1060 Park Avenue, 10CD/11D
Upper East Side
New York, NY 10128
About the Property
Grand 9 Room Duplex on Park
Architecturally significant- dramatic- and unique, approximately 3000 square foot three-four bedroom duplex with gracious formal living, grand scale formal dining, family or media room, library, and mansion-sized foyer housed in a distinguished, full service pre-war building on 87th and Park Avenue- never before offered for purchase.
You arrive at the most gracious windowed foyer, a lounge for entertaining, which sets the tone for this truly special, singular home. Through a barrel vaulted archway- the formal living room with soaring ceilings features a gas-burning fireplace with period mantel and triple set of windows facing south with lovely natural light. On the east side of the foyer- a king sized south facing bedroom with en-suite windowed bath may be used as a first floor primary bedroom suite.
To the west of the foyer is the banquet sized formal dining room with a second gas burning fireplace, period detail including recessed millwork demi-lune shelving that flank the fireplace. Accessed via a turn of the century restored mahogany pocket door is a library or sitting room- or second bedroom suite, also south facing- with an en-suite windowed bathroom.
On the main level of this manor-like home is a first floor kitchenette which is adjacent to a spacious family room or study, or the ideal available adjacent space to create a significant professionally scaled windowed eat-in kitchen.
Ascend the elegant curved, windowed stairway to the upper level of this gorgeous home for a private floor of bespoke opportunity. Currently designed as a king-sized primary suite with windowed bathroom, formal sitting room or library with a third gas-burning fireplace, restored carved woodwork and sumptuous marble floors- all bathed in natural light. The second windowed- full kitchen on the upper level may either remain in-situ as the primary kitchen to this sophisticated home or convert to a dressing room, study, and an enlarged primary suite bathroom.
The many hallmarks of this grand duplex include 10 foot high ceilings, stunning original, restored pre-war detail, abundant natural light, polished herringbone and marble floors, and through wall air-conditioning and a washer/dryer. Create the home of your dreams with the many distinctive features of this beautiful, noteworthy home.
Please note- to restore the gas-burning fireplaces to working condition, the purchaser will need to adhere and adapt to current code guidelines and approvals. A portion of this home’s windows will need to be replaced by the purchaser. Board-approved architectural plans exist and will be shared upon request to interested, qualified parties.
Listing courtesy of Mike Lubin of Brown Harris Stevens
Washer / Dryer
1060 Park was built by noted architect James E.R. Carpenter in 1925 and converted to an 88-unit cooperative in 1984. The elegant marble lobby is attended by a 24-hour doorman, and a resident manager is also on staff along with handymen and porters. Amenities include a central laundry room, bike room, and storage.
2.5% flip tax is payable by the purchaser, pets are welcome, and 50% financing is permitted.