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$9,150,000

50% Min Down
4 Beds
4.5 Bath
Listed 69 weeks ago, Built in 1927
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Common Charges
$9,858
Property Taxes
$0
Mortgage
$21,188
Total Monthly Payment
$31,046
Est. Rental Income
$11,971
Cap Rate
0.28%
Description
Spectacular wrap-around terraced penthouse with wide-open, unobstructed Central Park and reservoir views located in the very heart of the charming Upper East Side neighborhood, Carnegie Hill. This special apartment is on top of a handsome elegant pre-war NYC building - this "garden in the sky" features a private elevator landing that opens to a 25' living room with 9'8" ceilings - with knock out views of the ever-changing park, the mercurial water in the vast 105 acre Jackie Onassis Reservoir, and the dynamic cityscape beyond. You can open the terrace doors and windows and let in the fresh air, when it is winter - warm up next to the wood-burning fireplace and watch the snowflakes swirl and fall. The view at night is full of wonder - the night lights are like a pearl necklace gracefully outlining the contours of the Onassis reservoir walking path. You will have a front-and-center seat observing the night-fall all around this lovely penthouse - magnificent sunsets, the ever-changing path of the moon, the reflection of the twinkling lights upon the reservoir water.There are two wonderful terraces - one facing West towards Central Park, the other terrace facing East, bridged by the terrace walkway facing North. Multiple seating arrangements make these terraces perfect for glamorous entertaining and lovely, everyday outdoor living. Begin your day with the sun-rise in one of the three intimate planted terraces facing the East.The Penthouse floor features the West facing terrace, the spacious living room, 2-3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms. An extra room, currently the Music Room (with terrace access) flows into yet another room - currently used as a sleeping/afternoon nap room. These two rooms can be used as a separate suite - a guest room, office or maid's room, with its own bathroom. The lower level has lovely Central Park views from all of the rooms - the private Master bedroom suite is serene and quiet - the walk-in closet could be used as a nursery; the smart wood paneled library has yet another wood-burning fireplace. Just off the formal dining room there is a welcoming windowed eat-in kitchen. Other details include central air, elevator access on both levels, a washer/dryer, steam shower, beautiful hardwood floors and an abundance of bookshelves and built-in storage.Built in 1927 by notable New York architect, George F. Pelham, 21 East 90th Street is a full-service building, on one of the prettiest streets in all of Manhattan. This historic block was selected by Andrew Carnegie because it is the high point of what is now known as Carnegie Hill. In 1898 Andrew Carnegie purchased the land, in 1902 he built his mansion. Carnegie's home and grassy gated garden were converted into a National Historic Landmark in 1966, the building is now the Cooper-Hewitt Museum a part of the Smithsonian Institution. Less than a block from your door-step, you will pass along the Carnegie garden - cross fashionable Fifth Avenue and find yourself at the majestic Engineers' Gate entrance which opens right into Central Park - enjoy strolling along the Onassis Reservoir, jogging, bike riding all through Central Park.Carnegie Hill is a beautiful neighborhood, marked by trees, charming shops and restaurants, and cultural institutions that include the Guggenheim Museum, the 92nd Street Y - the magnificent neo-Gothic Church of the Heavenly Rest across the street from the Carnegie mansion - the venerated Metropolitan Museum of Art is just a hop skip and jump down leafy Fifth Avenue. The Fifth Avenue bus stops right at 90th Street, the subway stops at Lexington at 86th and 96th Street. Welcome to the Penthouse at 21 East 90th Street, and to this lovely neighborhood!
Features & Amenities
Dogs Allowed
Cats Allowed
Elevator
Number of Elevators: 3
Doorman
Laundry in Unit
View: PARK
Exposure: North East West
Price History
Date Event Price Source
2019-11-12 Status Change Sale Closed Brown Harris Stevens
2019-11-12 Price Drop $9,150,000 Brown Harris Stevens
2019-11-08 Sold $9,150,000 Brown Harris Stevens
2019-10-21 Status Change In Contract Brown Harris Stevens
2019-10-20 Status Change Sale Closed Brown Harris Stevens
2019-08-17 Status Change Contract Pending Brown Harris Stevens
2019-06-03 Price Drop $9,750,000 Brown Harris Stevens
2019-04-19 Status Change Relisted Brown Harris Stevens
2019-02-22 Status Change Off Market Brown Harris Stevens
2018-09-19 Listed $12,500,000 Brown Harris Stevens
