New York, NY, USA
775 PARK AVENUE
This elegant corner apartment is located in one of Rosario Candela's premier Park Avenue buildings built in 1927. Most books published about New York City architecture gives overwhelming praise to his graceful proportions, high ceilings and natural light, this building is a fine example of Candela's genius.As you enter the apartment you find yourself in a center gallery that inspires hospitality, with light pouring in from the every direction. The living room has generous proportions and oversized windows and offers plenty of room to enjoy gathering on a chilly evening in front of the wood burning fireplace. For the art collector there is an abundance of wall space and high ceilings throughout. French doors lead to a glamorous corner dining room with double exposure that is sunny to the east over the neighboring townhouses. One wall of floor-to-ceiling bookcases offers the suggestion of a dual purpose room just off the kitchen. The library overlooks Park Avenue and has floor-to-ceiling bookcases and wood burning fireplace making this room a luxurious study.The private quarters include a stunning corner master bedroom with open double exposure looking both up Park Avenue and over to the church steeple on Madison Avenue. There is custom cabinetry for shirts, sweaters and for a television. There is a generous master bath ensuite and two walk-in closets. The second bedroom, also facing Park Avenue has a walk-in closet, custom built-ins for storage and a full bath that connects to the library. The kitchen and staff area has been renovated and transformed into large sunny eat-in-kitchen with center island and top-of-the-line appliances. In addition there is a separate laundry area and full staff room and bath.Included in the sale is a storage room, and there is an outside Maid's room available at an additional price. The entire apartment reflects the classic architecture of the past and inspires a timeless look to the future.