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998 Fifth Avenue

Between East 81st Street & East 82nd Street   |    Carnegie Hill

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Key Details

  • Co-op
  • Built in 1912
  • 18 Apartments
  • 12 Floors
Currently, no apartments are available
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 5 BEDS $23,500,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 1 closings during past 12 months Last updated Apr 22, 2018
  • View all recent sales

Overview

95

998 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 95, 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

31
Out of 44
+
31
Out of 36
+
23
Out of 39
+
10
=
95
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:
No, but Very Good 3 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:
Discrete 1 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:
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:
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:
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:
2 4 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:
Yes, but Small 1 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:
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
  • #8 Rated co-op in Manhattan
  • #3 Rated co-op - Upper East Side
  • #1 Rated co-op - Carnegie Hill
How was this building rated?

998 Fifth Avenue contains 17 opulent residences and sits on the northeast corner of 81st Street across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

It is designed with six duplexes, which are all located on the southern corner, and 11 simplexes, each of which has seventeen rooms. The layouts are invariably magnificent with large entry halls, vast public spaces, sweeping stairways in the duplexes and at least 10-and-a-half foot ceilings throughout. From the start, 998 Fifth Avenue included marble framed doorways, a central vacuum-cleaning system, refrigerated wine cellars, safes for jewelry and silver, laundries with steam-drying devices, basement storage rooms and ample servants’ quarters. Since becoming a cooperative in 1953, apartments have been augmented with several more layers of luxe, including dazzling new kitchens and updated fixtures.

In 1974, 998 Fifth Avenue became a city Landmark. It is convenient to Central Park, the Met and many boutiques and shops.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.35 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
at Lexington Ave 0.36 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

998 Fifth Avenue Carter Horsley's Building Review
"One of the world’s grandest apartment buildings, 998 Fifth Avenue on the northeast corner at 81st Street was designed by McKim, Mead & White, the architectural firm that designed the Pennsylvania Station that was demolished in 1964." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Magnificent, large apartments
  • Park views
  • Prime location
  • Storage rooms
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Dramatic entrance marquee
Cons
  • No health club
  • No garage
  • No sundeck
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Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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998 Fifth Avenue - 10 year Sales History

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998 Fifth Avenue 12 Month Sales Summary

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Past 12 Months
$23,500,000
AVG Price, based on 1 Sales
 

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
Not enough data available to generate chart.
  • 383 Total Sales
  • $1,335 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,517,516 Avg. Price
  • $1,725,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 998 Fifth Avenue Apt 6W | $23,500,000
  2. Least Expensive 103 East 84th Street Apt PHD | $186,000
    Price / ft2 $772

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