Erected in 1908 by James Riely Gordon, 36 Gramercy Park East is a spectacular landmark that served as one of the first apartment buildings in New York. This historic piece of New York real estate still stands as an iconic landmark condominium in Gramercy Park. The unique "U" shaped structure features a white terra cotta façade, heraldic influences and is graced with such Gothic design details as gargoyles and pointed arches. The building offers its residents a stunning red-carpet entrance flanked by two suits of armor.
This prewar structure is characterized by stunning classic design elements. Sprawling layouts and extra-large windows give the residences a light and airy feeling. The ceilings are accented by handcrafted moldings, and windows offer stunning views of Gramercy Park below. Classically elegant herringbone floors are featured throughout the space, as well as romantic fireplaces. Apartments offer sophisticated formal dining rooms, modern kitchens with top-of-the-line Prestige appliances, marble countertops and wooden cabinetry. Marble baths have premium fixtures. You will find expertly restored finishes throughout.
36 Gramercy Park East is a premium piece of New York real estate. The building offers white glove service, a 24-hour doorman, luxury concierge services by Abigail Michaels, a personal key to Gramercy Park and complimentary health club membership. There are also bike and cold storage areas.
Gramercy Park area is steeped in rich history. Gramercy Park was created by Samuel B. Ruggles in 1831. The area has, at different times, been the home to such influential persons as Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, as well as actress Margaret Hamilton. Access to the park itself is given only to residents of buildings which face the park, such as 36 Gramercy Park East. These buildings create what is known as "Gramercy Square."