Top 10 Fifth Avenue Apartment Buildings
It doesn’t hurt live across the street from Central Park, the city’s most impressive museum or just steps away from a flurry of top shops and restaurants. There’s really no secret to living in one of 5th Avenue's most coveted residential buildings—just very, very, very good credit.
This magnificent, Italian Renaissance palazzo-style apartment bulding was designed by McKim, Mead & White and is widely credited with convincing wealthy New Yorkers that apartments were acceptable places to live.
Directly across from the entrance to the Central Park Zoo, this very handsome, palatial, limestone-clad apartment building was designed by Rosario Candela and is one of the city's mosts luxurious.
- Two apartments currently for sale from $14,500,000 to $96,000,000
Designed by Warren & Wetmore and Rosario Candela, this limestone-clad apartment building is one of the most prestigious in the city and has little pedestrian traffic and its own lavish restaurant.
This demure limestone pile has beautiful sidewalk landscaping and very spectacular, full-floor apartments occupied by those lucky enough to be approved by a rather persnickety board.
Designed by Warren & Wetmore, this 14-story apartment building was completed in 1925 and has only 13 spectacular apartments, many with very high ceilings.
This lavish, 15-story-high apartment building was developed by Frederick Filmore French, the developer, who lived in its penthouse overlooking the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park.
- Four apartments currently for sale from $1,375,000 to $19,650,000
This large and impressive, 17-story, limestone-clad apartment building, which was designed by Rosario Candela, has one of the most distinctive rooflines in the city and has only 27 apartments.
This lovely minaret-topped hotel and apartment building with its large lanterns held by large dragons starts off Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side with a very impressive bang.
- Eight apartments currently for sale from $1,290,000 to $78,000,000
Designed by Schultze & Weaver, who also designed the nearby Sherry Netherland, this hotel and apartment building has very attractive public spaces and a spectacular ballroom in the apartment at the top.
- Five apartments currently for sale from $4,175,000 to $70,000,000
This very elegant, limestone-clad apartment building has a large pediment over one of its top-floor windows that was chosen for a nest by Pale Male, the city's most famous hawk and the building's most famous resident.
- One apartment for sale at $19,500,000