Rosario Candela Designed 990 Fifth Ave Penthouse Triplex
Rosario Candela is credited with defining New York Cities characteristic terraced setbacks and signature penthouses and is credited for inventing high-rise luxury. To this day, his buildings remain some of the most coveted addresses in Manhattan, with many price records for New York cooperative apartments broken in Rosario Candela buildings.
The boom of the 1920s brought a shift from mansions on Fifth Avenue to the golden age of luxury apartment architecture. He is known for the meticulous architectural details and inspiration from French & New Classical styles, as seen in this stunning 14-room Penthouse Triplex, with a highly-coveted terrace that extends out over the canopy of Central Park.
Grand and formal, this recently renovated residence elegantly blends contemporary style with classic architecture. Hand carved moldings & door frames, a magnificent decorative 1010 plaster ceiling in the living room, 5 beautiful fireplaces are a few of the outstanding features of this Candela masterpiece. Updated additions include massive windows facing south & west to Central Park.