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56 EAST 66TH STREET UPPER EAST SIDE, NY


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UPPER EAST SIDE ELEGANCE SYNERGIZED WITH MODERN LUXURY 56 East 66th Street is situated between Park and Madison Avenue, steps from Central Park on one of the Upper East Side’s most prized tree-lined streets. The current townhouse is renovationready complete with Landmarked approved plans by the international award-winning architecture and design studio, SPAN Architecture. SPAN Architecture's design has transformed this historic townhouse into a modern gem in Manhattan’s coveted Lenox Hill neighborhood. The newly refined design of the 20-foot-wide townhouse showcases the full potential of a new 7,083 SF+/- single-family townhouse with an unparalleled standard of luxury with 5 stories, 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 3 half bathrooms, and a rooftop terrace. Additionally, the townhouse's design features a 1,267 SF+/- cellar and a 605 SF+/- private garden terrace perfect for outdoor relaxation, dining, and entertaining.

2,008 SF+/LOT

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LE VE LS + R O O FTO P

20-Feet Wide TOW N H O U S E

9,855 SF+/-

INDOOR/OUTDOOR S PAC E

SPAN Architecture AR C H IT E C T

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56 EAST 66TH STREET UPPER EAST SIDE, NY

$11,900,000 | E X C L U S I V E .

SPAN Architecture LLC ARCHITECT | SPAN-NY.COM ( P L A N S I N P L AC E )

New Development Overview •

Plans Approved by the Landmarks Department

8,153 SF+/- of Interior Space – 8,351 SF+/- of Interior Space

Current Overview •

20' Wide Historic Townhouse

Lot Size: 2,008 SF+/-

8,153 SF+/- of Interior Space

8 Bedrooms

11 Bathrooms

– 1,504 SF+/- of Exterior Space •

5 Bedrooms

6 Full and 3 Half Bathrooms

6-Levels Plus Rooftop Terrace

Elevator Servicing Every Level

Limestone Front Facade

Contemporary Rear Facade with Walls of Glass and Red Brick

Location •

Sought-after Upper East Side

Nestled Between Park and Madison Avenue,

on One of the Upper East Side’s Most Prized Tree-lined Streets •

Steps from Central Park & The Metropolitan

Museum of Art, Notable Shopping and Restaurants

First Floor •

1,403 SF+/- of Interior Space

9’ 10” Ceilings

Entry Foyer with Elevator, Powder Room, and Coat

Closet •

O pen Concept Kitchen with: – Center Island with Breakfast Area Seating

Provenance

– Marble Countertops and Backsplash

Historic Pre-war Townhouse

– Pantry

Built it 1877-1878

– Top-of-the-line Appliances Including Viking, Miele

Altered by Henry T. Child in 1935

and Sub-Zero •

Marble Floors

Cove Lighting

Family Room with Travertine Fireplace and Walls of

Glass which Open to the Outdoor Terrace •

605 SF+/- Garden Terrace with: – Sitting Area with Fire Pit – Dining Area – Cedar Fence for Privacy


Parlor Floor

Fifth Floor

1,403 SF+/- of Interior Space

1,243 SF+/- of Interior Space

10’ 10 ½” Ceilings

224 SF+/- Exterior Space

White Oak Herringbone Wood Floors

B edroom with:

Living Room with Fireplace and Bar Area

– Walk-in Closet

Dining Room with Two Wet Bars

– Rear Facing Balcony

Powder Room

– Full Bathroom •

– Walk-in Closet

Master Floor •

1,403 SF+/- of Interior Space

9’ 10 ½” Ceilings

O pulent Master Suite with: – Travertine Fireplace – Two Walk-in Closets – Bathroom with Water Closet and Dual Sinks – D ouble-Stepped Plaster Crown Molding

Ceilings •

White Oak Wood Flooring

Dressing Suite/Study with Powder Room

B edroom with:

– Front Facing Balcony – Full Bathroom

Cellar •

1,267 SF+/- of Interior Space

Gym/Recreation Room

Wine Cellar

Laundry

Storage

Full Bathroom

Fourth Floor •

1,403 SF+/- of Interior Space

Rooftop Terrace

45 SF+/- Exterior Space

630 SF+/- Rooftop

10’ Ceilings

Light-Filled Atrium

B edroom with:

Seating Area

– Walk-in Closet

Dining Area

– Rear Facing Balcony

City Views

– Full Bathroom •

B edroom with: – Walk-in Closet and Built-in Closet – Full Bathroom

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A REFRESHED INTERPRETATION Built circa 1877, the reinvented 56 East 66th Street reflects the apex of today’s ultra-luxury Upper East Side living. Intricate details intertwine with modern amenities, while offering the best of indoor and outdoor living spaces. This modern-day townhouse features a striking limestone front facade and a contemporary rear facade with walls of glass and red brick.

