2 East 82nd Street is ideal for another school, an institution, foundation (occupancy capacity is 324) or those looking to convert into a single-family residence.
HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE
Currently home to Marymount School of New York, this grand property measures 25-feet wide built full on a 100-foot deep lot. Approximate total square footage is 12,300 sq. ft. The house was originally built as a residence around by architect Alexander McMillan Welch of Welch, Smith & Provot for W.W. and T.M. Hall, renowned New York City builders and developers of the period.The first owners of the house were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gould Jennings. Albert Jennings, the owner of a Brooklyn lathe works (the first of its kind in the nation), lived in the house until 1940.
THE SCHOOL: CURRENT LAYOUT
Today the school retains the original facade and exterior with the exception of a lift for handicap accessibility located west of the main entrance. The interior abounds with precious architectural details.The impressive wood-paneled lobby is replete with intricate carvings and also features coffered ceilings and a large wood burning fireplace with a majestic mantle. The center houses a reception room, coat and mailroom, while the spacious rear Common Hall/cafeteria accommodates up to 72 pupils.
The second floor houses a baronial wood-paneled classroom/library with a large wood burning fireplace, a rear science room, faculty room as well as a sublime sitting vestibule/lounge with beautiful stained glass windows plus a coat room and a powder room.
The third floor is comprised of a front classroom with a wood burning fireplace and a Juliet balcony, a rear classroom-also with a wood burning fireplace, a faculty room, administrative office, technology office, server room and powder room.The fourth floor consists of a front and rear classroom-both with wood burning fireplaces, a nurse's office, an administrative office and two powder rooms.
The fifth floor features a front classroom with a wood burning fireplace, a rear classroom, two offices and two powder rooms.
On the sixth floor is a rear classroom, an office, a kiln room, and roof access.
In the cellar one finds a classroom, a kitchen, two powder rooms, a maintenance office and mechanical rooms.
The elevator services all floors.