Top 10 Luxury Pre-War Apartment Buildings in New York City
This list of pre-war NYC apartment buildings is the the la creme de la creme of luxury living. If you can manage a home in one of the opulent structures, what you'll get is very solid and quiet construction, crisp and prompt service, impeccable location, intriguing fellow residents, and an architectural masterpiece. All-in-all, a delectable, irresistible, urban stew.
The city's first major luxury apartment building on Fifth Avenue to look suitable for Italian Renaissance princes and princesses, this building has full-floor museums for its live-in connoisseurs.
- One apartment for sale at $27,000,000
One senses that "Dancing in the Dark" is played more often than the Bee Gees' "You Should Be Dancing" in this Art Deco-style emporium of very plush decorum overlooking the East River.
- Seven apartments currently for sale from $3,500,000 to $18,500,000
Once inside the entrance, the lobby is darkly enchanting as befits the enchanted lives of its few residents.
- One apartment for sale at $96,000,000
They may not holler "Let 'em eat cake" at pedestrians because they've got their own very handsome and elegant sidestreet residents' restaurant.
This very handsome limestone apartment building has very, very attractive sidewalk landscaping, so keep off.
If you see vestal virgins they're probably wafting up to the tempiettos atop this building's beautiful twin towers.
- Two apartments currently for sale from $3,150,000 to $4,990,000
The bright lights atop the three towers of this palatial apartment building are the equal of major fireworks displays across the street above Central Park.
- Five apartments currently for sale from $6,000,000 to $8,950,000
Memories are made of this guard-house, dragon-moated pile of beige and brown bricks and somebody's baby.
- Five apartments currently for sale from $1,695,000 to $13,995,000
Most visitors here wear black-tie rather than pin-striped, gray flannel suits that would better blend into the gray polished granite entrance columns just because proper parties here are more formal.
- Five apartments currently for sale from $2,300,000 to $29,500,000
If 740 Park Avenue grabs a lot of headlines, you can always cut in for "The Last Dance" at 720 Park Avenue....
- Two apartments currently for sale from $20,050,000 to $28,000,000