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838 Fifth Avenue

At The Southeast corner of East 65th street   |    Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St.

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Key Details

  • Condominium
  • Built in 1951
  • 18 Apartments
  • 12 Floors
$7,368 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

89

838 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 89, 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
+
28
Out of 36
+
26
Out of 39
+
9
=
89
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 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:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Part of Historic District 1 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:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 20 blocks 4 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:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
2 4 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Many 2 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
Some 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Catering:
Some 1 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
    How was this building rated?

    The building includes an elegant lobby, a 24-hour doorman, a separate 24 hour security staff, fitness room, commercial laundry room and an emergency generator. With Central Park at your front door, this sought-after condominium is perfectly located near world-class shopping along Fifth and Madison Avenue, fine dining, museums, theatre, and a wealth of neighborhood services. 

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    Nearby Subway Stations

    1. N
    2. Q
    3. R
    at 5th Ave and 60th 0.27 miles
    1. F
    at Lexington Ave and 63rd 0.30 miles
    1. 6
    at Lexington Ave 0.33 miles
    1. 4
    2. 5
    at Lexington Ave and 60th 0.38 miles

    Carter Horsley's Review

    838 Fifth Avenue Carter Horsley's Building Review
    "This condominium apartment building was converted in late 1999 from a former 11-story office building that was built in 1950 and designed by Harry M. Prince for the Union of American Hebrew Congregations." Read Carter's Full Review

    The pros & cons

    Pros
    • Some Juliet balconies
    • Wine cellars
    • Doorman
    • Faces Central Park to the west and Temple Emanu-El to the north
    • Sidewalk landscaping
    • Very few apartments
    • Handicapped entrance ramp
    • Storage rooms
    • Prime location close to elegant boutiques and restaurants on Madison Avenue
    • Close to Subway
    Cons
    • Considerable traffic
    • Frequent parades
    • Across from Central Park Zoo
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    In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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    • 93 Available for Sale
    • $2,991 Avg. Price / Ft2
    • $8,070,677 Avg. Price
    • $4,900,000 Median Price
    1. Most Expensive 838 Fifth Avenue Apt 6FL | $42,000,000
      Price / ft2 $7,368
    2. Least Expensive 130 East 63rd Street Apt 4D | $830,000

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