159 2ND AVE in East Village

East Village

Good transportation Great food Fun nightlife Cool factor LGBT-popular Young crowd

Artsy? Then the East Village is for you.

Simply by walking down the streets, one can feel the difference in the vibe of the East Village versus the Upper East Side, for example. Vintage dresses, old lace-up boots, and battered brown purses accent its young inhabitants.

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Building Mix

  • 26% Walk-Up
  • 25% Pre War
  • 13% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 7% Luxury Highrise
  • 7% Post War
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Descriptions of 159 2nd Ave

LARGE living room plus three true bedrooms Granite countertop kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, tile backsplash, and lots of storage Sleek windowed marble bath with tub Windowed walk-in closet with built-in shelves Great natural light, brilliant hardwood floors, recessed track lighting, and high ceilings Elevator building Incredible E. Kenneth Garson (Apr 2013)
With loads of windows, brand new brazilian cherry hardwood floors, a brand new kitchen, exposed brick, modern track lights, 2 bathrooms, and lot of space in a recently renovated elevator building with lots of beautiful woodwork. Hans Campana (Aug 2011)
Bedrooms are queen-sized and windowed, with stunning open views of St Mark's Church (see pictures Steps from Astor Place and local transportation, as well as Styuvesant Square, Tompkings Square Park, and Washington Square. Sebastian Akerman (Apr 2013)
This space features a balcony, elevator in building, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, polished hardwood floors, kitchen bar, great closet space, high ceilings, voice intercom and more. John B. McGriskin (May 2014)
It has all white appliances in the separate kitchen, cherrywood floors, french doors, three spacious bedroomsand it has large common area with three huge windows that look out on a lovely tree-line block. Philip Jacobs (Jun 2011)
Nestled in a pristine elevator pre war off of 10th street, you will enjoy convenient access to transportation (4,5,6, L, N and R trains great restaurants and shops and a phenomenal nightlife. Joseph Counts (Feb 2014)
Located in the heart of the East Village This charming Elevator building features classic New York City style with nicely painted crown moldings and marble floors throughout the hallways. Randall Smith (Jun 2014)
Gut renovated brownstone with elevator in prime village location right on second avenue near Astor Place and eight street subway stops surrounded by trendy dining, shopping and nightlife. Lauren Boulay (Jun 2011)
Well maintained building is located close to Tompkins Square Park, Union Square, dozens of restaurants, bars, cafes, music venues, and 4,5,6, L Subway lines and several buses. Alexander Falk (Jun 2014)
Queen Size Bedrooms, TONS of Closet Space, Separate Full Size Kitchen, 2 Full Bathrooms, BRIGHT Natural Sunlight and all of this in an AMAZING Union Square location. Steve Halpern (May 2012)
Location location 3 nice sized bedrooms with closets fantastic open city skyline views of the Empire State Bldg, Chrysler separate stinless granite kitchen DW. Mark Trider (Jul 2013)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • L 3 Av (0.22 mi)
  • 4 6 5 Astor Pl (0.27 mi)
  • R N Q 8 St - NYU (0.38 mi)
  • 4 6 5 14 St - Union Sq (0.39 mi)
  • L 1 Av (0.39 mi)

building details

Floors: 7
Units: 18
Floor area: 17795
Year built: 1940

Building Median Rents

3br: $4,500
2br: $4,300

Nearby Schools

P.S. 019 Asher Levy
185 1 AVENUE
Technology, Arts, And Sciences Studio
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
185 1 AVENUE
Manhattan Comprehensive Night And Day High School
High school
240 2 AVENUE
East Side Community High School
Secondary School
Harvey Milk High School
High school
Institute For Collaborative Education
Secondary School
High School For Health Professions And Human Servi
High school
P.S. 063 William Mckinley
The High School For Language And Diplomacy
High school
Neighborhood School