Blog: LEGO to NoMad

Each home at 212 Fifth Avenue is a magical place, to be sure. Those with discerning tastes will be delighted by each luxury residence’s thoughtful layouts, tasteful finishes, and access to a suite of amenities designed to complement the ideal NoMad lifestyle. But for the younger set, a different kind of Manhattan magic awaits just

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CURBED
2.22.17

212 Fifth Avenue seeks to stoke sales with new model units

212 Fifth Avenue’s tasteful blend of modern luxury and prewar style is on display, thanks to new model residences on the building’s 11th and 17th floors. From Calacatta marble countertops to herringbone-pattern wood floors, the model spaces show off the exquisite materials and incredible attention to detail that went into crafting the interiors of these

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 Wallpaper*
2.2.17

New York’s latest crop of luxury residential developments

Life is being breathed into the 1912 neo-medieval skyscraper at the northwestern corner of Madison Square Park. The new incarnation of 212 Fifth Avenue contains 48 homes for sale in New York City’s NoMad district, all of which feature impressive dimensions and gorgeous, Chevron-pattern hardwood floors. The building’s classic façade sets it apart from the

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New York Lifestyles Magazine
1.2.2017

NoMad Luxury

“There is a lot of NYC history surrounding 212 Fifth Avenue as this was one of NYC’s first skyscrapers.” Read More

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Luxury Listings NYC
12.30.16

The Big OH: The Best of 2016

“212 Fifth Avenue began life in 1912 as a manufacturing building, but with the combined efforts of developers Madison Equities and Thor Equities, plus architect David Helpern and interior design firm Pembrooke & Ives, it has been meticulously gut renovated, restored and turned into a opulent 48-unit condo building.” Read More

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Unique Homes
12.7.16

Triplex Penthouse Available At 212 Fifth Avenue For $68.5 Million

The stunning $68.5 million penthouse at 212 Fifth Avenue in NoMad, has hit the market. Aptly named “The Crown,” the triplex penthouse features a luxe 10,000-square- foot interior, complemented by 5,700 square feet of private outdoor space spanning the building’s length. While residents can enjoy bright and airy open-concept interiors, and amenities like a 24-hour doorman, concierge, and Wright

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Wall Street Journal
12.1.16

Manhattan Conversion is Thinking Big

While many New York City apartment buildings are taking a “less is more” approach when it comes to size, at 212 Fifth Avenue, bigger is still better—and its future residents seem to agree. Although the building was initially designed with just one floor-through residence in mind, developer Robert Gladstone recently petitioned to combine two more

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Curbed
11.16.16

The 30 Most Expensive New York City Homes for sale

The soon-to-be-completed penthouse atop the NoMad condos at 212 Fifth Avenue embodies the pinnacle of New York City luxury real estate. Spanning three stories, with a 10,000-square-foot interior and 5,700 square feet of exterior space, and bedecked in chevron oak flooring and Calcatta gold marble, the building’s pièce de résistance is equal parts elegant, expansive,

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Real Estate Weekly
11.11.16

Have You Heard? Aussie mogul Rodney Menzies moving to Billionaire’s Row

The hotly anticipated penthouse atop 212 Fifth Avenue has just been released to the market. The triplex penthouse, dubbed “The Crown,” offers 10,000 square feet of magnificent, Pembrooke & Ives-designed interiors, in addition to 5,700 square feet of private outdoor space, with a 24th-floor outdoor observatory overlooking Madison Square Park and the iconic Flatiron Building. At $68.5

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Real Estate Weekly
11.9.16

Have You Heard…

Atop 212 Fifth Avenue sits The Crown, the triplex penthouse overlooking Madison Square Park, putting an emphatic exclamation point on the very idea of luxury Manhattan penthouses. The $68.5 million NoMad penthouse comprises 10,000 square feet of interior space and over half as many square feet of outdoor space across the top three floors of the stunning

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DuJour
11.3.13

A NYC Penthouse Party

Top NYC real estate brokers were recently treated to a sneak peek at The Crown, 212 Fifth Avenue’s penthouse apartment, now in the final stages of construction. Spanning the top three floors of the building,The Crown features magnificent outdoor space, and is listed at $68.5 million, making it one of the most expensive apartments in

