The New York TimesDecember 02, 2012Chelsea Co-op $697,000
Manhattan: 357 West 29th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues), #3B
A one-bedroom, one-bathroom with a wood-burning fireplace and a balcony in a prewar walk-up. Doug Bowen (646)247-0822, Winchester Brown III (212)500-2119, CORE Group; corenyc.com.
PROS: The open renovated kitchen has limestone counters and new appliances. The unit has ample storage, tall windows and central air-conditioning.
CONS: The apartment is five flights up. There is no in-unit washer/dryer.