Dressing Area; Windowed Bathroom; WIC; High Ceiling; Wood Floors; Oversized Window
Exposure / View:
Gorgeous prewar elevator building with great resident Superintendent, modern laundry room & CyberDoorman security service. Two modern passenger Elevators along with updated/restored hallways, lobby & entry way. We have also just installed a state of the art electronic key fob system to further enhance the security of the building & its residents. The Swannanoa is a 10-story Neo-Renaissance apartment building designed by a prolific designer of residential buildings whose name is generally associated with single-family row houses. The building was planned with 40 apartments, four on each floor. Its most imposing feature is the two-story base with granite pilasters and projecting portico supported by four granite columns. Above the portico are seven-story rounded bays, undoubtedly designed to provide residents with views toward nearby Union Square. The brick-faced upper floors are extensively ornamented with Terra- Cotta, including foliate detail, Cartouches, Lion heads, and Dolphins. Designed by Renowned Architect: Gilbert A. Schellinger 1898-1900. Pre-war
Broker Summary :
This is your opportunity to connect with a classic prewar building that takes you back to the times of horse & buggy in Manhattan. It puts you squarely in the center of town with a prime Union Square Park location.
The Swannanoa is a 10-story Neo-Renaissance apartment building designed by Gilbert Schellinger who was a renowned and prolific designer of residential buildings back in the late 1800's and 1900's.
If size matters, you may want to stop here as the apartments @ the Swannanoa tend to run on the small side.
If being a resident in a gorgeous prewar building with a top Union Square Park location appeals to you, then please read on.
This Flat features a bright sky view, a 9.5 ft ceiling, hardwood floors, four large windows, oversized walk-in closet/dressing room, AC, 2 bright/quiet exposures incl western and northern.
Bathroom: Oversized with two large windows, stylish sink/sink cabinet fixture & chrome hardware. Plenty of heat/hot water and water pressure to boot.
Kitchen: Efficiency style for the busy urban types that can comfortably de-emphasize the size of their kitchens. This kitchen features a Maytag stainless steel microwave/convection oven & a summit two burner electric cooktop. It also has a stainless steel Summit half fridge with a mini freezer.
Views/Exposures: Primary exposure is western. You will get nice Sunsets and good light through out the day.
Lease Terms: Available for a 1-year lease to start June 1st upon approval. An option for a 2nd year is available upon request. There are no term limits.
Pets: No Dogs. A Cat will be permitted.
Location-You are most likely aware that you are in the Heart of the prime downtown area. Union Square affords you the prime downtown vibe with great access to Union Square Park with its multiple mass transit options incl N,R,Q,4,5,6 & L Train. Not to mention Iconic downtown originals icons like Forbidden Planet, The Strand Bookstore & Paragon Sporting Goods. Other prolific retail like Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Barnes & Noble & Zumiez. If you are looking for reasonable & tasty great lunch places, you have the Iconic Joe's Pizza on 14th, Dos Toros on 4th/13th & Dorado on 12th/Broadway to name a few of my faves.
Building Amenities: Gorgeous prewar elevator building with resident superintendent, modern laundry room, Cyberdoorman remote security service and two modern passenger elevators along with its classic Lobby & architecturally designed front doors.