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IMPECCABLE ATTENTION TO DETAILS True craftsmanship and impeccable attention to detail is revealed throughout the interior. Elegance envelopes you in every room, reflected in the top-quality, meticulously-designed elements of high architectural ceilings, rich herringbone and wide plank hardwood floors, travertine fireplaces, superlative finishes and fixtures. Generous floor to ceiling windows along with a rooftop atrium fill the home with abundant natural light.

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GARDEN LEVEL A grand entry foyer with a convenient elevator servicing every level, a powder room, coat closet, and graceful winding staircase, welcomes you into the garden level of the home. Beyond the entry is a gourmet chef's kitchen open to a family room which flows out to the private garden terrace.

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GOURMET KITCHEN The sleek gourmet kitchen is appointed as any chef would want, with top-of-the-line appliances, a pantry, and superior finishes such as; floor to ceiling cabinetry, white marble countertops, backsplash, and island with seating, and a coffered ceiling with cove lighting. Adjacent sits an open family room with a fireplace and floor to ceiling glass windows and doors leading to the expansive rear garden terrace presenting ample space for indoor/outdoor entertaining.

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PRIVATE GARDEN TERRACE Surrounding the 605 SF+/- garden terrace is a cedar fence and specimen plantings enhancing the privacy and ambiance while lounging by the fire pit and dining al fresco.

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PARLOR FLOOR The parlor floor is perfect for formal entertaining. Dramatic oversized windows are apparent on northern and southern exposures, creating ample sunlight throughout. An elegant living room with a fireplace and bar with seating is complemented by a dining room with two wet bars and a powder room.

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LIVING ROOM

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THE MASTER RETREAT The third level is reserved for the 1,404 SF+/master retreat, presenting a deluxe master bedroom with fireplace, magnificent master closet, spa-like private bathroom with dual sinks, walk-in shower and water closet, and separate dressing suite/study with a powder room and closet.

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FOURTH & FIFTH FLOORS Both the fourth and fifth floors offer two bedrooms with walk-in closets and full bathrooms. The rear bedrooms have private outdoor terraces with seating areas overlooking the serene garden terrace. A laundry room completes the fifth level.


ROOFTOP OASIS WITH CITY VIEWS The roof terrace affords wonderful outdoor experiences and features outdoor seating and dining areas perfect for entertaining. Take the elevator to the atrium on the top floor and host guests with a backdrop of city sights and beautiful architecture.

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AMENITY FILLED CELLAR The 1,267 SF+/- cellar offers a full gym/ recreation room, custom wine cellar, second laundry room, spacious bonus room with full bathroom, mechanical/storage and elevator control rooms.

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FIRST FLOOR •

1,403 SF+/- OF INTERIOR SPACE

MARBLE FLOORS

9’ 10” CEILINGS

COVE LIGHTING

ENTRY FOYER WITH ELEVATOR, POWDER

FAMILY ROOM WITH TRAVERTINE FIREPLACE AND WALLS OF GLASS WHICH OPEN TO THE OUTDOOR TERRACE

6 05 SF+/- GARDEN TERRACE WITH:

ROOM, AND COAT CLOSET •

OPEN CONCEPT KITCHEN WITH: –C  ENTER ISLAND WITH BREAKFAST AREA SEATING – MARBLE  COUNTERTOPS AND BACKSPLASH – PANTRY –T  OP-OF-THE-LINE APPLIANCES INCLUDING VIKING, MIELE AND SUB-ZERO

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– SITTING AREA WITH FIRE PIT – DINING AREA – CEDAR FENCE FOR PRIVACY


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PARLOR FLOOR

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1,403 SF+/- OF INTERIOR SPACE

10’ 10 ½” CEILINGS

WHITE OAK HERRINGBONE WOOD FLOORS

LIVING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE AND BAR AREA

DINING ROOM WITH TWO WET BARS

POWDER ROOM

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MASTER FLOOR •

1,403 SF + /- OF INTERIOR SPACE

9’ 10 ½” CEILINGS

OPULENT MASTER SUITE WITH: – TRAVERTINE FIREPLACE – TWO WALK-IN CLOSETS –B  ATHROOM WITH WATER CLOSET AND DUAL SINKS – DOUBLE-STEPPED  PLASTER CROWN MOLDING CEILINGS – WHITE OAK WOOD FLOORING

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DRESSING SUITE/STUDY WITH POWDER ROOM


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FOURTH FLOOR BEDROOM WITH:

1,403 SF+/- OF INTERIOR SPACE

45 SF+/- EXTERIOR SPACE

– WALK-IN CLOSET AND BUILT-IN CLOSET

10’ CEILINGS

– FULL BATHROOM

BEDROOM WITH: – WALK-IN CLOSET – REAR FACING BALCONY – FULL BATHROOM

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LAUNDRY ROOM


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FIFTH FLOOR •

1,243 SF+/- OF INTERIOR SPACE

224 SF+/- EXTERIOR SPACE

- WALK-IN CLOSET

BEDROOM WITH:

