September 26, 2023

This $2.8M Upper West Side co-op was designed to be a timeless home

On a classic Upper West Side block surrounded by historic townhouses and pre-war apartment buildings, this gracious eight-room co-op at 801 West End Avenue has plenty of living space and Riverside Park for a backyard. Asking $2,795,000, this family-sized home is configured for flexibility, with four bedrooms and room for more. Edwardian-era architectural details and renovated interiors add up to timeless style.
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September 6, 2023

For $2M, this Cobble Hill brownstone duplex includes a perfect private garden

If you've always envied the magical back gardens of brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods like Cobble Hill, here's a chance to enjoy your own–without having to buy a brownstone. This two-bedroom co-op at 193 Clinton Street, asking $2,000,000, spans the lower levels of a pretty townhouse. In addition to the outdoor oasis, there's bonus space on the lower level–and a laundry room.
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August 25, 2023

Cozy up by the fireplace in this $559K Upper West Side brownstone studio

On a leafy and historic block at 134 West 88th Street in the heart of the Upper West Side, this maisonette-style studio co-op is the compact version of brownstone living. Elegant burnished wood paneling frames the tidy space, anchored by a wood-burning fireplace. Turn-of-the-century details also include ceilings well over 11 feet high. The ask for this compact co-op? $559,000.
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August 18, 2023

For $1.95M, this Morningside Heights co-op has pre-war elegance in a building with a presidential past

This pretty pre-war co-op at 622 West 114th Street in Morningside Heights has gracious proportions and the rare-for-Manhattan four-bedrooms. Filled with well-preserved architectural details and elegant wood built-ins, this uptown "classic seven," asking $1,950,000, doesn't need a celebrity angle to attract buyers–but a presidential pedigree never hurts: President Barack Obama lived in a fourth-floor walkup in the same building (that unit was listed for $1,450,000 back in 2020) after graduating from Columbia University in the 1980s.
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August 1, 2023

$1.5M Upper West Side brownstone co-op has a cozy cottage vibe

Located on a tree-lined Upper West Side street less than a block from Central Park, this eye-pleasing co-op at 71 West 83rd Street is one of those non-cookie-cutter Manhattan apartments everyone dreams of–but rarely finds. Asking $1,450,000, the two-bedroom home is blessed with rustic exposed brick walls, arched windows, and large, sunny rooms in a gracious floor plan. There's even a terrace for an outdoor version of the French country villa effect.
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July 27, 2023

This $2M garden flat in Margaret Mead’s former home is the picture of cozy West Village charm

On a postcard-perfect West Village street among the neighborhood's historic brownstones, this garden co-op at 72 Perry Street is a rare chance to live a bohemian dream not often found in today's New York City. Asking $1,995,000, the two-bedroom home in a restored townhouse has a landscaped private back garden as the almost-too-good-to-be-true addition to the elegance of its interior living spaces. The boutique co-op building is known as Mead House in honor of one-time resident Margaret Mead. The famous anthropologist lived in the townhouse with her husband Gregory Bateson and other colleagues from 1941 to 1955.
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July 12, 2023

Spend summer in your rooftop garden with a wet bar and shower in this $12.95M Chelsea penthouse loft

The 4,800-square-foot full-floor penthouse atop the prewar co-op at 227 West 17th Street is a perfect summertime paradise, featuring a fully irrigated private rooftop garden space with a bar and outdoor shower. Asking $12,950,000, this renovated three-bedroom home is an all-season refuge as well; in addition to the warm-weather haven, there's a massive great room with a wood-burning fireplace for cozy winter nights.
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June 28, 2023

An architect’s $3M Chelsea townhouse duplex gets every detail right, including a fantasy roof garden

This townhouse upper duplex at 332 West 19th Street is currently owned by one of New York City's most sought-after architects, James Corner, principal of James Corner Field Operations. The firm is known for high-profile projects like the High Line and Domino Park, among many others. An architectural eye is evident here, as the two-bedroom home's interiors are not only easy on the eyes, but configured so that every inch of space is just right for living. Asking $2,995,000, the perfectly-designed duplex is capped by a gardener's dream of a private roof deck; this idyllic outdoor space is on another level both literally and figuratively.
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June 23, 2023

$9.9M four-bedroom Upper West Side co-op makes a charming case for living large

Occupying over 3,500 square feet on the 6th floor of the Beaux Arts building at 285 Central Park West known as The St. Urban, this rare corner unit has (at least) four bedrooms and space to spare. Designed with a fabulous eye for style and color, this Upper West Side home has retained all of its pre-war charms, but it's anything but stuffy. Impressive Central Park vistas and open exposures add up to a $9,900,000 HQ for a big, busy family, grand-scale entertaining–or both.
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June 9, 2023

