This pleasant, red-brick,
condominium apartment building was erected in 1974. The 28-story
building has 214 units.
The building, which has
many bay windows, is across the side-street from Ruppert Tower,
which is part of the massive red-brick complex developed on the
former two-square-block site between Third and Second Avenues
of the Ruppert Brewery.
The building is set back
in plazas on both the avenue and the side-street and has extensive
sidewalk landscaping. It has a one-story marble base and a large
travertine marble entrance marquee and driveway on the side-street.
Its avenue retail facilities include Mr. Wright, one of the city's
best liquor stores. There are many restaurants and stores in the
vicinity and a nice park is down the street at Second Avenue.
The building allows pets
and has a garage, a concierge, discrete air-conditioners, a revolving
front-door, and many good views to the east and west.
There is good bus service
with cross-town service on 86th Street, which is a major neighborhood
A typical "luxury"
apartment high-rise of its era, it is not great architecture,
but the bay windows, plazas and nice entrance make it better than