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116 John Street

Between Cliff Street & Pearl Street

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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.
 

The plain, Art Deco-style, 35-story office building at 116 John Street in the Financial District was erected in 1931 and designed by Charles Glaser and Louis Allen Abramson.  In 2015, Metro Loft Management began converting it to 418 rental apartments and the architect for the conversion was Avinash Malhotra.

The building, which is also known as 1 Platt Street and 225-235 Pearl Street,The plain, Art Deco-style, 35-story office building at 116 John Street in the Financial District was erected in 1931 and designed by Charles Glaser and Louis Allen Abramson.  In 2015, Metro Loft Management began converting it to 418 rental apartments and the architect for the conversion was Avinash Malhotra.

The building, which is also known as 1 Platt Street and 225-235 Pearl Street, 

Bottom Line

A Depression-era office building in the Financial District converted in 2015 to 418 rental apartments, many with high ceilings and unusual layouts.

Description

The top nine floors have 6 main setbacks on the two main façades.

The building has a three-story limestone base with a plain bandcourse above the third floor.  The rest of the façades is a light-colored masonry.

The building has a large and very handsome, marble-lined lobby.

Amenities

The building has a concierge, a doorman, a live-in superintendent, a gym, a roof deck, storage and it allows pets.

Apartments

Apartments have 11-foot-high ceilings.

Apartment 4 on the 30th floor is a 25-sided, one-bedroom corner unit with an 11-foot-long entry foyer leading to a 16-foot-long living/dining room with an enclosed kitchen.

Apartment 5 on floors 3 through 16 is a one-bedroom unit with a 29-foot-long living/dining room with an open kitchen and an angled bedroom.

Apartment 11 on floors 3 through 16 is a one-bedroom unit with an 18-foot-long living/dining room with an open kitchen and a long entry foyer.

Apartment 3 on the 26th floor is a one-bedroom unit with an 11-foot-wide entry foyer that leads to a 21-foot-long living/dining room with an open kitchen and a terrace on John Street.

Apartment 8 on the 23rd floor is a corner one-bedroom unit with a 16-foot-wide living/dining room with an open kitchen and a balcony that wraps around the corner.

Apartment 9 on the 23rd floor is a studio unit with a 12-foot-wide living/dining room with an open kitchen and a terrace and a long foyer.

Apartment 1 on floors 3 through 16 is a studio unit with a 37-foot-long living/dining room with an open kitchen.

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