186 Fifth Avenue is a prime piece of New York real estate. With its Fifth Avenue address and historic background, anyone would be lucky to call this building home. The attractive terra cotta and red-brick building was originally erected in 1883 by Henry J. Hardenbergh, the architect who is also responsible for the Plaza Hotel. The landmarked building once housed The Western Union Telegraph Co. and is now partially converted to contain four residential condominium apartments with 2,385-2,418 square feet of space each.
The corner loft of the building features 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 conjure up a bygone era. The spacious floor plan provides the possibility of a creating a three bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home. The residences, and the entire building, feature all-new, double-paned Pella windows, individual climate control and a video intercom system.
The New York real estate offered at 186 Fifth Avenue enjoys a prime location. Situated on the southeast corner at Fifth and 23rd Street, the building overlooks the lovely, verdant Madison Square Park. Residents enjoy a Fifth Avenue address and plenty of nearby options for dining, shopping and entertainment.