This elegant $1.6M Upper East Side co-op has hand-painted murals and classic pre-war details

Live the timeless, classic Upper East Side life in this corner co-op at 901 Lexington Avenue. In addition to retaining the grandeur of its original 1907 design, interiors by renowned designer Suzanne Rheinstein render its elegance unique. Hand-painted hardwood floors and murals by Bob Christian are just a few of the timeless details that elevate this $1,600,000 home.
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May 11, 2023

$8M Flatiron co-op feels like a custom contemporary house in the middle of New York City

With 4,100 square feet of living space and five bedrooms, this nine-room co-op at 6 West 20th Street in Manhattan's Flatiron district could easily be a custom-built family home in the suburbs, if it weren't in the middle of a vibrant Manhattan neighborhood. Asking $7,950,000, this renovated loft residence designed by West Chin Architects even has the layout of a modern house, with large rooms arranged around a central gallery.
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May 10, 2023

El Dorado childhood home of Beastie Boys’ Mike D finds a buyer after $4.5M price chop

The childhood home of Beastie Boys rapper Mike D has found a buyer, after a year on the market and a $4.5 million price cut. The apartment at the Upper West Side's enviable El Dorado building belonged to the estate of Hester and Harold Diamond, owners of one of the world’s finest art collections and parents of Mike Diamond. The duplex co-op hit the market in May 2022 for $19,500,000 and relisted this past March for $14,995,000 before entering contract on Tuesday, as first reported by the New York Post.
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May 4, 2023

All aboard a charming $2M three-bedroom townhouse flat in historic Brooklyn Heights

Though this three-bedroom co-op at 167 Clinton Street in the heart of the Brooklyn Heights Historic District might be a standard railroad flat, it's definitely in the first-class section: The one inconvenience of the room-after-room layout–having to walk through every room to get to the others–has already been remedied with a closet-lined hallway in the bedroom wing. Situated on the suitably grand parlor floor of a mid-1800s townhouse, there's plenty of space in this charming residence, asking $1,995,000, that spans the length of the main townhouse plus its rear carriage house.
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April 21, 2023

Barbara Walters’ longtime Upper East Side apartment lists for $19.75M

The 11-room, full-floor co-op that celebrated TV journalist Barbara Walters called home for 30 years until her death last year is now on the market for $19,750,000. The sprawling residence at 944 Fifth Avenue is a classic Upper East Side pre-war gem, with Central Park views, five bedrooms, and a layout befitting a resident who entertained and interviewed politicians, princes, stars, and scoundrels alike as just another day on the job.
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April 18, 2023

$3.25M Village co-op stays true to its bohemian roots, musical history, and prewar bones

The Albert at 23 East 10th Street in Greenwich Village has a creative, bohemian history befitting the neighborhood. The one-time hotel is known for being frequented by musicians; the hit song "California Dreamin" by The Mamas and the Papas was reportedly written within its walls. This three-bedroom co-op, asking $3,250,000, continues the tradition in its current owner, film composer Dan Teicher. The pre-war home has been thoroughly updated while keeping details like high ceilings, exposed brick walls and archways, and decorative fireplaces intact.
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April 10, 2023

For $3.1M, this four-bedroom Morningside Heights co-op is a turn-key family-sized home

This pre-war co-op at 380 Riverside Drive in Morningside Heights has a rambling layout that defies the space-starved New York City apartment norm, with four bedrooms, a den, and an office in addition to living and dining rooms, endless closet space, and bathrooms galore. While its classic architecture is intact, the turn-key home steps from Riverside Park, asking $3,100,000, has up-to-the minute fixtures and finishes and modern conveniences like central air conditioning.
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April 7, 2023

For $12.9M, this palatial duplex co-op is an Upper East Side fairytale home overlooking Central Park

This Upper East Side co-op at 955 Fifth Avenue is a two-level palace of an apartment, with 5,000 square feet of classic Manhattan luxury overlooking Central Park. Asking a princely $12,850,000, this dazzling pre-war residence is the result of a four-year designer-led renovation. Within are 13 rooms and five bedrooms, plus every contemporary convenience including central A/C, an intercom system, Lutron lighting controls and a Sonos sound system.
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April 4, 2023

This $2.2M Park Slope co-op in the Ansonia Court lofts has a secret office and a private terrace

Apartments in the historic Ansonia Court loft building at 420 12th Street in South Slope, Brooklyn, rarely become available, and when they do, there's always lots of interest. The turn-of-the-century factory building boasts brick walls, original wood beams, high ceilings, and unusual layouts. Asking $2,200,000, this renovated first-floor duplex loft is no exception. The sun-filled home adjacent to the building's dreamy courtyard offers three bedrooms, a private terrace, and an elevated office nook tucked away above the main living area. Renovated interiors are a seamless meeting of considered custom design and the historic bones of the space.
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April 3, 2023

