625 Park Avenue, Apartment 5-A

Nothing says WELCOME like the grand foyer in this Park Avenue residence. In fact, it might be the most splendid apartment entry we’ve seen to date. On first impression alone, the grandeur of this front room makes the latest edition of “Rooms We Love.”  The foyer of apartment 5-A at 625 Park Avenue combines a multitude of interior design styles; a hint of Art-Deco with elements of Italian Palazzo and Greek ...

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Manhattan Studios Under $600K

Over the past few weeks, we have noticed a rush of studio apartments to hit the Manhattan market.  So we decided to take a look and came up with our six favorite studios for less than $600K.  Each home (or pieds-a-terre) offers something special; we doubt if any of them will be available for too long. Chelsea, 250 West 15th Street, Apt. 6-E Fully furnished and ready to go.   This recently ...

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625 Park Avenue, 4th Floor

By our definition a dressing room is a closet that can fit furnishings.  Well, this Park Avenue dressing room is so damn big it could actually eat up most studio apartments.  Stupendous by anyone’s standards, this dressing room is enviable even in the noblest of circles.  A center island dresser with an overhead chandelier, deep crown moldings with coved lighting and a wall of custom millwork would cause anyone with ...

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Highest and lowest priced closed sales for Manhattan Apartments (Week of March 1, 2020)

The highest recorded closed price for a Manhattan apartment for the first week of March was $9.7 million for unit 7-A at 30 East 71st Street, a magnificent prewar at the southeast corner of Madison Avenue and 71st Street.  Talk about a prime location. There are three distinct sections to this grand ten-room residence, the living and entertaining area, the bedroom wing and the greater kitchen area.  To no one’s surprise, ...

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