Spread out over approximately 3,069 sqft, this fabulous high floor "J" line home can accommodate four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms or 3 bedrooms plus a large library, with great light and lovely Northern city views over West 79th Street. There is large entry gallery with pristine original terrazzo floor, and stunning North to South formal dining and huge living room with original filigree work and paneling. Much of the details are intact and in excellent condition, including the warm solid oak hardwood herringbone floors. A new kitchen, bathrooms, HVAC and electric will be needed but the layout and original Apthorp turn of the century details are beautiful and intact! (Photos on this web page are renderings of a possible renovation.) You can create your dream home- traditional, transitional or contemporary!
The Apthorp, one of the most iconic and historic buildings on the Upper West Side, was built between on what was then called "Bloomingdale Road," now known as Broadway. Designed by architects Clinton and Russell for William Waldorf Astor, the style is Italian Renaissance Revival and some say was modeled after the Pitti Palace in Florence. This stunning structure occupies the full block between Broadway and West End Avenue and between West 78th and West 79th streets. Arguably one of the most monumental and magnificent buildings in the city, The Apthorp is built around a large interior courtyard that is planted with flowers and greenery surrounding two ornate fountains. Originally meant for horse drawn carriages, today the courtyard is usable by residents to drive up in cars and be dropped off or to drop off luggage.
The Apthorp was designated a New York City landmark in 1969, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
Today The Apthorp has been reimagined as a luxu
$6,000,000 / $1,955 per ft²
Sold: Dec 27, 2017
-3.23% from ask / 86 Days to Sell
4 Beds / 3.5 Baths / 3,069 ft²
Total Monthly expenses: $7,240
Maintenance: $3,997 / R.E. Taxes $3,243
Exclusively listed with: Brown Harris Stevens
Lisa K. Lippman
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