810 Fifth Avenue

The southernmost of the Beaux Arts apartment houses that dominate this stretch of Central Park, 810 Fifth Avenue is also one of the most exclusive.  Consisting of only 12 residences including a multi-story penthouse, the building was completed in 1926 to plans by J.E.R. Carpenter, one of the leading apartment house architects of the day;… Continue reading

Central Park and The Upper East Side

One of the world’s great urban parks, Central Park was designed by the firm of Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead and was laid out in stages from 1858 through 1873, covering an area of 843 acres bordered by Fifth Avenue to the east, Central Park West to the West, Central Park South (59th Street)… Continue reading