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Completed  1928
Opened  1928
Architecture firm  Cross & Cross
Floor count  17
Floors  17
Architect  Rosario Candela
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Architectural style  Neoclassical architecture
Location  720 Park Avenue, Lenox Hill, Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Similar  One Sutton Place South, 740 Park Avenue, 1040 Fifth Avenue, 360 Central Park West, 995 Fifth Avenue

720 Park Avenue is a historic residential building in Lenox Hill on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City, USA. A cooperative, the building has 34 apartments, a gymnasium and storage spaces. It is secured by a full-time doorman.

History

The seventeen-storey building was completed in 1928. It was designed by Cross & Cross and Rosario Candela in the Neoclassical architectural style. It is 62.18 metre high.

In the 1930s, Jesse I. Straus, the co-owner of Macy's who served as the United States Ambassador to France from 1933 to 1936, lived in a duplex in this building.

In 2008, diplomat Carl Spielvogel, who served as the United States Ambassador to the Slovak Republic from 2000 to 2001, sold his apartment to Peter S. Kraus, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AllianceBernstein, for US$37 million. In 2013, an apartment was listed for US$25 million.

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