1115 Fifth Avenue

1115 Fifth Avenue

An attractive 1926 design courtesy J.E.R. Carpenter, 1115 Fifth Avenue is crowned with an unusual not-quite Art Deco glass-walled penthouse.

1107 Fifth Avenue

1107 Fifth Avenue

1107 Fifth Avenue replaced the enormous Hutton Mansion – and did so only after Mrs. E. F. Hutton ensured that her house would be virtually replicated as the building’s triplex penthouse.  The uppermost floors of this building echo the original structure, with the Palladian window visible at the upper part of the photo taking the… Continue reading

1080 Fifth Avenue

1080 Fifth Avenue

Surrounded by low-rise landmarks, 1080 Fifth Avenue has spectacular views in nearly all directions.  The building itself is of more interest for additions made to it over the years than for any intrinsic merit (such as the striking cylindrical glass bay on the south side of the setbacks; visible here in the upper right-hand corner)…. Continue reading

2 East 88th Street

2 East 88th Street

One of the most striking of the Museum Mile’s apartment buildings, 2 East 88th Street is also one of only a handful to dispense with the Fifth Avenue address.  A severe elongated cube by Pennington & Lewis, the building is capped by a water tower that incorporates a series of stone faces straight out of… Continue reading

1067 Fifth Avenue

1067 Fifth Avenue

One of the avenue’s most remarkable apartment buildings, 1067 Fifth Avenue is only the second such structure to have been built facing the park on Fifth (the first being McKim, Mead & White’s 998 Fifth Avenue, a few blocks to the south). Designed by C.P.H. Gilbert, 1067 Fifth Avenue is the Upper East Side’s only… Continue reading

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