Olympic Tower, 641 Fifth Avenue

between 51st Street & 52nd Street   |    Midtown East

Olympic Tower - 641 Fifth Avenue
90

Olympic Tower, 641 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 90, 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

34
Out of 44
+
30
Out of 36
+
16
Out of 39
+
10
=
90
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but Very Good 3 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 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:
Consistent 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes, with Swimming Pool 2 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #12 Rated condo - Midtown
 

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. M
    M
    • 5th Av - 53rd Street (at 5th Ave and 53rd) (0.08 miles)
     
  2. 1
    1
    • 50th Street (at Broadway) (0.45 miles)
     
  3. B
    B
    • 47 - 50th Sts Rockefeller Center (at 6th Ave and 51st) (0.28 miles)
     
  4. D
    D
    • 47 - 50th Sts Rockefeller Center (at 6th Ave and 51st) (0.28 miles)
     
  5. F
    F
    • 47 - 50th Sts Rockefeller Center (at 6th Ave and 51st) (0.28 miles)
     
  6. N
    N
    • 5th Av (at 5th Ave and 60th) (0.42 miles)
     
  7. Q
    Q
    • 5th Av (at 5th Ave and 60th) (0.42 miles)
     
  8. R
    R
    • 5th Av (at 5th Ave and 60th) (0.42 miles)
     
  9. 4
    4
    • Grand Central (at Madison Ave and 42nd) (0.47 miles)
     
  10. 5
    5
    • Grand Central (at Madison Ave and 42nd) (0.47 miles)
     
  11. 6
    6
    • 51st Street (at Lexington Ave) (0.25 miles)
     
  12. E
    E
    • 5th Av - 53rd Street (at 5th Ave and 53rd) (0.08 miles)
     
  13. 7
    7
    • Grand Central (at Madison Ave and 42nd) (0.47 miles)
     
    • Grand Central (at Madison Ave and 42nd) (0.47 miles)
     

Olympic Tower Overview

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. 

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Features & Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Post War
  • Central AC
  • Health Club
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

Pros

  • Impeccable location
  • Dazzling views
  • Pioneering mixed-use building
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Concierge
  • Large arcade
  • High-quality retail
  • Across avenue from Rockefeller Center
  • Good public transportation

Cons

  • Many apartments
  • Many tourists
  • Considerable traffic
  • No roof deck
  • No balconies
  • No sidewalk landscaping
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#21 Most viewed condo in Midtown (past 30 days).

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Olympic Tower, 641 Fifth Avenue Alternate Addresses

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

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