FIFTH AVENUE & 73RD ST. - CLASSIC PERFECTION ON THE PARK
Ideally situated on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 73rd Street, this exceptional nine room residence is located in one of Fifth Avenue's most sought-after limestone-clad cooperatives. It occupies the entire front of the building on Fifth Avenue, overlooking Central Park. The building was completed by renowned architect J.E.R. Carpenter in 1922. Mr. Carpenter was responsible for many of the most impressive residential buildings on both Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue, and 920 Fifth Avenue was the building he chose as his personal residence.
A private elevator landing opens onto an impressive 16 x 14 gallery which leads to a stunning 63 foot expanse of entertainment rooms overlooking Central Park and East 73rd Street. Light streams in throughout the day through six over-sized windows overlooking majestic mature trees and the famous Central Park Boat Pond. Adjacent to the living room is a wonderful library which also has views of Central Park, it features a large wet bar for entertaining as well as a renovated windowed guest bathroom. The private south wing of the residence also overlooks Central Park and features an over-sized guest bedroom with a renovated en-suite windowed bathroom, and an enormous main suite with double bathrooms and outstanding walk in closets and dressing areas. The largest of the double bathrooms is renovated with classic white marble, and is the size of many bedrooms.
The vast kitchen area is over 350 square feet, and has excellent storage and counter space. A double staff room with an en-suite windowed bathroom complete this wing of the home.
920 Fifth Avenue is a white glove prewar cooperative designed in the Italian Palazzo style by J.E.R Carpenter in 1922. The building is comprised of 14 stories and 26 apartments. Carpenter was one of the most prominent architects of the period, and he chose this building as his home. Residents enjoy the highest level of service and security, as well as a roof terrace and private storage. The brand new fitness center includes state of the art Technogym Equipment, a Peloton Bike and a full Pilates Reformer.
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