Located on a prime West Chelsea gallery district block, this meticulous 4 bedroom/4 bath duplex penthouse at the Metal Shutter Houses designed by Shigeru Ban spans 3,319sf with almost 2,000sf of landscaped terraces with views to the Empire State Building. The private elevator landing opens to the 46' "Great Room" which spans the entire length of the apartment and offers captivating city views through double height 20' tall floor to ceiling windows. The 20' upward pivoting glass living room wall can open completely creating one uninterrupted open indoor/outdoor living space with expansive terraces on the north and south exposures of the home. The beautifully landscaped 48 X 15 terrace off the living space provides luxuriously proportioned space for outdoor entertaining and dining. The custom Shigeru Ban kitchen with center island includes white Corian countertops, top of the line appliances and an adjacent media room/breakfast room which converts easily to a 4th bedroom with bath. There are 3 bedrooms on the main floor, each with its own handsomely outfitted bath, and a spacious master bedroom suite on the upper floor. The master bedroom level includes two landscaped terraces with open views - one off the bedroom and one off the bath. The masterbathroom includes Bianco Dolomati marble slab floors with radiant heat, white mosaic glass tile walls and a custom Corian double sink vanity. A mezzanine study off the master bedroom suite overlooks the living room and doubles as a library. In addition to the two balconies and large north facing terrace, there is a stunning oak spiral staircase which leads to a private landscaped rooftop terrace with jacuzzi and views of the Hudson River. This magical home is complete with solid oak floors throughout and three private storage rooms which transfer with the apartment. 524 West 19th Street is a 24 hour doorman condominium built in 2008 offering just 9 residences spread over 11 floors. The prime West Chelsea location is among hundreds of the worlds finest art galleries, the Whitney Museum, the Highline Park, Chelsea Market, Chelsea Piers Sports Pier, the Hudson River Park and dog run and the much anticipated Hudson Yards.