- 7 11 12,111 sqft
- New York, NY
- 3 years
Apartment✔ 7 Bedroom✔ 11 Bathroom✔ 12111 Square Footage
16 east 69th street 16 east 69th street is a 33ft wide, five story red brick and limestone mansion that stands as a superb example of neo georgian revival architecture in america. Erected in 1881 by charles buek & co. And then purchased in 1900 by alice gwynne vanderbilt, the house was redesigned in 1929 for edwin c. Jameson, a prominent insurance executive, and then finally acquired by the english speaking union in 1956. It is an architecturally wonderful and immensely charming house with tremendous curbside appeal. Moreover the grand yet understated interior is extremely well suited to major entertaining as well as a cozy and modern "at home" lifestyle. The generous proportions of the house are imminently livable and welcoming, yet the architectural grandeur of the residence remains very much intact due to the masterful renovation work carried out by peter marino and his expert team. The entry floor boasts a marble gallery with a big grand staircase, two powder rooms and a superb, pristinely appointed chef's kitchen that incorporates a family room and breakfast room within its very ample environs. There is also a service kitchen, a back door, a back staircase and many closets. The master floor includes a huge master bedroom suite with two lavish marble bathrooms and two enormous custom fitted dressing rooms, plus a soundproof seruched oak library. Then on the fifth floor there is a guest bedroom, gym, sauna and steamroom, hair salon and a one bedroom staff apartment with a living room, kitchen and bath. Access to the roof is via a staircase and the possibilities for a fabulous rooftop terrace are endless. The finished and full basement includes a colin cowie designed nightclub boite with a full bar, cedar closets, wine storage, laundry room, security room and plentiful storage. Elements such as the broad and graciously ascending staircase, the black and white marble entry floor, and the many period moldings lend the house a quiet dignity.
Near places: Hunter College, Strawberry Fields, The Dakota, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-kettering Cancer Center
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