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Building: The Musician's Building

50 West 67th Street, New York, NY, 10023
60 units8 storiesBuilt in 1917

Building Description

Despite all the workmanship and artistry of its design the most enduring feature of 50 West 67th has been its name, “the Musician’s Building”

Erected in 1916–17 by Hape & Bready architects, with soundproof apartments, this brick and terra–cotta building has the look of an Elizabethan manor house expanded to apartment house scale. Among the notable design features are shields, multi–paned windows, drip moldings, a Gothic entrance and lobby, and a parapet railing with quatrefoils, crockets, and other ornamental forms.

Apartments in the back look unto the balconies of it neighbors at 55 ABC Studios, whom according to NYT reports were off to a rocky start. Now the two buildings are in harmony and add to the symbiotic grace of the block.

Description provided by Ricky Nelson and Jeffrey Rowe

Building Amenities

  • Live-in Super

Building Facts

Facts 60 units8 storiesBuilt in 1917
Building Class D4
District Community District 107City Council District 6Police Precinct 20
Floorplans 31 floorplans available
Documents and Permits 92 documents and permits
Sales Listings 1 active sale ($3,995,000 avg price)
54 previous sales ($1,470 per ft² avg, $1,676,963 avg price)
13 previous rentals ($55 per ft² avg, $5,507 avg price)

Sales - 1 active

5.5 rooms, 2 beds
2 baths


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