The Monterey – 175 East 96th Street

The Monterey is a rental apartment building located on Manhattan’s prestigious Upper East Side. Named after the California city, The Monterey is a luxury building with a laid back California feel. These Upper East Side apartments feature oversized windows, gourmet kitchens with full-sized appliances and granite counters.  The bathrooms have marble-top vanities and tri-view mirrors.  Amenities include a health and fitness center with a private BBQ terrace, indoor swimming pool,a rooftop sun terrace and a private entertainment lounge. The 32 floor Monterey boasts 522 apartments and a grand lobby that looks as though it was created in the 1940s and hasn’t aged since, and the apartments are sun-drenched and centrally located.

Units and Pricing

There are currently 11 available rental units at The Monterey, ranging in size from studios to two bedrooms. The studios $2,295 to $2,600. The one bedrooms range from $2,600 to $3,695, while the two bedroom apartments range from $3,850 to $4,395. The average price per square foot at The Monterey is a mere $50, a great deal for the Upper East Side location.

Features and Amenities

Studios at The Monterey feature oversized windows, gourmet kitchens with full-sized appliances with granite counters and white cabinetry, bathrooms with white tile and marble top vanities and tri-view mirrors, parquet floors, and custom closets. 1 bedroom layouts feature living rooms with separate dining areas. Other key features of these well-proportioned homes include pass-through kitchens with granite counters and designer finishes, bathrooms with marble-top vanities and large tri-view mirrors and ample closet space. The largest units available are two bedrooms, which boast two bathrooms, gourmet kitchens with granite countertops, white appliances and white cabinetry, oversized windows with wood sills and ample closet space.

Residents at The Monterey enjoy amenities such as a bicycle storage room, an entertainment lounge, a rooftop sun terrace, a health and fitness center and a swimming pool. Services include the Related Personal Assistant, electronic payments, move-in coordination, and more.


The Monterey is located on the east side of the country, and on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Its placement on East 96th Street means its just a stones throw to Central Park, Museum Mile and a bevy of boutiques, restaurants and bars. The Upper East Side was formerly a place for ladies who lunch, but the influx of young people to the neighborhood has equipped it with bars, eateries and shops for every age and budget. Whether you’re the movie going or shot taking type, The Monterey’s neighborhood has something for you.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

The Monterey is a cool and curvaceous building architecturally, and this means that the layouts inside are as unique as they come. The Upper East Side is ridden with cookie cutter buildings, but The Monterey isn’t one of them. The building boasts a gym, swimming pool and rooftop sun deck, so you can spend your mornings working out and your afternoons getting some color. The location puts you in the heart of the Upper East Side. Let’s face it, when you live here, you know you’ve arrived.