Located on one of the best blocks downtown sits 34 Perry Street, a 21' wide single family townhouse in the heart of the West Village.Nestled between Waverly Place and West 4th Street, number 34 immediately stands out due to its' colorful door and prominent skylight. Standing tall amongst its neighbors 34 Perry shares the south side of the street with five other unique townhouses, four which are single family as well. This row of houses was originally developed in 1845 by John J. Palmer, president of the important Merchants Bank. It was immediately upon the construction that number 34 was sold to Rev. Hugh H. Blair, a famed member of the clergy in the mid 1800's. This beautiful, approx. 4,000 sqft house, is spread over four floors and can be seen as a blank canvas for the most discerning buyer to create their masterpiece. The home, which is built on a large 95' lot currently features four bathrooms, four bedrooms, a formal parlor living room, dining room, a den, an expansive family room with soaring 15' ceilings, an enormous private south facing backyard, a large terrace off the master bedroom, and 8 fireplaces. The fourth floor is spectacular. In 1924, it was transformed into a loft and artist studio by renowned New Yorker cartoonist Mr. Al Frueh with a raised roof and extraordinary large windows and north facing skylight across the entire frontage. Don't miss this opportunity to see one of the most fantastic houses, rich with history, on charming Perry Street!
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