THE APARTMENT: Prewar Penthouse, 8 room, 4 bedroom, 4 bath home with gorgeous sun-flooded terraces! Over-sized grand scale rooms, superb prewar detail. Living room over 30'x15' with wood-burning fireplace, plank and peg floors. Dining room 21'x17' with original Parquet de Versailles flooring. Elevator opens directly into apartment. Beautifully designed kitchen, Urban Archeology vintage flooring, lighting, and hardware. Two new baths, two renovated, in excellent condition. Through-wall AC.
THE PRIVATE TERRACES: Planted East Terrace 48'x10', also faces south, and is 22'x5' where it wraps around to the North Terrace. Terrace totals 70' long, with open city and skyline views. A second South Terrace is 32'x3'6".
THE BUILDING: Steps off Park Avenue, Millan House was built by John D. Rockefeller Jr. in 1931. A co-operative since 1947, Millan House consists of two separate buildings connected by a two-level Italianate interior garden courtyard, with a wonderful fountain and seating areas. Designed by architect Andrew J. Thomas with 57 apartments, the buildings are of general Romanesque character and covered with unique carved animal ornamentation. Pied-a-terre purchasers are welcome. Maintenance increases average 2% annually over the last 5 years. The garden is extraordinary!