186 Fifth Avenue is a prime piece of New York real estate. With its Fifth Avenue address and historical background, anyone would be lucky to call this building home. The attractive red brick and terracotta building was originally erected in 1883 by Henry J. Hardenbergh, the architect who is also responsible for the Plaza Hotel. The landmark building once housed The Western Union Telegraph Co. and is now partially converted to house four residential condominium apartments with 2,385-2,418 square feet of space each.
The corner loft of the building has exceptional light and unobstructed views. 13 north-facing windows offer views of Madison Square Park and the Fifth Avenue Toy Building, and 4 east-facing windows offer views of the Metlife Clock and the Flatiron Building. The loft features many design elements that evoke a bygone era. The spacious floor plan provides the ability to create a three bedroom, 3.5 bath home. The residences, and the entire building, feature brand new double-pane Pella windows, individual climate control, and a video intercom system.
New York real estate offered at 186 Fifth Avenue enjoys a prime location. Situated on the southeast corner of Fifth and 23rd Street, the building overlooks the lovely, leafy Madison Square Park. Residents enjoy a Fifth Avenue location and plenty of nearby options for dining, shopping, and entertainment.