The Fairfax – 201 East 69th Street

The Fairfax is a rental apartment building located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The building was formerly the headquarters of the FBI. Apartments at The Fairfax are spacious and offer plenty of light through the sound resistant windows, striking 9-foot beamed ceilings, and modern kitchens and baths.  The Fairfax offers a 24-hour concierge desk, a modern gym, and an alluring landscaped rooftop deck.  The building offers studio, one and two bedroom layouts.

Units and Pricing

There are currently ten active rental listings at The Fairfax, ranging in size from a 596 square foot studio to a two bedroom unit with 1,104 square feet. Prices start at $2,730/month for the studio, $3,200/month for a one bedroom with 733 square feet, $4,755/month for a two bedroom and go up to $8,430 for the highest priced two  bedroom. Previous rental listings averaged $53 per square foot; interestingly, the current units averaged per square foot is priced higher, at $57.

Features and Amenities

Apartments at The Fairfax offer updated kitchens, sound resistant windows, 9-foot high beamed ceilings and modern bathrooms. The building boasts a 24-hour concierge desk, a fitness center and a landscaped rooftop sun deck.


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. The Fairfax is just a few minutes from the 6 train at 68th Street and the F train at 63rd Street.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

The Fairfax offers the charm and the spaciousness of a pre-war building (it was built in 1900), but also boasts the modern kitchens and baths that today’s tenants are looking for. The building isn’t chock full of amenities, but it does have a rooftop sun deck and the requisite on-premise gym. The price per square foot is relatively low for the prime Upper East Side location.


The Fairfax is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a highly desirable neighborhood.  Surrounded by prestigious museums and galleries, prominent boutiques, award-winning restaurants, and just a few short blocks away from Central Park it is considered a metropolitan paradise