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A Luxurious Pre-War Time Capsule in the Heart of New York City

While New York City is considered to be an ultra-modern, developed city, the pre-war remnants left their mark and are easily visible across the city. A time capsule in the heart of NYC, featuring nothing less than grandeur and timeless elegance, this embodiment of luxury in the early 1900s can now be rented in Lenox Hill.

Property highlights:

  • Address: 555 Park Avenue 5W, Lenox Hill, NY
  • Rooms: 13 rooms total, 4 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 1 half-bath
  • Rent: $37,500 per month
  • Year built: 1912
  • Home style: pre-war

This home exudes luxury from the second one steps off the elevator and into the welcoming foyer. Leading the way to the galley, living room and then the wood-paneled library, the openness of the property only emphasizes the warmness of the living space. From oversized windows to French doors, to the custom millwork and the richly stained parquet floors, the unit is entirely characteristic of the pre-war design. Engulfed by natural light, the enfilade living space is an area worth staying in to admire the superb city views at any hour of the day.

Featuring 4 bedrooms, each with private marble bathrooms, the bedroom wing has sunny views to the west, over Park Avenue. With beautiful chandeliers, printed curtains, and unique, accent furniture pieces, the bedrooms are equally elegant as they are comfortable. The kitchen is filled with top of the line stainless steel appliances and features, as well as a custom built, state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled wine cellar. With every piece of décor exclusively picked, the seamless flow of the home is undeniable, from the living space, to the bedrooms, to the breakfast area and the dining room.

There is also a wing, on the south east side of the apartment, with two staff bedrooms and a full bathroom. The entire unit is built with through the wall a/c components, and the entertainment rooms have built-in Sonos speakers. In the building there is also a gym and a bike room, accessible at all times.

For more information regarding this property, contact Sherlock Hackley Jr. or Lib Hyatt Goss.

This listing is a co-exclusive. Photos courtesy of Stribling & Associates and Sotheby’s Real Estate. 

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