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Luxury Listings
11.01.16

212 Fifth Avenue #PH

Nothing conjures Manhattan’s rarefied allure like Fifth Avenue and the exclusive 212 area code—and 212 Fifth Avenue captures both with its covetable address. The office-to-condo conversion retains the façade and style of its original 1912 building, while updating interiors with a comprehensive offering of modern amenities. All 48 condos feature high-end design and finishes, but

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Mansion Global
10.18.16

Trophy Penthouse at 212 Fifth Avenue Comes on the Market for $68.5 Million

The triplex penthouse at Flatiron District and Nomad condominium 212 Fifth Avenue is now for sale, with an asking price befitting the splendor within. The massive residence, encompassing the 22nd through 24th floors of the Madison Equities-developed luxury building, offers the penthouse’s opportune residents more than 10,000 square feet of interior space and 5,700 square feet of exterior space showcasing prominent views of

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Curbed
10.17.16

$68.5M penthouse of 212 Fifth Avenue poised to become one of NYC’s priciest pads

Though still under construction, the penthouse atop 212 Fifth Avenue is already making headlines as the most expensive home on the NYC market. With an asking price of $68.5 million, it spans the luxurious building’s top three floors and is equipped with high-end finishes and features like Calacatta gold marble and steam showers. The penthouse’s 5,700 square

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The Real Deal
10.17.16

Penthouse condo at 212 Fifth to ask $68M

What was originally planned as two separate condos atop 212 Fifth Avenue has been made into a single penthouse spanning the top three floors and roof of the 24-story office-to-condo conversion at the intersection of Manhattan’s Flatiron and NoMad areas. While the penthouse not yet listed, nine of the other 47 units, starting at $4.7 million and going as high

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Forbes
10.16.16

Madison Square Park Penthouse in Manhattan Seeks $68.5M

Madison Square’s profile has risen dramatically in recent years, and with it, the caliber of the neighborhood’s real estate, most notably 212 Fifth Avenue. The magnificent penthouse at this iconic address is on track to fetch the highest price for a luxury condo in the neighborhood to date, but will be worth every penny to

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Ignatz Pilat

The Nomad residences for sale at 212 Fifth Avenue in the Flatiron District exceptionally exemplify how designers combine the city’s rich architectural history with 21st-century technology and comfort, to stunning effect. This strategic mix of tradition and innovation is also the stamp of Madison Square Park, nestled in the heart of Flatiron and Nomad. A

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New York Family
September/October 2016

Luxe Listings

Thanks to 212 Fifth Avenue, city living in the heart of Manhattan has never been easier. The apartments for sale in this NoMad luxury condominium feature spacious living rooms, as well as capacious master bathrooms with freestanding tubs for quiet retreats. For a change of scenery, residents can take their kids down to the building’s

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Fall Events in Madison Square Park

New York City’s parks are world-renowned for providing an elegant respite from the bustle of the city, but Madison Square Park, just steps from 212 Fifth Avenue in NoMad, is that rare outdoor space combining the beauty of a garden with the finest of New York City’s culture. Thanks to innovative programming from the Madison

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Children’s Activities near Madison Square

Living in a 212 Fifth Avenue luxury condo places you in a decidedly “grown-up” and sophisticated neighborhood around Madison Square Park. You don’t need permission to stay out late for a rooftop rosé at Eataly’s SABBIA restaurant, and you don’t have to break a piggy bank to take home sumptuous furniture and luxury home goods

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Mansion Global
8.3.16

212 Fifth Avenue Redesigns Prime Space to Deliver a ‘Trophy Penthouse

Despite the trend towards smaller, less expensive condos, the Manhattan trophy penthouse will always be the pinnacle of New York real estate. Such is the case for 212 Fifth Avenue’s triplex penthouse, which will offer one lucky resident nearly 16,000 square feet of coveted Flatiron District and NoMad real estate, including the building’s entire roof. The outdoor space provides not only

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Schwartz and Gross

Today, one of the greatest works by New York City architects Schwartz & Gross is being transformed into a portrait of modern luxury celebrating 21st-century advances, while still paying homage to the past. 212 Fifth Avenue, one of Manhattan’s first skyscrapers, is about to become its newest residential masterpiece. A partnership led by developer Madison

