242 W 72ND ST in Upper West Side

Upper West Side

Quiet Good transportation Fun nightlife Great food LGBT-popular

Upper West Side residents can’t imagine living anywhere else.

The buildings are beautiful and, with a few exceptions, tend not to tower over the blocks. The pace of life is a bit slower than in other areas of NYC. For anyone that has lived in or knows Boston, the neighborhood is the closest thing to Boston living that New York has.

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Building Mix

  • 23% Pre War
  • 23% Luxury Highrise
  • 13% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 12% Brownstone
  • 8% Walk-Up
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Descriptions of 242 W 72nd St

Located right by the 72nd Street express stop on the 1, 2 and 3 trains, Trader Joe's, Fairway and Citarella are all withing a stone's thro with There are also a plethora of restaurants and cultural spaces. Located steps from the 1,2 and 3 trains by Broadway and 72nd it is convenient to transportation and within reach of Trader Joe's, Gray's Papaya, Fairway, Jacques Torres, Levain Bakery and much, much more. Christopher Butt (Sep 2013)
This well maintained mid-rise elevator building with voice intercom has on-site laundry room and live-in super. $2695 Fabulous Location. Anwar Samad (Oct 2010)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 2 3 72 St (0.12 mi)
  • 1 2 3 66 St - Lincoln Center (0.4 mi)
  • 1 2 3 79 St (0.42 mi)
  • C A D B 72 St (0.55 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 8
Floor area: 7835
Year built: 1920

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 199 Jessie Isador Straus
  • Elementary
  • 270 WEST 70 STREET
  • Special Music School
  • K-8
  • 129 WEST 67 STREET
  • High School Of Arts And Technology
  • High school
  • 122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
  • Manhattan / Hunter Science High School
  • High school
  • 122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
  • P.S. 452
  • Elementary
  • 100 WEST 77 STREET
  • High School For Law, Advocacy And Community Justic
  • High school
  • 122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
  • Urban Assembly School For Media Studies, The
  • High school
  • 122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
  • High School For Arts, Imagination And Inquiry
  • High school
  • 122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
  • The Anderson School
  • K-8
  • 100 WEST 77 STREET
  • Manhattan Theatre Lab High School
  • High school
  • 122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
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