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There are 8 apartments for sale in this building (last updated on Nov 27, 2021)

870 Fifth Avenue

Between East 68th Street & East 69th Street

Building Facts

  • Year Built 1949
    Building Type Cooperative
  • Total Apartments 94
    Total Floors 20
    Doorman FT Doorman

Apartment Pricing Stats

Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Health Club
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator

Apartments for Sale at 870 Fifth Avenue (8)

8
Available Apts
$2M - $4.6M
Price Range
$1,963
Avg. Price / ft2
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870 Fifth Avenue: Rating

26
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 26 / 44

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30
Out of 36

Location Rating: 30 / 36

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21
Out of 39

Features Rating: 21 / 39

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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
  • #44 Rated co-op - Upper East Side
  • #25 Rated co-op - Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St.
 

Carter Horsley's Review of 870 Fifth Avenue

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"One of several beige-brick apartment houses built shortly after World War II in the 60's on Fifth Avenue, this 19-story cooperative apartment house at 870 Fifth Avenue on the northeast corner at 68th Street has 94 apartments. 

The building was erected in 1949 by Simon Brothers and designed by William I. Hohauser and originally had 106 apartments." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Attended elevators
  • New gym
  • New rooftop sundeck
  • Many corner windows
  • Some terraces
  • Two blocks south of The Frick Collection
  • Close to many world-famous boutiques on Madison Avenue and art galleries
  • Doorman
  • Elegant street and entrance
  • Many fabulous Central Park views
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Considerable daytime traffic on avenue
  • Postwar construction
  • Conventional layouts
  • Many passing parades
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Subways

  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.27 miles
  1. F
at Lexington Ave and 63rd 0.38 miles
  1. N
  2. Q
  3. R
at 5th Ave and 60th 0.43 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$2,044,000
Avg. Price
Based on 5 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$800K - $9.1M
Price Range
$1,815
Avg. Price / ft2

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