There’s a certain prestige that comes with living in the Gramercy Park neighborhood. Sure, if you’re renting an apartment a block away you’re not going to get one of the prized keys into the park. But still, it’s nice to walk by and take a peek at how the other half lives. This rental apartment, a duplex at 228 East 22nd Street, sure isn’t inexpensive—it’s asking $7,500 a month—but it’s still less than the millions you’d pay to live in a condo off the park. Best of all, this apartment comes with plenty of exposures and big windows to soak in the beautiful neighborhood around you.
You enter onto the fifth floor, the upper level of the apartment. Here you’ve got a living room with windows that face East 22nd Street. (The three apartment exposures look out south, north and east.) Connected to the living room is a dedicated dining room with an open kitchen. Both areas are dominated by exposed brick, with a beautiful brick fireplace standing in as the focal point of the living room.
We’d call this a pretty typical kitchen for a rental apartment. One nice perk: a window in the kitchen keeps it from feeling stuffy or claustrophobic.
The master bedroom is located in the rear of the upper floor, off a hallway from the kitchen. The master bedroom comes with a massive walk-in closet/dressing room, not to mention more of those big, beautiful windows. This floor also has a bathroom and a washer and dryer.
A spiral staircase leads you down to the fourth floor, which has a second bedroom and another bathroom.
The second level of the duplex also has a large sitting room/library/second living room. No exposed brick down here, but it still looks like an awesome place to lounge. Overall, lots of space, lots of windows, lots of light… and probably a view into Gramercy Park from the building’s roof.
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Photos courtesy of Spire
Neighborhoods : Gramercy Park