Crossing 96th Street

041706 article transfers Crossing 96th Street
1200 Fifth Avenue.

It looks like the second penthouse at 1200 fifth is now on the market, asking $19.5 million, according to the New York Sun. Previously, only one was released for $14.5 million

And The Sun raises the issue of whether very affluent buyers can overcome those “psychological barriers” by paying tens of millions to live around 101st Street–something The Observer brought up when this building first came on the market last April.

- Michael Calderone