205 West 57th Street, Apt 2DD
Prewar one bedroom on "Billionaires Row" for less than $1 M! Prices poised to rise on the 57th street corridor with the opening of Nordstrom's, Central Park Tower, 157 West 57th, and several high end developments near completion.
The Osborne is a full service coveted grand apartment building built in 1885 and notable for its landmark status and well known current and past residents such as Leonard Bernstein, Lynn Redgrave and Bobby Short. This unit is part of the estate of a renown Hollywood film historian and TV personality.
The landmarked Osborne lobby is richly decorated and reminiscent of Italian Renaissance and Romanesque revival style. Its Byzantine features include stuccoed and mosaic-tiled walls, floors that mix artistry tile with slabs of varicolored Italian marble and mosaics of glazed terracotta "Della Robbia" panels which cover the walls and ceilings in rich hues of red, blue and gold leaf.
The unit has 14 foot ceilings throughout including extremely tall windows with original brass hardware finishes and decorative wrought iron balusters. Built-in bookcases with rotary ladder provides maximum storage. Small new kitchenette area and large bedroom with two closets. Brand new upgraded electric. Original bathroom fitted with retro tub and sink in very good condition. Hollywood glam at its finest. Must be seen.
50% financing allowed, 3% flip tax by buyer, pet friendly and pied-a-terres allowed.