1030 Fifth Avenue 

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

1030 Fifth Avenue

1030 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 84, 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)


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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Features & Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Elevator


  • 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


  • 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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