32 West 40th Street , 2D
Coop · Midtown South · $1,250,000
Our newest listing is a rarely available loft with 18' ceilings that overlooks Bryant Park.
The buyer of this amazing loft must be wiling to undertake a renovation. Bring your architect or work with the drawings provided by the current owner.
This loft has 18' high ceilings, 15' tall, North-facing windows with unobstructed views of Bryant Park, original 5' tall x 8' wide Marble Fireplace, and original millwork that has been preserved and left in place.
The open loft space is approximately 800 sf and comes with the ability to build a legal additional 400 sf mezzanine.
The beautiful Beaux-arts building has an impressive and elegant lobby with a full-time doorman, live-in superintendent and full-time porters.
The apartment was once the library of the prestigious Engineers Club. Built by Andrew Carnegie in 1907, the Engineers Club became the go to club for those not only in the scientific arts but also an assortment of free thinkers in the literary and visual arts with members like Thomas Edison, Mark Twain, Nicola Testa and President Herbert Hoover.
When your guests exit the elevator onto the floor, they will enter a spectacular semi private landing with 20' high ceilings. The landing serves only one other tenant who has combined the other three apartments.
The entire apt has been brought down to bricks, so there are no surprises. The electric in the apartment has been upgraded to handle HVAC, and plumbing has been brought to the logical place for kitchen and bathroom. The one common wall with another apartment on the floor has been insulated and finished with QuietRock professional soundproofing Sheetrock (floor to ceiling 18').
Contact us for information about finished loft space in Manhattan that has sold for $1,900 per sf. At approximately $1,000 per sf, this loft is the Manhattan's best buy.
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