151 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 151 E 81st St

Well maintained and renovated elevator building in the heart of the Upper Eastside, located between 3rd and lexington you are only a few blocks to the subway, 86 St Express 6,5,4 Located and central park on a serene tree-lined block and walking distance to everything the UES has to offer. Marcel Gonzalez (Feb 2014)
Lovely layout, high ceilings, tile bath, wood floors, good closets and natural light well maintained elevator building with laundry on site beautiful tree-lined street convenient to transportation, stellar shopping, and outstanding restaurants and cafes. Shahid Amin (Jul 2013)
Elevator/Laundry building, Queen size bedrooms, large living room, stainless steel appliances, granite kitchen, dishwasher, breakfast bar, exposed brick, decorative fireplace, South exposure, close to the 4/5/6-Express stop and the cross-town bus. Marc Migliozzi (Jan 2013)
Large 3 window living room facing south and the street, exposed brick, recessed hat lights, separate windowed kitchen with dishwasher and microwave, two bedrooms can accomodate queen size beds plus furniture, extra closets and full windowed bath. Patrick Kelly (Feb 2013)
Situated in a great ELEVATOR building in the East 80's off LEXINGTON AVENUE, you are steps to the express trains at 86th Street and surrounded by all the trendy boutiques, cafes, and bars that the Upper East Side has to offer. Jessica Lit (Mar 2014)
This area gained its reputation as one of the most affluent neighborhoods in NYC in the mid-1800s, when the country's wealthiest, including the Vanderbilts, Carnegies, Rockefellers and Roosevelts, moved into the neighborhood. Michael Kirschner (Mar 2013)
Upper East Side location is mere such east side novelties as Candle Seventy Nine, Pastrami Queen, Mad River Bar, and of course, La Maison Du Chocolat, plus the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim, and Central Park. Afrim Rexha (Jun 2013)
It is ideal for those who seek the peace and quiet of this neighborhood's treelined streets, and easy access to its top-notch restaurants, designer boutiques, and art galleries, but who don't want to break the bank. Alan Bundonis (Jun 2013)
Elevator building offering, hardwood floors throughout, tons of closets, separate kitchen, spacious living room, brand new six panel doors, brand new bathroom, freshly painted with neutral colors. Anthony Palmieri (Apr 2012)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 4 6 5 77 St (0.25 mi)
  • 4 6 5 86 St (0.26 mi)

building details

Floors: 7
Units: 42
Floor area: 25402
Year built: 1910

Building Median Rents

Studio: $2,100

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
  • P.S. 267
  • Elementary
  • 1458 YORK AVENUE
  • Ps 151
  • Early Childhood
  • 421 EAST 88 STREET
  • 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