455 2ND AVE in Kips Bay

Kips Bay

With gorgeous views of the East River, the Manhattan neighborhood Kips Bay is conveniently located just south of Murray Hill and north of Gramercy Park.

The population of Kips Bay primarily consists of young professionals in their early to mid 30s. Located near the heart of Manhattan, there are countless things to do in and around Kips Bay.

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Building Mix

  • 35% Luxury Highrise
  • 19% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 12% Pre War
  • 11% Walk-Up
  • 8% Post War
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Descriptions of 455 2nd Ave

The Gramercy Park neighborhood is located in the part of Manhattan where the bedrock Manhattan schist is located deeper underground than it is above 29th Street and below Canal Street, and as a result, and under the influence of zoning laws, the tallest buildings in the area top out at around 20 stories, and older buildings of 3-6 floors are numerous, especially on the side streets. Francisco Rosario (Feb 2013)
Inundated with sunlight Diverse retail stores, restaurants, bars/lounges/pubs 3 block from 24 hour diner Close to NYU medical center and Baruch College Vibrant neighborhood both day and night 3 blocks to cross-town bus service Short walk to Madison Square Park and Kips Bay Movie theatre. Moises Gonzalez (Apr 2013)
Stainless steel appliances, tile bathroom, high ceilings, hardwood floors, + laundry Pre war well maintain building, on-site super, near subway and buses, Close vicinity to NYU, Police Training Center, Beth Israel + Park, Amazing Gramercy Park location. Rashid Subtain (Nov 2013)
Pet friendly building is ideally situated steps from the best of Gramercy, major transportation, restaurants (Gramercy Tavern, Yama, Cafe Mono Union Square farmer's market, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and shopping. Cherie Lee (Apr 2013)
NEARBY SCHOOLS School of Visual Arts Baruch College School of the Future United Nations International School The Churchill School and Center New York University College of Dentistry TRANSIT INFORMATION 28 St (0. Christopher Goger (Feb 2013)
The neighborhood is vibrant, trendy, tree-lined, features lots of nightlife, shopping, and dining experiences, Gramercy Park, and easy access to major public transportation and so much more. Julie Yakubova (Jun 2014)
Murray Hill known to be the prime location for young vibrant residents who wants to be close to Gramercy Park, shopping experience and fine dining and still very quite neighborhood. The residents of the neighborhood are generally in their 30s and 40s who like their neighborhood cafs and shops surrounding them at every turn. Gilad Talmor (Feb 2013)
Pet-friendly, people-friendly, and surprisingly wallet-friendly in an infamously expensive city, Kips Bay keeps quiet and lets its neighbors (like Murray Hill) do the talking. Stunning hardwood floors High Ceilings Large living room Plenty of closet space Clean tile bath Amazing tree-lined street Voice intercom Beautiful natural sunlight. Damian Cipressi (Dec 2013)
You will reside near Transportation ]BUS, METRO and TAXI], Entertainment ]Fureza Bruta, Spin, The Puppet Kitchen] and Restaurants ]Grill 21, La Marca Cheese Shop, L Express]. Jonathan Tynes (Jun 2014)
It is steps away from Stuy Town, Bellevue Hospital and the VA Medical Center, and is surrounded by numerous restaurants, banks, groceries, conveniences, and mass transit. Julian Garcia Jr. (Sep 2012)
Excellent location in the E 20'S near Second Avenue close to the 4, and 6 subways close to great restaraunts, bars, grocery store and movie theater. Jason Goldstein (Jul 2011)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 4 6 5 28 St (0.39 mi)
  • 4 6 5 33 St (0.46 mi)
  • 4 6 5 23 St (0.47 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 12
Floor area: 6030
Year built: 1930

Nearby Schools

  • The 47 American Sign Language & English Lower Scho
  • K-8
  • 223 EAST 23 STREET
  • 47 The American Sign Language And English Dual Lan
  • Secondary School
  • 223 EAST 23 STREET
  • J.H.S. 104 Simon Baruch
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 330 EAST 21 STREET
  • School Of The Future High School
  • Secondary School
  • 127 EAST 22 STREET
  • P.S. 040 Augustus Saint Gaudens
  • Elementary
  • 319 EAST 19 STREET
  • M.S. 255 Salk School Of Science
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 319 EAST 19 STREET
  • P.S. 116 Mary Lindley Murray
  • Elementary
  • 210 EAST 33 STREET
  • Baruch College Campus High School
  • High school
  • 55 EAST 25 STREET
  • Manhattan Academy For Arts & Language
  • High school
  • 111 EAST 33 STREET
  • Unity Center For Urban Technologies
  • High school
  • 111 EAST 33 STREET