Take advantage of this opportunity to own a spacious, high-floor and light-filled one-bedroom oasis 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 quiet, 7th floor, corner home retains all of its original, pre-War details while boasting a stunning renovation offering the comforts of contemporary living.
A long and dramatic entry hallway can easily accommodate an expansive library wall, hanging art gallery or efficient home office. You are then welcomed into the generously sized living room with its refinished and elegant oak floors, high, beamed ceilings and crown moldings. Oversized windows with Southern exposures filter extraordinarily beautiful sunlight and offer views of the modern city skyline, strikingly glamorous at night. The windowed kitchen has been gorgeously renovated with granite counter tops and breakfast bar, custom wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, including a Delonghi oven,an imported glass tiled backsplash and a marble floor. The ample bathroom is ideally situated between the living room and bedroom, perfect for guests. It is also windowed and has been immaculately updated with classic subway tile and a porcelain, pedestal sink. The large bedroom, separated from the living room by a foyer, offers quiet privacy and is bathed in light. Large closets provide abundant opportunities for storage.
And finally, an affordable monthly maintenance makes this a highly attractive investment for the discerning buyer.
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.