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The Real Deal
July 29, 2016

And Then There Was One: Madison Equities Combines Two PHs at 212 Fifth

212 Fifth Avenue is set to offer one of the finest penthouse residences in New York City. The luxury building is combining two of the originally planned penthouses into an awe-inspiring triplex spanning over 10,000 square feet. While 17 of the building’s Pembrooke & Ives-designed homes are already in contract, developers Madison Equities and Thor Equities will offer the penthouse as

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Maid In Manhattan

212 Fifth Avenue, south of the Empire State Building and across the street from historic Madison Square Park, is a landmark in its own right. Its luxury condominiums are a throwback to the era when the traditional suddenly became modern: carriages gave way to cars; the Armory Show stunned the art world with works by

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9fi5th
July 7, 2016

Stone Artistry and Timeless Style

The 48 Pembrooke & Ives-designed NoMad condos for sale at 212 Fifth Avenue strike a delicate balance between Old World aesthetics and modern luxury. Unsurpassed views of the city’s most notable landmarks, including the Empire State Building and the Flatiron Building, are matched by interiors outfitted with chevron-patterned hardwood floors and Arrabescato marble details. Building

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Mansion Magazine
July 1, 2016

Meet the Masters

The historic structure at 212 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan’s popular NoMad neighborhood is fully entering the 21st century via its conversion into luxury apartments. The 1912 building features large windows that admit ample natural light into its open-floorplan condos, allowing for a relaxed, upscale lifestyle in the heart of the city. Elements ranging from the

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Aspire Design and Home
June 29, 2016

In With the Old, In With the New

At 212 Fifth Avenue, prewar elegance has been updated with modern luxury touches. The NoMad condos for sale will retain much of their classic features, from triple-paneled windows set into the building’s original 1912 limestone façade to oversized great rooms, powder rooms, and master suites that preserve the building’s Old World proportions. In addition to

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The Pinnacle List
June 18, 2016

Top 5 Real Estate Projects to Watch in New York City

Spacious floorplans, modern amenities, and a sophisticated prewar aesthetic are defining features of the NoMad condos for sale at 212 Fifth Avenue. In addition to its restored, classic limestone façade, 212 Fifth Avenue boasts luxury design features like chevron flooring and freestanding tubs. The impressive suite of building amenities includes an attended lobby, fitness facilities,

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New York Post
6.17.16

Rich People are Buying Secret Luxury Apartments for the Help

Throughout Manhattan, a century-old luxury real estate trend has resurfaced in the form of studio apartments meant as extensions of full-sized condos. These residences, originally designed to house nannies and other domestic assistants, are furnished with the same high-end finishes and appliances as the main apartments and are only available for sale to building residents.

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New in the Park

Each May, the springtime rituals of Madison Square Park signal the end of a long, cold winter. Tulips reach their peak bloom, foodies flock to the original Shake Shack for a burger fix, and the sound of the Madison Square Fountain turns even the most time-crunched New Yorker into a pastoral park-goer. This year, directly

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Entertaining in 16A

The recipe for a memorable soiree is a well-crafted blend of good company and great venue. And in the vertical city of Manhattan, where views reign supreme and space is at a premium, the 212 Fifth Avenue condos in NoMad (North of Madison Square Park) are designed to flaunt their views and cavernous entertaining spaces.

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Real Estate Weekly
4.13.16

$28M Sale at 212 Fifth

A unique, expansive home at 212 Fifth Avenue in the NoMad recently sold for over $28 million. The 7,400-square-foot residence is one of 48 luxury condos that make up the high-end conversion by Helpern Architects with interiors by Pembrooke & Ives. Formerly designed as two separate apartments, the full-floor residence with an open layout and

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Mann Report Residential
4.1.16

212 Fifth Avenue Broker Party

The 212 Fifth Avenue team spared no expense when they threw a party recently for Manhattan’s top brokers to celebrate the successful opening sales of their luxurious new NoMad condominium. Guests enjoyed food prepared by Chef Daniel Humm at his award-winning Eleven Madison Park Restaurant―just one of many world-renowned eateries near the NoMad property―while watching

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Luxury Listings
3.31.16

Flatiron Condo with an Address to Impress Sees $29M Deal

212 Fifth Avenue is more than just an iconic address. Built in 1912, the former Flatiron District office building boasts a beautifully restored ornate façade and is now home to New York’s most highly anticipated new condos. Thanks in large part to the structure’s stylish aesthetic, the most expensive of its 48 luxury residences has

