By Carter B. Horsley
This very attractive, Italian Renaissance-palazzo-style
apartment building was erected in 1916 and converted to a cooperative
in 1946. The building has a three-story limestone base beneath
a light-beige brick facade that is surmounted by a large, green
The 13-story building, which has decorative
balconies on the fourth floor, has 24 apartments and was designed
by Schwartz & Gross, whose other buildings on the avenue include
470, 525, 885, 888, 910, 911, 941, 970, 983, 1045, 1070, 1095,
1125 and 1165.
The building is not far from the Metropolitan
Museum of Art and many boutiques and art galleries along Madison.
Cross-town buses run on 79th Street and one of the city’s
best schools, PS 6, is nearby in this very desirable neighborhood.
The doorman building has consistent fenestration
and no garage.