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120 E 78th St
New York, NY 10075 (Upper East Side)
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120 E 78th St New York, NY 10075

(Upper East Side)
  • 8,316 sqft
  • 1,839 sqft lot size
  • Multi-Family
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Property Details for 120 E 78th St


This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from May 15, 2014
Located on a beautiful tree-lined block on East 78th Street, off of Park Avenue, this 8-story townhouse has magnificent scale and grandeur. Built circa 1930, the 14-room home was designed by legendary New York architects Delano & Aldrich. The residence has been renovated and its period details have been carefully restored. The property has the rare fortune of having double exposures in many principal rooms and there are floor to ceiling double-hung windows facing South and West providing unparalleled light. With approximately 11,000 square feet of interior square footage, the home also ...enjoys multiple outdoor spaces, which include a private garden off the first level, lovely terraces off the dining room and off the 7th floor, and a roof-deck with full Southern sun. There are 8 bedrooms, each with private baths, and 8 fireplaces. A large Chef's kitchen has custom cabinetry, top-of-the-line appliances and ample room for dining. In addition, there is a full-size gym and a Pilates studio with a separate massage room. A graceful elliptical staircase soars to a vast skylight allowing an abundance natural light through the core of the home, bathing the residence in extraordinary light throughout. There is elevator access to all floors and central air-conditioning with individual room control. There is also wine storage for 600 bottles. Delano & Aldrich originally formed a partnership in 1903 and secured commissions from the Rockefellers, Stokes, and Winthrop families. Their form of architecture adapted conservative Georgian and Federal styles for their townhouses, churches, and schools, mixing the classical orders of architecture with their level of modern imagination. Delano & Aldrich had clients such as the Knickerbocker, Colony, and Union Clubs, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the American Embassy in Paris.
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120 E 78th St Public Records


Official property, sales, and tax information from county (public) records as of 12/2016:
    • Duplex (2 units, any combination)
    • Built In 1899
    • 1 Building
    • 8,316 sqft
    • Stories: 6 story
    • Construction: Brick
    • Lot Size: 1,839 sqft
    • 2 Units
    • County: New York
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Additional Costs For 120 E 78th St


Property Taxes and Assessment of 120 E 78th St


Land
Improvement
Total
$179,071
+
$253,354
=
$432,425
Land
Improvement
Total
$6,651,000
+
$9,410,000
=
$16,061,000
Year Tax Assessment Market
2016 $86,446 $432,425  $16,061,000 
Source: Public Records

Price History & Trends


Price History for 120 E 78th St


Date Event Price Source Agents
08/23/1996 Sold view detail $17,194,720 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    08/23/1996
  • Contract Date
    08/16/1996
  • Sale Price
    $17,194,720
  • Price Type
    Sales price computed from Transfer Tax. No indication whether tax was paid on full or partial consideration.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $0
  • County Transfer Tax
    $0
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $68,779
  • Transaction Type
    Insured Non-Residential Grant Deed
  • Document Type
    Deed

Real Estate Trends in this area

Median sale price for all homes in this area $1,330,000 0% below listing price