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Building: The Montana

247 West 87th Street, New York, NY, 10024

Building Description

This very handsome apartment building, designed by the Gruzen Partnership, is modeled on the twin-towered forms of the Majestic and Century, the important Art Deco towers on Central Park West.

While not as glamorous or detailed as those famous pre-war buildings, this 27-story building was a very important addition to the Broadway skyline and its setback towers respected the boulevard’s traditional cornice line.

“It’s a blandly handsome place, its twin towers signaling adherence to a West Side icon,” observed Elliot Willensky and Norval White in their book, “The A.I.A. Guide to New York City, Third Edition,” (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988). Such a cavalier snippet, however, does not do justice to this welcome attempt to revive the twin-tower building type, which is more expensive to build, but provides more views and considerably more public visual interest, than single spires. The twin-towered solution at this location was effective also because it provides a skyline landmark for the neighborhood, which was undergoing a significant redevelopment and renaissance and is now one of the city’s most attractive.

The building has a two-story limestone base and many corner windows and spectacular views from its towers. It has a doorman, concierge, indoor pool, common courtyard, fitness room, children’s playroom, children’s jungle gym, laundry center, and event room, sun deck, video security, a bicycle room, and permits small dogs.

There is excellent cross-town bus service and a local subway station one block south at 86th Street and Riverside Park is two blocks to the west. There are many restaurants and good neighborhood shopping nearby as well as a cineplex several blocks to the south.

Building Description Provided by Lucy Goncalves

Building Amenities

  • Bike Room
  • Children's playroom
  • Concierge
  • Doorman
  • Elevator
  • Gym
  • Laundry in Building
  • Live-in Super
  • Parking Available
  • Pets Allowed
  • Swimming Pool
  • Community Recreation Facilities

Building facts

Owned by: KSB BROADWAY ASSOCIAT
Manager: BLDG

Rentals - 6 active

#18A - 247 West 87th Street
Open House: Thu, Mar 5 (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, by appt. only)
$9,000  
  NO FEE
6 rooms, 4 beds
2 baths, 1 half bath
1,671 ft²
#11D - 247 West 87th Street
Open House: Thu, Mar 5 (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, by appt. only)
$8,300  
  NO FEE
6 rooms, 4 beds
3 baths
1,536 ft²
#7K - 247 West 87th Street
Open House: Thu, Mar 5 (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, by appt. only)
$6,900  
  NO FEE
5 rooms, 3 beds
2 baths
1,330 ft²
#8A - 247 West 87th Street
Open House: Thu, Mar 5 (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, by appt. only)
$6,850  
  NO FEE
5 rooms, 3 beds
2 baths
1,339 ft²
$3,900 
 
3 rooms, 1 bed
1 bath
#7C - 247 West 87th Street
Open House: Thu, Mar 5 (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, by appt. only)
$3,250 
  NO FEE
2.5 rooms, 1 bed
1 bath
647 ft²

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