Out and About: Rare is sponsor who doesn’t stint

Kitchen of apartment in the low 80s that is sensitive to the co-op’s past.

Sponsor apartment in established buildings generally consist of less than meets the eye.

I have in the past written that the quality of finishes and upgrades tends to make such apartments not such great deals.  Their big advantage is the absence of a co-op board to demand a grueling application process, though the burden in condos is considerably smaller.

But a pair of one-bedroom sponsor units in a full-service high-rise in a Central Park block of the low 70s proves to be the exception.  Continue reading

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