Tudor City carries a certain charm that begets a bygone era. This cluster of landmarked prewar buildings designed by the renowned architect Fred F. French in the 1920s have stood the test of time and are very popular today among those looking for an inexpensive, albeit, small residence in Manhattan.
This delightful co-op apartment at Woodstock Towers, 320 East 42nd Street, holds serve for anyone looking for a studio under $500,000. At approximately 500 SF, this renovated residence offers the warmth of a prewar with classic casement windows, beamed ceilings and strip hardwood floors. French doors with glass panes and floor-to-ceiling curtains further adds to the character of this apartment.
But the allure of this home goes beyond the pre-war perks. The apartment has a distinct living room as well as a sleeping area with a built-in Murphy Bed. Structural columns offer a nice break in the room delineating the two spaces. An extended foyer offers a bit of formality and a walk-in-closet helps tidy up the place. A separate renovated stainless steel kitchen rounds out this delightful residence.
Woodstock Towers rises 32 floors and contains 454 apartments. Originally built as a hotel, this building is set apart from the other Tudor City buildings as its entrance fronts 42nd Street. There is a full-time concierge and a magnificent two-story tudor-styled lobby. The co-op allows pied-a-terres as well as parental purchasing. Pets too are welcomed.
This unique midtown studio is being offered at $449,000. The monthly maintenance is $1,089. electric included, and the building allows up to 80% financing. The apartment is being represented by Donna Conti of Douglas Elliman. View full details on Linecity.com.