The Cambridge – 500 East 85 St

The Cambridge is a luxury apartment rental building located on East 85th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The building boasts spacious apartments and the great neighborhood that is the Upper East Side. The Cambridge is just a block from Carl Schurz Park with its East River esplanade and popular children’s playground, near Asphalt Green community center and Olympic-size pool, and close to 86th Street’s phenomenal cultural offerings. One, two, and three-bedroom apartments all feature open layouts, large, well-lit rooms and tall ceilings.

Units and Pricing

There are three available units at The Cambridge, all of which are one bedrooms. They range in price from $2,595 to $2,650/month. Previous rentals, of which there are 43, ranged in price from $1,295 to $6,895/month. The average price per square foot at The Cambridge is $41.

Features and Amenities

As stated above, apartments at The Cambridge feature flowing, spacious layouts and large, well-lit rooms with tall ceilings. Building amenities include a beautiful entrance thanks to a landscaped circular drive with fountains, an elegant lobby with 24-hour doorman service, a monitored service entrance, a garage located in the back of the building and on site laundry.


The Cambridge is located on East 85th Street just a few minutes from Carl Schurz Park and close to banks, groceries and other neighborhood services. The Upper East Side is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Manhattan, thanks to its quiet, tree-lined streets and gorgeous architecture. Once a haven for the wealthy and upper class folks, it’s become a place that also suits the upwardly mobile. The neighborhood has drawn bars, eateries and shopping destinations onto its streets, so you’ll never lack for something to do.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

The Cambridge doesn’t offer a slew of amenities like many other Upper East Side buildings, but the apartments are spacious and the rents are low. The neighborhood is great, with Carl Schurz Park just down the street, and a variety of eateries and public transportation in the neighborhood. The units at The Cambridge offer high ceilings and  open layouts, so you can design them to your heart’s content.