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Kips Bay Real Estate

Named after Dutch settler Jacobus Henderson Kip, the neighborhood came to be associated with the vintage mid-20th century high-rise apartment and condominium complexes that anchor its skyline, including the 1,112 unit I.M. Pei-designed Kips Bay Towers.

Along Kips Bay’s First Avenue corridor, the NYU College of Dentistry and School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center and the Manhattan VA Hospital call the neighborhood home, as does a small population of medical students and professionals who live nearby.

In addition to the medical professionals who call the neighborhood home, Kips Bay is known for having some of the more affordable housing options. To accommodate this residential community, Kips Bay Plaza was built in the late '90s and boasts an AMC/Loews movie theater, a Borders bookstore, a Crunch gym and a 24-hour Rite Aid. You'll find a growing collection of restaurants and cafes for casual and fine dining as well as a small cluster of bars and pubs catering to young singles. Nearby landmarks like the Empire State Building and the United Nations add to the feeling of being in a very "New York" neighborhood, but with a certain low-key charm.

A handful of small, newly-landscaped city parks and playgrounds offer gathering places and green escapes for parents and kids. The 6 local train stops at 28th and 33rd Streets along Park Avenue and a number of city buses serve the area's avenues and streets.

 

 

 

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Listings for Sale or Rent in Kips Bay

The Park 27, 114 East 27th St, PHA - Kips Bay, New York

The Park 27, 114 East 27th St, PHA - Kips Bay, New York
$1,675,000

Open House Details
  • Sunday, July 22nd, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
ONE48, 148 East 24th St, 14C - Kips Bay, New York

ONE48, 148 East 24th St, 14C - Kips Bay, New York
$1,175,000

Open House Details
  • Wednesday, July 18th, By Appt Only
242 East 25th St, PHB - Kips Bay, New York

242 East 25th St, PHB - Kips Bay, New York
$995,000

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, By Appt Only
  • Sunday, July 22nd, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Riverview East, 251 East 32nd St, 19C - Kips Bay, New York

Riverview East, 251 East 32nd St, 19C - Kips Bay, New York
$850,000

Open House Details
  • Tuesday, July 17th, By Appt Only
  • Wednesday, July 18th, By Appt Only
  • Thursday, July 19th, By Appt Only
  • Friday, July 20th, By Appt Only
139 East 30th St, 6B - Kips Bay, New York

139 East 30th St, 6B - Kips Bay, New York
$825,000

Open House Details
  • Tuesday, July 17th, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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