55 East 86th Street



  • Ownership Type: Condo
  • Rooms: 11
  • Size: 4,500 Sq Ft.
  • CC/maint: $586,959
  • Taxes: $6,102

This mid-block condomimum building is located in a nice are of the city just a block and a half from Central Park and is situated near the musuems and north of the hustle and bustle of midtown Manhattan.The building property was built in 1925 during the same year as the New Yorker magazine had its debute of it\‘s the very first issue. A time when the city was building big and breaking new ground throughout. In more recent time \“the Lispenard\” was converted back in 1984 – with its upper floors being converted to joint living-work quarters. Today this venerable commercial-turned residential property is now categorized as a condominium building which contains (46) apartments which are spread over 15 floors. The entrance is poignanted by the installation of a pair of potted perennial plants. and is otherwise manned by a full-time concierge. You enter in under a canopy entrance into an attractive modern lobby.The architecture features a rising two-story limestone base that has been matched by a handsome window installation. Columns support a pointed pediment up to the third floor which are then matched at the penthouse floor by a vertical curving span beneath crowning over moulded accents. Attention to detail can be seen in the architectural ornamentation that spans around the top two floors – though minimal the masonry found at its eastern side is bare over the neighboring low-rise property.This property enjoys a choice location being situated a block away from Central Park with the addition of easy access to MTA 4, 5, 6 Subway. This area of the city features an array of shopping options and is further benefited by its proximity to the Museum Mile. In total this property presents a great mix of classic New York quality architecture mixed with all the trim and structure required for today‘s medical professional!

• Located Between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
• Doorman FT Concierge / Doorman
• Close to Subway (MTA 4 / 5 / 6) found at Lexington Avenue 0.16 miles
• Excellent crosstown bus service
• Very close to several major museums
• Close to several religious institutions
• Close to several private schools
• Convenient neighborhood shopping

Back to Top