Serene Penthouse in one of Tribecas most sought after buildings. This spectacular penthouse loft represents an entirely unique quality of living through its grand proportions and rich architectural history, it is both an impressive entertaining space and an intimate family home with an exceptional 5,019 square feet of interior living space and 2,200 square feet of beautifully landscaped terrace. As you enter, the generous gallery leads to the elegant double-height 48-foot-long great room, with six large south facing mahogany windows, original cast-iron columns, wood-burning fireplace and a 25-foot-long skylight. A dramatic stairway leads to the upper level into a spacious lounge area/ media room, complete with a wet bar and powder room perfect for social gatherings. Floor to ceiling windows connects the space to a large private and protected landscaped wrapped terrace with views of downtown iconic buildings including Freedom Tower, Woolworth Building and Herzog & De Muerons 56 Leonard Street. At the opposite end of the main level are three generous bedrooms with skylights, large mahogany windows and custom Poliform closets throughout. The grand master bedroom suite, exceptional in scale, has a separate sitting area featuring a lavish master bathroom with a large soaking tub, separate standing shower and double vanity. Other features of the penthouse include, wide plank hardwood floors, a full sized laundry room, Swiss-engineered radiant heating system and building-wide water filtration system.140 Franklin Street is widely regarded as one of the finest loft buildings in Manhattan. This full service boutique condominium has 12 residences and a 24-hour doorman.
TriBeCa (an acronym for "Triangle Below Canal, the area running West from Lafayette Street to the Hudson River, north of Battery Park City) began as an industrial district dominated by warehouses but has undergone major revitalization with many spaces for lease and sublease retaining their high ceilings and exposed brick. Warehouses and industrial buildings were converted into loft apartments, commercial and class A, B or C office space available with buildings amenities such as 24-hour doormen and access, dedicated elevators, sophisticated reception and conference areas, IT support, impressive views and large windows. New businesses emerged creating a culturally diverse environment ideal for creative companies seeking unique Manhattan office space. Home to many New York advertising, PR, and marketing firms such as Saatchi & Saatchi, TriBeCa is now fashionable residential neighborhood with an affluent population and some of the most desirable commercial office space for rent. With streets lined with boutique shops, high-end restaurants, and famous buildings such as the Woolworth Building, the Tweed Courthouse, and the Citigroup building, TriBeCa is a frequent filming location for movies and home to the TriBeCa Film Festival. Major thorough fares include the Chamber St. and Franklin St. subway stops.