493 2nd Avenue

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

  • 44% Luxury Highrise
  • 20% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 12% Pre War
  • 8% Walk-Up
  • 5% Elevator Building

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Descriptions of 493 2nd Avenue

Newly renovated glistening hardwood floors and spacious living area gorgeous exposed brick walls and oversized windows chic marble bath and modern granite kitchen with dishwasher and microwave in sparkling stainless steel appliances and wine cooler. Se Hee Jo (May 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)
Various dining, shopping, and entertainment options, custom kitchen with stone counter tops, cherry cabinets, dishwasher and microwave, and tile bath in a elevator building with laundry on-site. Ron Barron (Sep 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. Most of our apartments include brand new marble bathrooms, granite kitchen, stainless steel appliances, a personal washer and dryer, dishwasher, hardwood floors and exposed brick. 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)
Elevator, Doorman, Full Services plus Concierge, Live-in Super, Elegant Lobby, Health/Fitness Club, Laundry on each Floor, Garage/Parking on Premises, Valet Service. Vilas Pimple (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)
Lots of light, exposed brick, glossy plank hardwood floors, marble bath, recessed lighting, climate control and custom nickel plated ceiling fan to name a few. Anezi Obioha (Mar 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)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 4 6 5 28 St (0.39 mi)
  • 4 6 5 33 St (0.41 mi)
  • 4 6 5 23 St (0.53 mi)

building details

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

Building Median Rents

1br: $2,795

Nearby Schools

P.S. 116 Mary Lindley Murray
School Of The Future High School
Secondary School
Baruch College Campus High School
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Ballet Tech, Nyc Public School For Dance
K-12 all grades
The High School For Language And Diplomacy
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International High School At Union Square
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Washington Irving High School
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Gramercy Arts High School
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Manhattan Comprehensive Night And Day High School
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240 2 AVENUE
Manhattan Village Academy
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