This 17-story apartment
building was erected in 1949 and converted to a cooperative in
1962. It has 101 apartments, many with balconies.
The red-brick building has
a one-story limestone base with a canopied entrance and a doorman.
It has some corner bay windows and sidewalk landscaping.
This area is one of the
most desirable residential enclaves in the city because of its
many water vistas, its small parks, its quiet and its proximity
to midtown. A nice small park is at 57th Street and another one
is a few blocks to the south on Sutton Place, both with fine East
A westbound cross-town bus
is available at 57th Street and Sutton Place.
There are several restaurants
nearby on First Avenue, which also has a full complement of neighborhood
stores to service this popular and expensive community.