470 West End AvenueApt. 12G
Corner of West 83rd Street Upper West Side
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- Exposure South & East
- Pet friendly
- Full city view
This gracious, high floor, prewar home has special features elevating it beyond the norm. In addition to its open south and east exposures, it has an over-sized master bedroom with sun alcove (cozy corner, surrounded by windows), perfect for a small office or reading corner. All rooms have generous proportions, as well as bright open views, and the renovated kitchen has a combination washer-dryer plus a well designed, separate casual dining space. Beautiful hardwood floors, high ceilings and original moldings and hardware contribute to the charm of the property. Add to this its sterling location, elegant building and unusually LOW MAINTENANCE (WHICH INCLUDES ELECTRICITY), and you have a New York City sparkler!! *** OPENHOUSES ARE BY APPT. ONLY***
Additional features of this property include: High floor with open views, Generously proportioned rooms, High beamed ceilings and prewar detail, Hardwood floors throughout, Over-sized mstr w/ beautiful sunny nook, Renovated kitchen with separate dining area, Excellent closet space, Combination washer-dryer, Full-service building w/ elegant lobby, and Stellar WEA location.
Upper West Side
Upper West, from Central Park West to the Hudson River, 59th Street (excluding Columbus Circle) to 110th Street.
Every ten blocks of the Upper West Side seem to have its own character. The 70s and 80s have their share of “Classic Six” prewar apartments (that’s two bedrooms, a living room, dining room, and kitchen plus a room for the maid or domestic staff, sometimes used as a home office) as opposed to a “Classic Seven,” which has all these rooms in addition to another bedroom. Along Riverside Drive on the Upper West Side, some grand-scale apartment buildings with magnificent river views perfectly match the street’s name. Meanwhile, the southern bit of the Upper West Side embraces the Time Warner Center, which has some of the most spectacular luxury condos in the city, along with high-end shops like Coach and Hugo Boss, once-in-a-lifetime eateries like Per Se, and a giant subterranean Whole Foods that seems to have the capability to hold every resident of the Upper West Side at once.
470 West End Avenue
Broadway - 79th St7 mins
This very elegant, Renaissance Revival 16-story cooperative was built in 1928 and designed by George F. Pelham. The buff brick building has a two-story stone base with historic double stained-glass windows by the canopied entrance on West End Avenue. The original marble vestibule of unprecedented proportions leads you through brass metal and glass french doors to the main lobby. There the continuation of the marble floors edged with a traditional pattern meet the polished marble wall tiles that surround the stained-glass windows. The west elevator bank typically has three residences per floor and the east elevator bank typically has four residences per floor. The amenities include a full time doorman, resident manager, bicycle room, storage bins and is pet friendly. Riverside park, noted restaurants, gourmet groceries, and transportation are all a block away.
- Built in 1928
- 16 floors
- 105 units
- Pet friendly