No-Fee Apartment Building of the Week: Luxury & a washer-dryer for a little bit less
By A. Ready |November 8, 2010 - 2:27PM
This week's pick for no-fee building of the week is River East, a luxury high-rise building in Yorkville at 408 East 92nd Street (First Ave.). According to no-fee apartment search site UrbanEdgeNY, there are currently five apartments for rent (each with its own washer-dryer) in the building: A studio for $2,350, three one-bedrooms ranging from $2650 to $2,895, and a two-bedroom for $4,050. The two-bedroom compares quite favorably against the median price of $4,725. While the other apartments are higher than the medians for the neighborhood ($1,650 for studios and $2,103 for one-bedrooms), the smaller unit market overall tends to have much greater variability in terms of quality, and the River East apartments seem well-priced for a luxury full-service building.
Besides its own washer/dryer, each apartment comes with large windows and modern kitchens with granite and stainless steel appliances. There's a concierge as well as a doorman, a fitness center with jacuzzi, sauna and lap pool, a residents' lounge and a landscaped terrace on the 34th floor. Your pooch is welcome here. Downsides? It's a bit of a hike to the closest subway at 96th and Lex.
Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.