- FRONT FACING BALCONY

– WALK-IN CLOSET

- FULL BATHROOM

– REAR FACING BALCONY – FULL BATHROOM

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BEDROOM WITH:


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ROOFTOP TERRACE

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630 SF+/- ROOFTOP

LIGHT-FILLED ATRIUM

SEATING AREA

DINING AREA

CITY VIEWS

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CELLAR

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1,267 SF+/- OF INTERIOR SPACE

GYM/RECREATION ROOM

WINE CELLAR

LAUNDRY

STORAGE

FULL BATHROOM

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SIDE ELEVATION

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"We have transformed 56 East 66th Street into a remarkable private residence with a stunning historical front facade married to a modern back garden, a seamless combination of elegant old world charm and modern living." Peter Pelsinski, Founding Partner SPAN Architecture

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Recent Work

ARCHITECTURE DESIGN BY

SPAN Architecture S PA N - N Y. C O M

to commercial, development to high-end retail, custom objects including furniture, hardware, lighting and art, graphic design and branding. SPAN’s approach enables the studio to seamlessly blend between and integrate the diverse expertise of these experiences. Each project is undertaken collaboratively in a dialogue between the

SPAN ARCHITECTURE LLC is an international, award

client, the studio, craftsmen and artisans. Where SPAN excels

winning, architecture and design studio prolifically awarded

is shown in the intricate details and deceptively simple forms

and published, garnering awards including The American

that gives a project its defining core. The studio's work combines

Architecture Prize, American Institute of Architecture Honors,

thoughtful and inventive conceptual design with technological

FX International Interior Design Awards, Interior Design's

innovation and creative material application.

Best of Year, Dwell's 15 Best Houses in the Last 15 Years, and Architizer A+. SPAN has graced the covers of notable

The studio leads a parallel career in public service, Ms.

publications such as Architectural Digest, Interior Design,

Stonely serving as the Vice-President of the civic charity

Interiors and Aspire and is published in many books ranging

OpenHouseNewYork, and Mr. Pelsinski as a Professor at

from New York Architecture, The New American House, to the

Princeton University. Through these avenues as well as within

international publication, Architecture Today: Houses.

the studio they undertake pro-bono projects annually which have included commissions for the Kips Bay Boys and Girl’s

With a multi-faceted and collaborative approach, founding

Club Design Showroom raising over $1M, The Design Trust

Partners Peter Pelsinski AIA LEED AP and Karen Stonely AIA

Annual Auction, and offices for the NY Council for Humanities.

LEEP AP lead the studio with an array of diverse experiences

Above all else, SPAN has a deep appreciation and reverence for

and interests as practitioners, teachers, artists and theorists. The

architecture that guides their pursuit of creating and sharing

studio creates ageless work that is responsive and inventive and

superlative work.

encompasses a broad range of project types, from residential

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Food

Attractions

Drink

• Amali

• Central Park Zoo

• Bar Seine at Hôtel Plaza Athénée

• Avra Madison Estiatorio

• East River Walk

• Bemelmans Bar

• Cafe Boulud

• Gracie Mansion

• Bobby Van's

• Candle 79

• Park Avenue Armory

• Club Macundo

• Daniel

• Serendipity 3

• Flora Bar

• Eli’s Table

• The Roosevelt Island Tram

• Infirmary

• Kappo Masa

• Wollman Rink

• King Cole Bar

• Ladurée New York Madison • Lavo

• Lexington Bar and Books • The Auction House

• Rotisserie Georgette

Shopping

• Scalinatella

• Agata & Valentina

• The Jeffrey

• Sfoglia

• Akris

• The Penrose

• Vaucluse

• Alain Mikli • Alexander McQueen

Schools • Brearley School • Convent of the Sacred Heart • Marymount School of NY  • Regis High School • The Chapin School

• Anne Fontaine • Barneys • Berluti • Bloomingdales  • Bottega Veneta • Burberry • Chanel

• The East Pole

Museums & Cultural • Asia Society and Museum • Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian • French Insititue • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

• Celine

• Museum Mile

• Chloe

• Neue Galerie

• Hermés

• Society of Illustrators

• La Perla

• The Frick Collection

• Lanvin

• The Jewish Museum

• Louis Vuitton

• The Met Breuer

• Central Park

• Missoni

• The Metropolitan Museum of Art

• St. Catherine’s Park

• Tom Ford

• Venus Over Manhattan

• The Dalton School • The Spence School

Parks

• Tory Burch


NEIGHBORHOOD

Old World Charm Meets New World Modernity Central Park

Located on a prestigious street of distinguished homes, near the natural beauty and abundant activity of Central Park, Fifth Avenue, upscale Madison Avenue shopping, as well as fine restaurants and museums.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Madison Avenue Shopping


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