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The Heritage Fifth Avenue, 1295 Fifth Avenue

Rental located in East Harlem, between East 110th Street & East 111th Street

Description of The Heritage Fifth Avenue at 1295 Fifth Avenue

The Heritage is a rental apartment complex comprised of a pair of 35-story, octagonal towers facing the Frawley Circle at Central Park’s northeast corner, and a 12-story building on Madison Avenue. The buildings, designed by noted architecture firm of Gruzen & Partners, rise prominently above their surroundings, and form an elegant visual marker at the junction of East and Central Harlem. Sweeping vistas open from most floors, showcasing the Central Park and the surrounding city. On-site management staff provides assistance and security to the residents.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1974
    Building Type: Rental
    Neighborhood: East Harlem (Manhattan)
  • Total Apartments: 600 600
    Total Floors: 35
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Total Floorplans:

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Garden
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • On-Site Parking
  • Laundry Room
  • Terraces / Balconies

Carter Horsley's Review of The Heritage Fifth Avenue

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"One of the major landmarks along the boundaries of Central Park is the twin, octagonal rental apartment towers on the northeast corner of Fifth Avenue and 110th Street.

Designed by Gruzen & Partners in association with Castro-Blanco, Piscioneri & Feder, the 35-story towers contain 600 apartments and were completed in 1975." Read Carter's Full Review
  • Very handsome twin octagonal towers
  • Excellent public bus service
  • Across from Central Park
  • Superintendent
  • Angled living rooms
  • Many balconies
  • Close to Subway
  • No roof deck
  • No gym
  • No garage

Broker & Resident Comments

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Building Managed By

With renovated apartments and common areas, improved landscaping, and upgraded building systems, the properties of Urban American enhance the lives of their residents and the quality of their surrounding community. At the center of it all is our belief that everyone should be able to afford a quality apartment in a neighborhood they love.

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Alternate Addresses

  • 1309 Fifth Avenue
  • 4 East 111st Street
  • Arthur A. Schomburg Plaza I
  • Arthur A. Schomburg Plaza II
  • Schomburg Plaza
  • The Heritage I
  • The Heritage II