89 Greene St. Penthouse

New York, USA

Dh25.5 million

Step off the keyed elevator into this expansive, top-floor corner loft perched high above the cobblestone SoHo streets of New York City. A wide, windowed entry gallery leads to two bedrooms, each with marble en-suite baths with deep spa tubs, standing glass showers and double sink vanities. The bedrooms include folding privacy doors to allow for openness or total privacy. A windowed gallery, perfect for displaying works of art, leads into the kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances with an open dining area.

The loft reveals a grand, corner living room with over-sized windows facing east and south. The 2,152-square-foot penthouse loft boasts soaring 12-foot ceilings and showcases incredible light through 11 large windows. This full-floor apartment has a well-proportioned interior living space and plenty of authentic SoHo charm. One flight up, a sculptural steel staircase leads to a 1,575-square-foot private roof top. Number 89 Greene Street was built in 1886 and designed by J.B. Snook, an accomplished American architect cherished for designing a number of notable cast iron buildings across SoHo. It was converted into a condominium in 2010.

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Big apple appeal

One of New York City’s most fashionable neighbourhood’s, SoHo, an acronym for South of Houston (Street) underwent a major urban renewal in the 1970s, transforming it from an industrial zone into one of the world’s top art centres. Today, SoHo is a mix of creatives, financiers and A-listers, who are attracted to the hip nightclubs, boutiques, galleries, restaurants and the designer lofts housed in the iconic cast iron buildings that line its cobblestone streets.

New York City, known as the city that never sleeps, is a hub of activity of every kind. Top attractions include Central Park, the Empire State Building, Times Square, Broadway and off-Broadway theatre, and more world-class museums and art galleries than anyone can count.

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