Skip to Content
Brokers & Owners: Promote your listings & more!
The following is a list of links to City Realty pages. For screen reader users, all links are visible at all time, so you may ignore the control buttons
The following is a list of links to City Realty pages. For screen reader users, all links are visible at all time, so you may ignore the control buttons
 
 
For screen reader users, all slides are visible at all time so you may ignore the control buttons
A blog from CityRealty (Links below will take you to the 6sqft site)

Olympic Tower, 641 Fifth Avenue

Between 51st Street & 52nd Street

Key Details

  • Year Built 1975
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Midtown East
  • Total Apartments 229
    Total Floors 52
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Pets Small pets only
Avg. Price / ft2
$75
Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

The 52-story Olympic Tower at 641 Fifth Avenue in Midtown is situated between 51st and 52nd Streets and was developed by Aristotle Onasis. Its 226 apartments are located in the top 29 floors and have large windows that offer expansive views of the Manhattan skyline and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Residences also feature varied layouts, 9-foot-high ceilings, enclosed kitchens and elegant bathrooms.

Olympic Tower amenities include elevator attendants, 24-hour concierge service, a gym, a barber, a hair salon, a bicycle room, a fitness center, and – in the event of a power outage – emergency electric power. It also is close to the shops and restaurants along Fifth Avenue and such cultural attractions as the Museum of Modern Art. 

All content above are visible to screen reader users, so you may ignore the show more button below.

Building Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Garden
  • Health Club
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Mail Room
  • Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Courtyard
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Fireplaces
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

Apartments for Sale at 641 Fifth Avenue (6)

6
Available Apts
$1.7M - $4.2M
Price Range
$1,924
Avg. Price / ft2
Loading Listings ...
No Listings Found. Please update the search criteria.
  • List
 

Apartments for Rent at 641 Fifth Avenue (6)

6
Available Apts
$6,200
Prices Start At
$75
Avg. Price / ft2
Loading Listings ...
No Listings Found. Please update the search criteria.
  • List
 

Rating

34
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 34 / 44

+
30
Out of 36

Location Rating: 30 / 36

+
16
Out of 39

Features Rating: 16 / 39

+
10
=
90

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
  • #17 Rated condo - Midtown
  • #7 Rated condo - Midtown East
 

Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"Olympic Tower was the city’s first major mixed-use tower in midtown when it was built in 1976 at 641 Fifth Avenue on the northeast corner at 51st Street.

The 52-story building was the first building erected under the city's Special Fifth Avenue Zoning District regulations that were enacted in 1971." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Impeccable location
  • Good public transportation
  • Across avenue from Rockefeller Center
  • High-quality retail
  • Large arcade
  • Concierge
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Pioneering mixed-use building
  • Dazzling views
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No balconies
  • No roof deck
  • Considerable traffic
  • Many tourists
{ "key" : "AIzaSyDquABdSLhathmwfnoTcYwA1BY6coZZyZk", "lat": 40.759071, "lng": -73.975954, "marker": { "icon": "https://img3.cityrealty.com/neo/i/w/amenities/base.png" } }
More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. M
  2. E
at 5th Ave and 53rd 0.08 miles
  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.25 miles
  1. B
  2. D
  3. F
at 6th Ave and 51st 0.28 miles
  1. N
  2. Q
  3. R
at 5th Ave and 60th 0.42 miles
  1. 1
at Broadway 0.45 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 7
at Madison Ave and 42nd 0.47 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

View By Apartment Sizes
Past 12 Months
$1,500
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 5 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$420K - $11M
Price Range
$1,544
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

View Detailed Comparison

In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

Not enough data available to generate chart.
  • 349 Available for Sale
  • $1,738 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,283,197 Avg. Price
  • $1,089,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 432 Park Avenue Apt 82FL | $90,000,000
  2. Least Expensive The Excelsior Apt 7A | $245,000
Not enough data available to generate chart.
  • 186 Available for Rent
  • $66 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,328 Avg. Price
  • $3,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 432 Park Avenue Apt 71B | $80,000
    Price / ft2 $239
  2. Least Expensive 237 East 54th Street Apt 4D | $1,425
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.
  • 184 Total Sales
  • $1,235 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,593,697 Avg. Price
  • $1,145,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 432 Park Avenue Apt 34 | $19,768,295
    Price / ft2 $2,444
  2. Least Expensive 345 East 54th Street Apt 1C | $315,000

Famous Residents

 

Alternate Addresses

  • 641 5
  • 641-645 5 Avenue
  • 645 5 Avenue
  • 645-53 5 Avenue

Featured New Developments

Own the Lifestyle Private full-floor residences • Floor-to-ceiling windows • 360-degree Manhattan views View Property
Open for Immediate Occupancy: 1-4 bedroom fully automated smart home condominiums priced from $1.25M. View Property

Similar Buildings

 
Between Gold Street & Flatbush Avenue Extension
Downtown Brooklyn
Tax-abated condos with panoramic NYC views Studio - 3-bed condos starting from under $1M Immediate Occupancy | Call to schedule your tour
Learn More
Brooklyn Point - Skyline View Brooklyn Point - Rooftop Pool View Brooklyn Point - Master Bedroom Brooklyn Point - Living Room Brooklyn Point - Wine Room
For More Information
Are you ready to tour Olympic Tower?
{"section":"building","group":"A","hood-id":5,"omit-double-building-ads":true,"ads":[{"type":20,"page":101,"limit":2},{"type":21,"page":101,"limit":1},{"type":18,"page":101,"limit":1}]}