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1030 Fifth Avenue 

Between East 84th Street & East 85th Street   |    Carnegie Hill

1030 Fifth Avenue
84

1030 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 84, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

29
Out of 44
+
23
Out of 36
+
22
Out of 39
+
10
=
84
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Architectural Masterpiece 8 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Part of Historic District 1 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 30 blocks 3 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
A lot 0 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
Some Noise 0 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Stunning 5 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
1 5 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
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1030 Fifth Avenue Overview

This large, impressive and distinguished, neo-Italian Renaissance-style, apartment building at 1030 Fifth Avenue on the northeast corner at 84th Street was designed by J. E. R. Carpenter, the foremost architect of luxury residential buildings in the city of his generation.

The 13-story building was erected in 1925 and has 16 large cooperative apartments. The pet-friendly building has lush sidewalk landscaping, window flower boxes, a canopied entrance with a one-step-up entrance, a large lobby, and an attractive rooftop watertank. The limestone-clad building with a four-story rusticated base has a doorman, an elevator operator, a fitness room and a laundry room. Apartments have high ceiling and wood-burning fireplaces.

The building's side-street entrance fronts on a cross-town bus stop and east-bound traffic from the 84th Street transverse road in Central Park.

The building's side-street entrance is also across from the very elegant Marymount school, many of whose children frolic across Fifth Avenue in a large playground. The area has many tourists who visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

A July 1, 2008 article by Max Abelson in The New York Observer said that in May 2008 "it took Christine Wasserstein less than a week for find a buyer for her $34 million apartment (which she'd kept after a divorce from New York magazine owner Bruce Wasserstein," adding that "her neighbors at 1030 Fifth Avenue - where, for example Diane Sawyer and Mike Nichols live in Robert Redford's...

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of 1030 Fifth Avenue

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Features & Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Elevator

Pros

  • Elevator person
  • Doorman
  • J.E.R. Carpenter building
  • Very few apartments
  • Lush landscaping
  • Attractive rooftop watertank
  • Window flower boxes
  • Good bus service
  • Near Central Park playground
  • Near Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cons

  • Near Central Park playground
  • Near Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Across street from Marymount School
  • Considerable traffic
  • No garage
  • No balconies
  • No roof deck
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