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Three of a Kind: Great Curves

Featured Properties // Dec 07, 2011


Where: 1 Wall Street Court #205
Size: 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms/1,495 square feet
Asking: $1,170,000
Listed by: Ivana Tagliamonte and Kevin Mallen

This “nose” unit at the landmarked Cocoa Exchange in the Financial District has a curved living room, allowing light to pour in from the windows. The distinctive architecture (and a very cool address) makes the building one of the standouts in Downtown’s fastest-growing neighborhood, and a 3-bedroom apartment at this price point sweetens the deal.


Where: 310 East 23rd Street #6-J
Size: 1 bedroom/1 bathroom
Asking: $450,000
Listed by: Ivana Tagliomonte

Making a small space architecturally interesting isn’t the easiest thing to accomplish. Even more difficult is finding a good one for less than $500,000 in a great neighborhood like Gramercy. The curved brick wall in the living room of this 1-bedroom unit in the Foundry adds an old-world charm befitting the building’s former life as a factory. As far as starter apartments go, this one’s got great character.


Where: 305 Second Avenue #528
Size: 3 bedrooms/2 bedrooms/1,642 square feet
Asking: $1,899,000
Listed by: Ivana Tagliamonte

Your name doesn’t have to be Rapunzel to live in a turret. The double-height ceilings in the living room of this apartment in the grand pre-war Rutherford Place building are curved, creating a crescent shape, allowing for light to envelope all 16 feet extending to the ceiling. A complete renovation has this Gramercy condo in move-in condition as well, making it even harder to settle for something cookie-cutter.