The Metropolis – 150 East 44th Street

The Metropolis is a rental apartment building located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan at East 44th Street. It’s situated just a short walk from Grand Central Station, and offers a living space close to all that New York City has to offer. The Metropolis is known for its outstanding location, but it also features gourmet kitchens, updated finishes and a slew of amenities including a 24 hour doorman, a fitness center, and more. Those who rent at The Metropolis enjoy a locational proximity to Bryant Park, the New York Public Library, Grand Central’s Oyster Bar and more.

Units and Pricing

There is currently only one active rental listing available at The Metropolis. It’s a one bedroom apartment priced at $3,395/month. Previous rental listings (of which there are 271)  have ranged from $2,390/month to $4,975/month. The average price per square foot at The Metropolis is $58.

Features and Amenities

Apartments at The Metropolis feature gourmet kitchens with polished chrome Kohler fixtures, spacious cabinetry, matching Maytag appliances, white tile floors, and granite countertops. Bathrooms feature Camela marble floors, tub surrounds and baseboards finished in Bottocino Classico marble and polished chrome fixtures.

Amenities at The Metropolis include a 360 degree wraparound, landscaped rooftop terrace, a fitness center, billiards room, maid service, dry cleaning, massage services, a driving range and more.


The centrality of The Metropolis is its selling feature. Located on East 44th Street, The Metropolis is just blocks away from Grand Central, Bryant Park, The New York Public Library, and just about every public transportation option under the sun. The Metropolis sits in the heart of the city’s commercial center, surrounded by bars, restaurants, shops and corporations galore. Just a few blocks west on Fifth and Sixth Avenue, you’ll find some of the best shopping Manhattan has to offer, including luxury boutiques and big box department stores.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

The Metropolis is quite possibly the most perfect pied-a-terre one could ask for. The amenities might not be spectacular, and the apartments aren’t condo-quality, but the location is unbeatable. The opportunity to be within a minute of Grand Central, and a variety of public transit options, as well as Bryant Park, the Public Library and world-class restaurants. Those looking to live close to their workplace will also benefit from living at The Metropolis.