This exceptionally grand and well-proportioned residence occupies the entire 11th floor of one of Rosario Candela's most prestigious and sought after white-glove prewar cooperatives on Park Avenue, at the corner of East 73rd Street. Meticulously renovated by Peter Marino, the apartment boasts extraordinarily grand rooms, soaring 12-foot ceilings , and floor-to-ceiling windows in the principal entertainment rooms. Sunlight streams in from 39 windows spanning all four exposures. Views include the city skyline, one hundred feet of Park Avenue frontage, and distant views of Central Park to the west.
The private elevator landing opens onto an impressive 37 x 11-foot gallery with access to the grand 32 x 20 living room, an elegant 25 x 18 formal dining room, and an inviting paneled library, all enfilade and facing Park Avenue. The apartment boasts three fireplaces and is replete with classic prewar features, including beautiful moldings and hardwood floors.
The south wing of the residence includes a generous master suite, which boasts captivating open city views. The suite includes his and her bathrooms with stunning floor to ceiling marble, abundant closet space, a separate master suite study and an enormous dressing room. The western wing of the home has the potential of four additional generous bedrooms, two of which have views of Central Park in the distance. The north wing of the residence includes a huge St. Charles eat-in-kitchen as well as ample staff rooms, staff sitting area, and laundry.
778 Park Avenue was designed by legendary Manhattan architect Rosario Candela. It was built in 1931 and is considered to be one of his finest works. This full-service white-glove cooperative consists of only 18 apartments; residents enjoy the highest level of service and security.
The recent sale of an adjacent house for a record $80,000,000 confirms this block of East 69th Street off Fifth Avenue as one of the most desirable mansion blocks in the city. The classic neo-Federal 25'-wide mansion at 6 East 69th Street has approximately 12,000 interior square feet on 6 levels...
Listing ID 3051231
Listing Agent: Eric (Rick) Friedberg
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 575 Madison Ave
Office Phone: 212.891.7000
Updated: 21st April, 2018 2:36 PM.
778 Park Avenue New York, NY