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Building: East River House

505 East 79th Street, New York, NY, 10075
209 units19 storiesBuilt in 1963

Building Description

505 East 79th Street, known as the East River House, is a well-established luxury co-op with a 24-hr doorman. The building was built in 1963, converted to co-operative ownership in 1971, It has 206 residences, a 24-hour garage and a large laundry in the basement. Currently 75% financing is allowed, and the tax deductibility is approx. 52%. Pied-a-terre’s and pets are permitted with approval.

505 East 79th Street is located on the quiet Upper East Side of Manhattan between York Avenue and East End Avenue. The neighborhood has great restaurants & convenient shopping. Several parks are just a few blocks away. Carl Schurz Park located along the East River includes a playground, dog runs, lawns and more.

Description provided by Margaret M. Anna

Building Amenities

  • Doorman
  • Elevator
  • Laundry in Building
  • Live-in Super
  • Parking Available
  • Pets Allowed
  • NYC Storm Zone 5

Building Facts

Facts 209 units19 storiesBuilt in 1963
Building Class D4
District Community District 108City Council District 5Police Precinct 19
Floorplans 50 floorplans available
Documents and Permits 13 documents and permits
Discussions 1 discussion
Sales Listings 3 active sales ($1,367 per ft² avg, $1,221,666 avg price)
96 previous sales ($891 per ft² avg, $1,012,919 avg price)
4 previous rentals ($48 per ft² avg, $3,825 avg price)
Architect: Philip Birnbaum

Sales - 3 in contract

6 rooms, 3 beds
2 baths
1,700 ft²
4 rooms, 2 beds
1 bath
3 rooms, 1 bed
1 bath


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