Offered At $9,755,000
Rarely available Historic townhouse facing one of Downtown’s most picturesque parks, Stuyvesant Square is new to market. Set within the Stuyvesant Square Historical District, just moments from Union Square, this home was first occupied by Lewis L. Squires, a local ship chandler, and Mahlon Day, a printer and seller of children’s books, and was later acquired by the Missionary Sisters in the early 1940s.
At 26 X 60 feet deep, and ascending five stories tall, the building spans nearly 7500 square feet (plus and additional 1560 SF in the cellar level) and includes a spacious south-facing garden. This property is now available as an impressive single-family home unlike any other, or as a condominium conversion.
Built in 1850 in the Italianate and Greek Revival styles, many pre-war architectural details remain intact and are in excellent condition. While the Federal style doorway and window lintels have been updated, the brick facades and the roofline; cornices, modillions and console brackets are original. The parlor floor includes majestic low-sill windows overlooking the lush park. Located in Gramercy Park and flanked by the East Village and Union Square, this home is at the epicenter of Lower Manhattan with superb restaurants, shopping and abundant transportation options moments away. Historic Stuyvesant Square, built in 1836 on land deeded to the city by Peter Gerard Stuyvesant, founder of the New York Historical Society, sits gracefully across the street providing scenic views and comforting open space. Zoned R-7- B, this is the perfect opportunity to renovate the property as a grand single family or develop it as a condominium residential conversion.