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39 Fifth Avenue

Co-op located in Greenwich Village, between East 10th Street & East 11th Street

Description of 39 Fifth Avenue

39 Fifth Avenue is a pre-war cooperative built in 1922 by the renowned builders Bing & Bing in conjunction with architect Emery Roth. An intimate community with only four units per floor, the building is known for its beautiful terracotta tiled façade and elegant barrel-vaulted lobby. Located on the exclusive Gold Coast of Greenwich Village between Washington Square Park and Union Square, 39 Fifth Avenue has a 24-hour doorman and a live-in superintendent, and is near numerous choices for world-class dining, shopping and transportation.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1922
    Building Type: Co-op
    Neighborhood: Greenwich Village (Manhattan)
    Minimum Down: 25%
  • Total Apartments: 56 56
    Total Floors: 14
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Pets: Allowed
    Total Floorplans:

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fireplaces
  • Live-In Superintendent

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39 Fifth Avenue: Rating

22
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 22 / 44

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29
Out of 36

Location Rating: 29 / 36

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19
Out of 39

Features Rating: 19 / 39

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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
  • #33 Rated co-op - Downtown
  • #11 Rated co-op - Greenwich Village
 

Carter Horsley's Review of 39 Fifth Avenue

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"Built in 1922 by Bing & Bing, one of the city's premier developers of apartment buildings, this 17-story cooperative building was one of the first tall buildings on Lower Fifth Avenue. It was quickly followed by many others and today the stretch between 13th Street and Washington Square Park is one of the most elegant high-rise residential enclaves in the city. Designed by Emery Roth, the dark brown brick building is distinguished by its colorful terra-cotta decoration in the style of a loggia at the third story. The rounded arch theme is repeated higher up on the façade in a less dramatic fashion and again on the north façade in an even more abstract design. The 58-unit building was converted to a cooperative in 1986 and is across the street from two handsome churches, the Ascension and the Presbyterian, on the northwest corner of 10th Street and the northeast corner of 11th Street, respectively. The building's location is prime as 9th, 10th and 11th Streets to the west of Fifth Avenue are the most attractive blocks in Greenwich Village." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Prime location
  • Solid pre-war construction
  • Handsome design
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No sundeck
  • No garage
  • No health club
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Subways

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  2. N
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  4. 5
  5. 4
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at Broadway and 14th 0.23 miles
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  2. 1
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  5. M
at 6th Ave and 14th 0.27 miles
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  3. A
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  5. E
at 6th Ave and Waverly Pl 0.30 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,762,500
Avg. Price
Based on 2 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$1.4M - $8.9M
Price Range
$1,988
Avg. Price / ft2

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