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285 Lafayette Street

Between Prince Street & Jersey Street   |    NoLiTa/Little Italy

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1912
  • 31 Apartments
  • 9 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • 2 Beds $7,995,000 1
  • 3 Beds $7,750,000 1
  • 4 Beds $10,600,000 3
  • Last updated Apr 28, 2017
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$4,378 Avg. Price / Ft2
$170 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 4 BEDS $10,500,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 1 closings during past 12 months Last updated Apr 28, 2017
  • View all recent sales
$3,633 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

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285 Lafayette Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 78, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

25
Out of 44
+
21
Out of 36
+
23
Out of 39
+
9
=
78
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Distinguished 6 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 30 blocks 3 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
Some Noise 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
Some 0 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
2 4 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
14 or more Feet 4 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #8 Rated condo - NoLiTa/Little Italy
How was this building rated?

Originally constructed in 1912, 285 Lafayette Street was subsequently converted into 31 apartments. The property also contains 30,000 square feet of retail space currently occupied by the New York Public Library and Ralph Lauren.

There are four apartments on each of its first six floors. Residences include eight penthouses with wood-burning fireplaces and have 26-foot-high ceilings. Apartments also feature hardwood flooring, polished nickel vanities, wine coolers, terraces, elaborate kitchens and master bathrooms with six-foot-long bathtubs.

285 Lafayette Street, which has a rooftop garden and an 800-square-foot lobby with a 10-foot-long white onyx countertop, is partly famous for its celebrity residents including David Bowie and his wife Iman. It is surrounded by boutiques, restaurants and excellent public transportation and is also just south of the famed Puck Building on the southeast corner of Houston Street. It also has a full-time doorman and concierge service.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. J
    J
    • Bowery (at Delencey) (0.28 miles)
     
  2. M
    M
    • Broadway - Lafayette Street (at Houston) (0.09 miles)
     
  3. Z
    Z
    • Bowery (at Delencey) (0.28 miles)
     
  4. B
    B
    • Broadway - Lafayette Street (at Houston) (0.09 miles)
     
  5. D
    D
    • Broadway - Lafayette Street (at Houston) (0.09 miles)
     
  6. F
    F
    • Broadway - Lafayette Street (at Houston) (0.09 miles)
     
  7. N
    N
    • Prince Street (at Broadway) (0.10 miles)
     
  8. Q
    Q
    • Canal Street (at Lafayette) (0.43 miles)
     
  9. R
    R
    • Prince Street (at Broadway) (0.10 miles)
     
  10. 6
    6
    • Broadway - Lafayette Street (at Houston) (0.09 miles)
     
  11. C
    C
    • Spring Street (at 6th Ave and Vandam) (0.44 miles)
     
  12. E
    E
    • Spring Street (at 6th Ave and Vandam) (0.44 miles)
     

Carter Horsley's Review

285 Lafayette Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The large and impressive, 10-story-high building at 285 Lafayette Street between Jersey and Prince Streets in SoHo has a very handsome red-brick base with two-story high rusticated limestone piers with a two-story rooftop expansion that is mostly setback." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Unusual renovation project
  • Some 26-foot-high ceilings
  • Concierge
  • Wine coolers
  • Brazilian hardwood flooring
  • Roof garden
  • Impressive lobby
  • Attractive building
  • Interiors designed by Costas Kondylis
  • Some fireplaces
  • Close to the great Puck Building
Cons
  • Considerable traffic
  • No garage
  • No sidewalk landscaping
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Popularity Stats

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#13 Most viewed condo in Manhattan (past 30 days).
1
#1 Most viewed condo in Downtown (past 30 days).

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285 Lafayette Street - 10 year Sales History

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285 Lafayette Street 12 Month Sales Summary

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Past 12 Months
$3,633
AVG Price / ft2, based on 1 Sales
 

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285 Lafayette Street Alternate Addresses

  • 16 Jersey Street
  • 267 Mulberry Street
  • 269 Mulberry Street
  • 271 Mulberry Street
  • 14 Jersey Street
  • 287 Lafayette Street
  • 289 Lafayette Street
  • 291 Lafayette Street
  • 12 Jersey Street
  • 8 Jersey Street
  • 10 Jersey Street

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 34 Available for Sale
  • $2,738 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $7,871,529 Avg. Price
  • $3,847,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 285 Lafayette Street Apt PHI | $58,500,000
    Price / ft2 $8,079
  2. Least Expensive 122 Elizabeth Street Apt 4A | $1,250,000
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  • 15 Available for Rent
  • $80 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $11,158 Avg. Price
  • $4,995 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 285 Lafayette Street Apt PH4 | $85,000
    Price / ft2 $170
  2. Least Expensive Mulberry Views Condominium Apt 5 | $3,995
    Price / ft2 $70
Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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  • 35 Total Sales
  • $1,809 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,189,104 Avg. Price
  • $2,450,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Puck Penthouses Apt 8A | $17,821,375
    Price / ft2 $3,641
  2. Least Expensive 165 Elizabeth Street Apt 3R | $288,000
    Price / ft2 $785

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