Tidy and well-maintained Upper East Side brownstone that is close to everywhere you need to be, but situated on a quiet, pedestrian-friendly street in the Lenox Hill area. Just a short jaunt to legendary Central Park, Grand Central, and all the endless destinations that Manhattan has to offer.
Upper East Side / Lenox Hill Population:
Upper East Side
Population 207,551 104,011
Population Density 89,711/ sq. mile 109,216/sq.mile
This great location on 62nd Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue has convenient access to both major routes and public transportation. The FDR Drive is just a couple blocks away and accessible via East 61st Street, and the Queensboro Bridge is just south, providing transportation to and Queens and all points east to an estimated 176,306 motorists each day. Bus service runs the length of 1st and 2nd Avenues, and train service is nearby as well, with the Lexington Avenue / 59th Street subway station just a few blocks west, and providing transportation via the N, Q, R, and 4, 5, 6, trains.
There is no shortage of extraordinarily popular institutions and destinations within the area. The Rockefeller University, a world-renowned center for graduate studies and biomedical research, is located just a block away on York Avenue. With 23 of its scientists earning Nobel Prizes for their contributions and many historical pioneering discoveries made here, this is an institution the Upper East Side can truly have pride in.
A few blocks north on East 67th is the exclusive Weill Cornell Medical Center, another trusted research facility and college that is dedicated to biomedical research, education, and quality patient care. Weill Cornell is one of the most selective medical schools in the United States, with an enrollment of only approximately 800 students. Together with Rockefeller University and the numerous talented doctors in the neighborhood, Weill Cornell assists in making the Lenox Hill area a highly-respected source for biomedical research.
Just six avenues west lies world-famous and thoroughly enjoyed Central Park! This is one destination you will never tire of, since new events and attractions are being featured here every day. Just a few of the events and attractions here include highly-attended rock concerts, ballparks, horse-drawn carriage rides, walking tours, Central Park Zoo, ice skating, Good Morning America featured concerts, and Shakespeare in the Park plays, among others.
There are high-end retail shops and dining establishments throughout the entire Upper East Side neighborhood, and many within blocks of this spot on East 62nd. Bloomingdale’s, the iconic department store popularized in 1872, is just a quarter of a mile west at 1000 3rd Avenue. Other big name retailers operating within just a few blocks are Bed, Bath, and Beyond, Bellini, and fashion designers like Vanessa Noel. The massive Sports Club/LA facility, a half-block away on East 61st Street offers 150,000 square feet of fitness equipment, many exercise classes, and sports leagues.
Serendipity 3, the highly original, family-friendly, and colorfully entertaining restaurant/coffee shop and home to the famous iced hot chocolate, is just within a block and a half. Famous seller over 5,000 types of candy, Dylan’s Candy Bar is two blocks west on 3rd Avenue, and besides the obvious, offers party favors and planning, fun candy-inspired clothing, and spa products. There are countless dine-in and take-out restaurants in this area to choose from, ranging from mom-and-pop style to national franchises. Many are newly-opened, like Neely’s Bar-B-Que on 1st Avenue, between East 61st and 62nd Streets, so new options are becoming available regularly. Of course an incredible number of employment opportunities are offered throughout the city, and all easily accessible via subway, taxi, or bus.
There are always plenty of things to do and see around every Upper East Side corner. Some typical recent happenings in the vicinity of this location include:
Property Features and Highlights:
- A lecture with comedians/actors Richard Belzer and Martin Short at 92Y (92nd Street Y)
- Live Stand-Up Comedy Friday and Saturday nights at Comic Strip Live (1568 Second Avenue)
- Artist and filmmaker Maya Zack uses sound and 3D technology to recreate a Jewish family’s apartment in 1930’s Berlin (1109 5th Avenue)
- 367 East 62nd is a three-story mixed-use brownstone with one duplex apartment and two professional spaces, one street-level and one in the basement
- 16 feet of frontage along East 62nd, and a depth of 68.42 feet
- Completely renovated in 2008-2009
- Quiet, primarily residential street
- Close to countless dine-in and take-out restaurants and retail options
- Well-maintained with various updates - ceramic tile flooring and wainscoting, hardwood floors in living areas, gas cooking stoves, and air conditioning
- Both residential and professional spaces are sprinklered
Don’t let this chance to be a part of an exciting Upper East Side neighborhood pass you by! There is peace and quiet for you here on this nice residential street, but at the same time so close to everything you love to see and do. Call right now!