University professor scores Upper West Side condo

Archangela Balest and John Balest bought a two-bedroom, one-bath condo at 102 W. 85th St. on the Upper West Side from Richard and Suzanne Shurkind for $380,000 on Oct. 21.

The 450-square-foot Unit #3F is part of the 91 units at 102 W. 85th St., a 12-story development built in 1931.

Ms. Balest is an assistant professor for pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and at the Drexel University College of Medicine.

She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and completed her residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

According to, there have been 616 home sales on the Upper West Side during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $825,000

Address: 102 West 85th Street, Unit: 3f
Buyer(s): Balest, Arcangela, Balest and John
Seller(s): Shurkind, Richard, Shurkind and Suzanne
Sale date: Oct. 21, 2010