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923 Fifth Avenue

Northeast corner at 73rd Street

Block 1388, Lot 7501

923 Fifth Avenue

By Carter B. Horsley

This pleasant, 21-story apartment building was one of the first to be erected on Fifth Avenue after World War II. It was developed by Sam Minskoff & Sons.

Across the park from the boat pond in Central Park, the building has a wonderful, highly desirable location and great views from many apartments.

Avenue blockfront 73rd to 74th Streets

923 Fifth Avenue is white-brick building at right

The 92-unit building, which was designed by Sylvan Bien, was erected 1949-1951 and converted to a condominium in 1983. The building, which has a white-brick facade over a three-story limestone base, has an elegant, sunken lobby, designed by Dorothy Draper, a doorman, a concierge and elevator persons.

923 Fifth Avenue entrance

Over the years, many of its balconies on the avenue have been enclosed. The building has both discrete and protruding air-conditioners and a very handsome polished gray stone two-story entrance surround and a garage.

For more information on this building see its entry at CityRealty.com

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