The illustrious building 1185 Park Avenue is one of the last large apartment buildings built in the shape of a hollow square and one of the very few grand courtyard apartments left in Manhattan. It’s the only one still standing on Park Avenue. This piece of New York history is home to 15 stories and 172 units and boasts a gothic triple-arched entrance to its massive interior court and driveway. This prewar cooperative apartment building was designed by Schwartz & Gross and constructed in 1929 by Abraham Bricken. Prominent financiers, diplomats, and authors such as novelist Anne Roiphe who was raised in the building and titled her memoir 1185 Park Avenue. Apartments are flooded with light and provide awe-inspiring city and river views. Large rooms, 10 feet ceilings, and alluring crown molding and herringbone floors are found throughout the units. Depending upon the unit, residents may enjoy an oversized living room that features a wood-burning fireplace along with formal dining rooms and libraries that include custom built-in shelves. This New York gem occupies the entire block front between 93rd and 94th Street. The Guggenheim Museum, Central Park, and Fifth Avenue shopping are just a short stroll away. This lavish building offers an abundant amount of amenities such as white-glove service, 24-hour security, and a doorman. There’s also an ultramodern fitness center equipped with weight-training and cardio machines as well as free weights, a children’s playroom, a bike room, and a private elevator landing.

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Building Amenities

Doorman
Elevator
Fitness Center
Storage