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988 Fifth Avenue

At The Southeast corner of Second Avenue

Key Details

  • Year Built 1925
    Converted Year 1981
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Carnegie Hill
  • Total Apartments 14
    Total Floors 14
    Doorman FT Doorman
$8,683
Avg. Price / ft2
$218
Avg. Price / ft2

Rating

26
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 26 / 44

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31
Out of 36

Location Rating: 31 / 36

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22
Out of 39

Features Rating: 22 / 39

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10
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89

CityRealty Rating Reference

 
Architecture
  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
 
Location
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
 
Features
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #12 Rated condo - Upper East Side
  • #2 Rated condo - Carnegie Hill
 

Description

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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Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Pre War
  • Garden
  • Elevator
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Apartments for Sale at 988 Fifth Avenue (1)

1
Available Apts
$31M
Price Range
$8,683
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Apartments for Rent at 988 Fifth Avenue (1)

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$100,000
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Carter Horsley's Review

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. 
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." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Very few apartments
  • fireplaces
  • Attractive canopied entrance and sidewalk landscaping
  • Two blocks south of entrance to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • One block from cross-town bus service
  • Doorman
  • Prime- quiet location on Fifth Avenue
  • Superb Italian-Renaissance-palazzo-style detailing
  • Spectacular views of Central Park
Cons
  • No health club
  • Parades
  • No garage
  • No sundeck
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Subways

  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.31 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
at Lexington Ave 0.42 miles
 

Closing History - Last 7 sales

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7
Units Sold
$9.2M - $20M
Price Range
$3,950
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 552 Available for Sale
  • $2,004 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $4,487,405 Avg. Price
  • $2,500,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 995 Fifth Avenue Apt PH | $58,000,000
    Price / ft2 $8,207
  2. Least Expensive 160 East 91st Street Apt 4G | $299,000
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  • 74 Available for Rent
  • $86 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $10,693 Avg. Price
  • $6,875 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 988 Fifth Avenue Apt PENTHOUSE | $100,000
    Price / ft2 $218
  2. Least Expensive 160 East 91st Street Apt 7M | $1,950
    Price / ft2 $59

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