By Carter B. Horsley
This handsome, 15-story apartment house was
built as a cooperative in 1924 and the following year its virtual
twin was completed directly across 93rd Street, 1115 Fifth Avenue.
Both buildings were designed by J. E. R. Carpenter,
the leading designer of luxury apartment buildings in New York
City in his generation. Anthony Campagna was the developer of
This building has 44 apartments and 1115 Fifth
Avenue, shown at the right in the above photograph, has 41 apartments.
The main difference between the two is that 1115 has arched mouldings
above its second and 11th floor windows while this one has regular
windows and a Fifth Avenue entrance with large arched windows
flanking the entrance shown below while 1115 has a sidestreet
The building has attractive sidewalk landscaping
and a large lobby that runs parallel to the avenue. The building
has a maisonette apartment on the sidestreet. Its Carnegie Hill
neighborhood is very convenient to many private schools and museums.
This part of Upper Fifth Avenue is very pleasant and quiet. Many
attractive restaurants and boutiques are nearby on Madison Avenue.
The building has a doorman but no garage.