NEW YORK, New York
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4 bed/4.1 bath
Recently and impeccably renovated, this immense duplex is located in one of Manhattan’s most celebrated residential landmarks designed by architect Rosario Candela. The 15 room apartment includes a private elevator landing, high ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, a vast marble Gallery, and a grand staircase. The main level features a baronial Living Room, a handsome walnut-paneled Library, and a tremendous Dining Room. All boast sunny southern outlooks and wood burning fireplaces. A Powder Room and coat closet are conveniently adjacent. There is a Butler’s pantry, large kitchen, breakfast room, two staff rooms and a staff bath on the main level. Upstairs off a long Gallery Hall are four enormous bedrooms with over-sized walk-in closets and huge en suite marble bathrooms. A laundry room, two staff rooms, a staff bath, and backstairs complete this floor. The grandeur and scale of this spectacular apartment characterizes the most refined residential lifestyle available in New York.
Views, private elevator, fireplaces, staff area.
WHAT MAKES THIS A BUNGALUX
In a city of great buildings, this is one of the best
- • Let's take the opportunity to talk about 740 Park Avenue for a second.
- • One of New York's true landmark buildings, the Rosario Candela-designed 740 Park has been home to many famous residents including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, David Koch (18-room duplex said to have been purchased in 2005 for $17 million), Ronald Lauder, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (lived in the building from 1937-1960 in a 24 room, 12 bath duplex), Steve Ross, Stephen A. Schwarzman (who bought his unit from Saul Steinberg for just over $35 million), J. Ezra Merkin, John Thain, last chairman and CEO of Merrill Lynch, Thelma Chrysler Foy, and Vera Wang.
- • Should you wish to learn more about the building, we highly suggest picking up Michael Gross's fabulously entertaining book entitled 740 Park: The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building.
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AGENT / FIRM
Meredyth Smith, Sotheby's