The building at 224 E. 14th St. near Third Avenue remains a rather interesting work of
Workers began renovating the space about five years ago... and developers added some of the more curious amenities to blow up the neighborhood, such as a retractable glass wall that we've never actually seen retract. (Think of those views of IHOP!)
You can see a before-and-after up above courtesy of New York magazine, who got inside the place a few years back.
Otherwise, this place has seemingly been as transparent as the Kremlin.
Until now! The listing for the building's penthouse (which, we think, belonged to the developer, Carol Swedlow) just hit the market. It doesn't disappoint. According to Corcoran:
A Penthouse triplex condominium in the East Village: This two-bedroom, two full and two half baths loft residence is accessed directly via keyed elevator and sits on the fifth, sixth and seventh floors including a private outdoor terrace & full roof deck. On the sixth floor, with 12' ceiling heights the living room is sun drenched facing south and the kitchen is suffused with northern light through a glass fold-away automatic garage door that spans the entire length of the building, and opens to a setback dining terrace. On the top floor, a rooftop cabana opens to a 608 SF private roof deck with N,S,E,W views. The fifth floor is split between 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. An unbelievable layout.
And here it is...
And here's a chance for you see it live: there's an Open House Sunday from 1-2:30 p.m. And please bring your $1.995 million.