812 Fifth Avenue

An 18-story 30-apartment building erected in 1963, 812 Fifth Avenue is an excellent essay in the subtle contextualism that characterized the Mid-20th Century along this stretch of Fifth.  Designed by Robert L. Bien, the building features setbacks, terraces and cornice lines that harmonize with 810 Fifth Avenue to the south and suggest the more flamboyant Art Deco creations lining Central Park West.

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