147 E 81ST 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 147 E 81st St

Hardwood floors throughout Kitchen with plenty of cupboard space Closets for clothes and or storage Intercom access Marble and tile windowed bathroom Windows (to keep you and the plants happy ) Close to the park Close to the express and local bus and subway service It's a very convenient and exciting neighborhood, with everything at your fingertips. Restaurants, gyms, parks, museums, local coffee shops, retail shopping, grocery stores, movie theaters, you name it. Donald Sheffey (Apr 2013)
This beautiful low-rise building is located on a quiet tree lined street easily accessible by the 4,5,6 EXPRESS and LOCAL TRAINS and is surrounded by all of the BEST RESTAURANTS and BARS the UES has to offer. Scott Desposito (Jun 2014)
You will reside near plenty of Transportation [Buses M98, M101, M102, M103], Entertainment [Commic Strip Live, Sanctuary Pilaties, Bikram Yoga NYC ] and Restaurants [Pisa Pizza, Oren's Daily Roast]. Jonathan Tynes (Jul 2013)
81st Street and Lexington Ave Exposed wall, modern kitchen with granite counter-tops, breakfast bar, dishwasher, closet space, marble bathroom with bathtub and shower stall, etc. Haiying Tian (Jun 2013)
This is a magnificent opportunity to be on one of the most desirable tree-lined blocks off of Lexington Avenue just steps from the 6 train at 77th Street (or 4,5,6 at 86th. Be on a quaint tree-lined block among beautiful townhouses and brownstones and just steps from either the 77th St subway stop of 86th St. Perfectly situated in a beautifully well-maintained walk-up building (3rd floor) steps from great bars and restaurants. Joshua Kwilecki (Jan 2014)
Situated in the prime east 80's of Manhattan's Upper East Side, this well maintained elevator building has proximity to amazing restaurants, bars, pubs, and lounges. J. Jude Branco (Feb 2013)
A study room, nice hardwood floors, exposed brick in a well kept, pre war building on a wonderful block near good shopping and dining and nightlife and the subways. Perfect for Family or Share (LESS THAN $1400 Outstanding opportunity 4 minutes to express train and every convenience outside your door. Deborah Abraham (Jun 2014)
The whole Kit and Kabootle, outdoor space, your own washer and dryer, fireplace only 5 minutes to 4-5 EXPRESS trains and Fairway. Ian Chesnoff (Jan 2013)
Cross Town Buses, Fairway, Eli's, Citarella's, Bars and Restaurants, Nightlife, Movies, Central Park, Museums and much more. Vickie Tallam Pozzolini (Jan 2013)
Easy access to 4/5/6 Subway Lines straight down Lex, Fairway Market, great neighborhood Coffee Shops, Dining and Shopping. Glen Gilcrest (Feb 2013)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 4 6 5 86 St (0.25 mi)
  • 4 6 5 77 St (0.25 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 10
Floor area: 10485
Year built: 1910

Building Median Rents

3br: $3,600
2br: $3,695

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 006 Lillie D. Blake
  • Elementary
  • 45 EAST 81 STREET
  • P.S. 290 Manhattan New School
  • Elementary
  • 311 EAST 82 STREET
  • J.H.S. 167 Robert F. Wagner
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 220 EAST 76 STREET
  • Eleanor Roosevelt High School
  • High school
  • 411 EAST 76 STREET
  • P.S. 158 Bayard Taylor
  • Elementary
  • 1458 YORK AVENUE
  • Ps 151
  • Early Childhood
  • 421 EAST 88 STREET
  • P.S. 267
  • Elementary
  • 1458 YORK AVENUE
  • P.S. 051 Elias Howe
  • Elementary
  • 323 East 91st Street
  • East Side Middle School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 331 EAST 91ST STREET
  • P.S. 77 Lower Lab School
  • Elementary
  • 1700 3 AVENUE