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.

995 Fifth Avenue, The Stanhope

Constructed in 1926 as the Stanhope Hotel to designs by Rosario Candela, 995 Fifth Avenue was the only hotel on Fifth Avenue north of the Pierre at 62nd Street.  Its location directly across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art made it a popular place for lunch among the city’s museum-goers and its cabaret performances were… Continue reading

990 Fifth Avenue

Beautifully detailed and proportioned, 990 Fifth Avenue is another entry in the “stretched townhouse” mode, being only three bays wide on the Fifth Avenue side.  It contains only six apartments: five duplexes and a penthouse triplex, all boasting 11-foot ceilings. The architects were Warren & Wetmore working with Rosario Candela; the building was completed in… Continue reading

960 Fifth Avenue

A handsome edifice co-designed by Warren & Wetmore and Rosario Candela, 960 Fifth Avenue was completed in 1927 and replaced the infamous Clark Mansion, easily the city’s most over-the-top private residence.  In place of the mansion’s much-ridiculed Baroque frills, 960 Fifth Avenue’s sedate exterior cloaks a series of apartments noted for their grandeur and individuality… Continue reading

955 Fifth Avenue

A sleek late design by Rosario Candelo, 955 Fifth Avenue is a subtle building with extensive fluting on its façade and a gracefully setback crown. The building was completed in 1938, one of the few on Fifth Avenue erected during the Great Depression.