40 RIVER RD in Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island

Quiet Families

Roosevelt Island – yes, an actual island – is part of the borough of Manhattan, located conveniently between Manhattan and Queens in the middle of the East River.

The Island is approximately two miles long (running along Manhattan from East 46th street to East 85th street) and 800 feet wide. Roosevelt Island provides a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city living without sacrificing proximity to the action.

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Building Mix

  • 46% Luxury Highrise
  • 31% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 9% Post War
  • 4% New Building
  • 3% Pre War
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Descriptions of 40 River Rd

The building is 15 minutes to Midtown via subway/tram (F, N/R/Q or 4/5/6 in a historically restored National Landmark, is green-Leed Silver Certified, has an outdoor terrace/courtyard and heated outdoor swimming pool, a waterfront ecological park, 6 tennis courts, on-site parking and bicycle storage and storage units 24 hr concierge, valet services including dry cleaning, laundry, and housekeeping, fitness center, billiards room, on-site Zip Cars (with two other locations on the island on-site Caf and little grocery, on-site Bright Horizons Daycare Center (with a second daycare center option and pre-school on the island 2 playgrounds (with others throughout the island 2 indoor playrooms and bike paths and walkways surrounding the island overlooking the East River. Anastasia Ames (Oct 2010)
Gym, Club Room, Media Room, Pool, Terrace, Water-front Park, Onsite Daycare Center, Playroom, Playground, Valet Services, Onsite Caf, Concierge, Doorman, Fabulous full-acre courtyard, Terrace and Heated pool overlooking the waterfront park and river, Parking Garage, Children's Playroom, 6 lighted Tennis Courts with Plexicushion surface, Personal Storage and Bicycle Storage, Clubroom with lounge, Billiards table, Library and Screening room, Conference room, General Store and Fios internet lounge with ATM, 24/7 Concierge service and closed circuit TV security, Laundry Room, Art Gallery Valet Dry Cleaning, and Maid service available. Morris Cohen (Jul 2010)
147 acres of smart living | Saturday morning Farmers Market | Community gardens | Year round tennis courts | Eclectic local eateries | Starbucks | Duane Reade | The Rivaa Art gallery | Riverfront sculptures by Tom Otterness | Gristedes Market | Fresh Direct Deliveries | Riverfront promenade with Iconic Skyline Views | Historic landmarks | Bicycle and jogging paths | Year round indoor swim club, and fitness center | Daily and monthly parking options. Tim Torres (Aug 2012)
15 minutes from middtown Manhattan, Roosevelt Island is your living oasis with outdoor pool, windowed gym, indoor garage, play room, playground, onsite day care, valet service, onsite cafe, concierge, doorman, zip cars, water-front bbq park, tennis courts, soccer fields, promenade by the river and sooo many more this unique building and its sorounding have to offer. Marija Plavsic (Oct 2012)
Pets OK on a case by case basis, Elevator, Doorman, Live-in Super, Thermopane Windows, Oversized Windows, High Ceiling, Hardwood Floor, Hi-Speed Internet, Common Courtyard/Garden (OS Roof Deck/Sun Deck (OS Health/Fitness Club, Pool, Laundry in the Building, Garage/Parking on Premises, Dishwasher, Microwave. Marco Mendez (Aug 2013)
Optional Maid Service Garage/Parking on Premises Tree-lined Street Near Park Near Subway(s) Near Bus to City Heat+Hot Water+Gas Included New Kitchen Cabinets Premium Quality Kitchen Cabinets New Appliances Stainless Steel Appliances Microwave Granite Kitchen. Daniel Mendez (Aug 2011)
Attended lobby, Elevator, Laundry room, Lobby, Quiet building, Doorman, Gym in building, Live-in super, Luxury building, Intercom, Laundry in building, Restaurants nearby, Shopping nearby, Quiet neighborhood, School nearby, Tree-lined block. Karla Dos Santos (Nov 2012)

building details

Floors: 18
Units: 8418
Floor area: 5026701
Year built: 1975

Building Median Rents

1br: $2,460
2br: $2,643
3br: $4,023

Nearby Schools

P.S./I.S. 217 Roosevelt Island
P.S. 267
P.S. 158 Bayard Taylor
P.S. 076 William Hallet
36-36 10 STREET
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
High school
P.S. 183 Robert L. Stevenson
P.S. 111 Jacob Blackwell
37-15 13 STREET
Long Island City High School
High school
Ella Baker School
Urban Academy Laboratory High School
High school
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