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988 Fifth Avenue

At The Southeast corner of Second Avenue   |    Carnegie Hill

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1925
  • 14 Apartments
  • 14 Floors
Currently, no apartments are available

Overview

89

988 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 89, 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

26
Out of 44
+
31
Out of 36
+
22
Out of 39
+
10
=
89
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 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:
Exposed 0 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 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:
No Consistency 0 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:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
Some 1 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
  • #12 Rated condo - Upper East Side
  • #2 Rated condo - Carnegie Hill
How was this building rated?

The 14-story structure at 988 Fifth Avenue on the southeast corner at 80th Street is one of the most elegant and exclusive buildings on the avenue because of its very fine detailing and the fact that it has only 12 condominium apartments. 

Exquisitely designed in Italian-Renaissance-palazzo-style by J. E. R. Carpenter, this building has a sidestreet entrance and sidewalk landscaping. It was built in 1926 and converted to a condominium in 1981, one of the very few on Fifth Avenue.

The building was developed by the Lion Brewery of New York, of which Hugh A. Murray was president.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.31 miles
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  2. 5
at Lexington Ave 0.42 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

988 Fifth Avenue Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The 14-story structure at 988 Fifth Avenue on the southeast corner at 80th Street is one of the most elegant and exclusive buildings on the avenue because of its very fine detailing and the fact that it has only 12 condominium apartments. " Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Attractive canopied entrance and sidewalk landscaping
  • Spectacular views of Central Park
  • Very few apartments
  • fireplaces
  • Superb Italian-Renaissance-palazzo-style detailing
  • Two blocks south of entrance to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Doorman
  • One block from cross-town bus service
  • Prime- quiet location on Fifth Avenue
Cons
  • No sundeck
  • No garage
  • No health club
  • Parades
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  • 50 Available for Rent
  • $80 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $11,641 Avg. Price
  • $7,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 988 Fifth Avenue Apt PENTHOUSE | $100,000
  2. Least Expensive Park Avenue Court Apt R14K | $2,500
    Price / ft2 $60

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