At the turn of the 20th-century retail magnate Frank Woolworth hired famed architect Charles Pierpont Henry Gilbert to build three adjacent townhomes on the Manhattan’s Upper East Side for his daughters, and this is the middle one, 4 East 80th Street. It contains 10-bedrooms and 12-bathrooms and is asking $90 million. In today’s post, The Most Expensive Homes invites you to get a look inside the Woolworth Mansion in New York City. Take a look!
This is the house everybody dreams of. A splendid, ultra-luxurious neo-French Renaissance mansion at the Upper East Side, right in the heart of New York City.
Woolworth Mansion in New York City: Woolworth Mansion’s history dates back to 1916 when store magnate Frank Woolworth built it for his daughter Helena. It is surrounded by its two “sister” buildings, also built by Woolworth for his other daughters. All were constructed by the architect Charles Pierpont Henry Gilbert who designed city and country homes for the wealthy.
Woolworth Mansion in New York City: The famous palatial estate has 20 rooms, including a 50-person dining room, a 35-foot-wide library, a gym and a staff suite, the perfect ingredients for mega, ultra-glamorous parties. Woolworth Mansion has a total of 18,000 square feet floor space, seven floors, as well as three kitchens, an elevator, and 14-foot ceilings. A fairy tale mansion!
Woolworth Mansion in New York City: Most of the original details are intact but the house was fully renovated to include all modern systems for extreme comfort. The fabulous townhouse features a central foyer opening to a grand entry hall providing access to the main residence. With a massive fireplace, the enormous entry includes three closets and an elegant powder room access to a kitchen in the rear as well as the wide landing of the grand master staircase.
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