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990 Fifth Avenue, #PH121314

$52,000,000 ($8,387 per ft2) | 5 beds, 5 baths | Approx. 6,200 ft2

Key Details

  • Listed Apr 30, 2019
    Days on Market 49
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Carnegie Hill
  • Monthly Maintenance $29,132
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Penthouse, 990 Fifth Avenue, approx. 6,200 sqft interior and 1,200 sqft exterior. With Expansive Central Park Views Designed by Rosario Candela, Built in 1927 At the forefront of the shift from mansions on Fifth Avenue to the golden age of luxury apartment architecture was Rosario Candela, who in the beginning of the 1920's produced the most sought after spaces in New York.

His apartments are appointed with meticulous architectural details, Inspiration from French & New Classical styles. Many price records for New York cooperative apartments have been set in Rosario Candela buildings. Residence This stunning 14 room Penthouse Triplex has been renovated blending contemporary style with classic Rosario Candela architecture.

Hand carved moldings & door frames, a magnificent decorative 10'10 plaster ceiling in the living room, 5 beautiful fireplaces are a few of the outstanding features of this Candela masterpiece. Updated additions include massive windows facing south & west to Central Park, central AC, customized closets and all new appliances & bathroom fixtures. Comfort & elegance are combined for perfect entertaining on the 12th floor. From a private vestibule you enter an elegant gallery with a black Belgian granite floor with intricately carved double doors opening to the living room and dining room.

The living room with spectacular views west and south to Central Park, the dramatic detailed ceiling & handsome stone and wood carved fireplace mantel is unique. The dining room easily seats 14, also has a wood burning fireplace. There is a powder room & large chef's kitchen with 2 Sub Zero refrigerators, Wolf 6 burner range, a large butler's pantry with an additional Sub Zero and a wine cooler.

The staff room and bath are in this wing. An additional double staff room with bath on 1st floor trades with this home along with 2 storage rooms in the basement. A classic staircase leads to the 13th floor with a private elevator vestibule, 3 master bedrooms and a library. The library on Central Park has a distinguished wooden mantelpiece carved in the manner of Grinling Gibbons, a butler's pantry and powder room.

The master bedroom with a fireplace and ensuite marble bath has a double steam shower. 2 additional bedrooms share a gracious modern bath with a free standing soaking tub and soap stone heated floors. The windowed laundry room is conveniently located near the bedroom suites. The staircase continues to the 14th Floor, comprised of a magnificent terrace surrounding the master suite.

This suite includes a bedroom, kitchenette with an entrance to the east terrace & west facing sitting room with a stunning white marble fireplace and massive glass doors to the west terrace. The spa bath with a shower, free standing tub and heated soapstone floors has double sinks and a view of Central Park. The irrigated terrace with traditional brick planters has dazzling Central Park views.

The building has recently completed a renovation of the lobby by noted designer, Tony Ingrao, a state of the art gym and security system. Show more

Apartment Amenities

  • Terrace
  • City View
  • Park View
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.
  • Wood Burning Fireplace

Estimated Monthly Cost

About 990 Fifth Avenue

91

990 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 91, 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

32
Out of 44
+
29
Out of 36
+
20
Out of 39
+
10
=
91
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Architectural Masterpiece 8 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 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:
Attractively Enclosed 2 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:
Considerable 1 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:
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:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
1 5 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 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:
None 0 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 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
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1927
  • 6 Apartments
  • 14 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Pre War
  • Elevator
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Pros
  • Close to Madison Avenue¿s fashionable boutiques
  • Limestone clad facade
  • Prime- quiet location on Fifth Avenue
  • Very few apartments
  • Doorman
  • Spectacular views of Central Park
  • One block from cross-town bus service
  • Superb Italian-Renaissance-palazzo-style detailing
  • Attractive canopied side street entrance and sidewalk landscaping
Cons
  • No health club
  • Parades
  • No sundeck
  • No garage
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Subways

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at Lexington Ave 0.32 miles
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at Lexington Ave 0.40 miles
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