Welcome to 56 Leonard street, the iconic Herzog & de Meuron building featuring an original Anish Kapoor sculpture at its base. Unit 15BW, a spacious corner 2 bed, 2.5 bath residence spanning 1,733 square feet with a large balcony, is undoubtedly the best two bedroom layout in the building! Surrounded by floor to ceiling windows with North and West exposures, the expansive great room's 38' by 19' dimensions boasts unobstructed Tribeca and Hudson River views and 11' ceilings. The open chef's kitchen features an Absolute Black granite island with sliding top, white Corian counter tops and seamless pearl cabinetry concealing a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Miele oven & cook top with its fully-vented hood, Miele dishwasher and wine-cooler. Both bedrooms offer en suite bathrooms and great closet space, including a large walk-in closet in the master bedroom. The great room, kitchen and each bedroom have separately controlled 4-pipe fan coil HVAC units for independent heating and cooling year-round. Owner upgrades include remote controlled black-out shades in both bedrooms, Nest thermostats and all closets fully built-out.
In addition to its 24 hour doorman and concierge, 56 Leonard street has 17,000 square feet of amenities. On the 10th floor, there is a 75-foot swimming pool and hot tub with sliding glass doors leading out to a landscaped sundeck, a fitness center, treatment rooms, steam room and sauna, all run by The Wright Fit. The 9th floor holds a professional movie theater with stadium seating, library lounge with catering kitchen and children's playroom. Located in the heart of Tribeca, walking distance to some of the city's best shops and restaurants, residents can stroll down romantic and storied streets experiencing the quaintness that has given the neighborhood a global appeal. Tribeca's famously rich architectural setting, destination galleries, museums and public art make it the cultural focal point of lower Manhattan. 421-A tax abatement.
Tribeca (Triangle-Below-Canal) extends south of Canal Street, down to Barclay Street, between Broadway and the Hudson River. The area is made up of lofts, once used for light manufacturing and warehouses, that have slowly been converted into luxury rental and loft condo buildings. TriBeCa boasts some famous residents such as Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro and Mariah Carey. Tribeca has many high-priced, fashionable restaurants and clubs as well as its share of avant-garde clothing, design shops and galleries. Every top restaurant in town can be found here. Tribeca is safe, has great schools, and is situated a mere 15 minutes from Midtown.
Sales are underway on what is now the tallest residential building in Brooklyn Heights. The slender tower at 67 Livingston Street has only 22 apartments spread out over its 29 floors. All the apartments here are full-floor residences including a duplex penthouse.Read more