This large rental apartment house, which is directly across 61st Street from the Pierre Hotel, has fabulous views and one of the most prestigious and elegant residential locations in the city. This 33-story, yellow-brick tower was erected in 1978. 800 Fifth's base is faced with limestone and contains commercial space. The tower is setback from the base, which helps preserve vistas of the very handsome towers of the Pierre and Sherry Netherland hotels to the north. Residents have good corner views of Midtown and Central Park. The building, which has 208 apartments, has many curved balconies on its east facade.
The building has a concierge and doorman plus a garage and a gym, and it allows pets. It has consistent fenestration and discrete air-conditioners. Residences are spacious with spectacular views of Central Park and the building's half-acre private landscaped garden. Many apartments facing east have graceful terraces. Superlative amenities and services abound, including doorman, concierge, hallman, in-house valet and attended in-house garage, creating an atmosphere of elegance without peer in Manhattan.
There is excellent bus service on Fifth Avenue, and a subway station is one block away to the south. The location is magnificent. To the southeast is the world's finest retail establishments on Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue and 57th Street. Also within easy walking distance: the corporate headquarters of major global companies and world-renowned hotels, restaurants, museums and galleries. And best of all, just to the west, you'll find the unmatched beauty and inspiration of Central Park.