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Listings throughout the city have excellent bones to create a custom dream home. (381 West End Avenue via Leslie J. Garfield & Co.) Listings throughout the city have excellent bones to create a custom dream home. (381 West End Avenue via Leslie J. Garfield & Co.)
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the efforts to contain its spread, there's no denying that New York's short-term fiscal future and budget look pretty grim at the moment. And yet, while there is much room for improvement in New York's infrastructure, transit, and housing stock, these sectors are strong enough to lead the city into a brighter future than most.

During the predicted downturn, there will be time to take on a project. For those thinking bigger than making simple fixes and integrating smart home technology, low interest rates make now a good time to snag a property that needs some TLC, hire an architect or interior designer, and create a dream home in preparation for happier times ahead.

130-East-67th-Street-01 All images of 130 East 67th Street via Halstead
130-East-67th-Street-02 Current condition
130-East-67th-Street-03 Future rendering
From the listing:
In this beautiful pre-war co-op designed by Charles A. Platt in 1908 you have the opportunity to realize your dream. Light streams in from the south, west and east in this corner apartment with generous sized rooms. A phenomenal layout lends itself to easily create 3 bedrooms with 2.5 to 3 full baths, a windowed kitchen, living room with separate dining area facing the iconic landmarked armory building with open sky views. A video tour is available for this unit. See floor plan and full details here.

15-East-70th-Street-01 All images of 15 East 70th Street via Halstead
15-East-70th-Street-02 Living room's current condition
15-East-70th-Street-03 Future rendering
From the listing:
The Gallery at 11 East 70th Street, built as a splendid limestone residence in 1910 by Charles I. Berg, stands as a magnificent mansion ready for whatever plans you have for it. The spectacularly designed two-story gallery features a striking wrought-iron and glass entrance as well as a stone balcony with balustrade above. Inside, grand rooms, high ceilings, marble floors, and a circular staircase await. See floor plan and full details here.

545-West-111th-Street-01 All images of 545 West 111th Street via Compass
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545-West-111th-Street-03
From the listing:
Apartment 6A has southwestern sun giving it a bright feeling throughout the day. With close to 9' 7" ceiling heights, you will experience a grand home filled with pre-war details and charm. Live in "as is" or bring your architect to make it your dream home with endless possibilities. The kitchen can include the historic marble-top baking table originally from the grand Pennsylvania Hotel. See floor plan and full details here.

1025-Park-Avenue-01 All images of 1025 Park Avenue via The Corcoran Group
1025-Park-Avenue-02 Dining room's current condition
1025-Park-Avenue-03 Future rendering of living room
From the listing:
Bring your architect to this unsurpassed opportunity to renovate the Penthouse at 1025 Park Avenue into one of New York's premier homes. Totally comprised of 3,000+ square feet of interior and 15,000+ square feet of exterior, this property offers astounding potential; with over 40 feet of width along Park Avenue, magnificent western exposure and its accompanying light, multiple outdoor spaces and high ceilings, all within a boutique limestone building of architectural significance. See floor plan and full details here.

471-West-End-Avenue-01 All images of 471 West End Avenue via The Corcoran Group
471-West-End-Avenue-02 Future interior rendering
471-West-End-Avenue-03 Future floor plan
From the listing:
The landmarked 1885 townhouse designed by McKim, Mead & White at 471 West End Avenue is exclusively offered now as a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire an historic building that has been remarkably re-imagined as a 24 wide single-family home, by arguably today's most prominent and prolific firm, Morris Adjmi Architects. The two meet in a masterful vision of timeless classic and modern design that is extraordinarily satisfying. Beyond a bespoke dwelling, the person bold enough to write the next chapter in this significant property's history, obtains a priceless piece of New York City's architectural heritage as well. See floor plan and full details here.

50-East-10th-Street-01 All images of 50 East 10th Street via Sotheby's
50-East-10th-Street-02 Living room
50-East-10th-Street-03 Bedroom in current condition
From the listing:
Bring your architect! A rare opportunity exists to acquire a large prewar residence in one of Greenwich Villages premier addresses: 40-50 East 10th Street. Perched on the seventh floor of a ten-story building, this home faces south and west and gets wonderful sunlight through beautiful casement windows all day. Each room is windowed, spacious and allows living on a grand scale. The layout is flexible offering the new owner a residence with two bedrooms or a one-bedroom with formal dining room. See full details here.

183-Concord-Street-01 All images of 183 Concord Street via Compass
183-Concord-Street-02 Entrance's current condition
183-Concord-Street-03 Living room's current condition
From the listing:
Development site, warehouse plus office space, art gallery, company headquarters, performance space, mixed-use retail with residential, or single-family or multi-family home -- with a curb cut. This 25-foot wide former firehouse dating from the 1930s can be reimagined as built or expanded to suit a variety of different uses. Currently configured as a warehouse on the ground floor, a sunny second story with two units, and a storage basement, this 94' deep building is built to approximately 4,600 sf, with an additional 3,900 buildable square feet as of right. See floor plan and full details here.

381-West-End-Avenue-01 All images of 381 West End Avenue via Leslie J. Garfield & Co.
381-West-End-Avenue-02 Interiors' current condition
381-West-End-Avenue-03 Living room rendering
From the listing:
This property is currently in "shell" condition and offers a blank canvas for a prospective purchaser to create their own fully custom, luxury single-family home. 381 West End presents a spacious and extra-wide floorplate, which allows for a creative and unique design. Approved plans from renowned architecture firm Baxt Ingui showcase this special opportunity. See floor plan and full details here.

1-Gracie-Terrace-01 All images of 1 Gracie Terrace via The Corcoran Group
1-Gracie-Terrace-02 Living room in current condition
1-Gracie-Terrace-03 Views
From the listing:
This is an incredible opportunity to purchase an unusual high-floor apartment in 1 Gracie Terrace and make it your own with updating. This quiet corner apartment has great bones with extra-tall ceilings and views that go on forever. The living room features an expansive wall of windows facing east with extraordinary skyline views of the city as well as the East River bridges and beyond. See floor plan and full details here.

933-Greene-Avenue-01 All images of 933 Greene Avenue via The Corcoran Group
933-Greene-Avenue-02 Interiors' current condition
933-Greene-Avenue-03 Living room rendering
From the listing:
This is the home for the buyer who know what they like and is ready to say just right. Originally built in 1899, this 2-Family home with a buildable FAR of 3,600 has already started its transition into the home of your dreams. With its demolition completed, initial framework started and a new roof already installed, this brownstone is a blank canvas for you to create whatever your heart desires. See floor plan and full details here.

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