A brash and ugly intrusion into the district, 1046 Fifth Avenue has all the style of a discarded pair of cheap sunglasses. The building was completed in 1967. Architects and developers shall go unnamed.
A gracious design by Rosario Candela, 1040 Fifth Avenue displays austere Neo-Classical details at the lower floors but rises to a highly complex and dramatically modeled penthouse tower. The building was erected in 1930.
Yet another distinguished J.E.R. Carpenter design, 1035 Fifth Avenue was erected in 1926. It rises from the site of a seven-story apartment house called, imaginatively enough, The Fifth Avenue Apartments, which was evidently considered something of an architectural intruder when completed in 1890. If only its detractors had had a crystal ball…
A 13-story building containing only 16 apartments, 1030 Fifth Avenue is another reserved design from J.E.R. Carpenter. The building was completed in 1925.
Called one of the most “sumptuous” apartment residences in the city by The New York Times, 1020 Fifth Avenue was designed by Warren & Wetmore and completed in 1925. Containing only 13 apartments, including 6 duplexes, 1020 Fifth Avenue is one of the district’s most exclusive addresses. An asymmetrical Fifth Avenue façade hints at the… Continue reading