The Bamford – 333 East 56th Street

The Bamford is a luxury rental apartment building located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The Bamford has a majority of one-bedroom apartments and boasts great rooftop “spa” featuring an enclosed swimming pool, big outside sundeck, and fully-equipped fitness center. The entire top floor is dedicated to these all-weather amenities, which include saunas, showers, sun terrace, and party room. Located on 55th Street and 2nd Avenue, the Bamford offers great neighborhood amenities as well as quick, central access to all points in and out of the City. The Bamford offers 24-hour doorman service and there is valet and maid service available.

Units and Pricing

There are currently only two units available at The Bamford, a testament to the building’s popularity. Both available units are one bedroom apartments, listed for $3,050 and $3.095/month. Previous listings, of which there are 75, ranged in price from $2,995/month for a one bedroom, one bath unit to $6,800 for a large two bedroom, 2.5 bath unit. The median price for previous units is $3,395/month.

Features and Amenities

The entire top floor of The Bamford is dedicated to all-weather amenities, which include a swimming pool, saunas, showers, sun terrace, and party room. The building also boasts a doorman, concierge, magnificent lobby, a fitness center and available maid and valet service.


The Bamford is located on a quiet street on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan. It’s just a few blocks from the Queensboro Bridge, which causes a lot of traffic to the area. Second Avenue in the fifties and sixties boasts a bevy of eateries, bars and grocery stores, and there is a movie theater on 64th and 2nd. There’s plenty to do in the area, and The Bamford is also close to the park at Sutton Place. There is good crosstown bus service on 57th Street.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

The Bamford is the perfect spot for a pied-a-terre. Businessmen and women will appreciate the building’s hotel-like services and amenities. The apartments are spacious and sun-drenched, but don’t necessarily boast renovated kitchens and baths. For those who don’t live in New York City full time, The Bamford boasts a quiet yet centralized Midtown Manhattan location.