885 Park Avenue, 7A - Upper East Side, New York
Elegant and majestic; glamorous and pristine, this lovingly maintained residence represents the old world charm of the era in which it was built: 1927 by Schwartz & Gross, architects of numerous apartment buildings during the first half of the 20th Century, particularly known for their skill in creating gracious room arrangements. 885 Park is a classic example. Originally 12 rooms, now 11, residence 7A spans the entire front of the building, with four rooms facing Park Avenue. Entrance is via a dedicated elevator into a private vestibule, opening to a large 25 entrance gallery, off which all rooms flow. With ceiling heights approaching 10 ft. the feeling throughout is one of grandeur as evidenced by the 30 living room with wood burning fireplace overlooking Park Avenue and opposite facing banquet sized dining room. There is a library (5th bedroom) with powder room/ convertible to full bath off the gallery. The bedroom wing is separate from the entertainment rooms, and is entered through a hallway off the central gallery. There are 4 large bedrooms inclusive of the peaceful master bedroom with it s own entrance foyer. The master bedroom occupies the corner of Park and 78th street. The light is beautiful as are the open views onto Park Avenue.The butlers pantry/ eat in kitchen is off the gallery opposite the library, and includes a breakfast room (originally 2 staff rooms), 1 staff room with full bath and a laundry room. All in original, yet well maintained condition, these spacious rooms have the potential to be transformed into a large den/ entertainment room plus a spectacular eat in kitchen.Bring your architect to recreate your special home or simply refresh what already is a treasure. Residence 7A is a very unique offering.885 Park is a Landmark building comprised of 39 units over 15 floors. - Staff is full service with a live in Super. There is a bike room off the lobby, dedicated storage space trades with the apt, and to quote the Super 885 Park has the best gym on Park Ave. The building is pet friendly and there are no summer work rules.
This listing courtesy of Corcoran Group