Hamilton-Holly House

East Village, Historic Homes, Recent Sales

Hamilton Holly House, Alexander Hamilton Jr., St. Mark's Place, Federal rowhouse

Tickets to Broadway’s Hamilton just keep going up and up, but the famous surname didn’t seem to help Alexander Hamilton Jr.’s former East Village home in the price department. The founding father’s son was the first owner of the Federal-style townhouse at 4 St. Mark’s Place, which hit the market back in November for $12 million. But the Commercial Observer reports that the landmarked property (and recent home of famous punk store Trash and Vaudeville) sold for only $10 million to Castellan Real Estate Partners.

The history and future of Hamilton’s former home

Cool Listings, East Village, Historic Homes

Hamilton Holly House, Alexander Hamilton Jr., St. Mark's Place, Federal rowhouse

The Hamilton name certainly comes with big price tags. Resale tickets to the Broadway show are climbing up to $2,500 each, and the Founding Father’s son’s home is now asking $11.9 million, 6sqft has learned.

Col. Alexander Hamilton Jr. was the first owner of the townhouse at 4 St. Mark’s Place in the East Village. British-born real estate developer Thomas E. Davis was erecting Federal-style homes along the street at the time as homes for wealthy New Yorkers seeking refuge from the cholera epidemic further downtown. In 1833, three decades after his father died in a duel with Aaron Burr, Hamilton Jr. bought the home and moved in with his mother Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (who was riddled with debt after her husband’s death), wife Eliza, and his sister Eliza Holly and her husband Sidney. Known as the Hamilton-Holly House, it features Flemish Bond, a signature of the Federal style, as well as a marble English basement level, high stoop with Gibbs surround entryway, and two dormer windows.

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