Monday, April 9, 2012

131 East 66th Street

131 East 66th Street, a studio building designed by Charles A. Platt c. 1906 on Lexington Avenue and East 66th Street in New York City. Click HERE for Christopher Gray's Streetscapes article on the history of the building and HERE for a 2010 NYTimes article on a unit for sale in the building. Charles Platt himself appears on the 1910 Census as residing here. Click HERE to see 131 East 66th Street on google street view.

Photos from Architectural Record, 1908.


The Down East Dilettante said...

I could be happy in one of those studios. I wonder how many have escaped gut renovation and still have mantels and paneling?

Zach L. said...

Here are two for sale:

And one that sold:

The Down East Dilettante said...

Oh my. Marvelous indeed. The sold apartment is to die for, despite the awkward bathroom placement. The Corcoran apt. isn't too bad either (though that looks like one of those modern limestone replacement mantels---still, not bad---and has a much better plan. Sigh.

The Down East Dilettante said...

I meant the first listing has the better plan. great space. Platt really knew what he was doing