This timeless estate, created in 1932 by Rosario Candela, is the largest and most prestigious of Fifth Avenue’s buildings. With its entirety consisting of 12,000 +/square feet, Central Park is the most commanding view to the west, while the Empire State Building to the south is coupled with freeing eastern exposures.
Each room has a commanding element and respective theme, adding to the individualistic aesthetic of each commanding space, big or small, throughout the estate. With the entirety of the interior decorated by Henri Samuel (one of the most desired interior designers of France), no area has been spared his creatively classic expertise to this architectural masterpiece.
The grand entrance gallery located on the 7’th floor, beckons you further as you progress within the foyer with its commanding 24 foot ceilings, while a grand marble staircase leads you further. The spacious dining room is conjoined to the corner garden-sitting room, with both of these elegant spaces facing Central Park. Three chambers (each with an en-suite bathroom) follow suit with commanding space and fleeting views to Central Park. The main cookery with massive pantries, staff quarters, offices, while on the 8’th floor a 50 foot-long living room also faces Central Park. This spectacular living space with two fireplaces, a den/smoking room with wet bar, coupled with a dumbwaiter to the kitchen below adds even more to the estate’s rooms and their many amenities. The masterful wing is bestowed with a fitted dressing room, master bedroom, oversized sitting room with a fireplace and a room-sized bath. Considering that the master’s wing was originally constructed for two master suites, the space is elegantly spacious; it could also easily be converted back to the original two-suite design.
Closets are plentiful on both floors, with the entirety of the ceilings reaching 12.5 feet. Five wood burning fireplaces, central air throughout, and a room-sized fully furnished wine cellar. Included with the estate is a chauffeur’s room located outside and two storage cages.
This 22-room home with 7 bathrooms and 3 powder rooms, is unique in all aesthetics linking to the floor plan’s commanding layouts and designs, all of which is the only of its kind. Make Fifth Avenue’s premier estate yours today.
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