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Nearby Public Transportation
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0.30 mi at 86th St (86th St and Lexington Ave)
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0.35 mi at 96th St (96th St and Lexington Ave)
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0.80 mi at 81st St - Museum of Natural History (81st St and Central Park West)
Recent Transactions at 21 E 90th St
Unit Br Ba Sqft Time Listed Listing $ Listed By Closed Closing $ Diff Buyer(s)
Unit PHD - - - - -
- - 2019-11-06
$9,150,000
$9,150,000 - Farah Ebrahimi
Unit 14C 2 Bed 3 Bath - 195 Days 2018-07-12
$2,995,000
$2,995,000 Shirley Hackel
Compass
2019-01-24
$2,995,000
$2,995,000 $0
+0.00%
Ann R Goodwin
Norman M Krause
Unit 7C 2 Bed 2 Bath - 102 Days 2018-01-18
$1,850,000
Maureen McCarron
Stribling & Associates
$1,850,000 Maureen McCarron
Stribling & Associates
2018-05-01
$1,850,000
$1,850,000 $0
+0.00%
David Decima
Evangeline Shih
Unit 3C - - - - -
- - 2017-04-17
$2,595,000
$2,595,000 - Jeffrey Bunzel
Mary Elizabeth Bunzel
Unit 6D - - - - -
- - 2017-03-13
$0
$0 - Daniel Szor
Unit 4D 2 Bed 2 Bath - 222 Days 2015-11-11
$1,900,000
$1,900,000 Della Leathers
Elliman
2016-06-21
$1,680,000
$1,680,000 -$220,000
-11.58%
Ron Palmon
Becky Yang
Unit 2A 3 Bed 3 Bath 2200 Sqft 85 Days 2016-03-20
$3,600,000
Linda Feder
The Corcoran Group
$3,600,000 Linda Feder
The Corcoran Group
2016-06-14
$3,600,000
$3,600,000 $0
+0.00%
Cathleen Hefernan
Jaime Lester
Unit 6C 2 Bed 2 Bath 1500 Sqft 167 Days 2015-05-15
$2,725,000
Stephen Perlo
The Corcoran Group
$2,725,000 Stephen Perlo
The Corcoran Group
2015-10-30
$2,725,000
$2,725,000 $0
+0.00%
Arthur H Goldstone
Unit 3C 2 Bed 2 Bath - 348 Days 2014-03-28
$2,550,000
Chester Gelband
Halstead Property, LLC
$2,550,000 Chester Gelband
Halstead Property, LLC
2015-03-12
$2,550,000
$2,550,000 $0
+0.00%
Kenneth E Olin
Patricia Wettig Olin
Unit 2C - - - - -
- - 2014-12-30
$1,995,000
$1,995,000 - Michelle F Ganon
William E Ganon
Unit 6B - - - - -
- - 2014-06-04
$3,200,000
$3,200,000 - Alexandra L Barth
Tyler P Blackwell
Unit 9B 3 Bed 2.5 Bath 1800 Sqft 95 Days 2014-01-04
$3,095,000
Linda Feder
The Corcoran Group
$3,095,000 Linda Feder
The Corcoran Group
2014-04-10
$3,222,000
$3,222,000 $127,000
+4.10%
Edmund M Dunst
Nancy L Dunst
Unit 6C 2 Bed 2 Bath - 182 Days 2013-09-03
$2,675,000
$2,675,000 2014-03-05
$2,675,000
$2,675,000 $0
+0.00%
Marilyn Black
Unit 12B - - - - -
- - 2012-07-10
$2,369,000
$2,369,000 - Paul S Bird
Amelia Obrien Parsons
Unit 2A - - - - -
- - 2012-02-09
$2,450,000
$2,450,000 - Jay Chun
Jung Eun Ha
Unit 11A - - - - -
- - 2011-12-02
$5,200,000
$5,200,000 - Leslie M Dumont
Fred J Levin
Unit 2B - - - - -
- - 2011-10-27
$2,300,000
$2,300,000 - Cecilia Pan
Richard Yu
Unit 5D - - - - -
- - 2010-06-16
$2,100,000
$2,100,000 - Taralee Stack
Unit 11B - - - - -
- - 2010-01-07
$2,300,000
$2,300,000 - Deborah F Stiles
Unit 6B - - - - -
- - 2009-10-14
$1,655,000
$1,655,000 - Adrienne Eisenstein
Jeffrey Eisenstein
Unit 9B - - - - -
- - 2009-09-25
$2,250,000
$2,250,000 - Denise Hoogland Malkin
Unit 8B - - - - -
- - 2008-06-25
$2,750,000
$2,750,000 - Earl Reiss
Maxine Reiss
Unit 10D - - - - -
- - 2008-06-25
$2,895,000
$2,895,000 - Barry M Fox
Malla K Perry
Unit 4A - - - - -
- - 2007-12-03
$3,395,000
$3,395,000 - Debra Huddleston
James R Huddleston
Unit 3B - - - - -
- - 2007-10-01
$2,850,000
$2,850,000 - Cristina Roberts
Unit 11D - - - - -
- - 2007-04-30
$2,200,000
$2,200,000 - Linda Feder
Unit 7A - - - - -
- - 2006-12-07
$2,630,000
$2,630,000 - Andrew Lipsher
Meredith R Lipsher
Unit 10C - - - - -
- - 2006-10-13
$2,613,040
$2,613,040 - Maria Del Rosario Ferro Umana
Fanny Umana
Unit 14C - - - - -
- - 2006-07-13
$2,200,120
$2,200,120 - Henry J Nasella
Unit 4A - - - - -
- - 2005-12-01
$2,450,000
$2,450,000 - Emily R Dauber
Paul J Dauber
Unit 4D - - - - -
- - 2005-07-07
$1,680,000
$1,680,000 - Sheila Avrin Mc Lean
Unit - - - - -
- - 1977-10-04
$0
$0 - 21 E 90 Apartments Corp
Unit - - - - -
- - 1974-06-19
$0
$0 - Harris Shapiro
Unit - - - - -
- - 1967-11-15
$0
$0 - Adolph Citron
Unit - - - - -
- - 1967-10-31
$0
$0 - Noralty Corp
Unit - - - - -
- - 1966-02-04
$0
$0 - Adolph Citron
View All Transactions at 21 E 90th St

Nearby Schools

(within attendance boundary)
PS 6 LILLIE D BLAKE  •  0.46 mi
45 E 81st St, New York, NY 10028
Public  •  Elementary  •  Grades PK to 5
New York City Geographic District # 2
JHS 167 ROBERT F WAGNER  •  0.81 mi
220 E 76th St, New York, NY 10021
Public  •  Middle School  •  Grades 6 to 8
New York City Geographic District # 2
320 E 96th St, New York, NY 10128
Public  •  High School  •  Grades 9 to 12
New York City Geographic District # 2
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