BED $530,000 1
  • 3 BEDS $1,100,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 3 closings during past 12 months Last updated Feb 19, 2018
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Overview

54

244 Riverside Drive has received a CityRealty Rating of 54, 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

18
Out of 44
+
27
Out of 36
+
9
Out of 39
=
54
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 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:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Exists 1 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:
More than 50 blocks 0 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 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:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
10-15 1 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 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:
Some 1 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:
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
    How was this building rated?

    This pleasant, 6-story, yellow-brick, cooperative apartment building was erected in 1900 and has 62 units.

    The building, which has fine views of Riverside Park and the Hudson River, has a six-step-up entrance, a part-time doorman, some attractive decorative façade detailing and fire escapes. It has a one-story, rusticated limestone base, sidewalk landscaping, protruding air-conditioners and consistent fenestration, but no garage, no roof deck, and no health club.

    An express subway station is nearby at 96th Street and Broadway and there is good bus service on Riverside Drive and Broadway and cross-town bus service on 96th Street. There are many stores and restaurants nearby along Broadway.

    Carter B. Horsley

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    at Broadway and 95th 0.19 miles

    Carter Horsley's Review

    244 Riverside Drive Carter Horsley's Building Review
    "This pleasant, 6-story, yellow-brick, cooperative apartment building was erected in 1900 and has 62 units." Read Carter's Full Review

    The pros & cons

    Pros
    • Fine views of Riverside Park and the Hudson River
    • Part-time doorman
    • Express subway station nearby at 96th Street
    • Good bus service on Riverside Drive and Broadway
    • Good cross-town bus service on 96th Street
    • Convenient shopping and restaurants
    • Consistent fenestration
    • Sidewalk landscaping
    Cons
    • No health club
    • No roof deck
    • Protruding air-conditioners
    • Step-up entrance
    • No garage
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    244 Riverside Drive - 10 year Sales History

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    244 Riverside Drive 12 Month Sales Summary

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    Past 12 Months
    $640,000
    AVG Price, based on 3 Sales
     

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    In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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    • 213 Available for Sale
    • $1,346 Avg. Price / Ft2
    • $1,846,643 Avg. Price
    • $1,399,000 Median Price
    1. Most Expensive The Chatsworth Apt 1101 | $9,795,000
      Price / ft2 $2,721
    2. Least Expensive Master Apt 419 | $325,000
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    • 375 Total Sales
    • $1,152 Avg. Price / Ft2
    • $1,456,034 Avg. Price
    • $1,116,500 Median Price
    1. Most Expensive 173 Riverside Drive Apt 10D | $6,650,000
      Price / ft2 $1,900
    2. Least Expensive Chatillion Apt 411 | $281,000

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