Take advantage of this rare opportunity to own a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind, one-bedroom sanctuary located in the historic and mystique-infused Whitby where such notable 20th Century icons as Doris Day, George Burns and Al Capone spent their days and nights. This serene home, part of the largest one-bedroom line in the building, has been lovingly and thoughtfully transformed so that all of its original, 1920's classic detail remain while at the same time offering the comforts of contemporary living.
A long and dramatic entry hallway easily accommodates a library wall or hanging art gallery and leads to an efficient and functional home office. You are then welcomed into the expansive living room with its classic pre-War details, including refinished, original oak floors, beamed ceilings, crown moldings and oversized windows with Western exposures.The windowed kitchen has been re-imagined and graciously looks out on the living room, effortless for entertaining. It features custom white wood cabinetry, glass tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. A clever, granite-topped breakfast bar with wood cabinets completes the transformation. The ample bathroom is also windowed and has been restored with its reglazed vintage bathtub. The large, South-facing bedroom with an additional Western exposure is bathed in light and offers quiet privacy and is accented with elegant, wainscoted walls. Another unique feature of this apartment is its huge, customized closets, including two large walk-ins.
The Whitby, recently profiled in the New York Times, was designed by the esteemed architect Emery Roth (The San Remo, The Beresford) and completed in 1923. This 217-unit, noble structure, renowned for its impressive three sturdy bays and rippling brick cornice, is located on West 45th Street between 8th and 9th Aves in the heart of NYC's fabled theatre district.
The Whitby is a full-service co-op and features one of the most spectacular roofdecks in Midtown West with 360 degree, open city views. Amenities include a 24/7 doorman, new laundry room, storage, bike room, FIOS and a grand, newly renovated, Art Deco-inspired lobby. It is convenient to all major transportation and an abundance of restaurants, cafes and entertainment.
The Whitby is pied-a-terre, co-purchasing and pet-friendly.