944 Fifth Avenue at 75th Street
Circa 1925 // ARCHITECT: Nathan Korn // BUILDER: H.R.H. Construction Corp.
944 Fifth Avenue is the epitome of blue-blood reserved elegance — nothing showy or trendy here. The facade is clad completely in smooth stone, and classically ornamented on the lower floors with a variety of elegant carved details. The building offers one apartment per floor of around 5,500 square feet containing 15 rooms as originally designed. Three rooms overlook Central Park and all the rooms are very large. The flow of the entertaining rooms is perfect with the Living Room, Dining Room, Library, and Entrance Gallery as all open to each other. The Master Bedroom overlooking the Park, with a fireplace, is separate from the other three bedrooms (each with private bath). There is very generous closet space throughout and the original servant’s wing (five Maid’s Rooms along with a Servant’s Hall) easily converts to a variety of spaces, such as a Media Room or children’s playroom.
Barbara Walters is a resident, along with a number of very senior bankers from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.
WHAT A BUYER CAN EXPECT TO PAY: If one of these apartments ever hit the open market, expect to pay anywhere from $15M to $25M