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179 E 79th St #3C

179 East 79th Street Unit 3C, New York, NY 10075

Large, Sunny Prewar Gem

Sunshine pours into this large and elegant prewar corner one-bedroom home, and charming details are featured throughout the apartment— beamed high ceilings, hardwood floors, wide baseboard moldings, original glass-paned door, and brass door hardware.

The large entry foyer flows into the spacious living room and into the kitchen. There is ample space in the living room for a dining area. The living room offers two generous East-Southeast-facing windows. The bright and cheery eat-in kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances. The corner master bedroom has one large closet and can easily accommodate a king-size bed plus a home office, a lounging area, or a work-out area.

179 E 79th Street is a classic full-service prewar co-op with a 24-hour doorman, live-in resident manager, and wonderful staff. Included in the amenities are a laundry room, a bicycle room, storage, and a private garden. Pied—terres and sublets are allowed. Flip tax is 2%.

Features & Amenities

Interior

Total Bedrooms 1
Total Bathrooms 1
Full Bathrooms 1

Area & Lot

Status Sold
LIVING SPACE 800 Sq.Ft.
MLS® ID 3336318
Type Condo
Year Built 1928
Neighborhood Upper East Side

Financial

SALES PRICE $635,000

Overview for Upper East Side, NY

210,062 people live in Upper East Side, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $133,158. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

210,062

Total Population

44 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$133,158

Average individual Income

The Upper East Side: Timeless Elegance and Cultural Charms

 

Welcome to the Upper East Side

Nestled along the eastern edge of Manhattan, the Upper East Side is a neighborhood synonymous with classic elegance, cultural institutions, and upscale living. From iconic museums to tree-lined streets with luxury residences, the Upper East Side offers a sophisticated and refined experience. Join us as we explore the highlights of this illustrious Manhattan enclave.

Getting There

The Upper East Side is easily accessible by subway, with multiple lines including the 4/5/6 running along Lexington Avenue and the Q line along Second Avenue. Its central location provides convenient access to Midtown Manhattan and other parts of the city.

Museum Mile: Cultural Extravaganza

The Upper East Side is renowned for Museum Mile, a stretch of Fifth Avenue lined with world-class museums. Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, among others, for an unparalleled cultural experience.

Central Park: Urban Oasis

The Upper East Side borders Central Park, providing residents with a serene escape from the city's hustle and bustle. Enjoy leisurely strolls, picnics, and outdoor activities in this iconic urban oasis, which serves as the neighborhood's western boundary.

Madison Avenue: Luxury Shopping

Madison Avenue is synonymous with luxury shopping on the Upper East Side. Explore high-end boutiques, designer stores, and flagship locations of renowned fashion houses, offering a curated shopping experience for those seeking upscale brands.

Historic Brownstones and Pre-War Buildings

The residential streets of the Upper East Side are characterized by historic brownstones and pre-war buildings, showcasing classic New York City architecture. Wander through neighborhoods like Lenox Hill and Carnegie Hill to appreciate the timeless elegance of these residential enclaves.

Gourmet Dining on the East Side

The Upper East Side boasts a culinary scene that caters to discerning palates. From fine dining establishments like Daniel and The Modern to charming neighborhood bistros, the area offers a diverse array of gastronomic delights.

Cultural Institutions

Beyond Museum Mile, the Upper East Side is home to cultural institutions such as the Frick Collection, Neue Galerie New York, and the Asia Society. These institutions contribute to the neighborhood's reputation as a cultural and intellectual hub.

Park Avenue: Grandeur and Architecture

Park Avenue, with its grand residential buildings and iconic Park Avenue Armory, epitomizes the grandeur of the Upper East Side. The wide boulevard is lined with stately residences, luxury co-ops, and exclusive private clubs.

East River Esplanade: Waterfront Views

The East River Esplanade provides residents with scenic waterfront views, jogging paths, and recreational spaces along the East River. It offers a tranquil escape and a chance to enjoy the waterfront ambiance in the heart of Manhattan.

Community Events

The Upper East Side hosts various community events, from charity galas to cultural festivals. These events bring residents together and contribute to the neighborhood's social vibrancy.

Final Thoughts

The Upper East Side welcomes you to embrace its timeless charm, cultural sophistication, and refined living. Whether exploring museums, indulging in gourmet dining, or enjoying the tranquility of Central Park, the Upper East Side offers a quintessential Manhattan experience where classic elegance meets modern luxury.

 

Around Upper East Side, NY

There's plenty to do around Upper East Side, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

99
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
85
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Yun Hai Shop, Sunshine Cafe, and Sweet Vegan Chocolates.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.62 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.13 miles 38 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.52 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.81 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.32 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
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