Sold

1 East 62nd Street Unit: PH, New York City, NY 10065

1 East 62nd Street Unit: PH

$24,000,000
One of New York's most legendary apartments, this coveted Penthouse is changing ownership for the first time in 25 years.This pre-war, 11-room condominium Penthouse on 62nd Street is just off Fifth Avenue. This property, which has meticulously restored architectural details, ornate dcor and double-height entertaining rooms, was home to the late entertainment legend, Joan Rivers. The triplex residence is in a fully staffed limestone mansion, originally built at the turn of the century as one of the opulent mansions of the Gilded Age. One enters from a residence exclusive elevator landing, which opens into one of the grandest rooms in Manhattan. The home's centerpiece is a ballroom and adjoining music room with 23' ceilings, gilded antique boisserie paneling and columns and two fireplaces -capacious spaces that allow for entertaining on a grand scale. Adjacent to the music room is a dining room that allows for more intimate gatherings -- its three French doors opening to the south-facing terrace, allowing for al fresco dining. The beautifully appointed wood-paneled library has a fireplace and faces south and west with views of Central Park and the Manhattan Skyline.The second floor, with a mezzanine that overlooks the music room and ballroom, leads to the master suite, which has French doors opening to its own south-facing terrace with views of Central Park. Staff quarters can be accessed from this floor, which has a separate staircase leading to the kitchen.A separate but contiguous two-bedroom, two-bath guest quarters has its own large living room with a fireplace and an eat-in kitchen.1 East 62nd Street-Background Built: 1903 42-wide, 7-story limestone mansion Original owners: Gilded Age millionaires, Alice and John S. Drexel Architect: Horace Trumbauer prominent Gilded Age architect1 East 62nd Street Penthouse Residence Property Details Triplex Condominium Apartment Interior space: approximately 5,100 sq. ft. Outdoor space: two terraces approximately 430 sq. ft. Elevator entrance into exclusive landing 11 rooms Ballroom and music room feature 23 ceilings, double-height windows and two of the apartments five wood burning fireplaces Library with Central Park and skyline view Dining Room with Central Park and skyline view 2 Kitchens 4 bedrooms 4.5 baths 5 fireplaces

4
beds

4
baths

5,100 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

Features & Amenities

Interior

  • total bedrooms4
  • Total bathrooms4
  • full bathrooms4
  • other interior Features Eat-in Kitchen

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area5,100 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® IDCORC-3402920
  • TypeCondo
  • YEAR BUILT1890
  • Architecture StylesPrewar

Exterior

  • AIR CONDITIONINGCentral Air

Financial

  • Sales Price$24,000,000
  • Real Estate Tax $102,304/yr
  • HOA Fees $16,812
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