51 W 81st St, 6E
New York, NY 10024
Upper West Side

Off Market

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0 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
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New Development
51 W 81st St
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Building Floors
13 floors
Building Units
Elementary School
PS 87
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Beautiful prewar studio apartment on a premier block on the Upper West Side!! This fantastic studio has great light, storage galore and a huge open kitchen. Across the street from the Museum of Natural History and just steps from Central Park. North East exposure offers wonderful light and views over the buildings and trees to the North. Apartment features beautiful hardwood floors, wonderful windows, spacious eat-in kitchen, quiet and privacy. The Galaxy is a beaux-arts, brick building that features a mosaic and marble lobby, a concierge, a step-up canopied entrance, a limestone base, garden box and sidewalk landscaping, window air conditioning units, and a rounded corner. This very handsome, 13-story tower was erected in 1903 and has 95* apartments that converted to co-op in 1979 and is 100% owned. The Galaxy is located at the North West corner of 81st Street and Columbus Avenue, directly across from The Museum of Natural History and the Planetarium, and one block to Central Park. It overlooks Manhattan Square/Theodore Roosevelt Park and Teddy's dog run, at the rear of the American Museum of Natural History that occupies the park. It is the western anchor of one of the two best blocks on the Upper West Side, whose eastern anchor is the famous Beresford apartment building on Central Park West.There are laundry facilities on every floor. Residents enjoy a private roof deck. Pieds-a-terre are permitted. Pets are welcome. Bicycle and seasonal storage is available. Building retail tenants include a global bank, florist, dry cleaner and wine store. This is a prime Upper West Side location that has excellent public transportation (C / B trains one block away ; 1/2/3 trains 5 blocks away, bus routes on 81st Street, Columbus Avenue and Central Park West) and is convenient to many boutiques and restaurants including Shake Shack, Dovetail, Calle Ocho, Telepan and many more. For the work out enthusiast, Sole Cycle, Equinox, Pure Yoga, Crunch and more within easy wal


  • Era prewar
  • Storage
  • Elevator
  • Brownstone
  • Outdoor common
  • Laundry building
  • Era: Prewar
  • Outdoor roofgarden
  • Investor
  • Doorman

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Listing History

May 21, 2015 Sold $479,000
April 30, 2015 In Contract $479,000
March 26, 2015 In Contract $479,000
Feb. 25, 2015 Available $479,000
Jan. 5, 2015 Available $495,000
Jan. 5, 2015 Available $495,000

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