508 E 78TH ST in Upper East Side

Upper East Side


The Upper East Side continues to increase in prestige.

Yet, even with its affluent and dignified aesthetic, The Upper East Side maintains an outstanding sense of community and warmth. Families choose this neighborhood for its five-star schools, quiet atmosphere, and marvelously close proximity to Central Park.

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Building Mix

  • 24% Pre War
  • 21% Walk-Up
  • 19% Luxury Highrise
  • 11% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 7% Post War
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Descriptions of 508 E 78th St

You will be close to the Carl Schurz Park and its marvelous extension John Finley Walk, with their unrivaled views of Hellgate, the East River and Roosevelt Island, Cornell Weill Medical complex and several bus lines including the M60, the M79 and the new rapid service M15 Select and you can walk to the #6 train at 77th Street. Michael Hamberger (Jun 2011)
An architectural wondrous cooperative with adjacent John Jay Park and its recreational attributes as the East River promenade for biking, lap swimming pool and playground Short distance away from trains, steps to fantastic restaurants, shops and great entertainment on a tree-lined block. Morris Radoszycki (Nov 2013)
Youre in a LANDMARK building that is meticulously maintained with a PLANTED courtyard, GUSTAVINO tiled hallways, resident SUPER with maintenance team, state of the art LAUNDRY facilities and BIKE STORAGE. Anastasia Ames (Mar 2012)
Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on a tree lined street and close the the East River Drive, Enjoy a walk, run or bike ride along the water, the neighborhood is both safe and friendly. Melissa Blacknick (Apr 2013)
The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, great counter tops space, overhead storage and ample cabinetry The building also features laundry room and resident superintendent. The first thing you will notice upon entering this building is the amazing architecture with large gated Guastavino tiled entry and planted courtyard. Landmark building (reminds me of a British castle) offers a courtyard, Resident super with maintenance staff, Laundry facilities, Bike storage. Gary Posylkin (Aug 2012)
Inside a Beautiful Pet-Friendly Doorman Building, this quiet street in the East 70's is just steps from restaurants, subways, and all the shopping one could ask for. Greg Klepper (Mar 2014)
Building amenities feature large landry room, onsite super intendent, voice intercom system and security that patrols the block between the hours of 10pm to 6am. Remy Louis (Sep 2012)
Excellent building with good sized apts, a/c, hardwood floors, upgraded appliances and tiled baths in great area near cinema, good dining and bloomingdales. Deborah Hughes (Jun 2014)
Located in the heart of the UES you'll enjoy walking out your door and having world class restaurants, shopping and nightlife at your fingertips. Anthony Palmieri (Feb 2013)
Walk half a block and find yourself at a big playground with separate basketball hoops, walls to play tennis against and a huge public pool. Les Meyers (May 2014)
This building is located a short walk to Great Shopping, Public Transportation, Fine Restaurants and Exciting Entertainment Venues. Don Dascoli (Aug 2014)
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building details

Floors: 6
Units: 384
Floor area: 98580
Year built: 1910

Building Median Rents

1br: $2,375
2br: $3,250
Studio: $1,500

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 158 Bayard Taylor
  • Elementary
  • 1458 YORK AVENUE
  • P.S. 267
  • Elementary
  • 1458 YORK AVENUE
  • Eleanor Roosevelt High School
  • High school
  • 411 EAST 76 STREET
  • P.S. 290 Manhattan New School
  • Elementary
  • 311 EAST 82 STREET
  • P.S./I.S. 217 Roosevelt Island
  • K-8
  • J.H.S. 167 Robert F. Wagner
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 220 EAST 76 STREET
  • Ps 151
  • Early Childhood
  • 421 EAST 88 STREET
  • Urban Academy Laboratory High School
  • High school
  • 317 EAST 67 STREET
  • P.S. 183 Robert L. Stevenson
  • Elementary
  • 419 EAST 66 STREET
  • Talent Unlimited High School
  • High school
  • 317 EAST 67 STREET