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1049 Park Avenue

Between 86th and 87th Streets

1049 Park Avenue

1049 Park Avenue

By Carter B. Horsley

This very handsome, mid-block, 15-story apartment building was erected in 1919 and has 40 condominium apartments.

The brown-brick building is distinguished by its very attractive decorative quoins on its lower two floors and the attractive decoration of cartouches and garlands between the windows on its top three floors.

The building has a canopied entrance, consistent fenestration, a nice wrought-iron rooftop fence and a doorman and it permits protruding air-conditioners. It has no garage, no balconies, no health club, no sidewalk landscaping and no roof deck. Parts of its fašade have been repaired with different colored bricks.

It is in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood, close to many museums, schools and religious institutions. There is excellent cross-town bus service on 86th Street and an express subway station at 86th Street and Lexington Avenue. The area is convenient to many stores.


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