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Building: 156 East 79th Street

156 East 79th Street, New York, NY, 10075
60 units14 storiesBuilt in 1917

Building Description

156 East 79th Street is a fourteen story prewar building that was
designed by Schwartz & Gross and built by Julius Tishman & Sons in
1915. This 65 unit building most typically has two eight room
apartments and one seven room apartment per floor, though some
apartments have been split. The mid-block building has a canopied
entrance, a gray granite base and a two-story arched entrance. This is
a full service building with both doormen and porters.

The building has a central Upper East Side location that is convenient
to many museums, galleries, schools, restaurants and boutiques. It is
two blocks from Lenox Hill Hospital and a local subway station at 77th
Street and Lexington Avenue.

The building allows 50% financing.

Building Amenities

  • Doorman
  • Elevator

Building Facts

Facts 60 units14 storiesBuilt in 1917
Building Class D4
District Community District 108City Council District 4Police Precinct 19
Floorplans 9 floorplans available
Documents and Permits 41 documents and permits
Discussions 1 discussion
Sales Listings 1 active sale ($850 per ft² avg, $638,000 avg price)
14 previous sales ($1,352 per ft² avg, $2,218,000 avg price)
1 previous rental ($2,900 avg price)
Owned by: 156 E 79 ST CP

Sales - 1 in contract

4 rooms, 2 beds
1 bath
750 ft²


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