The unfinished penthouse awaits the wishes of its eventual buyer.
Real Estate

Almost 740 Park: A Look at the Penthouse Across the Way

Since its 1940 construction on the corner of East 71st Street, 737 Park Avenue has stood roughly eye-to-eye, if not quite toe-to-toe, with 740 Park, the Rosario Candela-designed co-op that went up across the street in 1929. Candela is widely considered the foremost architect of Manhattan’s great 20th century apartment houses and 740 Park Avenue the limestone embodiment of his finest hour. Until recently, 737 belonged to a very different class of building—a rental made mostly of brick but a respectable one.

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