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Rhapsody on Fifth, 2056 Fifth Avenue

At The Southwest corner of West 127th Street

Description of Rhapsody on Fifth

2056 Fifth Avenue was built in 1920 and converted to condos in 2005. Rhapsody on Fifth has a total of 22 apartments and is located in Harlem, very close to the 2 and 3 subway lines.

Amenities at this building include doorman, health club, washer/dryer in building and video intercom.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built 1920
    Converted Year 2005
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Harlem
  • Total Apartments 22
    Total Floors 6
    Doorman FT Doorman

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Garden
  • Health Club
  • Video Intercom
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

Rhapsody on Fifth: Rating

Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 22 / 44

Out of 36

Location Rating: 21 / 36

Out of 39

Features Rating: 19 / 39


CityRealty Rating Reference

  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #29 Rated condo - Upper Manhattan
  • #21 Rated condo - Harlem

Carter Horsley's Review of Rhapsody on Fifth

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This four-story building on the southwest corner at 127th Street was renovated in 2006 by AFC Realty Capital, of which Arthur Fefferman is president, into "Rhapsody on Fifth" by expanding it by two stories to create a 22-unit residential condominium apartments.

The existing, red-brick building has a rusticated limestone base, rusticated quoins, numerous stone decorative balconies and decorative stone trim around the windows some of which arched. It was missing its cornice, but the renovation plans called for the "recreation" of a cornice the carving out of a large interior courtyard for the use of residents." Read Carter's Full Review
  • Recreated cornice
  • Good public transportation
  • Three blocks north of Marcus Garvey Memorial Park
  • Fitness center
  • Superintendent
  • Bicycle room
  • Storage space
  • Interactive video security system
  • 16-hour doorman
  • Some ornamental balconies
  • Rusticated limestone base
  • Ramped bridge with glass accents entrance
  • Close to Subway
  • No garage
  • Not close to midtown
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No roof deck

Broker & Buyer Comments

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Closing History - Last 10 sales

Units Sold
$451.5K - $1.6M
Price Range
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Alternate Addresses

  • 2 West 17th Street
  • 2058 Fifth Avenue
  • 4 West 127th Street

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