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At $385,000 for approximately 750-square feet ($513 per square foot), this one-bedroom co-op at 345 East 93rd Street between First and Second Avenues is very competitively priced for the neighborhood. According to StreetEasy.com, only three other one-bedroom apartments on the Upper East Side are listed for less per square foot, and two of those are located in a land-lease building (301 East 63rd Street) with extremely high maintenance fees.
The least expensive one-bedroom for sale in this post-war doorman high rise, #17A was initially listed at $439,000 in June 2010 and has had three subsequent price reductions. It's a true one bedroom (at this price one usually must settle for a converted alcove studio), with ample closets, an unobstructed view of the East River, and a renovated open kitchen that is spacious for the genre. At $1,167 per month, the maintenance is reasonable. The building also has a gym and accepts pets.
BrickPicks is A. Ready's weekly independent selection of an apartment that she believes reflects good value given current market conditions. It is not an advertisement for the property, nor is it paid for by the brokerage mentioned.