The Barclay – 1755 York Avenue

The Barclay is a luxury rental apartment building located in the Gracie Point neighborhood on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The bright, airy rooms of the Barclay, some with corner bays, offer great unobstructed west-side views of the city or panoramas of the Harlem and East Rivers. The Barclay offers a bevy of amenities including the sun deck, fitness center, children’s playroom, laundry facility, and bicycle storage. The Barclay offers one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments.

Units and Pricing

There is currently only one unit available at The Barclay, a one bedroom unit listed at $2,895/month. This is a testament to the building’s popularity. Previous listings ranged from $2,750/month for a one bedroom to $6,200/month for a two bedroom, two bath unit. The median price for the previous listings is $3,995/month.

Features and Amenities

Apartments at The Barclay are spacious and light-filled and boast separate kitchens with granite countertops, white-on-white appliances and white cabinets. The building boasts an elegant two-story lobby with 24-hour doorman and landscaped lighted gardens. Other amenities include a rooftop sun deck, a fitness center with showers and saunas, a greenhouse rooftop solarium, a recreational lounge with full kitchen, a custom designed children’s playroom and a private enclosed outdoor park. Residents also enjoy an on-premise garage, optional valet and maid service, a shuttle bus to shopping and transit, storage and laundry.


Stretching from East 84th Street to East 96th Street, Gracie Point is known for its principal landmark, Gracie Mansion, which is the official home of the city’s mayor. A historical neighborhood beloved for its tree-lined streets, Archibald Gracie’s mansion boasts almost 200 years of age. It is a quiet, residential neighborhood, with enough amenities to keep on satisfied but a feeling of calm come evening.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

The apartments at The Barclay are spacious and bright, and the neighborhood is one of the most beautiful in the entire city. To be able to say you live in Gracie Point is an achievement in and of itself; it’s merely a bonus that The Barclay offers great amenities such as the rooftop terrace and accompanying solarium and above average apartments. The Barclay is great for growing families given the spacious units, but young professionals will enjoy it just as much, especially if they’re looking for something that doesn’t feel cramped.