Live surrounded by the gardens of the Pulitzer Mansion in this $4.6M Upper East Side co-op

Asking $4,600,000, this two-bedroom co-op is a ground-floor unit surrounded by the lush communal gardens of the Stanford White-designed Pulitzer Mansion. Designed as a Venetian Baroque palazzo, this one-of-a-kind residence at 11 East 73rd Street, completed in 1903 and converted into cooperative apartments in 1954, sits less than a block from Central Park among the Upper East Side's most beautiful historic mansions.
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March 28, 2023

$3.5M four-bedroom Sutton Place co-op has the sophisticated good looks of a designer show house

In the quietly covetable east side enclave of Sutton Place, this jumbo four-bedroom home at 345 East 57th Street is the result of a combination of two apartments. But unlike some combo units, there are no awkward turns and oddly-placed bathrooms, just an enormous amount of space, every inch of it forged with an eye for chic interior design and ease of living. Asking  $3,475,000, the eleventh-floor co-op is pretty on the outside, too, blessed with dramatic southern views.
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March 27, 2023

This unique $2.6M UWS penthouse has a bed that descends from the ceiling and a rooftop greenhouse

It's hard to find a truly unique living space in New York City, given space constraints, building regulations and other limitations of apartment life. This unusual penthouse co-op at 755 West End Avenue was designed and renovated by an award-winning architect/resident to create a family dream retreat high above the Upper West Side. With northern, southern, eastern, and western exposures, the apartment takes advantage of light and stunning Hudson River views with a 1,400-square-foot wrap-around private roof terrace and an upper-level glass-clad solarium/greenhouse space. Asking $2,595,000, this amazing home has been featured in print and on HGTV.
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March 23, 2023

Surrounded by terraces and open city views, this $3M Village co-op feels like a beach house in the sky

This Gold Coast penthouse at 21 East 10th Street is blessed with open city views in three directions, and a landscaped terrace that wraps the home on three sides means you can enjoy the views–from the Freedom Tower to the Empire State Building–indoors or out. Asking $2,995,000, the two-bedroom pre-war co-op has plenty of interior charm, with large rooms, coffered ceilings, and wood floors awash in natural light.
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March 22, 2023

This $7.8M Upper West Side penthouse in the Gilded-Age Dorilton has two kitchens and a huge terrace

On one of the Upper West Side's loveliest historic blocks, the ornate 12-story Beaux-Arts building at 171 West 71st Street known as the Dorilton is an icon of Gilded Age Manhattan living. This distinctive penthouse duplex is as grand as you'd imagine, with four bedrooms, a multi-level planted terrace, and a kitchen on each floor. Asking $7,800,000, we're guessing this capacious co-op is a two-unit combo, with an elevator serving both floors in addition to a grand stair winding its way between them. Both levels of the duplex have dazzling city views.
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March 17, 2023

Lined with mahogany, onyx and Tiffany glass, this $1.95M studio isn’t your typical Billionaires’ Row pad

This 1,000-square-foot studio possesses a unique floor plan highlighted by 8-foot corner windows and Carnegie Hall views. The 19th-century co-op building at 205 West 57th Street, known as the Osborne, is located on Billionaires' Row, and the historic building has seen its share of famous residents, including the unit just across the hall. Once owned by Leonard Bernstein, that apartment was purchased by actress Jessica Chastain in 2015. But the apartment's Gilded Age luxury sets it apart from its somewhat generic condo neighbors. Asking $1,950,000, this remarkable studio boasts details like mahogany-clad walls and ceilings, original Tiffany window transoms, a mezzanine library, jade onyx fixtures, and an electric Murphy bed.
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March 14, 2023

Asking $7.5M, designer Adrienne Vittadini’s elegant Fifth Avenue co-op lets the views provide the drama

Iconic wearable women's fashion designer Adrienne Vittadini has just listed the Upper East Side apartment she and her husband Gigi (full name Gianluigi) purchased in 1986. Asking $7,500,000, the two-bedroom co-op at 1115 Fifth Avenue has amazing views of Central Park and the Reservoir from four rooms. The home's interiors project a quiet Manhattan elegance, complementing the couple's vast collection of art and furniture. Though a painstaking renovation resulted in peerless finishes like 24-karat gold leaf columns and luxurious textiles, it's the view that gets the most attention, as the retired designer told the New York Times: "I really wanted the outdoors to dominate the indoors. I didn’t want anything to clash with that or impact the view."
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