Rockefeller Apartments, 24 W 55TH ST, 9F

Midtown West, New York, New York 10019

Co-op Properties


J. Roger Erickson
J. Roger Erickson
  • Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

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Property Description

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Best layout one bedroom corner apartment overlooking the iconic garden courtyard of the landmarked Rockefeller Apartments, 24 West 55th Street apt 9F NY NY is a large, southwest facing one bedroom offering in this sought after Midtown prewar cooperative. Brand new, oversized casement windows grace this light filled corner apartment, which features a 22 foot long living room with decorative fireplace and original herring bone wood floors. The square dining area has a Western view of the recently completed Jean Nouvel residential tower adjacent to The Museum of Modern Art.

Windowed kitchen ,The South facing bedroom has dressing area with two deep closets. An original art deco bathroom features a pedestal sink with vanity lighting, cast iron tub and generous medicine cabinets. New through-the-wall air conditioning.

Developed in 1935-37 by Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller in conjunction with the architectural design firm Harrrison & Fouilhoux, the Rockefeller Apartments are considered one of the finest examples of The International Style in New York City and were designated residential landmarks by The New York Landmarks Commission in 1984. The twin buildings, 17 West 54th Street and 24 West 55th Street, were revolutionary in their time, changing apartment building standards with a design allocating 15% more space to light and air than previously required by building codes. These low density 11 story buildings with light color brick and curved window walls connect through a private garden for use only by building residents.Just by Fifth Avenue shopping, fine dining and convenient transportation, 24 West 55th Street is a prewar cooperative with a full time doorman, live-in superintendent, central laundry room and private storage by application. Local Law 11 Cycle 9 has been completed. 75% financing, co-purchasing and pied-a-terres are allowed as are pets with board approval. 2% flip tax is paid by seller.
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  • Interior
    950 Sq Ft.
  • Property Type
    Co-op Properties
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  • Doorman
  • Laundry
  • Pre-War
  • Courtyard
  • Southern Exposure
  • Western Exposure
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Pets Allowed
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