The Sagamore – 189 West 89th Street

The Sagamore is one of the most beloved rental buildings on the Upper West Side. These apartments are as modern as they come, but you’d never know it given how well the exterior of The Sagamore fits in with the pre-war buildings on Amsterdam Avenue and 89th Street. The floorplans of the apartments at The Sagamore range from spacious studios to one and two bedroom residences.  Custom finishes include gourmet kitchens with granite countertops and Euro-style cabinetry, pre-war style marble baths, oak parquet floors and customized closets.  Select residences offer floor-to-ceiling windows and spacious private terraces. The David Rockwell-designed Sagamore also features a children’s playroom, landscaped rooftop sun terrace with BBQ grills and stunning views, entertainment lounge, and a state-of-the-art health and fitness center.

Units and Pricing

There are currently 8 active rental listings at The Sagamore, all of which are either studio units or one bedroom apartments. Studios are listed for $2,595, and one bedrooms range from $3,295 to $6,295. Previous listings, of which there are 271, ranged from $2,195 to $5,495. The average price per square foot at The Sagamore is $60.

Features and Amenities

Apartments at The Sagamore feature gourmet kitchens with granite countertops and Euro-style cabinetry and oak parquet flooring. Residents also enjoy carpeted bedrooms, custom closets, pre-war style marble baths and  floor-to-ceiling windows in many units, as well as video security, move-in coordination, personal assistant, electronic payment, in-home package delivery, referral bonus, and community events hosted by the building throughout the year. The building is animal friendly. Select residences also features spacious private terraces and windowed kitchens.

Amenities include a full-time doorman, concierge, basement storage, full-service garage, garden, laundry room, party room that features an open kitchen and flexible seating options, a children’s playroom, state-of-the-art health and fitness center, and landscaped rooftop terrace/sun deck with lounge chairs, and dining area with BBQ grill. There’s a separate courtyard area where seating is available adjacent to the health and fitness center.


The Sagamore is located on a quiet Upper West Side block, just a few blocks away from Central Park, The Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Center, and gourmet shops like Zabar’s, Citarella’s and Fairway Market, as well as swank shops such as Intermix and Reiss and eateries such as Josi’s and Brasserie 89. The neighborhood is as picturesque as it gets uptown, but boasts a more laid back feel when compared to its east side counterpart. It’s just a few short blocks away to the 1 train at 86th Street; there is also crosstown bus service on 86th Street.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

All the apartments at The Sagamore, including the studios, are nicely sized and dappled with light. Large windows make the spacious units feel even more so, and the kitchens and bathrooms are well-maintained without being over the top. The amenities at The Sagamore rival those of a condominium building, and the proximity to Central Park can’t be beat. Add on the closeness to a variety of eateries, groceries and boutiques, and the fact that the 1 train is just a few blocks away, and you’ve got yourself a near-perfect building.