542 E 79TH ST in Upper East Side

Upper East Side

Quiet

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 542 E 79th St

Some points of interest include the NY Public Library, public school, post office, Duane Reade, D'Agostino's, Agata and Valentina and great restaurants like the Meatball Shop, Barking Dog, Green Bean Cafe, 2nd Avenue Deli, V-Note, Spice, and so, so much more. On a uniquely quiet block, this pet friendly, landmark building boasts an on-site laundry room for the complex as well as a package room, video intercom, and 24/7 security on the block. Lorraine Shamah (Sep 2014)
Located in Yorkville along the East River in the Upper East Side, this relaxed neighborhood features shopping, move theatres, parks, bars, dining, easy access to public transportation such as the 6 train, M15 and M79 bus, and much, much more. Stella Tan (Apr 2014)
Conveniently located by different stores and restaurants and by two bus lines, and is close by the FDR drive jogging path, and a park that features a large swimming pool, which is good for those who like to work out. Reshard Knight (Sep 2014)
This beautiful low rise building is located on a QUIET TREE LINED STREET easily accessible by all means of public transportation and is surrounded by all of the BEST RESTAURANTS and BARS the UES has to offer. Shawn Sellick (Sep 2014)
24/7 attended lobbyand doorman service, luxurious longe by award winning architect, complimentary on site concierge services, fitness center and longe featuring daily breakfast, coffe bar and sun terrace. Alexis Bogen (Aug 2012)
In the event that you have not been employed full-time for over a year or you are currently enrolled in school and do not qualify, you may use a guarantor that makes at least 80-100x the monthly rent. Jacob Grosskreuz (Jun 2012)
Best selling building in Brooklyn, Heated Indoor Pool and Hot Tub, 5-Star Hotel-Style Concierge, 24/7 Fitness Centers, 24/7 Doorman, Outdoor Deck with Views, On-Site Valet and Parking, 2 Restaurants. Matthew Hars (Sep 2012)
It comes with a VERY SPACIOUS living room with lots of space for furniture, a separate windowed EAT-IN-KITCHEN with full fridge, a full windowed bathroom, a WALK-IN-CLOSET and voice intercom. Located in prime location on the Upper East Side, it is only one block away from John Jay Park and John Jay Swimming Pool and only a few blocks from Carl Schurz Park and the 6 train. Nils Weinhold (Feb 2014)
Pets OK, Live-in Super, Video Security, Thermopylae Windows, High Ceiling, Hardwood Floor, Laundry in the Building, Near Park, Near Subway(s All Utilities Include Convenient to the FDR Drive. Christopher Bernard (Sep 2013)
The rent includes all utilities (heat, hot water, gas, and electricity Great parks, restaurants, and cafes nearby as well as easy transportation options to get you anywhere quickly. Rick Peters (Sep 2013)
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building details

Floors: 6
Units: 113
Floor area: 54792
Year built: 1911

Building Median Rents

2br: $2,798

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
645 MAIN STREET
J.H.S. 167 Robert F. Wagner
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
220 EAST 76 STREET
Ps 151
Early Childhood
421 EAST 88 STREET
P.S. 183 Robert L. Stevenson
Elementary
419 EAST 66 STREET
Urban Academy Laboratory High School
High school
317 EAST 67 STREET
Ella Baker School
K-8
317 EAST 67 STREET
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