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Norman McHugh

Lic. R.E. Salesperson
Office:(212) 381-2577
Mobile:(917) 478-2906

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221 West 138th Street

Upper Manhattan,  NYC


Last Ask:  $2,888,000

An opportunity to own history

The Will Marion Cook House on Strivers Row in Harlem. This limestone facade home was built in 1891 by developer David H. King using architects Bruce Price-Clarence S. Luce The interior is beautifully preserved with the original stained glass windows, oak floors with chevron details throughout and six fireplaces many with original carved mantels which make it exemplary of Renaissance Revival style. This rarely available midblock townhouse is 20ft wide with its own private parking in the rear back alley, one of the unique features of Strivers Row. This home boasts detailed ceilings, grand rooms, and a large oak stairwell which rises a few steps to a platform under a Palladian style window. Light is streamed from three sides: south, east, and north. There is approximately 3900 square footage of livable space.

Use the house as a private residence, a multi-unit, or an office . It is suitable for a variety of uses and zoned accordingly. The choice is yours. The previous owner planned on making it a private gallery where he would host people who loved the arts. Nestled between Frederick Douglas Boulevard and Adam Clayton Powell Strivers Row is convenient for commuters with access to the B, C, 2, 3, M10, Close to a myriad of eateries including famed Red Rooster, Sylvia's, Corner Social, Chez Lucienne etc Stay fit at any of the three nearby healthclubs: NYSC, Blink or Planet Fitness.

Convenience, Class and Community are what make Strivers Row one of NYC's most coveted addresses. Join the club of rare owners who have chosen to live in Strivers Row, Harlem. ***Add your finishing touches to complete this masterpiece. Some work will be necessary***

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Property Details

Web #:9947775
Last Ask: $2,888,000
Real Estate Tax: $7,428.26
Property Type: Townhouse
Facade: Limestone
Original Detail: Yes


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