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521 Park Avenue

At The Northeast corner of East 60th street   |    Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St.

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1911
  • 27 Apartments
  • 12 Floors
$2,878 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 1 BED $1,650,000 1
  • 2 BEDS $3,900,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 2 closings during past 12 months Last updated May 29, 2017
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$2,144 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

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521 Park Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 85, 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

27
Out of 44
+
28
Out of 36
+
21
Out of 39
+
9
=
85
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Architectural Masterpiece 8 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 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:
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:
Discrete 1 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:
None 0 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:
Impressive 3 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:
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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
2 4 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #31 Rated condo - Upper East Side
  • #9 Rated condo - Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St.
How was this building rated?

This impressive 12-story apartment house at 521 Park Avenue on the northeast corner at 61st Street was designed by William Alciprhon Boring and completed in 1911 two years after he had designed 540 Park Avenue on the northwest corner at 61st Street, which has been described, according to James Trager, the author of Park Avenue, Street of Dreams," (Atheneum, 1990), as "the first of the high-class apartments to be built on Park Avenue."

This building was erected as a co-operative and has 27 apartments and was converted to a condominium in 1987.

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Carter Horsley's Review

521 Park Avenue Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This impressive 12-story apartment house at 521 Park Avenue on the northeast corner at 61st Street was designed by William Alciprhon Boring and completed in 1911 two years after he had designed 540 Park Avenue on the northwest corner at 61st Street, which has been described, according to James Trager, the author of Park Avenue, Street of Dreams," (Atheneum, 1990), as "the first of the high-class apartments to be built on Park Avenue."" Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Doorman
  • Attractive entrance
  • Handsome building
  • Excellent transportation
  • Close to Subway
  • Few apartments
  • Great location
Cons
  • No garage
  • No health club
  • No sundeck
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521 Park Avenue - 10 year Sales History

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521 Park Avenue 12 Month Sales Summary

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$2,144
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  • 101 Available for Sale
  • $3,070 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $8,325,543 Avg. Price
  • $5,195,000 Median Price
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    Price / ft2 $6,993
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  • 45 Total Sales
  • $2,745 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,472,450 Avg. Price
  • $3,975,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Marquand Apt PHE | $37,443,583
    Price / ft2 $5,305
  2. Least Expensive The Belgravia Apt 5A | $650,000
    Price / ft2 $1,868

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