19th century character and durability meets 21st century style and sensibility in this authentic Penthouse Loft in the heart of Tribeca.
With grand proportions and deep architectural history, Penthouse A at 140 Franklin Street is both an impressive entertaining space and a family home with 5,019 sf of interior living space and 2,200 square feet of beautifully landscaped terrace.
As you enter through the generous gallery, you will be overwhelmed by the grand double-height great room with original cast-iron columns, a 25-foot-long skylight, wood burning fireplace and large south-facing, weight and chain mahogany windows.
A dramatic stairway leads up to a spacious lounge area/media room, complete with a wet bar and powder room perfect for social gatherings. Floor to ceiling windows connect the space to a massive private and protected landscaped wraparound terrace with views of downtown iconic buildings including Freedom Tower, Woolworth Building, and Herzog & De Meurons 56 Leonard Street.
To the north of the main level are three generous bedrooms with skylights, large mahogany windows and custom Poliform closets throughout. The grand master bedroom suite, exceptional in scale, has a separate sitting area featuring a lavish master bathroom with a large soaking tub, separate steam shower and double vanity.
Other features of the penthouse include a full-sized laundry room, a private basement storage room, Swiss-engineered radiant heating system, building-wide water filtration system and state of the art mechanicals. Wide plank Wenge hardwood floors throughout the apartment are elevated by one foot for superior sound insulation. Bathrooms feature Italian Bisazza glass mosaic tiles and Dorn Bracht fixtures.
The Romanesque Revival building designed by Albert Wagner (of Puck Building fame) was built in 1887 for wrapping paper magnate D.S. Walton & co. Today, 140 Franklin Street is widely regarded as one of the finest and most exclusive loft buildings in Manhattan. This full-service, meticulously maintained boutique condominium has a lobby featuring a mural by the a founder of both the Minimal and Conceptual art movement, Sol LeWitt, only 12 residences, a 24-hour doorman and a full time Super.
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