Perched atop the 11th floor of the prestigious Riviera, this rare offering boasts sublime natural light from four exposures overlooking the historic Audubon Terrace, the Hudson River and beyond. Originally built as one palatial apartment, a re-combined 11R and 11S offers the opportunity to create a 4 bedroom corner residence featuring approximately 2,000 square feet of grandeur. Fine pre-war details include 10 ceilings, crown molding and hardwood floors throughout. Enter through the formal foyer of apartment 11S to a large, windowed eat-in kitchen leading to the parade of sun-flooded river views from the majestic living room and library. A corner master bedroom features bright south and east exposures overlooking the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Hudson River to the south/west, and a captivating open cityscape to the east. A windowed master bath features original porcelain subway tiles and a deep soaking tub. A secondary bedroom with a sunlit eastern exposure enjoys two large closets and French doors. The sitting room offers bright north and east exposures, and could easily be converted to a secondary bedroom. Original to 11R, an additional windowed kitchen offers the opportunity to create a guest bedroom or flexible space. Every bedroom features oversized windows with exceptional light, splendid views and abundant closet space. Every bathroom offers a light-filled window. The position of these adjacent corner apartments offers extraordinary privacy in a quiet setting, and a unique opportunity to create your own home based on flexible coop precedent for past renovations. Built by Rouse and Goldstone in 1910, the Riviera is located on the corner of 157th Street in the landmarked Audubon Park Historic District. This Beaux-Arts coop features a full-time doorman, live-in super, laundry room, dry cleaning & bike storage. 20 minutes to midtown via the 1 train, located just one block away. $172 assessment through July, 2019. Your sophisticated home awaits.
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