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The Sherry Netherland, 781 Fifth Avenue

Between East 59th Street & East 60th Street

Key Details

  • Year Built 1927
    Building Type Cooperative
  • Total Apartments 168
    Total Floors 36
    Doorman FT Doorman
Avg. Price / ft2
N/A
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

The Sherry Netherland, which rises 38 stories above the Grand Army Plaza and Central Park, channels elegance from the barrel-vaulted lobby to the tip of the copper spire. Over the years, the ornate, landmarked Neo-Gothic building has hosted residents such as pilot and entrepreneur Howard Hughes, musician Diana Ross, director Francis Ford Coppola, Jim Henson of The Muppets, and TV host and judge Judy Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy.

The building features a recently restored ceiling mural in the lobby based on Raphael's frescoes at the Vatican Palace. It is a full service white-glove cooperative with 24-hour doorman, concierge and attended elevators. Residents may enjoy hotel services, including daily maid service (included in your monthlies), an on-site fitness center, hair salon, valet parking, and room service available from Harry Cipriani.

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Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Valet Services
  • Landmarked

Apartments for Sale at 781 Fifth Avenue (12)

12
Available Apts
$500K - $55M
Price Range
$1,644
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 781 Fifth Avenue (2)

2
Available Apts
$6,000
Prices Start At
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Rating

32
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 32 / 44

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32
Out of 36

Location Rating: 32 / 36

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25
Out of 39

Features Rating: 25 / 39

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10
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99

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
  • #1 Rated co-op in Manhattan
  • #1 Rated co-op - Upper East Side
  • #1 Rated co-op - Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St.
 

Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"A strong argument can be made that the Sherry Netherland Hotel at 781 Fifth Avenue on the northeast corner at 59th Street is the best building in New York.

The major other contenders, of course, are the Chrysler, Empire State, Woolworth and Helmsley buildings and 570 Lexington Avenue, and some might also throw in the Plaza and Waldorf-Astoria hotels, the Seagram Building, Lever House and the San Remo apartment building." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Spectacular views
  • Maid service
  • Gargoyles
  • Wonderful griffins and hanging lanterns above entrance
  • Exclusive club in basement
  • Canopied entrance
  • Concierge
  • Very elegant vaulted lobby
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No sundeck
  • Protruding and discrete air-conditioners
  • Inconsistent fenestration
  • No garage
  • No health club
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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. N
  2. Q
  3. R
at 5th Ave and 60th 0.06 miles
  1. F
at 6th Ave 0.26 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 6
at Lexington Ave and 60th 0.27 miles
  1. M
  2. E
at 5th Ave and 53rd 0.32 miles
  1. B
  2. D
at Broadway and 53rd 0.49 miles
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$300K - $13.6M
Price Range
$2,946
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 435 Available for Sale
  • $2,268 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $7,236,135 Avg. Price
  • $3,500,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Sherry Netherland Apt 18FL | $55,000,000
  2. Least Expensive 930 Fifth Avenue Apt SR6 | $350,000
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  • 76 Available for Rent
  • $86 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $16,060 Avg. Price
  • $8,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Pierre Apt 10 | $75,000
  2. Least Expensive 47 East 74th Street Apt 1F | $1,500
    Price / ft2 $45

Famous Residents

 

Alternate Addresses

  • 1 East 59th Street
  • 3 East 59th Street
  • 779 5th Avenue
  • 781 5th Avenue
  • 783 5th Avenue
  • Sherry Netherland Hotel
  • Sherry-Netherland
  • The Sherry-Netherland

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