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640 Park Avenue, #FL7

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Dec 7, 2018
It previously was on the market for a total of 1,077 days.

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Key Details

Description

Encompassing the entire seventh floor, this tremendous 17-into-14 room simplex affords beautiful Eastern views over Park Avenue and sun filled Southern views over East 66th Street from every principal room. Accessed via a private elevator landing, the immensely gracious full floor apartment is filled with sunlight throughout from four exposures. An elegant 25'6" Gallery with wood burning fireplace leads to a truly impressive suite of Entertaining Rooms which span 65' along Park Avenue and include a beautifully proportioned corner Living Room, an enormous Dining Room and a wood paneled Library.

The south facing bedroom wing is set apart from the public rooms by an exceedingly wide 7' gallery hallway. The delightful corner Master Bedroom boasts a wood burning fireplace and enjoys Southern and Western exposures. Additionally there are four spacious and sun flooded bedrooms with en suite baths and ample closets.

Completing the gracious layout, there is a vast eat-in Kitchen with a large Butler's Pantry and Breakfast Room as well as an oversized Staff Room. Original architectural details, beautifully proportioned rooms, exceptionally large windows, five wood burning fireplaces and an extremely desirable and expansive circular floor plan characterize this unique and sprawling residence.This exceptional residence truly defines luxury and elegance in apartment living. 640 Park Avenue is superbly located in one of Manhattan's most desirable residential areas on the west side of Park Avenue in the East 60s.

It is convenient to Central Park and steps from Madison Avenue and many of New York City's best shops, galleries, schools and restaurants. Constructed in 1914 and featuring twelve full floor residences, 640 Park Avenue was designed by renowned architect J.E.R. Carpenter and is a highly regarded white glove, full service prewar cooperative.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

About 640 Park Avenue

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
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1914
  • 13 Apartments
  • 12 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Elevator

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