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The Petersfield, 115 Fourth Avenue

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Carter Horsley
Review by Carter Horsley
Carter Horsley Carter B. Horsley, a former journalist for The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and The New York Post. Mr. Horsley is also the editorial director of CityRealty.com.
 

This very handsome, 8-story building at 115 Fourth Avenue on the northeast corner of 12th Street in the east Village was erected in 1905 and is known as the Petersfield.  It was converted to 70 condominium apartments in the 1980s by Zuberry Associates of which Richard Berry and F. Anthony Zunino were principals.

It is across 12th Street from a similar but larger loft conversion from the same period at 111 Fourth Avenue.

It is close to Grace Church, Cooper Union, Union Square and the Strand Bookstore.


Bottom Line

A very attractive loft conversion in the 1980s of a 1905 building a couple blocks south of Union Square Park with a 24-hour doorman and high ceilings and wide floor corridors.

Description

The building has a canopied entrance and its inset, three-part windows have dark spandrels. 

The roof life has handsome decorative panels and is widely crenellated.

Amenities

The building has a 24-hour doorman,  a roof deck, a fitness center, a live-in superintendent and it allows cats and dogs.

Apartments

Apartment 3F is a two-bedroom unit with an entry foyer that leads pas a 14-foot-wide open kitchen with an angled breakfast bar to a 14-foot-wide dining area and a 28-foot-long living room. 

Apartment 6J is a two-bedroom unit with an angled entrance to a 22-foot-long living/dining room with an open, 14-foot-wide kitchen with an angled breakfast bar.  Its bedroom units have an angled wall. 

Apartment 6J is a one-bedroom unit with an entry foyer that leads past a large open kitchen with a breakfast bar to a 10-foot-wide dining area and a 23-foot-wide living room. 

Apartment 3G is a one-bedroom unit with an 11-foot-wide, angled entry foyer that leads to an 8-foot-long hall that leads past an enclosed 11-foot-wide kitchen to a 18-foot-wide living room.

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