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Yorkshire Towers

305 East 86th Street, New York, NY, 10028
Rental Building in Upper East Side
$$$ | Studio, 1, 2, 3 Bed
695 Units | 21 Floors | Built in 1964
Managed By UES Management

Price

Studio $2,500 - $3,300
1 Bed $3,500 - $4,500
2 Bed $5,000 - $6,500
3 Bed $8,000 - $12,500

Broker Fee Savings

Studio $3,480
1 Bed $4,800
2 Bed $6,900
3 Bed $12,300

Building Amenities

No fee building1 No Fee Building
Courtyard1 Courtyard
Doorman1 Doorman
Elevator1 Elevator(2)
Laundry in building1 Laundry in Building
Live in super1 Live in super
Management company run1 Management Company Run
Swimming pool1 Swimming Pool

Subway

Q
86th St

4 min walk, 0.2 miles

4
5
6
86th St

6 min walk, 0.41 miles

Q
96th St

5 min walk, 0.45 miles

Building Reviews (4)

Anonymous1

Anonymous

Nov 06, 2017

Former Tenant: 2017 - 1-2 Years

Pros:

Loved living here. Great amenities. Amazing staff. Highly recommended

Cons:

Very high fees and too far from the subway to stay

Anonymous1

Anonymous

Jul 05, 2017

Former Tenant: < 1 Year

Pros:

Good first impression, until you move in

Cons:

Construction, non stop, prolonged.
Dust
Bugs
Pesticides
Just one Overly friendly annoying doorman

Other comments:

Concrete busting happening in adjacent apartments. I know that Renovations should take 4 months, with only 2 weeks of real noise. Not here... concrete busting still happening after 4 months of living there. drilling and hammering after 5 months. Workers play loud music and sing. Workers busted through our shared wall once. And our neighbors over 5 times! Someone else told me that they busted through their ceiling. They hammered so hard on a shared pipe, that it busted and flooded our apartment. The hallway is alway lined with toxic thick plastic and smells. Aside from many more neighboring construction issues, the apartment itself was full of CRAPmanship. Everything looked nice, but once moved in we notice toilets were not at normal heights, they were 5 to 7 inches higher than a standard height. Very uncomfortable. The floor had a nail sticking up and started to separate as soon as we moved in. Very cheap poorly done floor. Same with tiles on kitchen backsplash and bathrooms. Shower leaked due to improperly installed shower door. They never fixed it. Same with the balcony door, had them over 4 times come by to fix it, since the handle kept falling off, always. Fixed temporarily and broke again. The holes just did not line up and unless completely replaced just kept falling off, so the balcony door never shut completely.... drafty. Also the windows are drafty and two were incredibly difficult to open without it separating from the groove. So we never open them. Windows are thin and noise from street was very audible. For advertising "luxury" apartments I would expect much much more in quality. Also evelator was too small for us to bring large couches with taking them apart.... not luxury size. Prewar brownstone size elevators (ceiling height). Not worth it. I would not even suggest living there for free. It is toxic with construction dust and impossible to live in while construction is happening.

Anonymous1

Anonymous

Jun 25, 2017

Former Tenant: 1-2 Years

Pros:

Nice Doormen
Near subway
Gym in the building, but you have to pay for it

Cons:

Possible asbestos in the building
Mice in the apartments
Terrible management company

Anonymous1

Anonymous

Jun 25, 2017

Former Tenant: 2-3 Years

Pros:

Near subway, but not worth it

Cons:

UES Management is the worst management company in NYC and makes the tenant experience horrible.
Don't live here

Other comments:

Don't live here
UES Mgmt is the worst management company
Whatever you do, don't live here