Greene Street in SoHo is the kind of block you walk down and can’t help but marvel at its rich collection of cast-iron architecture — arguably part of the most extensive of its type in the world. Close your eyes and you can almost (okay, maybe at 3AM, but work with me here) hear the clip-clop of the horse drawn buggies reminiscent of the year 1880, when this undeniable gem was built.
Fortunately, although modern in its amenities (it was converted to loft condos in 2000), 20 Greene Street and the apartments within retain much of their 19th century charm, from the building’s classic facade to unit 2B’s high ceilings with exposed piping and cast iron Corinthian columns.
The 2,630-square-foot apartment’s layout takes full advantage of the light-giving 5 feet by 10 feet double hung wood windows, drenching nearly every inch of the space with sunshine.
The modern, expansive, islanded kitchen is perfect for a quiet breakfast or a weekend gathering of your favorite people.
And the spacious yet cozy ‘pin drop’ quiet grand master bedroom/bath suite offers a perfect sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the busy world outside.
Perhaps the best part about this space is how easily it can be configured to your personal tastes, a blank canvas waiting to be transformed into your very own work of art. And while you’re adding the finishing touches on the interior of this perfect 2 bedroom, 2 bath pied-a-terre, a planned facade improvement to the SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District building is sure to make it a worthwhile investment.
All images courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens except where noted
Neighborhoods : Soho