Welcome home to this quiet and bright, completely updated two-bedroom, two-bathroom high-floor home in excellent condition.
Sunlight flows in through twelve evenly-distributed windows across four exposures. Beautifully refinished original inlaid oak floors, beamed ceilings, decorative fireplace, washer/dryer, completely updated electrical, central air conditioning, custom built-in shelving and millwork complete this home's warm and inviting prewar ambience. The expansive central living, dining and den open floor plan creates a seamless flow for gracious entertaining and recreation. The updated windowed kitchen has granite countertops, Sub-Zero, Dacor, & Bosch appliances and plenty of custom cabinet space. The pin-drop quiet master suite includes an extra-large walk-in closet and full bathroom en suite.
Located within the West End Collegiate Historic District Extension, landmarked 52 Riverside Drive was completed in 1926 and remains a stunning mid-block 15-story 47-unit residential building in the Neo-Classical/Renaissance Revival style with a highly-decorative facade of terra cotta, brick and stone ornamentation. The pet-friendly cooperative community offers a full-time doorman, live-in super, laundry room and basement storage.
Just across the street, your Riverside Park escape is more than 330 acres of breathtaking waterfront parkland from 59th to 155th Street. The iconic Boat Basin Cafe is just a block and a half away. Fairway, Citarella, Zabar's, the Museum of Natural History, Central Park and the amazing shops of Broadway, Columbus and Amsterdam are all minutes from your front door.