Handsome and refined, this impeccably renovated 20-foot wide brownstone with stoop and elevator has been gutted to its shell then rebuilt and meticulously crafted to create a modern classic that's bright and imbued with good energy.
Originally built in 1877 by architect J. H. Valentine for developer Ira E. Doying, it is one of a row of ten originally neo-Grec residences.No. 52, however, is one of only a handful that retains its historical front facade that features enframements with incised carving at openings, cornice slab lintels and stylized bracketed cornice at the roof.
The current owner presents a fresh update to the rear faade with a neoteric combination of beautiful limestone, steel, and glass that allows southern light to permeate the dwelling.Collaborating with renowned architect, Jose L. Ramirez, the owner has invested much time and energy into creating the ultimate amalgamation of all things timeless and timely.
The stoop leads to an elegant marble vestibule. An adjacent sitting parlor with gas fireplace is the first stop in the lofty entertaining floor.It is proceeded by the voluminous great room anchored by a a gas fireplace with an impressive mantle.
A custom marble and ...