The Magnificent Seven – Manhattan’s Top Studios

At present, there are just over 500 studio apartments available for sale in Manhattan.  We decided to take a quick perusal through the entire lot and come up with our top seven.  These are homes, or in some cases pieds-a terre, that warranted our attention in one way or another.  In each case there was something unique, whether it was the character, the value or even the low monthlies.  With ...

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255 East 77th Street, Manhattan

The Naftali Group has filed permits for a 36-story residential development at the northwest corner of Second Avenue and East 77th Street.  The 475-foot tall tower will contain 55 apartments averaging more than 3,000 square feet per residence. The Naftali Group is well known for its penchant for developing luxury condominiums.  The company’s recent success on the Upper East Side followed the same formula - large uber luxury apartments in prime ...

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Manhattan | January 2022

According to New York City records, the median price for an apartment in Manhattan in the month of January was $1,200,000. The price represents an increase of 11.3% from last year’s median price of $1,077,500. The number of sales increased from 801 to 1,056 representing a year-over-year increase of 31.8%. What exactly does $1.2 million get you in Manhattan? Let’s take a closer look. Apartment 5B at 340 East 64th Street, aka ...

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1487 First Avenue, Upper East Side, Manhattan

Permits have been filed for a 24-story mixed-use building at 1487 First Avenue at the southwest corner of First Avenue and 78th Street in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The parcel is currently occupied by a mixed-use four-story building and a long-standing vacant lot. The proposed 209-foot-tall development will total 195,299 square feet and include 182,020 square feet of residential space and a commercial component of 13,279 square feet. The ...

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40 East End Avenue, Apt 14-A

If you’re looking for a home with an outstanding view, this one is tough to beat.  The space is literally perched above the East River while providing open views to the east and south.  Even better, the views are beautifully framed by a full wall of stunning French casement windows.   But it’s the open dining room (dining area to some) that merits our full attention in this latest edition of the ...

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