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640 Park Avenue

Between East 66th Street & East 67th Street   |    Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St.

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Key Details

  • Cooperative
  • Built in 1914
  • 13 Apartments
  • 12 Floors
Currently, no apartments are available
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 6+ BEDS $20,000,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 1 closings during past 12 months Last updated Aug 20, 2018
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Overview

83

640 Park Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 83, 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

26
Out of 44
+
26
Out of 36
+
21
Out of 39
+
10
=
83
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:
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:
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:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 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:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 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:
Stunning 5 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
1 5 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:
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:
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:
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
    How was this building rated?

    One of Park Avenue’s more exclusive apartment buildings with only one unit per floor, this 13-story, limestone-clad building at 640 Park Avenue on the northwest corner at 66th Street was erected in 1914 and converted to a co-operative in 1946.

    It was designed by J. E. R. Carpenter, the leading architect of luxury apartment buildings in the city of his generation. His other Park Avenue buildings include 550, 580, 625, 630, 635, 655, 812, 950, 960 and 1050. His Fifth Avenue buildings include 810, 825, 907, 920, 950, 988, 1030, 1035, 1060, 1115, 1120, 1143, 1150, 1165 and 1170 as well as 2 East 66th Street.

    The building, which has a very impressive side-street entrance, was developed by Spencer Fullerton Weaver and replaced six row houses. Mr. Weaver also developed 630 Park Avenue.

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    Nearby Subway Stations

    1. 6
    at Lexington Ave 0.16 miles
    1. F
    at Lexington Ave and 63rd 0.21 miles
    1. N
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. 4
    5. 5
    at 3rd Ave and 60th 0.34 miles

    Carter Horsley's Review

    640 Park Avenue Carter Horsley's Building Review
    "One of Park Avenue’s more exclusive apartment buildings with only one unit per floor, this 13-story, limestone-clad building at 640 Park Avenue on the northwest corner at 66th Street was erected in 1914 and converted to a co-operative in 1946." Read Carter's Full Review

    The pros & cons

    Pros
    • Elegant building
    • Large apartments
    • Concierge
    • Doorman
    • One apartment per floor
    • Convenient to boutiques and restaurants along Madison Avenue
    • Prime Park Avenue location across from 7th Regiment Armory
    • Convenient public transportation
    • Very impressive entrance and lobby
    • Close to Subway
    Cons
    • No garage
    • Protruding air-conditioners
    • Some traffic
    • No health club
    • No sundeck
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    640 Park Avenue - 10 year Sales History

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    640 Park Avenue 12 Month Sales Summary

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    $20,000,000
    AVG Price, based on 1 Sales
     

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    640 Park Avenue Alternate Address

    • 65 East 66 Street

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    In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

    Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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    • 203 Total Sales
    • $1,364 Avg. Price / Ft2
    • $3,147,018 Avg. Price
    • $2,071,000 Median Price
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      Price / ft2 $4,900
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