A Perfectly Preserved Artist's Studio

32 WEST 20TH STREET, Chelsea, NY, 10011, USA
USD|4600000USD $4,600,000
MLS 21472810
Web code GQCM
Status Active

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Featuring high ceilings, large windows and open spaces, this iconic Flatiron loft is a perfectly preserved artist's studio poised for reinterpretation. Welcome to the 11th floor of 32 West 20th Street! A keyed elevator arrives to the loft's private vestibule, which opens to the expansive full floor apartment. 12-foot ceilings, an array of large arched windows, diffused skylights, historic columns and hard wood floors are some of the features which grace this welcoming and airy floor-through unit. The approximately 4,000 square feet of space allows for a multitude of layouts depending on your lifestyle. Natural light streams into this cornice...

level apartment from 23 exposures facing north, east, south, and sky. The loft served as an art studio for Emily Mason, the renowned American Abstract Expressionist painter and printmaker, for four decades. Mason is lauded for her bold and vibrant contributions to the Abstract Expressionist and color field painting traditions. The tremendous benefits of the space, for her artistic needs, were that the it is well-lighted, spacious, and airy. As the building was originally designed for light manufacturing, the reuse of the space as an artist's studio was straightforward. 32 West 20th Street is a Neo-Renaissance style building constructed in 1908 by architect and original owner Frederick C. Zobel. This pre-war co-op is located in the Ladies' Mile Historic District, in the heart of what is now commonly called, "The Flatiron District." The building was converted to Cooperative residential ownership in 1978 from commercial usage. The originally tenants were businesses oriented to provide and often create merchandise for "Ladies' Mile," once New York's most prestigious shopping district. We look forward to accommodating your appointment to view the extremely rare and authentic loft style apartment, where you may use the extraordinary features of the space to create the home of your dreams. Property Features: 21 Windows 2 Skylights 12 foot ceilings Freight Elevator That Opens Into The Loft Hard Wood Floors Washer/Dryer Allowed Storage Cage Arched Windows Mixed Use/Residential Video Intercom Central A/C (Partial) 3% Flip Tax Only 18 Residential Units

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