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485 Park Avenue, #9A

$2,990,000 ($1,196 per ft2) | 3 beds, 3.5 baths | Approx. 2,500 ft2

Key Details

  • Listed Apr 10, 2018
    Days on Market 47
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Midtown East
  • Monthly Maintenance $5,666
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

A rare opportunity to acquire an expansive west-facing, half floor apartment atop a distinguished, full-service Park Avenue prewar cooperative. Located on the northeast corner of East 58th Street and Park Avenue, 485 Park Avenue was built to fourteen stories in 1922 by Dwight P. Robinson & Co.

and features a handsome limestone and brick façade. With only twenty-three apartments, the elegant lobby is the perfect transition from the convenience of its Park Avenue location to the intimate tranquility of this true Manhattan classic prewar apartment. The semi-private elevator landing opens onto a spacious marble-floored Gallery, ideally suited for a collector of fine art. Once featured on the cover of Interior Design Magazine, the apartment was re-envisioned into an open-plan Park Avenue loft by award-winning 20th century American architect Scott Bromley.

Boasting open city skyline views from sun-flooded, western exposures over Park Avenue, the open plan Living Room/Dining Room/ Library features superb scale with high ceilings and a wood-burning fireplace. Currently configured as two Bedrooms, the apartment is easily restored to a three Bedroom. A corner Master Bedroom Suite and a Second Bedroom/Library each feature an en-suite bathroom and ample storage.

A Staff/Third Bedroom with an en-suite bathroom is adjacent to the Kitchen, affording a wonderful opportunity for expansion. The cooperative board permits financing of 25% of the purchase price. Both occupancy as a pied-a-terre and pets are welcome at 485 Park Avenue.

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Apartment Amenities

  • City View
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.
  • Wood Burning Fireplace
  • Balcony
  • Garden

Estimated Monthly Cost

About 485 Park Avenue

68

485 Park Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 68, 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

19
Out of 44
+
26
Out of 36
+
14
Out of 39
+
9
=
68
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 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:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
No Consistency 0 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 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:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 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:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
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:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1922
  • 21 Apartments
  • 14 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Elevator
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Pros
  • Superb location
  • Very convenient to midtown office and shopping districts
  • Close to Subway
  • Very convenient to public transportation
  • Doorman
  • Attractive- canopied entrance with bronze doors
Cons
  • No health club
  • No balconies
  • Considerable traffic
  • Inconsistent fenestration
  • Protruding air-conditioners
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