NY Bits

The Aspen





Address1955 First Avenue (map)
New York, NY 10029
NeighborhoodEast Harlem, Manhattan
Year Built2004 (approximate)
Structure8 floors, 233 apartment units
Ceilingsup to 11' 0"
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Building Description

A modern mid-rise concierge elevator building offering a gym, a garage and laundry facilities. Some of the apartments in this building have high ceilings.

Building Amenities and Services

  • Concierge (24 hours)
  • Gym / fitness center (overlooking the landscaped courtyard) featuring:
    • Life Fitness treadmills
    • Elliptical cross-trainers
    • Upright & recumbent exercise bikes
    • Weight equipment
    • Stereo and TV System
  • Individual storage (w/ bicycle storage)
  • Parking garage (attended; with direct building access)
  • Elevators (3)
  • Laundry (adjacent to fitness center)
  • Clubroom with billiard table and large-screen TV
  • Private shuttle service to Lexington Avenue Subway

Apartment Features and Amenities

  • Ceilings up to 11' 0"
  • Kitchen:
    • Stainless steel appliances
    • Polished black granite countertops and backsplashes
    • White Thermofoil wood cabinets
    • Porcelain tile floors
    • Pass-through counters (some units)
  • Bathroom:
    • Marble banjo-top counters
    • White Thermofoil wood vanities
    • Fully mirrored wall above vanity
    • Mirrored medicine cabinets
    • Master bath with porcelain floor-to-ceiling shower surrounds
    • Subway-tile shower surrounds in second baths
    • Polished chrome fixtures
  • Thermopane windows with custom treatments
  • Bamboo plank floors
  • Individual tenant-controlled A/C and heating
  • Wired for advanced high-speed telecommunications
  • Balcony (some units)
  • Terrace (some units)
  • City views (some units)
  • River views (some units)

Our Comments

The Aspen was the first project financed under the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) 50/30/20 mixed income rental program.

Nearby Subway Stops

  • 103 St 6 (0.37 mi)
  • 96 St 6 (0.41 mi)

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