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The Real Deal
3.21.16

28 Contracts Inked for $4m and Up: Olshan

The second-highest luxury residential contract signed in Manhattan this week was for a four-bedroom, 4,089-square-foot apartment in newly renovated 212 Fifth Avenue that sold for $17.6 million.  Read More

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Once an Office, Forever a Home

The office-to-apartment conversion trend has become increasingly popular as the demand for new luxury condominiums continues to soar in New York City. Chief among these exciting projects currently underway is 212 Fifth Avenue, an iconic neo-gothic tower formerly home to numerous manufacturing companies. When its conversion is complete, the 24-story building will house 48 two- to four-bedroom luxury condos

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An Exterior Restored; An Interior Reimagined

A building’s exterior reflects not only the historical significance of the structure itself, but the society that brought it into existence. Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, which is teeming with ornate facades imbued with Old World charm, remains one of the most prized locations worldwide. Fortunately for those who wish to own not only a prestigious address but a piece of

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CURBED
10.15.15

Condos in Historic Madison Square Building Get New Renders

The Flatiron District is getting an elegant new addition, courtesy of the Madison Square Park condos at 212 Fifth Avenue. The century-old structure’s ornate façade is the first hint at the modish design housed within, which start at $3.9 million and feature with custom marble kitchens, chevron-patterned oak floors, and steam showers gracing each of

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Architecture Around Madison Square: Gems You Can See from 212 Fifth Avenue

Though Madison Square’s skyline might not be as tall and imposing as those of Midtown and Downtown New York, the buildings here are equal parts historic and architecturally timeless. From 212 Fifth Avenue, you can spy countless architectural gems. Flatiron Building At 175 5th Avenue stands one of NYC’s most idiosyncratic buildings. It’s easy enough to

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NEW YORK POST
10.8.15

YOUR NEW DIGS FOR FALL

The Flatiron condos for sale at 212 Fifth Avenue have hit the market, with residents slated to call the quintessential Manhattan address home starting this spring. Starting at $3.9 million, each of the 48 NoMad condos is equipped with chevron-patterned oak floors, an open floor plan, and very high ceilings, while the building’s communal areas boast a screening room,

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Real Estate Weekly
9/18/15

Historic skyscraper makes its debut on luxury homes market

The beauty of pre-war architecture meets elegant and user-friendly contemporary style at 212 Fifth Avenue. Originally built in 1912, the ornate Flatiron District building has been converted into luxury condos by Madison Equities, with opulent elements added throughout each of its 48 residences. Signature touches range from Calacatta  gold marble countertops and Gaggenau appliances in

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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
9.11.15

Best Places to Live in NYC

The Flatiron District luxury condominiums under construction at 212 Fifth Avenue are a welcome addition to the neighborhood. While other projects strive to stand out among the selection of current offerings, 212 Fifth Avenue has an innate advantage. The number 212, which harkens back to the original area code of Manhattan, is itself a prestigious

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THE REAL DEAL
9.9.15

Prices at 212 Fifth to start at $2,500 psf

The 48 Flatiron condos for sale at 212 Fifth Avenue are scheduled to hit the market in early September. A collaboration between Madison Equities, Thor Equities, and Building and Land Technology, the 24-story building is enticing potential residents with its competitive pricing, which starts at $2,500 per square foot.

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Multi-Housing News
9/9/15

History Meets Luxury in NYC Condo Conversion

Classic style and modern amenities have blended seamlessly at 212 Fifth Avenue. Under the care of Madison Equities, the Flatiron District tower has retained its 103-year-old building’s original character while adding modern luxuries to each of its 48 residences. According to Madison Equities CEO Robert Gladstone, “The natural proportions of 212 Fifth Avenue allowed us

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CURBED
9.8.15

The 45+ New NYC Developments Hitting the Market this Fall

48 luxury residences are under development by Madison Equities at the coveted Flatiron District’s 212 Fifth Avenue. Starting at $3.9 million, the large, loft-like spaces will range from two-bedroom residences to a triplex penthouse. Interiors will boast chevron-pattern oak floors and  Calacatta marble kitchen counters, and select 400-square-foot studios will also be available for residents

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