Priciest, cheapest Manhattan listings of 2009

December 30, 2009 09:03AM

The priciest and cheapest Manhattan homes to first come on the market in 2009 range in price
from $58,300 at the low end to $59.5 million at the high end, a $59.4
million spread, according to data collected by The Real Deal.

The data is culled from weekly listings charts posted on over the past year dating back to Feb. 13, when The Real Deal started tracking the listings posted on

The $59.5 million Italian Renaissance townhouse at 19 East 70th Street hit the market last week, according to The house, which has an elevator, was built in 1909 by architect Thornton Chard and is home to the Knoedler & Company gallery. The listing is still active on (See the accompanying slide show for photographs of the three most expensive listings and three cheapest listing of the year.) 

The second priciest listing of the year is a $47.5 million penthouse at 15 Central Park West. The unit was listed for $80 million last year, and taken off the market in October before being relisted the week of Feb. 13. 

The third priciest listing of the year is a seven-floor home townhouse at 4-8 East 94th Street, which became available the week of March 20. The listing price was $42 million. 

The cheapest Manhattan home to hit the market this year is a Hamilton Heights co-op unit with an asking price of $58,300. The home is a one-bedroom, one-bath co-op unit at 36 Convent Avenue, alternately referred to as 3 Convent Avenue or 1 Convent Avenue. It hit the market the week of April 24.

The second least expensive unit to become available this year shares the same address. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op became available the week of Oct. 2, with a listing price of $59,730. The listing is still active on 

The third cheapest listing of the year is a two-bedroom, one-bath co-op at 499 West 158th Street in Washington Heights. The apartment, with an asking price of $100,000, became available the week of July 31, 2009. TRD

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