226 East 12th Street

Union Square

Good transportation Great food Fun nightlife Cool factor Young crowd

Union Square is a center-of-the-action neighborhood, filled with professionals, artists, entertainers, and tourists.

The population today is around 9,785. Itself a huge congregation point, the area is valued for its park and architecture, as well as monuments and artwork including a statue of Gandhi, a statue of George Washington, and the Metronome. Another valued attraction is the neighborhood’s green market that features dozens of local farmers, bakers, brewers, artists, and businesses.

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Building Mix

  • 30% Luxury Highrise
  • 27% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 14% Post War
  • 9% Pre War
  • 7% Other

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Descriptions of 226 East 12th Street

We are hard pressed to find a better value 3 Bedrooms share in the East Village, especially when the building corners up against 2nd Ave and has a elevator in the building. It's a beautifully manicured and well-maintained pre-war building with a fresh kitchen and bathroom renovation. Lidiya Oros (May 2014)
Five minute walk to public transportation (4,5,6, N, Q, R, L trains Only a short walk to Union Square, NYU, Cooper Union and close to great restaurants and nightlife. It has elevator and laundry toom and it is located few blocks from the subway and Union Square. Prewar building with laundry room, storage space, elevator and great live-in super, No pet. Xing (Kenny) Lin (Jul 2014)
charming apts, oak flrs, recessed/track lights, brick, a/c good closets and modern appliances and fixtures off 2nd ave. Patrick Tucker (Apr 2014)
Conveniently located steps from Union Square subway, restaurants and stores (Whole Foods and Trader Joes. Building features two elevators, live in super, garbage chute and laundry room in basement. Sharon Zhu (Nov 2011)
Building Features, Elevator, Live-in Super, Newly Renovated Building, Laundry in the Building. Tina Yang (Sep 2012)
Gorgeous pre-war Elevator building with Laundry near Union Square. Unbeatable deal for such a central, highly sought location. Saher Nasan (Jun 2013)
Great Location Only 5min away from Subway and crosstown bus. Great Location*East 12 th and Third Avenue. Bars, restaurants, Nightlife many more. Birol Argun (Oct 2012)
5 star Concierge service, Top of the line Fitness Center. Alex Kim (Jun 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • L 3 Av (0.13 mi)
  • 4 6 5 Astor Pl (0.3 mi)
  • 4 6 5 14 St - Union Sq (0.32 mi)
  • L Union Sq - 14 St (0.36 mi)
  • L 1 Av (0.37 mi)

building details

Floors: 10
Units: 83
Floor area: 56845
Year built: 1928

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
The High School For Language And Diplomacy
High school
International High School At Union Square
High school
Washington Irving High School
High school
Gramercy Arts High School
High school
Harvey Milk High School
High school
P.S. 063 William Mckinley