Falcon Towers

245 E 44th St

This Property At A Glance

Mixed-Use Elevator Building

This is a Mixed-Use Elevator Building.

In East Side

245 E 44th St is located in East Side, a neighborhood in Manhattan.

Wealthy Area

The median income in this area is $100,931, which is higher than typical for Manhattan.

Tree-Lined Streets

There are 94 street trees within a block of 245 E 44th St.

Falcon Towers is a 31-floor, 181-unit Mixed-Use Elevator Building in Manhattan's East Side near East 44th Street and 2nd Avenue.

If you live at or are thinking of moving to Falcon Towers, you'll want to carefully examine the 4 problems and violations we've detected in this property's records. In addition, residents filed 72 noise complaints, 5 filth complaints, and 11 street quality complaints.

Building records show 13 construction or renovation projects at Falcon Towers since 2003. As for neighborhood change, records show 5 demolitions and 14 new building developments in the area within the past year.

The closest subway access includes the 4, 5, 6, and 6 Express at 640 3 Avenue, there are 3 Citi Bike stations nearby, and the typical wait time for a taxi at Falcon Towers is 34 seconds.

As for the demographics around Falcon Towers, the median age is 34, 35% of residents are married, and 6% of residents have at least one child. The median individual full-time income is about $100,931 and about 40% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Registered voters in this building are 67% Democrat.

This address is zoned for New York City Public Schools, which is rated below average overall. You can see individual ratings and program information on nearby schools like Ps 59 Beekman Hill International, Ps 78, and Art And Design High School in the report below.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 76.5°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.1°F.

Building

Building Type
Elevator
Unit Count
181
Floor Count
31
Elevators
4

Elevators

Heading up during evening peak
Typical Lobby Wait Time
12
seconds
Travel Time From Lobby
64
seconds

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Heading down during morning peak
Typical Floor Wait Time
26
seconds

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Travel Time From Floor
59
seconds

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Complaints and Violations

Violations data comes from NYC HPD (Housing Preservation and Development) and is collected via NYC 311.
The total number of problems reported for is
4
Problems

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The total number of historical violations for is
0
Violations

Financial

Value Estimate*

$670,000
$402,000
$938,000
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Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

17% lower than the national average

Housing costs

16% lower than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

21% lower than the national average

Transportation costs

25% lower than the national average

Apparel costs

14% lower than the national average

Entertainment costs

12% lower than the national average

Utility costs

19% lower than the national average

Healthcare costs

4% lower than the national average

Insurance costs

9% lower than the national average

Tobacco costs

34% lower than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$109,326
Per year
The median full-time individual income in this area is
$100,931
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
64%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
35%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
4.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$187,615

Recent Sales Nearby

$788,000
Wednesday, March 15 2017
0.07 miles away
Build Year: 1980
$655,000
Tuesday, January 03 2017
0.08 miles away
Lot Size: 0.02 acres
$790,000
Wednesday, December 28 2016
0.10 miles away
Build Year: 1956
$545,000
Friday, February 17 2017
0.10 miles away
Build Year: 1956
$349,000
Friday, January 13 2017
0.11 miles away
$334,650
Wednesday, March 08 2017
0.08 miles away
Lot Size: 0.02 acres
$1,688,000
Tuesday, February 28 2017
0.08 miles away
Build Year: 1983
$570,000
Friday, December 09 2016
0.10 miles away
Build Year: 1956
$899,000
Wednesday, February 01 2017
0.11 miles away
$345,000
Friday, January 13 2017
0.11 miles away

Transportation

Subway Access

640 3 Avenue
4
5
6
6
7
7
S
3 min

Taxi Stats

The typical wait time for a taxi is
34
seconds at East 44th Street and 2nd Avenue
In a typical hour
217
available taxis pass by East 44th Street and 2nd Avenue
In a typical hour
15
taxis pick up passengers at East 44th Street and 2nd Avenue
In a typical hour
14
taxis drop off passengers at East 44th Street and 2nd 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
3
Citi Bike Stations within 3 blocks of
The percent of households with at least one car in this area is
17%

Your Commute Times

Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

Incident data comes from NYC 311. To report complaints or learn more about NYC 311 visit here
There were
72
noise complaints in the last year within a block
There were
5
filth complaints in the last year within a block
There were
11
street complaints in the last year within a block

Rodent Sightings

2 rodent sightings reported within a block of

18 rodent sightings is typical around buildings in Manhattan

Street Trees

94 street trees within a block of

77 street trees is typical around buildings in Manhattan

School

School District

This property is zoned for
NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
This school district has
1,880
schools
There are
1,038,001
students enrolled in this district

Elementary Schools Near

RIVER SCHOOL
0.5 mile away
PS 116 MARY LINDLEY MURRAY
0.6 mile away
PS 59 BEEKMAN HILL INTERNATIONAL
0.6 mile away
PS 78
0.9 mile away

Middle Schools Near

PS 78
0.9 mile away
RIVERVIEW SCHOOL
0.9 mile away
HUNTERS POINT COMMUNITY MIDDLE SCHOOL
0.9 mile away
47 THE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND ENGLISH LOWER SCHOOL
1.0 mile away

High Schools Near

ART AND DESIGN HIGH SCHOOL
0.6 mile away
MANHATTAN ACADEMY FOR ARTS AND LANGUAGES
0.6 mile away
UNITY CENTER FOR URBAN TECHNOLOGIES
0.6 mile away
MURRAY HILL ACADEMY
0.6 mile away

Construction

There have been
13
construction projects in this building since 2003
There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days within 3 blocks
There have been
5
demolitions in the last year within 5 blocks
There have been
14
new buildings in the last year within 5 blocks

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Crime

Crime Risks (This data represents crime risk for the ZIP code of the property.)

Risk of burglary
in this area is
28%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
25%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
42%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
9%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
6%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
26%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
35
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
6%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
35%

Political

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

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
32°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
76°F

Current Air Quality

100
0

Air Quality Index

58
Moderate air quality
Updated 05/30/17 01:36AM
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Children under the age of 14

Pay attention to the respiratory status of your kid(s)

Sports and Recreation

Our recommendation: search for a cleaner area for a physical outdoor activity

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

There's no need to get worried, but keep tracking air quality in the next few hours

Natural Disasters

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

Flood Zone Map

Flood Zones

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