Real Estate

Homes for Sale in Manhattan and Queens

Manhattan | 55 Park Avenue, No. 11W

Upper East Side Prewar

$1.195 million‌‌

A two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath, 1,000-square-foot prewar apartment with a fireplace, built-in bar, and oak herringbone floors in the living room and dining alcove; a windowed kitchen; French doors leading to a second bedroom or office with an en suite half-bathroom; a windowed full bathroom with a claw-foot tub and brass finishes; original beamed nine-and-a-half-foot ceilings, and views of the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal, on the 11th floor of a 16-story, 1923 doorman building with an elevator attendant, live-in superintendent, basement storage and laundry room. Jennifer Lafferty and Vickey Barron, Compass, 917-474-1189; compass.com

Maintenance

$3,987 a month

PROS

A charming two-unit elevator bank, original wood floors and antique tile around the working fireplace help set the prewar mood.

CONS

Despite the en suite bath, residents of the second bedroom must bathe in the full bathroom down the hall.


Manhattan | 145 Central Park North, No. 3B

South Harlem Condo

$1.3 million‌‌

A one-bedroom, one-bath, 672-square-foot apartment with floor-to-ceiling windows and motorized shades in the open kitchen and living room; gray lacquer cabinets and a glass backsplash in the kitchen; white oak floors; vented laundry; and heating and air-conditioning with a Wi-Fi-enabled thermostat, on the third floor of a 13-story doorman building with a package room, children’s playroom, gym, residents’ lounge, garden terrace and roof deck. Ashley Brook and Michael Fabbri, Nest Seekers International, 917-226-6132; nestseekers.com

COSTS‌‌

Common charges: $725 a month
Taxes: $1,015 a month

PROS

Building residents foster their own community with frequent get-togethers and a WhatsApp group. There are Central Park views from every window.

CONS

Basement storage costs $7,500 to $31,250 per unit, and parking spots start at $200,000, plus a monthly maintenance fee.


Queens | 10-63 Jackson Avenue, No. 5A

Hunters Point Condo

$865,000

A one-bedroom, one-bath, 715-square-foot apartment with floor-to-ceiling windows; a balcony off the open kitchen and living area; stone countertops and Italian cabinets; a bathroom with marble tile and a soaking tub; American walnut floors; motorized window treatments; and a washer dryer, on the fifth floor of Ten63, an eight-story doorman building with a roof deck, gym, media room, extra storage and a parking garage with spots for rent or sale. Corcoran Group, Kirra Caruso and Michael Tannen, 646-765-1424; corcoran.com

COSTS‌‌

Common charges: $1,047 a month
Taxes: $282 a month in abated taxes

PROS

With 41 units, the boutique building boasts little turnover. There’s a Trader Joe’s nearby.

CONS

The tax abatement ends in 2024 and the kitchen could use an update.

Given the fast pace of the current market, some properties may no longer be available at the time of publication.

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