Falcon Towers

245 E 44th St

This Property At a Glance

Mixed-Use Elevator Building

This is a Mixed-Use Elevator Building.

In Turtle Bay

245 E 44th St is located in Turtle Bay, a neighborhood in Manhattan.

Tree-Lined Streets

There are 84 street trees within a block of 245 E 44th St.

Wealthy Area

The median income in this area is $104,905, which is higher than typical for Manhattan.

Falcon Towers is a 31-floor, 181-unit Mixed-Use Elevator Building in Manhattan's Turtle Bay near East 44th Street and 3rd Avenue. The building was built in 1986.

If you live at or are thinking of moving to Falcon Towers, you'll be happy to learn we haven't found any problems or violations reported in this property's records. As for safety, there were 24 felony crimes reported near Falcon Towers over the past year. In addition, residents filed 120 noise complaints, 26 filth complaints, and 8 street quality complaints.

Building records show 5 construction or renovation projects at Falcon Towers since 2003. As for neighborhood change, records show 1 demolition in the area within the past year.

The closest subway access includes the 4, 5, 6, and 6 Express at 137 East 42 Street (Enter From E 43 St), there are 2 Citi Bike stations nearby, and the typical wait time for a taxi at Falcon Towers is 36 seconds.

As for the demographics around Falcon Towers, the median age is 36.0, 34% of residents are married, and 11% of residents have at least one child. The median income is about $104,905 and about 45% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Registered voters in this building are 67% Democrat.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 76.50°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.60°F. The average annual rainfall is 49.94 inches and the average annual snowfall is 25.80 inches.

Building

Building Type
Elevator
Unit Count
181
Floor Count
31
Elevators
3
Build Year
1986

Elevators

Heading up during evening peak
Typical Lobby Wait Time
18
seconds
Travel Time From Lobby
65
seconds

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Heading down during morning peak
Typical Floor Wait Time
37
seconds

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Travel Time From Floor
60
seconds

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Complaints and Violations

The total number of problems reported for Falcon Towers is
0
Problems
The total number of historical violations for Falcon Towers is
0
Violations

Financial

Property Value Estimate

$800,000
$480,000
$1,120,000
*Value Estimate range is for typical homes in this area. Click here to speak with a neighborhood specialist who can provide you with a free, custom valuation of this property.

Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

81% higher than the national average

Housing costs

86% higher than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

71% higher than the national average

Transportation costs

65% higher than the national average

Apparel costs

85% higher than the national average

Entertainment costs

83% higher than the national average

Utility costs

65% higher than the national average

Healthcare costs

66% higher than the national average

Insurance costs

109% higher than the national average

Tobacco costs

39% higher than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$104,905
Per year
The median full-time individual income in this area is
$92,000
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
65%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
34%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
9.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$19,202

Recent Sales Nearby

$90,000
Thursday, November 13 2014
0.09 miles away
Lot Size: 0.02 acres
$685,000
Friday, January 02 2015
0.10 miles away
Build Year: 1980
$925,000
Wednesday, January 07 2015
0.12 miles away
Build Year: 1979
Lot Size: 0.55 acres
$450,000
Monday, February 23 2015
0.14 miles away
$875,000
Tuesday, February 10 2015
0.14 miles away
$950,000
Thursday, October 02 2014
0.10 miles away
Build Year: 1983
$855,000
Friday, January 30 2015
0.12 miles away
Build Year: 1979
Lot Size: 0.55 acres
$1,425,000
Friday, October 10 2014
0.12 miles away
Build Year: 1979
Lot Size: 0.55 acres
$720,000
Wednesday, February 18 2015
0.14 miles away
$525,000
Wednesday, January 21 2015
0.14 miles away

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Transportation

Subway Access

137 East 42 Street (Enter From E 43 St)
4
5
6
6
7
7
S
2 min

Taxi Stats

The typical wait time for a taxi is
36
seconds at East 44th Street and 3rd Avenue
In a typical hour
202
available taxis pass by East 44th Street and 3rd Avenue
In a typical hour
12
taxis pick up passengers at East 44th Street and 3rd Avenue
In a typical hour
11
taxis drop off passengers at East 44th Street and 3rd Avenue

Commute Stats

The common time to leave for work in this neighborhood is
8:30 AM to 8:59 AM
The most common way to commute in this neighborhood is
Walked
There are
2
Citi Bike Stations within 3 blocks of Falcon Towers
The percent of households with at least one car in this area is
21%

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Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
120
noise complaints in the last year within a block
There were
26
filth complaints in the last year within a block
There were
8
street complaints in the last year within a block

Rodent Sightings

7 rodent sightings reported within a block of Falcon Towers

18 rodent sightings is typical around buildings in Manhattan

Street Trees

84 street trees within a block of Falcon Towers

77 street trees is typical around buildings in Manhattan

Smoke Bans

Smoking is Banned in Restaurants in this area
Smoking is Banned in the Bars in this area
Smoking is Banned in Workplaces in this area

Construction

There have been
5
construction projects in this building since 2003

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There have been
6
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days within 3 blocks

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There has been
1
demolition in the last year within 5 blocks

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The demolition map reveals the areas near Falcon Towers that are likely to become new development or construction zones, if they are not already. New development can generate noise and disruption as well as impact property values and rents.

There have been
0
new buildings in the last year within 5 blocks

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A lot of new buildings can mean major changes in store for a neighborhood, both positive and negative. They can be a sign of a rapidly developing (and safer) area about to experience a surge in popularity or of an overheated market flooded with an oversupply of new housing.

Crime

Crime at a Glance

In the past year, there were
24
felony crimes within 3 blocks

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The most common felony crime within 3 blocks was
Burglary
in the past year

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Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
36
Years Old

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Is the neighborhood around this building filled with the post-college party crowd, overrun with young parents and strollers, or more senior-friendly? Is it a wealthier area, an up-and-coming neighborhood, or a bit on the grittier side?

The most common education level in this area is
Bachelor's Degree
Households with children are
11%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
34%

Political

This Building is
67%
registered Democrat
The Area is
65%
registered Democrat

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
33°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
76°F
The average rainfall in this area is
50
inches annually
The average snow in this area is
26
inches annually

Current Air Quality

100
0

Air Quality Index

57
Moderate Air Quality
Updated 04/19/15 11:38AM
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Dominant Pollutant

At the moment, nitrogen oxides (NOx) are the main pollutant in the air. Main sources are fuel burning processes in industry and transportation. Exposure may cause increased bronchial reactivity in patients with asthma, lung function decline in patients with COPD and increased risk of respiratory infections, especially in young children.

Children under the age of 14

You can go outside with the kids, but monitor their breathing & pay attention to notifications

Sports and Recreation

You should look for an alternative area with better air quality to work out

Health and Safety

There is no real danger for people with health sensitivities. Just keep an eye out for changes in air quality for the next few hours

Indoor Considerations

You don't have to stay inside, but it's recommended that you keep tracking the air quality

Natural Disasters

Risk of storms
in this area is
mild
Risk of earthquakes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hurricanes
in this area is
mild
Risk of tornadoes
in this area is
low
Risk of hailstorms
in this area is
mild
Risk of windstorms
in this area is
high

Flood Zone Map

Flood Zones

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