Pre-war Art Deco Gem 225 East 74th St 5N
Settle right into this serene pre-war Art Deco gem. Enter through a proper foyer that leads to the sunken living room with corner windows. The generously proportioned rooms allow for flexibility of design and function accommodating both gracious entertaining as well a comfortable work-at-home environment. The spacious and peaceful bedroom enjoys excellent light from the corner windows, can accommodate a king size bed and has additional built-in storage. The recently renovated windowed kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances, 5-burner range, Caesarstone countertop and sleek cabinetry providing ample storage. The newly updated windowed bath is a charming blend of the classic and the contemporary, its vintage cast iron tub pairing handsomely with a modern vanity and glass tilework. Several of the original Art Deco architectural features have been maintained including the arched doorways, nickel hardware, wrought iron railings, picture-rail moldings and double herringbone hardwood floors. High ceilings and generous closet space complete this inviting home.
225 East 74th Street was designed by noted Art Deco architect Horace Ginsberg. Its elegant lobby and hallways are quintessential examples of the 1930’s style. Residents enjoy a well maintained, full-service doorman building with live-in resident manager. Other amenities in this pet friendly, no-smoking co-operative include a courtyard garden, laundry facilities, individual storage for rent and bicycle room. In-unit washer/dryer, pieds-à-terre, parents buying for children, co-purchasing and subleasing with Board approval. Up to 80% financing allowed. 2% flip tax evenly divided between buyer and seller.
Nestled on an inviting tree-lined street amongst lovely brownstones and residential buildings, 225 East 74th is located in the heart of the Upper East Side. Neighborhood favorites include JG Melon, Orsay, BLT Prime, Mezzaluna, Citarella, Equinox and Nordstrom UES boutique. Important institutions in the area include the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell/HSS Medical Complex and Marymount Manhattan College. Close proximity to the Q and Lexington Ave. subway lines, M2/M3 buses and M72 crosstown bus makes this an ideal location for residents.