940 Park Avenue was built in 1926 and designed by the famous duo George and Edward Blum, who designed a number of other Park Avenue buildings such as 555, 791, 830, 840, 1075, and 875Park Avenue.
940 Park Avenue’s large apartments have the desirable feature of only having one neighbor per floor. If you’re looking for something large on Park, this building offers two duplex apartments as well. Gorgeous arched windows allow each apartment to be drenched in light throughout the day and some even sport views of Park Avenue’s famous tulip gardens. Most apartments have glamorous high ceilings and fireplaces. Each home has washer and dryer hookups and the building allows window air conditioners.
This gorgeous building has a sandstone base and light brick, along with arched windows and a wrought iron balcony. There are also a number of sculpted architectural details, such a gilded dancing woman above the canopied entrance and sculpted children throughout the facade. All of this beauty is only complimented by the sidewalk landscaping out front. Residents have the convenience of laundry and storage space in the building.
940 Park Avenue is located on the South West side of 81st and Park. Residents of this building are close to the Met and a number of other renowned museums scattered along Museum Mile. For those looking for a peaceful walk or brisk jog in the morning, Central Park is incredibly close by. A number of great schools are within a few blocks, including PS 6. Transportation is also not an issue with the cross town bus on 86 and the 86th Street 4, 5, and 6 train only a few blocks north.
If you’re interested in buying a home in 940 Park Avenue call us at (646) 568 – 7175, and one of our agents would be happy to tell you about the available apartments for sale and what other apartments in this building have sold for.