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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.

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  • dogs Cats and Dogs Allowed This highlight has been verified by StreetEasy
  • elevator Elevator This highlight has been verified by StreetEasy
  • full_time_doorman Full-time Doorman This highlight has been verified by StreetEasy

Co-op Rules

  • Co-purchase Allowed Allows multiple buyers where one buyer will never occupy the apartment
  • Guarantors Allowed Allows guarantors to be responsible for unpaid charges
  • Parents Buying Allowed Allows parents to buy apartments for children in the child's name
  • Pied-a-Terre Allowed Allows owners to live in the unit part-time

Building Amenities

  • Bike Room
  • Laundry in Building
  • Live-in Super
  • Parking Available
  • 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 114 floorplans available
Documents and Permits 236 documents and permits
Discussions 1 discussion
Sales Listings 1 active sale ($1,180 per ft² avg, $1,475,000 avg price)
107 previous sales ($911 per ft² avg, $1,032,983 avg price)
4 previous rentals ($48 per ft² avg, $3,698 avg price)
Architect: Philip Birnbaum



Sales (1)

#15L - 505 East 79th Street $1,475,000  
4.5 rooms, 2 beds2 baths1,250 ft²


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