Photos by Kellen Houde for Sotheby’s International Realty
Thanks to the use of bold colors, prints, and patterns, this historic West Village co-op becomes a one-of-a-kind abode. On a quaint cobblestone block, the apartment at 288 West 12th Street successfully melds original details, like the wide-plank pine floors and three wood-burning fireplaces, with funky details, from its painted ceilings and doors to the duck-egg blue cabinets in the renovated kitchen. The home is now on the market for $2,375,000.
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A renter gets the best of both worlds at this West Village apartment: a modern duplex with lofty, white interiors set in a historic, 1848 Greek Revival building along a cobblestone street. The building in question is 288 West 12th Street, a five-floor, eight-unit co-op. This particular three-bedroom can be rented for a cool $15,000 a month. Over 1,525 square feet, there are details like a wood-burning fireplace, 18-foot ceilings, and customized closets, not to mention access to a 350-square-foot private garden space.
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No, we didn’t get these pictures from the pages of Country Living magazine, but this stylish home most certainly could grace its cover. The 3BR/2BA apartment in a Greenwich Village Greek Revival townhouse recently sold for $1.795 million through a listing held by Corcoran.
Apartment 3FR at 288 West 12th Street is a 950-square-foot, floor-through unit that has been thoughtfully restored to emphasize the home’s pre-war character. Original details include three wood-burning fireplaces, wide-plank yellow pine floors, and leaded-glass windows.
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