The Marlowe – 145 East 81st Street

The Marlowe is a luxury rental apartment building located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. It is Manhattan’s first rental built with condominium quality finishes. Each floor has only four apartments that open to a common, exclusive foyer. Interesting layouts include sunken living rooms, large airy rooms and 9-foot ceilings. The building boasts 24-hour doorman service, an on-premise laundry facility and a rooftop sun deck. The Marlowe offers apartments ranging from studios to four bedroom, five bath homes.

Units and Pricing

There is currently only one unit available at The Marlowe, a three bedroom home with 2,200 square feet. This unit is listed at $16,000/month. Previous rental units, which ranged in size from studios to four bedrooms, started at $1,400/month and went up to $19,500/month. The median price for the 29 previous listings is $7,200/month; the average price per square foot for the current listing is $87.

Features and Amenities

Apartments at The Marlowe boast interesting architectural features such as sunken living rooms, and boast 9′ foot high ceilings. Rooms are large and airy, and the building features on-premise laundry, a 24-hour doorman and concierge and a landscaped rooftop sun deck.


The Marlowe is located on East 81st Street in the heart of Manhattan’s prestigious and charming Upper East Side. The building sits between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue and is just a few minutes from Central Park. 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 Marlowe isn’t chock full of incredible amenities, but it offers a landscaped rooftop deck, concierge and doorman, as well as interiors that are positively stunning. It’s rare to find sunken living rooms these days, but The Marlowe has them. The units are spacious and filled with light, and the location, situated in the heart of the Upper East Side, is unbeatable. This is a building inside which you can live your dreams.