Updated 4 months ago
Murray Hill, Manhattan | Park Ave & Lexington Ave
13 Rooms5 Beds2.5 Baths4,850 Square FeetSingle Family

floors / apts4 / 1
Lot Size16'x98'
Built Size16'x60'
Building TypeTownhouse
RE Taxes$59,534
Price Per SF

This property was sold for $4,175,000 on 07/26/22.

Outdoor space and views

  • Backyard
  • Garden [14'x14']
  • Terrace

Building Amenities

  • Voice Intercom
  • Garden
  • Laundry Room

Property Description

117 East 36th Street is a gorgeous and elegant 5-story, single family home with an elevator in historic Murray Hill. With over 4850 square feet, and 705 square feet of private backyard and terraces, this 1850's Renaissance Revival style townhouse awaits restoration. Formerly the offices of a prominent artist and art collector, his work is featured in the MoMa, The Mint Museum, and Yale, among others. The property has been carefully maintained and is presented with much of its detail intact, including five fireplaces.Basement: Formerly used as office space and workshop. There is a bathroom, kitchen bar, laundry room, and plenty of storage space. There is ample room to create a private gym.Parlor Floor: Gracious stoop with steps up to a front door that opens to a large Living Room/library and onto a private garden oasis.Third Floor: Elegant staircase leads up to a magnificent floor featuring the original herringbone flooring, and all original molding and details intact. Front room has a beautiful fireplace which then leads to the formal dining area and Kitchen. There is a bonus room behind the kitchen.Fourth Floor: This is the large primary bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and a very spacious Walk in Closet. Across from the primary bedroom suite, is a large sitting area/library with a fireplace.Fifth Floor: Two more sun-flooded bedrooms on the top floor. The rear bedroom features a private terrace. Both bedrooms have an abundance of closet space.All of this is situated on a beautiful, tree-lined block of East 36th Street on a 16.1' by nearly 100' lot. This location provides easy access to the rest of Manhattan right near the 4,5,6 subways and Herald Square stops. It is situated near the P.S 116 Mary Lindley Murray School.

Listing History

Sold and Closed by Scott Harris
Brown Harris Stevens
Contract Signed by Scott Harris
Brown Harris Stevens

Building Details

OwnershipSingle Family
Building TypeTownhouse
Service LevelVoice Intercom
Year Built1901
Learn More About the Building

Transit and Citi Bike


33 St
0.2 miles
Grand Central-42 St
0.29 miles
5 Av
0.41 miles
28 St
0.43 miles
34 St-Herald Sq
0.45 miles


Grand Central TerminalMetro-North Railroad
0.36 miles

Citi Bike

Lexington Ave & E 36 St
0.05 miles
E 39 St & Lexington Ave
0.15 miles

Contact Agents

Contact Agents

Scott Harris
Brown Harris Stevens
Chloe Chasanoff
Brown Harris Stevens
All information furnished regarding property for sale, rental or financing is from sources deemed reliable, but no warranty or representation is made as to the accuracy thereof and same is submitted subject to errors, omissions, change of price, rental or other conditions, prior sale, lease or financing or withdrawal without notice. All dimensions are approximate. For exact dimensions, you must hire your own architect or engineer.
OLR ID: 82785TH