930 Fifth Avenue facts for kids
Quick facts for kids930 Fifth Avenue
|Architectural style||Classicizing Modern|
|Location||Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York City, U.S.|
|Owner||Fifth Avenue Apartments, Inc.|
|Height||210.44 feet (64.14 m)|
|Design and construction|
930 Fifth Avenue is a luxury apartment building on Fifth Avenue on the northeast corner of East 74th Street in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City. The eighteen-story structure and penthouse was designed by noted architect Emery Roth and built in 1940. According to architecture critic Paul Goldberger, 930 and 875 Fifth Avenue show Roth in transition from historicist to modern Art Deco style.
The Fifth Avenue location previously held three private residences which were the estates of Gordon S. Rentschler, Jacob Schiff and Simeon B. Chapin, and were bought by Percy and Harold D. Uris and razed for the new building, which has been described as featuring "a restrained Italian Renaissance style." The building is located within the Upper East Side Historic District.
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