Ideally situated at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 73rd Street, this exceptional top floor residence is located in one of Fifth Avenue's most sought-after limestone-clad cooperatives. It is being offered for sale for the first time in over 50 years. It occupies the entire front of the building on Fifth Avenue, and captures breathtaking Central Park and Manhattan skyline views. The building was completed by renowned architect J.E.R. Carpenter in 1922. Mr. Carpenter wasresponsible for many of the most impressive residential buildings on both Fifth and Park Avenues; and 920 Fifth Avenue was the building he chose as his personal residence. Only a handful of other Fifth Avenue buildings have this amount of linear frontage on Central Park.
A private elevator landing opens onto an impressive 15 x 17 gallery which leads to a stunning 63 foot expanse of entertainment rooms overlooking Central Park and East 73rd Street. Light streams in throughout the day through over-sized windows overlooking the Central Park Boat Pond. The private south wing of the residence also overlooks Central Park and features four bedrooms and four bathrooms. The enormous main double-bedroom suite has double bathrooms and excellent closets. This residence is the only A line in the building to offer a separate, upstairs floor that provides for an additional full bedroom and bath, as well as a staff suite and bath. This level of the apartment is flooded with sunshine from the east exposure.
The vast sundrenched south-facing kitchen area is over 350 square feet, and has excellent storage and counter space.
920 Fifth Avenue is a white glove prewar cooperative designed in the Italian Palazzo style by J.E.R Carpenter in 1922. The building is comprised of 14 stories and 26 apartments. Carpenter was one of the most prominent architects of the period, and he chose this building as his home. Residents enjoy the highest level of service and security, as well as a roof terrace and private storage. The brand new fitness center includes state of the art Technogym Equipment, a Peloton Bike and a full Pilates Reformer.
There is a 2% flip tax payable by the buyer.