The Lower East Side of New York City is where the streets pulse with energy. This dynamic neighborhood boasts an eclectic mix of cultures, a rich history, and a vibrant arts scene. While it’s seen many changes over the years, one thing that remains constant is its allure to those seeking a home in the city. And for those who have always dreamed of living here, there is good news. According to StreetEasy’s research, the Lower East Side is the No. 2 neighborhood where buyers are most likely to have the upper hand in negotiations. Plus, many apartments are available for less than six-figures. Here are some of our favorite Lower East Side homes under $1M.
208 Delancey is an award-winning urban sanctuary designed by ODA New York, featuring 85 elegant residences ranging from studios to three-bedroom condos. Residence 2G, a 456 sq. ft. studio with a Pullman kitchen and designer finishes, enjoys a south-facing view over Delancey Street and plenty of natural light. The building offers top-notch amenities such as a 24-hour doorman, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and multiple resident lounges, making it the perfect place to call home in the heart of the Lower East Side.
This high-floor 1 bedroom apartment on the Lower East Side is a rare find, featuring over 260 sq. ft. of private outdoor space with stunning views of downtown Manhattan. The apartment has an open concept with six windows for ample natural light and airflow, a renovated bathroom, and a spacious bedroom with two large closets. In addition, you’ll have access to amenities such as two private parks, a fitness center, a playroom, and more. And the location is within walking distance of popular stores and attractions, including Trader Joe’s and Regal Cinemas. Subleasing is allowed after two years of ownership, and dogs are welcome.
This bright, airy 1-bedroom apartment features a large kitchen with a dining area, a spacious living room, and a king-sized bedroom with a northern-facing window. Recently renovated with new flooring, this HDFC co-op is located in the heart of the Lower East Side, near restaurants, Whole Foods, subway, hotel, and cultural spots. Affordable living with income requirements is $46,701 for one person, $53,401 for two people, and $60,051 for three people.
Experience the ultimate urban living with this stunning 1-bedroom apartment boasting breathtaking river views from a private balcony. Soak up the natural light and fresh air that floods the spacious living room and cozy bedroom through multiple windows. Plus, you can enjoy the amenities, including a fully-equipped gym, playroom, laundry, and two private gardens. Co-purchasing, guarantors, and gifting are allowed, and subleasing is permitted after two years of ownership.
There’s a rare opportunity to own a piece of NYC history with apartment 2C at 118 Suffolk Street, known as Baby Jane’s Townhouse. Designed by Andy Warhol’s muse, Baby Jane Holzer, the entire building was gutted and renovated in 1986. This duplex loft-style 1-bedroom features exposed brick, deco fireplaces, a spiral staircase, and soaring ceilings. The kitchen and bathroom need subtle finishes, but the rest is ready for a new owner’s personal touch. The building offers a laundry room and storage space for a fee.