This week’s properties are in Lincoln Square, the financial district and Astoria.

  1. Carli Biryla Photography

  2. Carli Biryla Photography

  3. Carli Biryla Photography

  4. Carli Biryla Photography

  5. Carli Biryla Photography

  6. Carli Biryla Photography

Manhattan | 315 West 70th Street, No. 4E

A one-bedroom, one-bath, roughly 750-square-foot apartment with a galley kitchen, an open living/dining area, a walk-in closet and through-the-wall heating and air-conditioning, on the fourth floor of an 18-story doorman building from 1963 with a live-in resident manager, shared laundry, a private parking garage and a bike room. Michael Biryla and Kyle Ramdeen, 914-299-5377, The Agency New York; theagencyre.com

Costs

Maintenance: $1,617 a month

Pros

The apartment is well-maintained and has good closets. Tucked in the back of the building, it’s quiet and has townhouse views through large windows. The maintenance includes all utilities.

Cons

There is no private or shared outdoor space, and there is a long waiting list for parking spots in the garage.


  1. Evan Joseph

  2. Evan Joseph

  3. Evan Joseph

  4. Evan Joseph

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  6. Evan Joseph

Manhattan | 77 Greenwich Street, No. 20D

A two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath, 1,371-square-foot apartment with an open floor plan, a kitchen with a vented range and marble countertops, a primary suite with a walk-in closet, a second bedroom with an en suite bath, radiant-heat marble bathroom floors, 11-foot ceilings, a washer/dryer and central air-conditioning, on the 20th floor of a 42-story pet-friendly doorman building completed in 2021 with a concierge, residents manager, a bike room, two floors of amenities, a double-height gym, a roof deck, a dog run and a children’s playroom. Emily Beare and Shaun Osher, 212-726-0786, Core; corenyc.com

Costs

Common charges: $1,579 a month
Taxes: $3,210 a month

Pros

There are beautiful city and river views through floor-to-ceiling wraparound windows. The primary bathroom is windowed. The building has eco-friendly features and each unit has its own ventilation, heating and cooling systems.

Cons

The taxes are high. Basement storage cages cost $30,000 to $55,000.


  1. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  2. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  3. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  4. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  5. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  6. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  7. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  8. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  9. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  10. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  11. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  12. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  13. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

  14. Tina Gallo for The Corcoran Group

Queens | 69-04 Ditmars Boulevard

A three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath, 2,900-square-foot semidetached brick house with a living area that opens to the backyard, a wet bar and a full bath on the first level; a 16-foot porcelain island in the kitchen, a full bath and two terraces on the second level; an en suite primary bedroom with a walk-in closet, two more bedrooms, a full bath and a washer/dryer on the third level; plus mini-split heating and air-conditioning, smart-home systems, an electric car charger, an attached garage, an in-ground pool, an outdoor kitchen and a roof deck. Ivan Mijalkovic and Mario Lituma, 347-653-8010, Corcoran Group; corcoran.com

Costs

Taxes: $14,700 a year

Pros

There are ample entertaining spaces and floor-to-ceiling windows. There’s radiant heat throughout, including in the garage, along with electric window shades and a built-in speaker system. The pool can be heated and cooled.

Cons

The stone flooring and other modern finishes may not suit everyone’s tastes. The house is close to the Grand Central Parkway, which could be noisy.

Given the fast pace of the current market, some properties may no longer be available at the time of publication.

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