LEGENDARY GOLD COAST 25 FT WIDE MANSION Momentous opportunity for a single family conversion or income producing five story 25 ft wide townhouse, with full basement. Write the next chapter at legendary 62 West 9th Street, a mansion of significant provenance dating back to 1839 when it was built for William Beach Lawrence, US Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island. Located in the gold coast “American District” of Greenwich Village, a coveted and picturesque stretch between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, the block was once home to Mayflower descendants and high-profile politicians. Over the years, 62 West 9th housed dignitaries and society figures, and later was the address for some of the city's most beloved hang-outs, including The Lion, whose stage launched the careers of Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan, Truman Capote and Joan Rivers. 62 West 9th Street is a magnificent Greek revival style rowhouse. Measuring over 7,595 sq ft (plus 1,335 sq ft basement), this 25 ft wide mixed use building offers endless possibilities for a new owner. Currently, the property is configured with a stunning ground and parlor floor restaurant, with double height ceiling and a spectacular atrium skylight. The residential portion consists of five free-market apartments, including one three-bedroom floor through apartment and four one-bedroom units, one with access to a massive terrace overlooking a quiet gardens. In the heart of Greenwich Village, one of Manhattan's finest neighborhoods, with immediate access to Washington Square Park, Jefferson Market Garden, Union Square, and best boutique shops and historic cafes of the vibrant Village are all at your doorstep.
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