Famend songwriter Irving Berlin is likely one of the most well-known tenants to occupy the luxury New York Metropolis penthouse duplex positioned at 130 East Finish Ave, and now the sky-high residence is formally up on the market.
With an asking worth of $three,995,000, the celebrated composer’s former digs is one in every of three flats within the constructing available on the market. The three-bedroom, four-bath penthouse sits on the 16th flooring of a constructing that faces the East River and the Carl Schurz Park, and the situation additionally gives spectacular views of town bridges.
In-built 1921, the house was designed by Emery Roth, whose lasting architectural legacy consists of pre-war condominium buildings, residences and lodges in NYC. Berlin and his household occupied the high-rise abode from 1931 to 1944. The penthouse gives the height of luxurious, from its excessive ceilings and glamorous round entryway staircase to its 5 outsized front room home windows and wraparound terrace. On the decrease degree, a wood-burning fire and a number of other built-in cabinets give the residing space a welcoming really feel. The spacious eating room results in a 4 Seasons Room, which has a step-up entryway that results in the terrace. The kitchen and the maid’s room additionally occupy the underside flooring.
On the second degree, there’s a master bedroom, a further bed room, one other terrace-connected room that capabilities as a visitor room or a examine, plus two loos.
The constructing homes 48 flats and has a full-time doorman and a canopied entryway.
As Curbed notes, The Museum of the Metropolis of New York homes a number of pictures of the Higher Eastside dwelling that architectural photographer Samuel Gottscho snapped residence throughout Berlin’s keep, and reportedly the inside hasn’t modified a lot save for some primary upgrades.