40 Park Avenue is one several beige-brick buildings apartment buildings designed by Emery Roth on Park Avenue in Murray Hill. Its expansive layouts, many featuring terraces, offer dynamic views of the area.
This luxury mid-rise has a highly articulated facade punctuated by five balconies on most floors and several setbacks near the top. It is on the northwest corner at 36th Street, convenient to the Morgan Library, the Union League Club, and Grand Central Terminal. There is excellent public transportation in this area, which is also close to the Flatiron District and Madison Square Park.
The 19-story building was erected in 1940, now featuring a doorman and canopied entrance and about 150 rental apartments.