493 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 493 2nd Ave

Lots of light, exposed brick, glossy plank hardwood floors, marble bath, recessed lighting, climate control and custom nickel plated ceiling fan to name a fe with There's even a Bosch washer/dryer so laundry will be a breeze. Anezi Obioha (Mar 2014)
You are just around the corner from "Kips Bay Plaza" offering an AMC/LOEWS movie theatre, Staples Office supply store, pharmacies, grocery stores including a Fairway Market, restaurants, banks, gyms, and known Delis. Yonathan (Jonathan) Rogel (Apr 2014)
Located in the Gramercy area steps from shopping, nightlife and restaurants and just a short walk from Madison Square Park and just minutes to the N, R, Q, 4, 5, and 6 subway lines. 9300 Realty (Feb 2014)
The neighborhood is vibrant, trendy, tree-lined, features lots of nightlife, shopping, and dining experiences, Saint Gabriel's Park, and easy access to major public transportation. Julie Yakubova (May 2014)
Conveniently located near trains (4,5,6 walk to Gramercy Park, both Union Square and Murray Hill are a little stroll away with their hot spots, shopping, dining and entertainment. Zoe Stetsyna (Feb 2012)
Great area with lots of excitement as you can walk to East Village, Union Square, Empire State Building, Times Square, The Bowery, Lower East Side, NYU Medical center and more. Hossein Abadi (Feb 2014)
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. Allan Jimenez (Feb 2014)
Close to transportation by bus M15, M34A,101,102 or train#6, near Gristedes Supermarket or Dagostinos, lots of eateries walking distance to famous Shake Shack and much more. Lynn Turner (Mar 2014)
Any applicant who is employed less than one year or does not fulfill the salary requirements will be required to provide additional security and/or a guarantor. Deborah Hughes (Mar 2013)
Near N, R,6 trains, It features granite counter tops, marble bathroom, stainless steel appliances, wine refrigerator, ceiling fan, exposed brick wall. James Corley (Apr 2014)
Enjoy the neighborhood, stroll to the local restaurant for a great meal, or step out for the nightlife and hit up the local tavern for a great drink. Maxwell Jacas (Oct 2011)
This well maintained building is located close to dozens of restaurants, bars, cafes, music venues, and is near the 6 Subway line and several buses. Alexander Falk (Jun 2014)
The common areas in the building feature wood panel finishes and wainscoting and the entire building was gut renovated within the last 5 years. Vincent Todaro (Jan 2014)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 4 6 5 28 St (0.4 mi)
  • 4 6 5 33 St (0.42 mi)
  • 4 6 5 23 St (0.54 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 18
Floor area: 9442
Year built: 1920

Building Median Rents

1br: $2,895

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
  • P.S. 116 Mary Lindley Murray
  • Elementary
  • 210 EAST 33 STREET
  • School Of The Future High School
  • Secondary School
  • 127 EAST 22 STREET
  • J.H.S. 104 Simon Baruch
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 330 EAST 21 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
  • Murray Hill Academy
  • High school
  • 111 EAST 33 STREET
  • Norman Thomas High School
  • High school
  • 111 EAST 33 STREET
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