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Two Fifty West 81st, 250 West 81st Street

Between West 80th Street & West 81st Street

Key Details

  • Year Built 2019
    Building Type Condominium
  • Total Apartments 28
    Total Floors 18
    Doorman FT Doorman
$2,780
Avg. Price / ft2
$132
Avg. Price / ft2
$2,813
Avg. Price / ft2

Rating

31
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 31 / 44

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31
Out of 36

Location Rating: 31 / 36

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20
Out of 39

Features Rating: 20 / 39

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10
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92

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
  • #40 Rated condo in Manhattan
  • #7 Rated condo - Upper West Side
  • #2 Rated condo - Riverside Dr./West End Ave.
 

Description

Robert A.M. Stern–of 15 Central Park West fame–is the starchitect behind the 31 grand condominium residences that will–upon completion in 2019–lie within this elegant limestone and pale-brick-façaded building. The surrounding streets are some of the city’s most well-preserved, with old-world character seen in graceful townhouses and apartment buildings. The architect composed the building’s silhouette to create private terrace experiences and oversized windows for many of the residences, saying that "Two Fifty West 81st is a reinterpretation of the classical Upper West Side prewar buildings for the way that people live today." The 28 palatial two- to five-bedroom homes within will have foyers, hand-laid herringbone oak floors, kitchens with custom cabinetry by Smallbone of Devizes, marble countertops, polished chrome fixtures and an integrated suite of Gaggenau appliances. Residents will enter through an oval gallery with a 14-foot-high dome ceiling and a fireplace, and the building’s 6,000 square feet of amenities are no less impressive, including a professional music studio for adults and children, a fitness center, sports court, golf simulator, children's playroom, bike storage and a rooftop Sky Terrace for open-air dining. There will be two floors of retail at the building’s base, and nearby are beloved grocer Zabar’s, the American Museum of Natural History and the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. Also nearby are Riverside Park and the 79th Street (1,2 line) subway station.

 

Alchemy Properties, who converted the upper floors of the Woolworth Building on Broadway to residential condominiums, and the Carlyle Group are the building’s developers.

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Building Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Post War
  • Basement Storage
  • Roof Deck
  • Elevator
  • Children's Playroom
  • Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Bike Room
  • Library
  • Sports Court
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Apartments for Sale at 250 West 81st Street (4)

4
Available Apts
$3.9M - $8M
Price Range
$2,780
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 250 West 81st Street (1)

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Available Apts
$27,000
Prices Start At
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This handsome, 18-story building designed by Robert A. M. Stern is due for completion in 2019 and will have 31 condominium apartments on the same block as Zabar’s.
Mr. Stern designed the Harrison nearby on West 77th Street and 15 Central Park West as well as several of the city’s prime and elegant, Post-Modern residential skyscrapers such as 220 Central Park South, 520 Park Avenue and 30 Park Place." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Designed by Robert A. M. Stern
  • Shapely rooftop watertank enclosure
  • Roof deck
  • Full-time doorman
  • Bicycle room
  • Music studio
  • Fitness center
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Hanging sconces
  • Storage
Cons
  • No swimming pool
  • No pet spa
  • No garage
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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. 1
at Broadway 0.09 miles
  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West 0.46 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
at Broadway 0.48 miles
 
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$2,813
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 23 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

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10
Units Sold
$3.9M - $27.5M
Price Range
$3,338
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 447 Available for Sale
  • $1,861 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,072,383 Avg. Price
  • $1,920,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Aldyn Apt 2102 | $19,995,000
    Price / ft2 $3,420
  2. Least Expensive Chatillion Apt 703 | $375,000
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  • 115 Available for Rent
  • $72 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $9,288 Avg. Price
  • $5,600 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Heritage at Trump Place Apt PHSUITE2 | $68,000
    Price / ft2 $175
  2. Least Expensive The Broadmoor Apt 9T | $1,950
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  • 438 Total Sales
  • $1,481 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,204,146 Avg. Price
  • $1,397,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive One West End Apt PHA | $17,936,142
    Price / ft2 $2,994
  2. Least Expensive 244 Riverside Drive Apt 6E | $298,455

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