This stunning, classic 6 into 5 has been beautifully restored and renovated by renowned architect Gordon Kahn. While preserving the detail and grandeur only found in pre 1920's construction, this home was renovated perfectly to take maximize modern living. The entertaining areas radiate off a large square foyer. The East facing living room boasts an ornately framed antique mirror over the decorative fireplace, coved ceilings, picture railings and picture moldings. The large dining room has painted original oak paneling and beautiful beamed ceilings. The adjacent new windowed eat-in kitchen has custom wood cabinets, statuary marble counters, a six-burner stove, great storage, a large eating area and a washer/dryer. In the bedroom wing there are two generously proportioned bedrooms, one with a new en-suite bathroom, and another serviced by a new hall bathroom that is also accessible to guests.
This grand home features over 10' ceilings, hardwood floors, brand new windows, through wall air conditioning in some rooms and incredible prewar details. The apartment has been beautifully designed and decorated and is in perfect move in condition.
490 West End Avenue is an Italian Renaissance palazzo-style cooperative completed in 1912. Its ornate and iconic double height lobby was recently restored to its original splendor. The building has a live-in resident manager, 24 hour doormen, gym, bike room and storage as available