222 East 67th Street, between Second Avenue & Third Avenue
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Pricing Info For Solow Townhouses
- Three bedrooms from $14,425*
- 1983Year Built
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Overview of Solow Townhouses, 222 East 67th Street
When they were built, this row of pink-granite-clad, bow-fronted townhouses was the first new row of townhouses to be built in Manhattan in decades.
They were erected by Sheldon Solow as part of his development of the adjacent black-glass residential skyscraper with rounded corners at 265 East 66th Street, which occupies the Second Avenue blockfront between 66th and 67th Streets.
One of the city’s few sleekly modern apartment buildings, the large black-glass tower with rounded corners is striking and quite dramatic.
The well-proportioned, tower, which has no setbacks, was erected in 1978 and designed by Gruzen & Partners for Sheldon Solow, who also developed the sloping skyscraper at 9 West 57th Street and the tall apartment tower at One East River Place at 525 East 72nd Street.
Described by Elliot Willensky and Norval White as "tall, suave...the equivalent in architectural terms...of the gray flannel suit" in their fine book, "The A.I.A. Guide to New York City, Third Edition," (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988), the 46-story tower, which has 7 apartments a floor, significantly upgraded the Second Avenue corridor and reinforced the nearby emerging cluster of luxury residential towers along Third Avenue.
Willensky and White also noted in their book that "A welcome subtlety is its developer’s decision not to employ an ostentatious name, rare for most recent luxury apartment towers."
In the four edition of the book, published by Three Rivers Press in 2000, the authors made the...
Features & Amenities
- Post War
- Central AC
- Only two apartments
- High ceilings
- Pink granite facades
- Not too far from subway
- Close to cross-town bus
- Garage in adjacent tower
- Health club in adjacent tower
- No roof deck
- No balconies
- No garage
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