1 West 67th Street, Apt 2E. This is a one-of-a-kind home. One enters through a spacious foyer with a large walk-in closet and steps into a sunken 27' long great room with soaring 10'9" ceilings! Original casement windows fill the room with light. The master bedroom has two closets, light streaming into it from a wall full of windows and impressive built-ins covering the opposite wall. The 1.5 baths are designed "Jack & Jill style" so they function as full baths for each of the two bedrooms. Up a few steps is the second bedroom, the kitchen and a bonus space that could be used for dining, den or home office. This residence has beautiful hardwood floors throughout and many original pre-war details as well as modern conveniences including central air conditioning and a washer/dryer.
The Hotel des Artistes is a full service cooperative just down the street from Lincoln Center with amenities not often available in pre-war buildings. These include a swimming pool, two workout rooms, a squash court and a serene high-walled roof deck. There is an elevator operator and concierge service. Residents are also afforded room service from the Leopard at des Artistes as well as discounted dining and use of a private dining room.
Built in 1917, the Hotel des Artistes is a majestic 18 story building with a Gothic-style facade featuring charming gargoyles of painters, sculptors and writers. Designed by architect George Mort Pollard, the landmarked building has been home to many of the famed and illustrious, including Noel Coward, Isadora Duncan, writer Fannie Hurst, NYC Mayor John V. Lindsay, Alexander Woollcott, Norman Rockwell, and Joel Grey! The Hotel des Artistes is the most prominent building on a lovely tree-lined block off Central Park, often referred to as Artists Row and listed as the "West 67th Street Artists' Colony Historic District" in the "National Register of Historic Places."