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The Memphis Downtown, 140 Charles Street

Between Washington Street & Greenwich Street   |    West Village

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1985
  • 80 Apartments
  • 20 Floors
Currently, no apartments are available
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • STUDIO $1,165,000 1
  • 1 BED $1,572,500 2
  • 2 BEDS $2,230,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 4 closings during past 12 months Last updated Apr 20, 2018
  • View all recent sales
$2,004 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

74

The Memphis Downtown, 140 Charles Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 74, 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

29
Out of 44
+
24
Out of 36
+
14
Out of 39
+
7
=
74
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:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but Very Good 3 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 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:
Average Mix 2 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 30 blocks 3 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 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:
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:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Many 2 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Yes, but Small 1 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:
Yes 1 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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • #17 Rated condo - West Village
How was this building rated?

This handsome, red--brick, 20-story condominium tower was erected in 1985 and has 80 apartments.

Designed by Rothzeid, Kaiserman, Thomson & Bee, it is one of the tallest buildings in the West Village and has many apartments with sweeping vistas of the Hudson River waterfront.

It was built two years before Memphis Uptown at 303 East 60th Street, which is known now as Evans View and was designed by Abraham Rothenberg and Gruzen Sampton Steinglass. The uptown building is quite slender with a very attractive red-topped rooftop water tank enclosure and overlooks the Manhattan approach to the Queensborough Bridge and the tram to Roosevelt Island.

This tower is more sedate but quite attractive with many rounded corner balconies and an impressive, landscaped entrance. It has discrete air-conditioners, a doorman and a garage.

This section of the West Village has many very charming streets of townhouses and many nice restaurants and boutiques. Its Washington Street location is one block from the waterfront on West Street and there is cross-town bus service nearby on West 10th Street and Christopher Streets. A subway station is six blocks away at Sheridan Square.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 1
at 7th Ave 0.27 miles
  1. M
  2. B
  3. D
  4. F
  5. A
  6. C
  7. E
at 6th Ave and Waverly Pl 0.41 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. L
at 7th Ave 0.49 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

The Memphis Downtown, 140 Charles Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This handsome, red--brick, 20-story condominium tower was erected in 1985 and has 80 apartments." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Close to Subway
  • Balconies
  • Doorman
  • Sidewalk Landscaping
  • Garage
  • Excellent Bus Transportation
  • Historic Area has considerable charm.
  • One block from Hudson River waterfront.
  • Many spectacular Views
Cons
  • No health club
  • No roof deck
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The Memphis Downtown, 140 Charles Street - 10 year Sales History

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The Memphis Downtown, 140 Charles Street 12 Month Sales Summary

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Past 12 Months
$2,004
AVG Price / ft2, based on 4 Sales
 

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The Memphis Downtown, 140 Charles Street Alternate Addresses

  • 138-140 Charles Street
  • 677 Washington Street

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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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  • 121 Total Sales
  • $2,457 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $4,240,126 Avg. Price
  • $2,548,875 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Shephard Apt PHC | $34,620,500
    Price / ft2 $5,785
  2. Least Expensive 155 Perry Street Apt 2A | $224,978
    Price / ft2 $184

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