1040 Fifth Avenue

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.

1035 Fifth Avenue

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…

1030 Fifth Avenue

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.

1020 Fifth Avenue

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

1016 Fifth Avenue

An elegant brick-clad building, 1016 Fifth Avenue was completed in 1926 to designs by John B. Peterkin, whose best-known work in New York, the Art Deco Terminal Building formerly at 42nd Street and Park Avenue, was demolished in 1983 for the Phillip Morris Building. A less dramatic structure, 1016 Fifth Avenue is still among the… Continue reading