A Palace on Beekman Place! One of the most historical and charming residential areas in New York City.Situated in the exclusive, leafy, and prestigious enclave of Beekman Place, Townhouse #29 is a true trophy residence at over 12,000 interior square feet beautifully proportioned and spread out over eight floors plus basement as well as two private terraces totaling almost 1,500 SF of outdoor space. Open and expansive Eastern and Western exposures give way to awe-inspiring full on East River Views and allow for natural sunlight to pour in throughout the day. Designed with grand scale entertaining in mind, the garden level features an astounding 32 foot long commercial grade chef's kitchen while the second floor showcases a charming reception area just off the foyer and a long entrance gallery that leads to a lovely banquet hall. Comprising of 2 very large and open living spaces with over 11 foot ceilings and both eastern and western views, the third floor demonstrates the truly grandiose proportions of this unique residence. The solarium off the family room transports you to another world and is enclosed by three walls of glass which allow for beaming natural light and endless River Views. Additional features include Central A/C, 8 wood burning fireplaces, interior elevator, wine cellar, 6 master suites, 11 bathrooms and 5 additional rooms which can have any number of uses including offices, maid's quarters or guest suites. 29 Beekman Place has been meticulously maintained throughout the years and retains an abundance of original architectural details dating back to the 1930's. Its size and grandeur make it appropriate for a private mansion, Live/Work, a Foundation, or an ideal Consulate/Diplomat Residence--with its proximity to the United Nations. This palatial property built in 1934 as the largest of 9 mansions along tranquil and tree lined Beekman Place has had only 3 owners. This exquisite house has a rich history of its own, having once been the home to the famous William Paley as well as philanthropist Mary Lasker.Do not miss this opportunity to purchase a piece of New York history!