The Plaza Residences, 1 Central Park South, 508509 - Central Park South, New York
The "Astor Suite" at The Plaza Hotel is one of the most historic homes ever to become available in the United States. Located on the most coveted corner of the building - facing both Central Park and Fifth Avenue, this sprawling residence with 14-foot ceilings features 5,102 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. Noted interior architect, S.R. Gambrel Inc. employed the artisans who rebuilt Windsor Castle to completely transform the home into an absolute masterpiece with numerous old world details such as hand drawn plaster ceilings; English oak paneling; antique fireplace mantles; and hand-hammered leather walls from France. Each room is filled with wonderful details from the 19th and 20th centuries in addition to offering the latest in technology from a new HVAC system with a humidifier for artwork and a Savant system that allows the resident to control the temperature, lights, music, and television - all from an I-pad. Always considered the best "suite" in the Plaza Hotel from the day it was built by Henry J. Hardenbergh, some former resident of the home include John Jacob Astor; the Duke and Duchess of Windsor; and John F. Kennedy. A once in a lifetime opportunity.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman