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Cool Listings, Upper East Side

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Here’s an opportunity to live in a new residential building designed by famed architect Robert A.M. Stern. Located on the Upper East Side, 200 East 83rd Street is a 35-story tower with a jaw-dropping amenity package (like a 17th-floor pool room with Central Park views). A spacious one-bedroom apartment at the building is up for sale, priced at $2,050,000. Developed by Naftali Group and the Rockefeller Group, the condo building made headlines last November when a six-room penthouse sold for a record-breaking $27 million.

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condos, New Developments

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An indoor pool room with vaulted ceilings and floor-to-ceiling arched windows and French doors facing the city skyline is just one unique perk at Robert A.M. Stern’s latest residential tower. Located on the Upper East Side at 200 East 83rd Street, the luxury condo launched sales in October for the building’s 86 residences and soon after broke a record for priciest sale on Third Avenue when a penthouse went into contract for $27 million. Now, we’re taking a look inside the amenity spaces, from the stunning 17th-floor pool room to the romantic “winter garden” and terrace.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side, yorkville

Listing photos by MW Studio for Sotheby’s International Realty

The beamed ceilings, whitewashed brick walls, and open floorplan make this Yorkville co-op feel more like a downtown loft. In addition to the rustic interiors (the building was once a piano factory) and spacious duplex layout, the three-bedroom home has a lovely sunroom that opens to a huge, almost 800-square-foot terrace. Located at 407 East 91st Street, between 1st and York Avenues, it’s on the market for $1,875,000.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side, yorkville

Listing photos by Mentis Photography for Sotheby’s International Realty

Visions of a medieval castle or Bavarian lodge come to mind when looking at the incredible woodwork throughout this Yorkville maisonette. But all of the hand-carved wood finishes and ceilings were designed by former Columbia University campus architect and architectural history professor Dean Telfer. Located at the pre-war co-op 520 East 86th Street, the three-bedroom duplex is on the market for $2,995,000.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side, yorkville

Listing photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

It’s not rare for an Upper East Side studio to be priced in the low six-digits, but an ask of $320,000 definitely made us do a doubletake. Located at 331 East 92nd Street, the petite pad is modern, cheerful, and perfectly laid out so you don’t feel closed off in one room. Plus, the Yorkville neighborhood is one of the best for convenience and a young-but-not-too-young scene.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side, yorkville

Listing images courtesy of The Corcoran Group

There’s so much to love about this one-bedroom co-op at 425 East 78th Street, located in the Yorkville area of the Upper East Side. First, it’s got a classy, cozy feel that’ll make you think you stepped into a family home. Then there’s the duplex layout–it’s on the top floor, and the bedroom suite occupies the second floor and has high ceilings, a dressing room, and an en-suite bathroom. And, of course, there’s the price. At $610,000, it’s a perfect starter place.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side, yorkville

Listing images courtesy of Douglas Elliman

For well under $1 million, you’re getting a lot of bang for your buck here. Not only is the one-bedroom spacious and elegant, but it has a 450-square-foot, wrap-around terrace. Located at 515 East 85th Street in Yorkville, the co-op building is just steps from Carl Schurz Park and a quick walk to the Second Avenue Subway at 86th Street.

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Cool Listings, Upper East Side

Listing photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

Over in Yorkville, this $1,295,000 duplex has all the elegant details you’d expect from a pre-war co-op, with tons of chic, modern style mixed in. And with two en-suite bedrooms and a large rear garden, it’s the perfect place for a small family. Located at 511 East 82nd Street, it’s also just a few blocks from Carl Schurz Park and a quick walk to the Second Avenue Subway.

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Cool Listings, Historic Homes, yorkville

Photo credit: David Paler for The Corcoran Group

How’s that for bragging rights? This incredible townhouse at 530 East 87th Street in Yorkville was built in the 1870s by the Astor family, and it later was owned by one of Theodore Roosevelt’s granddaughters. In more recent years, it underwent a designer renovation (it was even featured in Architectural Digest) that includes four wood-burning fireplaces with original mantles, lacquered walls, and a whimsical garden with climbing vines and lanterns.

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affordable housing, housing lotteries, yorkville

1775 york avenue, affordable housing, mitchell lama

Streetview of 1775 York Avenue; Map data © 2020 Google

Applications are currently being accepted to replenish the waitlist for affordable apartments in a luxury Yorkville building. Located at 1775 York Avenue, the building, known as The Brittany, is a high-rise located on the East River waterfront. Apartments–set aside for New Yorkers earning 40 percent of the area median income–include one- and two-bedroom apartments for $728/month and $868/month, respectively.

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