By Carter B. Horsley
This handsome, beige-brick, 34-story building
at 1675 York Avenue was erected in 1974 and has 383 rental apartments.
It was built by Glenwood Management, a major
developer in the city of luxury rental apartments.
The free-standing building, which is known
as the Andover and also has the addresses of 444 East 89th Street
and 447 East 88th Street, has a two-story polished dark stone
base, a revolving front door, sidewalk landscaping, a doorman,
a concierge, a curved driveway, a garage, consistent fenestration,
and a roof deck. It has an entrance marquee and an attended service
entrance as well as bicycle and personal luggage storage.
The building, which is known as the Andover,
is close to Carl Schurz Park, the Asphalt Green recreation center
and The East River.
There is excellent cross-town bus service on
86th Street and a subway station at Broadway and 86th Street.