With striking tree line views down Park Avenue South toward Union Square, the Gwathmey & Siegel building 240 Park Avenue South embodies a downtown tone with the convenience and elegance for which Park Avenue is synonymous. Featuring an elegant entryway at the corner of 19th Street and all of the conveniences of a full-service building, this approximately 1,581 square foot A-line unit is positioned at the front of the building, capturing the unique bowed facade in its living room which allows for exceptional natural light and superb views.
Upon entry your eye is immediately taken to the views down Park Avenue South which come from the 22' x 22' living room and bowed front window. An open loft-like kitchen and informal island dining is positioned beside grand floor to ceiling windows and can be easily used as a formal dining space or casual. Granite countertops, SubZero refrigerator, Viking wine storage, and Miele dishwasher adorn the aluminum frame kitchen, ideal for any chef. Off the entrance gallery is a washer/dryer unit and ample space for the display of artwork as well as a generous coat closet.
The Master bedroom approximately 12' x 14' 6" faces South onto the extraordinary fifth floor views and is part of a larger suite which includes three closets and a spacious master bath with statuary white marble wall tiles, a cast-iron tub, and Kirkstone finishes. The second bedroom faces East and includes a large walk-in closet with the second full bath just outside the bedroom, convenient for the bedroom or for use as a powder room when entertaining.
This apartment is in excellent condition and features all of the amenities and finishes for which this elegant condominium is noted. The exterior of the building is designed to compliment the existing neighborhood context. The facade is composed of limestone clad, pre-cast concrete panels that create large scale, two-story openings in-filled with windows and metal panel floor spandrels. Additional residential amenities provided for owners include a large exercise room, child's playroom and library with access to an outdoor terrace with a new basketball court.