Pomander Walk: The Upper West Side's Best Kept Secret

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Real Estate Agent with The Corcoran Group

Pomander Walk Entrance: 260-266 West 95th Street

One of the Upper West Side's best-kept secrets is a tiny Tudor village tucked between Broadway and West End Avenue. Pomander Walk was built in 1921 to resemble the London set of a hit play of that era called Pomander Walk.

The Pomander Walk enclave of European-styled townhouses runs a full block on the Upper West Side. The townhomes align a narrow block which stretches from 94th to 95th Street between West End Avenue and Broadway. There are 27 Tudor-styled townhomes, with 63 co-operative apartments behind the exclusive gated enclave. 

 

Pomander Walk: Upper West Side, Manhattan

An urban oasis with English gardens, Pomander Walk has attracted famous residents like Humphrey Bogart, Rosalind Russel, and Lilian Gish. In 1986 Woody Allen exposed this enchanting Manhattan hideaway in Hannah and Her Sisters.

Currently there are no available co-op apartments for sale. The most recent sale last year was a 1500 square foot home that sold for $1.5M. Apartments range from 1 bedroom to 3 bedroom + townhouse cottages.

 

Courtesy of:

Mitchell Hall, Associate Broker, The Corcoran Group

Upper West Side Apartment and Townhouse listings by email

How much is your Manhattan apartment or townhouse worth in today's market?

©Mitchell Hall 2010

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DONNA SINGH
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Enchanting! But not a secret anymore...

April 18, 2010 11:49 AM
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Hannah Williams
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Mitchell..How amazing 1.5 million for a 1500 sq ft  home....WOW ..Love your posts

Hannah

April 18, 2010 12:01 PM
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Mitchell J Hall
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Hi Donna, I let the cat out of the bag:)

Hannah, The average price per sq foot for all Manhattan apartments in 1Q-2010 is $1040. UWS coops the average price per square foot is $909.

April 18, 2010 04:45 PM
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Steve Shatsky
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Hi Mitchell... WOW!  I never knew that these existed.  Very charming looking.  How you ever been inside?

April 18, 2010 05:26 PM
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Mitchell J Hall
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Steve, Many Upper West Sider's don't even know these exist. Walking by you wouldn't notice unless you peek through the gates. 

I've been inside and have shown apartments there. Many are duplexes.

April 18, 2010 06:51 PM
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Lenn Harley
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How wonderful.  This one is new to me.  Must be a well kept secret.  What other jewels do you have hiding away???

April 19, 2010 06:11 PM
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Mitchell J Hall
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Hi Lenn, I still have a few more.

April 20, 2010 07:30 AM
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How charming....love these types of finds in a big city!

April 21, 2010 06:49 AM
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Mitch, I once kissed a guy on Pomander Walk.  I'd forgotten all about him until I read your post!

April 24, 2010 12:36 PM
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Rob Lang
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Cool architecture!  It would be fun to live there.

May 03, 2010 03:33 PM
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Concetta Pepenella-Timmons
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Oh this is very nice!  My lips are sealed.

May 10, 2010 02:48 PM
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Gita Bantwal
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Sounds like a wonderful place. I will go there and see the neighborhood next time I am in NY.

May 26, 2010 06:02 AM
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Tricia La Motte
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Mitchell, what a delightful spot!

May 31, 2010 03:44 AM
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Julissa Jumper
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Hi, Mitchell. Lived in NYC most of my life and never knew of these lovely places. Amazing!

June 07, 2010 09:46 PM
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What an interesting place..and market! With such a high $/sqft I can't imagine what it's like selling real estate in NY. Is competition fierce (more realtors than housing)? Do you have fewer sales but higher commissions, or does the cost of living just balance it out?

June 07, 2010 10:18 PM
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Mitchell J Hall
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Barbara, Pat, Lawrence, Connie, Gita, Tricia, Julissa, Thanks for stopping by, I appreciate your comments

Neumann, Yes to all your questions. It's all relative.

June 07, 2010 11:11 PM
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