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188 East 78th Street

Apt. 28B
Between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue
Condo
$5,950,000

This home has been sold

Subway Lines
Subway number 6 Subway number Q Subway number 4 Subway number 5
Nearby Subway Stations
Subway number 6 Lexington Ave - 77th St
Subway number Q 2nd Ave - 72nd St
Subway number 4 Lexington Ave - 86th St
Subway number 5 Lexington Ave - 86th St
Essentials
Price $5,950,000
Type Condo
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3.5
Rooms 9
Staff Room 1
Staff Bathroom 1
Approx. Sq. Ft. 2,874
Exposure N, S, E & W
Key Features
Corner Apartment
Balcony
Juliet Balcony
Concierge
Doorman
Elevator
Pet Friendly
Partial Park View
Partial River View
Central Air
Dining Room
Dishwasher
Excellent Light
Great Closet Space
Hardwood Floors
Marble Bath
Modern Kitchen
Office
Oversized Windows
Renovated Bathroom
Walk-In Closets

This 2,874 square foot, 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom apartment with 3 balconies is bathed in sunlight and has sweeping 360 degree views, including Central Park views from the master and second bedroom, and views of the East River from the dining room and kitchen.
Entering the apartment through the inviting ocular entrance gallery, one is greeted by a fully renovated apartment, including brand new HVAC ductwork, richly stained oak hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, a customized A/V system, and renovated marble bathrooms all outfitted with Waterworks fixtures.
The living room and library/den both with have bright and open city views to the north. The library/den, (which can be used as a 5th bedroom,) has custom built-ins, and boasts the building’s ONLY oversized picture window on the 28th floor, allowing more light and views to the North from the library, than in any other B line apartment in the building.
The generously sized windowed chef’s eat-in kitchen and dining room, has bay windows facing North and East to the River. The kitchen features a six burner Viking range and hood vented to the outside, double Miele dishwashers, Franke sinks, a stainless steel Subzero refrigerator, separate wine refrigerator, hand painted custom cabinetry, soapstone counters, and ample storage.
Located on the Western wing of the apartment are the bedrooms. The master suite has open views to the West and South, allowing for gorgeous sunset views of Central Park and the city, and features its own private dressing room and home office with a Juliette balcony. The master bathroom is adorned with marble and mother of pearl, has a marble encased Jacuzzi soaking tub, double vanities, separate water closet, stand-alone shower, and Waterworks fixtures.
The second bedroom has bay windows providing open views to Central Park, and open views to the North. The third and fourth bedrooms both have sunny open views facing north, with another balcony off of the third bedroom.
The Empire is a full-service condominium located in the heart of the Upper East Side. The building has just completely renovated and upgraded its amenities on the second floor, featuring a brand new fitness center/gym, garden, playroom, screening room, and private dining room. There is also a garage in the building. (The garage is managed separately.) The Empire is in close proximity to Central Park, as well as the finest shopping, dining, schools, and public transportation.

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Upper East Side
Living in the Upper East Side
Old world elegance and new world modernity are in perfect harmony in this storied neighborhood. Famed for its 'museum mile,' which includes some of the city's most cultured institutions, the Upper East Side is also home to stylish cocktail lounges, high-end restaurants and some of the city's most celebrated upscale boutiques.
Explore Upper East Side
188 East 78th Street
The Empire
The Empire's classic double height lobby is impressive and inviting with imported marble and mahogany. The classic "pre-war" style spiral staircase leads to a mezzanine level lobby which has just been completely renovated and re-worked and includes, state of the art gym, a play room, that overlooks the spectacular multi-level gardens for all the residents to enjoy, a screening room, business center, dining salon, and catering kitchen, and access to the intra-building communal garden with fountain, and the elevated private Empire garden. This building has a garage, private storage and is pet friendly.
Details
Postwar
Built in 2000
32 floors
72 units
Elevator
Pet friendly
Amenities
Concierge
Doorman
Cable ready
Central laundry room
Common courtyard
Common garden
Common terrace
Fitness center
Garage
High-speed internet
Meeting room
Playroom
Private storage
Video security

