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1035 Fifth Avenue

At The Southeast Corner of 85th Street   |    Carnegie Hill

1035 Fifth Avenue
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1926
  • 72 Apartments
  • 15 Floors

1035 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 82, based on:

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 4
    • 86th Street (at Lexington Ave) (0.29 miles)
  2. 5
    • 86th Street (at Lexington Ave) (0.29 miles)
  3. 6
    • 86th Street (at Lexington Ave) (0.29 miles)


Just to the north of the Metropolitan Museum of Art across Fifth Avenue, this is one of the larger prewar buildings on the avenue in terms of units. Erected in 1926 and converted to a cooperative in 1954, the 16-story building has 78 good-sized apartments.

It was designed in Italian-Renaissance-palazzo style by J. E. R. Carpenter, the architect also of 810, 907, 920, 950, 988, 1030, 1060, 1115, 1120, 1143, 1165 and 1170 Fifth Avenue among others. It has a very finely detailed, 4-story limestone base, extensive sidewalk landscaping, and an attractive balustraded top. Its canopied entrance leads to a large lobby overlooking a garden.

It is on the former site of a 7-story building that was known as the Fifth Avenue Apartments. That building, which had a rusticated lower two floors and an arched two-story-high entrance, was considered "startling and unwelcome" when it was erected in 1890, wrote Jerry E. Patterson in his book, "Fifth Avenue, The Best Address," (Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1998).

Above its limestone base, this building's façade is mostly buff-colored brick but the over-all effect fits well and elegantly within the context of its all-limestone neighbors.

The sidestreet here is a busy entrance to the Central Park westbound transverse road at 85th Street so there is considerable traffic. Directly across the avenue, a large playground occupies the "island" between the east- and westbound transverse roads through the park. Cross-town...

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Features & Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center


  • Elegant Italian-Renaissance-palazzo style building
  • Very attractive entrance and lobby with garden
  • Excellent views of Central Park
  • Attractive sidewalk landscaping
  • Convenient to cross-town bus service
  • Across the avenue from children¿s playground
  • Just to the north of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Convenient stores are nearby on Madison Avenue
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Newly added state-of-the-art fitness center


  • Considerable traffic
  • No sundeck
  • No garage

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