30 E 85th Street towers over its Madison Avenue neighbors and sports an illuminated crown, but it’s the high ceilings and real plaster walls that make this condo stand out from contemporary apartment buildings.
According to The New York Times, some potential buyers forced another “prewar” touch – larger apartments. Original plans called for 104 apartments; some units were combined, reducing the total to 90.
30 E 85th Street Vital Statistics
- Location: 30 E 85th Street at Madison Avenue
- Year completed: 1987
- Architect: Schuman, Lichtenstein, Clamon & Efron (SLCE)
- Floors: 30
- Style: Postmodern
30 E 85th Street Recommended Reading
- The New York Times ABOUT REAL ESTATE; ‘PREWAR’ BUILDING RISES ON THE EAST SIDE (February 27, 1987)
- City Realty review
- Street Easy NY listing (includes floor plans)
- Condopedia listing
- Emporis database