Apartment for sale, 55 Liberty Street, in New York, United States

55 Liberty Street
Penthouse • 7 room(s) • 2 bed. • 2 bath. • 158 m² • Top floor

Spectacular Penthouse Living at Historic Liberty Tower

Discover the epitome of luxury living in this exceptionally private and entertainer's dream penthouse, boasting 2 bedrooms and 1700 sq ft of exquisite living space. The moment you step into this one-of-a-kind home, you're greeted by 12 windows, 11-foot ceilings, and south, east, and west exposures that flood the space with natural light. This penthouse, encompassing the entire 32nd floor, offers unparalleled 180-degree views from the East River to the Wall Street canyon and the Hudson River – a truly rare find.

The charm of this residence is heightened by gargoyles at eye-level outside every window, creating a unique and captivating atmosphere. A welcoming foyer leads into an expansive living room (30’ x 26’) featuring a wood-burning fireplace, nooks, an office, and a home theater – perfect for both relaxation and entertainment. The sleek, windowed chef’s kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and cabinets opens onto the light-filled dining room, creating a seamless flow for hosting gatherings.

The grand primary bedroom is a retreat in itself, with exceptional built-in closets and hidden storage, accompanied by a windowed en suite bath. A charming second bedroom or library, adorned with a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf and eastern light, provides a serene space for reading or relaxation and is conveniently located across from the second full bathroom.

This incomparable home boasts vaulted ceilings, rooms with the dramatic slopes of a garret, and features hardwood and marble flooring throughout. For added convenience, an in-unit washer-dryer is included. The maintenance is over 60% tax-deductible and covers gas, water, and heat, ensuring a worry-free lifestyle.

Historical Significance:
Designed by Henry Ives Cobb, Liberty Tower, completed in 1910, stands as one of the early skyscrapers and a city landmark since 1982. The Gothic-inspired terra-cotta facade is richly adorned with birds, alligators, flowers, and gargoyles, contributing to the tower's romantic appeal. Recognized on the National Register of Historic Places, Liberty Tower received a preservation award from the New York Landmarks Conservancy in 2010.

Amenities and Staff:
Liberty Tower offers a dedicated staff, including 24-hour doormen, porters, and a live-in superintendent. The building is pet-friendly, permits rentals, and welcomes pieds-a-terre. A side entrance facilitates easy loading and unloading, as well as deliveries.

Prime Location:
Situated just blocks away from the new 44,000 sq ft Whole Foods and the Fulton Center complex, residents enjoy easy access to multiple subway lines, the World Trade Center/PATH train, Brookfield Place, Hudson Eats, and Le District. The neighborhood is replete with attractions, including the Alamo Draft House for movie enthusiasts and a variety of acclaimed restaurants like Manhatta, NOBU, and CUT. Explore the renewed historic South Street Seaport with the flagship Pier 17 and its highly acclaimed restaurants, including The Fulton, Industry Kitchen, and Malibu Farm.

Additional Amenities:
- Cats and Dogs Allowed
- Dishwasher
- Elevator
- Full-time Doorman
- Washer/Dryer in Unit

Co-op Rules:
- Pied-a-Terre Allowed
- Sublets Allowed

Building Amenities:
- Concierge
- Live-in Super

Listing Amenities:
- Central Air
- City View
- Wood-Burning Fireplace
- Hardwood Floors
- Skyline View
- Water View




Living158 m²
Air conditioning
Washing machine
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55 Liberty Street, New York