This home has been sold

188 East 78th Street
Apt. 28B
Between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue
Condo
Essentials
Price $5,950,000
Maintenance/Common Charges $4
$Upper East Side
% down $Condo
Type Condo
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3.5
Rooms 9
Staff Room 1
Staff Bathroom 1
Approx. Sq. Ft. 2,874
Exposure N, S, E & W

This 2,874 square foot, 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom apartment with 3 balconies is bathed in sunlight and has sweeping 360 degree views, including Central Park views from the master and second bedroom, and views of the East River from the dining room and kitchen.
Entering the apartment through the inviting ocular entrance gallery, one is greeted by a fully renovated apartment, including brand new HVAC ductwork, richly stained oak hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, a customized A/V system, and renovated marble bathrooms all outfitted with Waterworks fixtures.
The living room and library/den both with have bright and open city views to the north. The library/den, (which can be used as a 5th bedroom,) has custom built-ins, and boasts the building’s ONLY oversized picture window on the 28th floor, allowing more light and views to the North from the library, than in any other B line apartment in the building.
The generously sized windowed chef’s eat-in kitchen and dining room, has bay windows facing North and East to the River. The kitchen features a six burner Viking range and hood vented to the outside, double Miele dishwashers, Franke sinks, a stainless steel Subzero refrigerator, separate wine refrigerator, hand painted custom cabinetry, soapstone counters, and ample storage.
Located on the Western wing of the apartment are the bedrooms. The master suite has open views to the West and South, allowing for gorgeous sunset views of Central Park and the city, and features its own private dressing room and home office with a Juliette balcony. The master bathroom is adorned with marble and mother of pearl, has a marble encased Jacuzzi soaking tub, double vanities, separate water closet, stand-alone shower, and Waterworks fixtures.
The second bedroom has bay windows providing open views to Central Park, and open views to the North. The third and fourth bedrooms both have sunny open views facing north, with another balcony off of the third bedroom.
The Empire is a full-service condominium located in the heart of the Upper East Side. The building has just completely renovated and upgraded its amenities on the second floor, featuring a brand new fitness center/gym, garden, playroom, screening room, and private dining room. There is also a garage in the building. (The garage is managed separately.) The Empire is in close proximity to Central Park, as well as the finest shopping, dining, schools, and public transportation.

Corner Apartment
Balcony
Juliet Balcony
Concierge
Doorman
Elevator
Pet Friendly
Partial Park View
Partial River View
Central Air
Dining Room
Dishwasher
Excellent Light
Great Closet Space
Hardwood Floors
Marble Bath
Modern Kitchen
Office
Oversized Windows
Renovated Bathroom
Walk-In Closets
Upper East Side
Living in the Upper East Side
Old world elegance and new world modernity are in perfect harmony in this storied neighborhood. Famed for its 'museum mile,' which includes some of the city's most cultured institutions, the Upper East Side is also home to stylish cocktail lounges, high-end restaurants and some of the city's most celebrated upscale boutiques.
Explore Upper East Side
Subway Lines
Subway number 6 Subway number Q Subway number 4 Subway number 5
Nearby Subway Stations
Subway number 6 Lexington Ave - 77th St
Subway number Q 2nd Ave - 72nd St
Subway number 4 Lexington Ave - 86th St
Subway number 5 Lexington Ave - 86th St
188 East 78th Street
The Empire
The Empire's classic double height lobby is impressive and inviting with imported marble and mahogany. The classic "pre-war" style spiral staircase leads to a mezzanine level lobby which has just been completely renovated and re-worked and includes, state of the art gym, a play room, that overlooks the spectacular multi-level gardens for all the residents to enjoy, a screening room, business center, dining salon, and catering kitchen, and access to the intra-building communal garden with fountain, and the elevated private Empire garden. This building has a garage, private storage and is pet friendly.
Details
Postwar
Built in 2000
32 floors
72 units
Elevator
Pet friendly
Amenities
Concierge
Doorman
Cable ready
Central laundry room
Common courtyard
Common garden
Common terrace
Fitness center
Garage
High-speed internet
Meeting room
Playroom
Private storage
Video security