tudor city 1br - rental of the week

Our Rental of the Week is all about sunshine and city views.

Ever see that huge sign high above the east side of Manhattan, right around 42nd Street, and wonder, “What the heck is Tudor City?” Well, it’s a beautiful, park-like historic housing complex that dates back to the 1920s, and our Rental of the Week is your chance to call it home. Bask in the sunshine flooding through the five huge, gorgeous casement windows in this big Tudor City 1BR — for an unbeatable price.

Address: 45 Tudor City Place #2018

Price: $2,250

Size: 1-bedroom

Neighborhood: Turtle Bay

Best feature: Those windows. Just look at them. And what’s more, look out of them: That’s a super-sunny rooftop-and-river view from way up on the 20th floor. Not bad! The rest of this unit has been beautifully renovated, with prewar beamed ceilings and refinished hardwoods that reflect all that sunlight. The windowed bathroom is tiled in marble, and the kitchen appliances are stainless steel and designer.

The building this Tudor City 1BR is perched in, Prospect Tower, was one of the first residential skyscrapers ever built. It, along with the entire complex, enjoys landmark status bestowed by the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission. Besides the park-like green space outside, residents have access to a roof deck with jaw-dropping views of the city and the East River.

Why it’s a deal: This complex sits on the border of Turtle Bay and Murray Hill, both part of the broader Midtown East market. The median asking rent in Midtown East is $2,995, according to the StreetEasy Data Dashboard. That puts our Rental of the Week more than $700 per month below average for the area!

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Biggest drawback: Do you cook? If so, this Tudor City 1BR is probably not the place for you. The kitchen boasts a high-end refrigerator, a Bosch dishwasher, a built-in microwave, and a two-burner stovetop — but alas, there is no oven.

See the listing: 45 Tudor City Place #2018, in Turtle Bay. Listed by Takk Yamaguchi and The Takk Team at Compass.

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