Manhattan’s Carnegie Hill neighborhood is known for its residential tranquility, world-class museums and direct access to Central Park. Situated at the northeastern portion of the Upper East Side, this coveted affluent neighborhood is bordered by the park to the west and Third Avenue to the east, between 86th and 96th streets.
Among the most prized residential property in this neighborhood are the spectacular Carnegie Hill townhouses for sale. Many of these fine homes are protected by the Carnegie Hill Historic district, while closer to Third Avenue, you’ll also find condominiums and co-ops for sale as well.
Buyers here pay a premium for proximity to the park, and residents can often be found starting their days along the adjacent Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, exploring the Great Lawn or enjoying the many ball fields and playgrounds. With Museum Mile within its borders, Carnegie Hill is filled with some of the most famous museums in the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Some of the city’s top-ranked educational institutions are also nearby, including The Dalton School, The Spence School and Hunter College High School. Fantastic dining and boutique shopping can be found along Madison Avenue, the 86th Street corridor provides abundant national retailers, plus cinemas, a Whole Foods and a Fairway Market.
The Carnegie Hill neighborhood is named for industrialist Andrew Carnegie’s gorgeous mansion and gardens that spans Fifth Avenue between East 90th and East 91st streets. Carnegie resided in the elected Georgian Revival mansion from its completion in 1902 until his death in 1919. Since 1970, the building has been the home of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, now part of the Smithsonian Institution.
If you’re looking to make your home among gorgeous Carnegie Hill townhouses or co-op, make New York City real estate expert Leah Rubin your first phone call.
Carnegie Hill Homes for Sale
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