THE OSBORNE, 205 West 57th Street, 8B - Midtown, New York
Open the door to one of the most interesting homes in New York! Are you a special person? Then your search has ended! With 15' ceilings and five fireplaces, this south-facing apartment welcomes you with beautiful woodwork, floor-to-ceiling bookcases, 12-panel doors, antique oak floors with mahogany banding, coffered ceiling with three-tier moldings.The living room has 11' bookcases, and 10' windows with stained glass panels. The dining room has a beveled leaded-glass transom, original sliding doors, and antique floors. The master bedroom has a carved wainscot, en suite bathroom, walk-in closet and dressing room. The second bedroom (or den) has a carved plaster frieze.Included is an adjacent wood-paneled studio with a Murphy bed and bathroom, and an 11th floor room for use as an office, den or additional storage.The Osborne is one of the grand apartment buildings, designed in 1883 by James Ware. The meticulously restored lobby is "the most sumptuous in New York, a sparkling treasure chest of marble, mosaic, metal and glass.With its 30" insulated walls, the building has long been a favorite with musicians, including Leonard Bernstein and Bobby Short.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman