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885 Saint Nicholas Ave
New York, NY 10032 (Harlem)
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885 Saint Nicholas Ave New York, NY 10032

(Harlem)
  • 4,448 sqft
  • 1,780 sqft lot size
  • Multi-Family
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Property Details for 885 Saint Nicholas Ave


This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from April 29, 2016
Laissez les bons temps rouler! French for "Let the good times roll." 885 St. Nicholas was built in the beginning of the last fin de sicle for former City Comptroller, "Honest" John Kelly. It's a 22 footer, two family townhouse situated in the Sugar Hill Northeast Historic District, one of the affluent sections in Manhattan's Harlem in the twenties during the Harlem Renaissance, and now underway to be experienced it again although it's more of an economical one. It dubbed the name during the renaissance, which conjured the &q...uot;sweet life" of that era because "life was as sweet as Sugar". Some of the past prominent luminaries in this one of Harlem's Gold Coasts included: W.E.B. Du Bois, Cab Calloway, Thurgood Marshall, Adam Clayton Powell Jr; Duke Ellington, Roy Wilkins and many, many more. Situated by the new Sugar Hill's chic building complex designed by David Adjaye, the talented African-British architect who recently commissioned to designed the new Harlem's Studio Museum. The property is positioned in the center of two other Queen Anne townhouses designed by John Stroud, and featured similar design elements. With it's sheer size and grandeur, this townhouse is an ideal opportunity to own approximately 4400 Sq.ft of living space. The property is beautifully maintained with both eastern & western exposures. It contains all originals decor and fireplaces from the early part of the 20th Century. In addition, the property has high ceilings, powder room, multiple bathrooms. Can show Monday-Saturday by appointment only.
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885 Saint Nicholas Ave Public Records


Official property, sales, and tax information from county (public) records as of 12/2016:
    • Duplex (2 units, any combination)
    • Built In 1901
    • 1 Building
    • 4,448 sqft
    • Stories: 3 story
    • Construction: Brick
    • Lot Size: 1,780 sqft
    • 2 Units
    • County: New York
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Additional Costs For 885 Saint Nicholas Ave


Property Taxes and Assessment of 885 Saint Nicholas Ave


Land
Improvement
Total
$11,124
+
$17,738
=
$28,862
Land
Improvement
Total
$708,000
+
$1,129,000
=
$1,837,000
Year Tax Assessment Market
2016 $5,644 $28,862  $1,837,000 
Source: Public Records

Price History & Trends


Price History for 885 Saint Nicholas Ave


Date Event Price Source Agents
03/01/2006 Sold view detail $900,000 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    03/01/2006
  • Contract Date
    11/07/2005
  • Sale Price
    $900,000
  • Price Type
    Full amount stated on Document.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $0
  • County Transfer Tax
    $0
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $0
  • Transaction Type
    Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
  • Document Type
    Deed

Real Estate Trends in this area

Median sale price for all homes in this area $900,000 0% below listing price

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