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Upper East Side

Located in All Upper East Side, Manhattan

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Upper East Side
$2,340 per ft² (avg.)
Lenox Hill
$2,603 per ft² (avg.)
$1,312 per ft² (avg.)
Carnegie Hill
$2,496 per ft² (avg.)
Upper Carnegie Hill
$1,608 per ft² (avg.)

The Upper East Side is a gradient of socio-economic prosperity. To the west, the Upper East Side is characterized by luxurious homes and a high standard of living. This area gained its reputation as one of the most affluent neighborhoods in NYC in the mid-1800s, when the country’s wealthiest, including the Vanderbilts, Carnegies, Rockefellers and Roosevelts, moved into the neighborhood. Stylish mansions and townhouses were erected along Fifth Avenue, eventually being replaced by apartments with some of the highest pricing per square foot in the United States. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is on “Museum Row,” an area with a high concentration of museums, rounding out the elegance and grandeur that characterizes the western side of the Upper East Side. However, to the east, the Upper East Side becomes more modest with primarily middle class residents. High-rises tower over tenements and the diversity of architecture dwindles, as the Upper East Side becomes Yorkville. Overall, there are few destinations for entertainment, especially after dark, and the Upper East Side is serviced by only one subway line on Lexington Avenue. Nevertheless, the Upper East Side makes up for these shortcomings with its safety, charm and history.

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Availability & value

Prices displayed are median values

Condos Co-ops
Studios $849,000 5 listings $382,000 38 listings
1 Bed $898,000 19 listings $650,000 97 listings
2 Beds $2,050,000 28 listings $1,695,000 58 listings
3 Beds $6,750,000 15 listings $3,600,000 53 listings
3+ Beds $8,750,000 43 listings $8,450,000 39 listings
New devs Rentals
Studios $1,972 80 listings
1 Bed $725,000 1 listings $2,500 173 listings
2 Beds $4,950 97 listings
3 Beds $10,850,000 1 listings $12,450 24 listings
3+ Beds $29,500,000 1 listings $19,750 16 listings

409 Listings For Sale

21 new listings, 10 sold this week

median: $1,850,000 | $1,559 per ft² | 1,400 ft²   View All Listings

435 East 77th Street #1G
$299,000 for sale
1 bath435 ft²
Co-op in Upper East Side
508 East 78th Street #2GH
$730,000 for sale
2 beds2 baths
Co-op in Upper East Side
203 East 72nd Street #11C
$1,095,000 for sale
1 bed1 bath900 ft²
Co-op in Upper East Side
440 East 79th Street #4FG
$1,795,000 for sale
3 beds2 baths
Co-op in Upper East Side

393 Listings For Rent

42 new listings, 20 rented this week

median: $2,850 | $60 per ft² | 925 ft²   View All Listings

404 East 76th Street
$3,100 for rent
1 bed1 bath807 ft²
Condo in Upper East Side
30 East 81st Street
$2,395 for rent
1 bath
Rental Unit in Upper East Side
517 East 75th Street
$2,775 for rent
2 beds1 bath
Rental Unit in Upper East Side
1483 1st Avenue
$2,300 for rent
1 bed1 bath
Rental Unit in Upper East Side

44 New Developments

median: $8,811,250 | $2,509 per ft² | 3,417 ft²   View All Listings

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