On the market for the first time, this stunning Cushman Row parlor floor through exudes all the grace and charm of the Greek Revival era. Built in the 1830s, it overlooks the Theological Seminary gardens on the most beautiful block in the Chelsea Historic District. This row of houses was rated #3 in all of New York City in Time Out's 2006 article on the City's 50 best residential blocks.The handsome double parlor rooms bear all the quintessential hallmarks of the classic Greek Revival style, including handsome fireplaces with black veined marble mantelpieces, one if which is wood-burning; stunning pilaster columns and capitals surrounding the entryway between the dining and living rooms; intricate crown moldings; beautiful parquet floors with contrasting figured borders; tall casement windows with pocket shutters and soaring ceilings. A recent 12 X 21' extension at the rear of the house provides a large sun-filled solarium which houses a new kitchen and sitting/dining area overlooking the gardens below, with a stairway leading down to a lovely back garden.Situated in the heart of West Chelsea the apartment is a short walk from the thriving art gallery district, Chelsea Sports Piers complex, the Meatpacking District, upscale restaurants and shops and excellent public transportation.
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