Measuring approximately 1,700 square feet and on a prime Upper East Side block, this north-facing pre-war 6-room apartment on the 9th floor offers exceptional value.
Light-filled and quiet, the apartment has oversized windows, 9'5 ceilings and an extraordinarily flexible layout. Currently, there is an impressive entry gallery, living room with wood-burning fireplace, dining room, 2 large bedrooms, a staff room, 3 baths, a sizable kitchen, and separate area for informal eating. Alternative layouts are shown above and demonstrate the apartment's flexibility.
The apartment is in a handsome ten-story 1909 building located on the north side of 66th street, between Lexington and Third Avenues. It is an elegant 21-unit boutique cooperative. There is a live-in super and a doorman from 9AM to 1AM. The cooperative permits 50% financing and welcomes pets. There is a 1% flip tax to be paid by the buyer and pied-a-terres are allowed.
The owner of this apartment brought Julia Child to national attention with the publication of her iconic cookbook, Mastering The Art of French Cooking. The apartment was the scene of many great dinner parties that included literary and culinary stars from Julia Child to John Updike and so many more distinguished writers of the 20th century.