161 East 79th Street, Unit 12A

161 E 79th St Upper East Side, Manhattan, NY 10075

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This penthouse-floor, sun-flooded classic eight room residence offers the charm and elegance only a pre-war property can provide!
Gracious entrance gallery leads to a beautifully proportioned living room with wood-burning fireplace (original mantle), and grand formal dining room each defined by soaring ceilings, oversized windows, custom millwork (in pristine condition) and original hardware by P.E. Guerin. The windowed eat-in kitchen has beautifully restored original cabinetry and hardware. Three


Top FloorFull-Time DoormanWorking FireplaceFireplaceHardwood FloorsElevatorWasher / DryerLaundry in Building


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  1. Maria Manuche

    Listing Agent



    P: 917.328.2338

Building Information for 161 East 79th Street, Unit 12A

Building/Complex161 E 79th StFloor12Stories12Residences24Pet Policy-Year Built1915Building AgePre-warBuilding Type-

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$17,677 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property History for 161 East 79th Street, Unit 12A

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Mar 4, 2020

Listed (Active)

Manual #79796e13db69e28e76033e9aac7be7c04ecd5f15

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)

Manual #79796e13db69e28e76033e9aac7be7c04ecd5f15


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Schools near 161 East 79th Street, Unit 12A

The Allen-Stevenson SchoolPrivateK-90.1 mi
Birch Wathen Lenox SchoolPrivateK-120.2 mi
St. Jean Baptiste High SchoolPrivate9-120.2 mi
Ps 6 Lillie D BlakePublicPK-50.2 mi

The Allen-Stevenson School

K-9, 0.1 mi, Private


Birch Wathen Lenox School

K-12, 0.2 mi, Private


St. Jean Baptiste High School

9-12, 0.2 mi, Private


Ps 6 Lillie D Blake

PK-5, 0.2 mi, Public


School ratings and boundaries are provided by GreatSchools.org and Pitney Bowes. This information should only be used as a reference. Proximity or boundaries shown here are not a guarantee of enrollment. Please reach out to schools directly to verify all information and enrollment eligibility.

Property Details for 161 East 79th Street, Unit 12A

Total Rooms8.0
Year Built1915
Compass TypeCo-op
MLS Type-
Maintenance$6,904.85 / month
Minimum Down Payment-
CountyNew York County


161 E 79th St

24 Units12 StoriesBuilt in 1915

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161 East 79th Street, Unit 12A is a co-op for sale in Upper East Side, Manhattan, NY 10075. This property was listed for sale on March 4, 2020 by Compass at $2,995,000. Nearby schools include Manhattan Bridges High School, Robert Louis Stevenson School and New Design High School. 161 East 79th Street, Unit 12A is a 3-bed, 3-bath, co-op built in 1915.

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