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639 West End Avenue

Between West 91st Street & West 92nd Street   |    Riverside Dr./West End Ave.

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Key Details

  • Co-op
  • Built in 1927
  • 65 Apartments
  • 15 Floors

Overview

54

639 West End Avenue 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

21
Out of 44
+
23
Out of 36
+
10
Out of 39
=
54
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:
None 2 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:
Highly Visible 2 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:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
More than 50 blocks 0 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 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:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 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:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 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:
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:
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 handsome, 15-story, cooperative apartment building was erected in 1927. It has 65 units.

    The yellow-brick building has a canopied entrance, a doorman, a one-story limestone base, attractive rope quoins on the second and third floors, a handsome, scalloped cornice, nice decorative balconies, sidewalk landscaping, protruding air-conditioners and arched windows on the second floor from the top.

    It is across the sidestreet from the low-rise Greek Orthodox Church of America, which provides it with considerable "light and air."

    The building has no health club, no roof deck and no garage.

    One of the city's best private schools, Trinity School, is a few blocks to the east on 91st Street and there are many restaurants and stores nearby on Broadway. This lively neighborhood is one of the city's finest architecturally. There is good bus service on Riverside Drive and Broadway and the nearest cross-town bus service and subway stations are not too far away at 86th and 96th Streets.

    Carter B. Horsley

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    Carter Horsley's Review

    639 West End Avenue Carter Horsley's Building Review
    "This handsome, 15-story, cooperative apartment building was erected in 1927. It has 65 units." Read Carter's Full Review

    The pros & cons

    Pros
    • Handsome pre-war building
    • Considerable light and air
    • Very attractive neighborhood
    • Convenient to stores and restaurants
    • Sidewalk landscaping
    • Doorman
    • Close to Subway
    Cons
    • No health club
    • Protruding air-conditioners
    • No roof deck
    • No garage
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    • 228 Available for Sale
    • $1,379 Avg. Price / Ft2
    • $1,817,914 Avg. Price
    • $1,397,000 Median Price
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