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Building: The Campanile

450 East 52nd Street, New York, NY, 10022

16 units14 storiesBuilt in 1927
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The Campanile at 450 East 52nd Street is directly across from the prestigious River House and is located at a cul-de-sac beside the East River. Built in 1927, it consists of 16 floor-through apartments and duplexes with unobstructed views up and down the East River. Each apartment offers a private elevator landing and storage unit. This building has a full-time doorman and elevator operator, as well as a live-in super. Pets are allowed with board approval. There is a 2% transfer fee payable by the buyer. NO FINANCING is allowed!

This historical building features intricate architectural details. In October 1953, Greta Garbo purchased a seven-room apartment on the fifth floor. She lived there for 37 years, until her death in 1990. REX HARRISON, MARY MARTIN, ETHEL BARRYMORE, THE ROTHCHILDS, H.J. HEINZ also lived at The Campanile. In the 1930’s The Campanile also served as a private entrance and boat landing for the Mayfair Yacht Club.

Description provided by Linette Semino


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    Cats and Dogs Allowed
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    Full-time Doorman
  • Live-in Super
  • NYC Storm Zone 2

Building Facts

Facts 16 units14 storiesBuilt in 1927
Building Class D4
District Community District 106City Council District 4Police Precinct 17
Floorplans 15 floorplans available
Documents and Permits 6 documents and permits
Sales Listings 3 active sales ($1,940 per ft² avg, $5,898,333 avg price)
14 previous sales ($1,763 per ft² avg, $4,945,000 avg price)




  • E M 6 at Lexington Av-53 St 0.48 miles
  • E M 6 at 51st St 0.51 miles
  • N R 4 5 6 W at Lexington Av-59 St 0.61 miles
  • S 4 5 6 7 at 42 Street - Grand Central 0.65 miles
  • S 4 5 6 7 at Grand Central 0.69 miles
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District 02 - Schools zoned for this address:
P.S. 059 Beekman Hill International (PK,0K,01,02,03,04,05,SE)
J.H.S. 104 Simon Baruch (06,07,08,SE)
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are not guaranteed to be accurate – they are provided by a third party and subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.

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