Expensive Apartment Building In Manhattan
Manhattan is the most densely populated county of New York City. Located on the Manhattan Island with the Hudson river. Manhattan is divided into mid,upper and lowerManhattan but the most famous is the midtown Manhattan. Midtown Manhattan is the major part of the city. Fifth Avenue is a major shopping spree in the center of Manhattan in New York City. The section of Fifth Avenue that crosses Midtown Manhattan especially that between 49th Street and 60th Street is filled with reputable shops and is persistently graded among the most expensive shopping streets in the world. In the 1990s, the shopping area between 49th and 57th Streets was ranked having the most costly per square foot area. In 2008, Forbes magazine outranked Fifth Avenue as being the most costly and ritzy street in the world.
In this swank world, where permanent residence is a dream to earn, a building stands having the most desirable location as well as environment. It is 834 Fifth Avenue, located at the East 64th Street having the corner location opposing the Central park of NYC.It is the elegant luxurious housing complex.it was designed by none other than the famous Rosario Candela in 1931. Rosario was an Italian American architect who earned popularity through his NYC apartment buildings and turned into a status symbol in the 90’s. This building is a limestone-clad construction. Its street facing frontage is made entirely of limestone presenting great strength and beauty. The Paris inspired art deco styling was well inscribed in the entry areas and portions of the front. The step-like recession style was used to create terraces on the building to present a great eye view on the upper floors. 834 has 16 floors and 24 apartments. The plot of land is 150′ by 100′, giving spacious units. The range of the apartments is from 4,000 sqft (370 m2). to 7,000sqft (650 m2). 1200 sqft is the size of the largest apartment consisting of one unit. Apartments give a huge and spacious look due to their 11 feet high ceilings. No two apartments have the same design. Thebuildings has double and triple story units on the upper floors but on the ground floor there are three special messionateapartments having the direct entrance from the street as well as from the interior lobby.
The building largely consists of simplex units of four bedrooms as well as double of 3 bedrooms and many servant quarters .The whole southern side of the building facing 64th Street has double story apartments. They range from 6,000 to over 8,000 sqft (740 m2).They have huge lounges and four to six bedrooms. This building like any other New York expensive apartment building sells with whole cash payment, with no mortgage terms. This building is the most prestigious building of New York,given the title line ‘the most pedigreed building on the snobbiest street in the country’s most real estate-obsessed city’. It is also famous due to its historic residents which include the fortunes of Johnson& Johnson,Fox,TLC etc.it is the peak of crème de la crèmein NYC and the level was raised when CHARLIE Chaplin stalked this building in craze of his crush.