235 East 11th Street, Penthouse

Spend a few moments inside the great room of this fabulous penthouse loft and you’ll feel like you’ve been whisked back in time to a 19th century artist's garret or perhaps a Spanish villa. It’s rich in architectural details and has a rustic old-world charm that fills the soul. Over the past few years, we have praised many singular rooms, each one worthy of our fondest accolades.  But this particular great ...

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Chic on the Bowery – 52 East 4th Street

Set amongst the storied rows of East Village tenements, 52 East 4th Street (aka 351-353 Bowery) looks somewhat out of place. The building, while all not that tall, towers over the surrounding brick buildings. Its modern aesthetic makes it look a bit overdressed for the part. It’s a dash of new in a sea of old.  So, here’s to standing out in the crowd. This looker makes the latest edition ...

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An East Village Beauty, 300 East 4th Street, 3-B

We’ve written about many buildings in the city that have been repurposed for residential use.  We’ve seen former schools, churches, carriage houses and factories of every kind converted.  These buildings outlived their original use and keen developers seized the opportunity to transform the properties while maintaining their historical roots. 300 East 4th Street is one such property, a former rectory which has been smartly converted into twenty co-operative apartments.  Apartment 3-B ...

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Cinema Magic in East Village Triplex – 300 East 4th Street, Apt 1-A

This one-of-a-kind triplex loft straddles the past with the present.  It is a nifty two-bedroom apartment full of surprises. Spread out over three levels, the fully renovated East Village residence offers continuous walls of exposed brick, an artfully designed metal and wood staircase, wide plank flooring and a glorious ceiling height of 13.5 feet. At 1252 square feet, this multi-level home actually feels like a house.  The main floor offers ...

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