52 Riverside Drive
If you’re looking for a property with jaw-dropping views of downtown Manhattan, incredible natural light, and a location in the most desirable area of Chelsea, you can consider your search over.
In contrast to the ever-popular contemporary houses that are taking over the market, this pre-war co-op at 52 Riverside Drive offers a cozy, comfortable charm that truly feels like home. With warm finishings, functional and attractive built-ins, and beautiful parquet hardwood floors, there’s no doubt that you’ll never want to leave this space.
- Renovated bathrooms
- Walk-in closets
- Convenient location
- Designated dining room
- Updated electrical
- Updated plumbing
The 2-bedroom, 2-full bathroom home offers an in-unit washer and dryer, as well as central air conditioning. While the home is inviting and intimate, it is also bright and airy thanks to its large windows. The kitchen has been renovated and features granite countertops, updated appliances including a gas range, and a glass mosaic backsplash that reflects the natural light from the opposite window. There is plenty of storage in the home, and both bathrooms are directly accessible through the bedrooms. This home is ideal for entertaining, boasting a 38-foot living and dining area for all your friends and family to spend time in.
The building itself is a neoclassical design, done by Deutsch & Schneider and completed in 1926. The layout of the building adds a certain level of privacy; each floor only has 2-3 apartments. For additional peace of mind, there is also a live-in superintendent. If you prefer biking over driving, 52 Riverside Drive has a bike storage room as well.
The location of this home is unbeatable. Close to everything that the Upper West Side has to offer, you’ll be within close walking distance of Broadway, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, The New York Historical Society, and dozens of incredible shops and restaurants. You also won’t be too far from Lincoln Center, Mount Sinai West, plenty of entertainment options, and Central Park.
The home is just across the street from Riverside Park, which offers scenic waterfront views, walking and biking paths, recreational facilities, and events.
At 52 Riverside Drive, you’ll have quick access to the 1, 2, and 3 trains to take you downtown by Penn Station, Times Square, Greenwich Village
The M5, the closest bus to this apartment, runs on Riverside Drive, taking you north up to Washington Heights, as well as south through Columbus Circle, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, and the New York Public Library. Also in the neighborhood are the M79, the M104, M7, M11, M57, and M72, giving you access to virtually anywhere in the city you may need to go.
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