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490 West End Avenue

Northeast corner at 83rd Street

490 West End Avenue

490 West End Avenue

By Carter B. Horsley

This quite distinguished and impressive, 12-story building was erected in 1912 and converted to a cooperative in 1986. The building has 65 apartments.

The nicely detailed, deeply grouted beige-brick building has an Italian Renaissance palazzo-style facade with two bandcourses and a handsome cornice. It has consistent fenestration and permits protruding air-conditioners.

The building has a very large, step-up, marble lobby and a concierge.

This neighborhood offers very convenient public transportation and excellent shopping as well as many interesting restaurants. Riverside Park is one block away.

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