Built in 1963 and converted to apartment space in 2008, the Blake is an elegant rental building with a stunning exterior and interior designed by Amir K Designs. The interior features a modern and gorgeous porcelain lobby and luxurious residences. The Blake is a postwar mid-rise that spans fourteen floors and encompasses 193 apartments, all of which are easily accessible via elevator.
Apartments at the Blake impress with a host of high-end features and finishes. The solid oak floors with espresso finish lend an added touch of elegance to the units. Generously oversized windows allow the natural light to pour into the space while simultaneously framing stunning views of the surrounding area. High-speed internet keeps residents connected night and day, while self-controlled heating and cooling provides tenants with a comfortable environment year-round. Fully equipped kitchens feature stainless steel appliances, sleek Caesarstone quartz countertops and high-gloss lacquered cabinetry. Marble bathrooms boast Italian porcelain tile, polished mahogany vanities and polished chrome Kohler fixtures.
The Blake offers an elite suite of services and amenities. Service is an important feature at the Blake, which is proven with its 24-hour concierge, full-service garage and laundry and valet services. The residents also enjoy the lounge, a library nook with clean modern lines and white leather banquettes and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a big-screen plasma TV. The Blake is also pet friendly.
The Blake enjoys a central location in the desirable Upper East Side. Just outside the door, residents will find some of the greatest shopping, restaurants and galleries in the city. Museum Mile is just a short walk uptown, and there is a host of transportation options with an F train stop on 63rd and a subway hub at 59th Street, offering access to the 4, 5, 6, N, R, and W trains.