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211 East 62nd Street via Compass 211 East 62nd Street via Compass
When an apartment has been sitting on the market for longer than some would like, sellers and brokers take creative measures. Some come up with incentives to fire up buyers, while others simply cut the price in the hopes of bringing it better in line with market realities. Approximately 600 listings throughout New York experienced price slashes over the past week, and we highlight the biggest here. Please be advised that the figures listed reflect cumulative totals rather than the most recent reduction.

211 East 62nd Street Can I just live in the bathroom?
From the listing: Yes, former First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt lived here from 1953 to 1958 and entertained the best and the brightest including Indira Gandhi, Adlai Stevenson, and John Kennedy. Yes, the Treadwell Farms historic district has remarkable cachet and has attracted such residents as Maria Bartiromo, Martin Scorsese, Montgomery Clift, and Kim Novak. And yes, this beyond bespoke home is tastefully and impeccably renovated.

So, it is true: You Can Have It All! Welcome to your turnkey 19th-century residence with 6 stop elevator, beautifully restored and reimagined by interior designer, Maria Masi. She has elegantly curated every inch of the this near 19-foot-wide, 5 story, over 5200 square foot home.

The interior offers 12 beautifully appointed rooms, two floors of glorious entertaining spaces, the third and fourth floors offer two exceptional full-floor master suites outfitted to perfection and the fifth floor offers two more lovely bedrooms again, each with en-suite bath. There are 6 classical revival marble fireplaces, each stunning and Victorian architectural details that create a sense of opulence. An additional 1770 square feet of outdoor entertaining addition to the pleasures of this home.
More photos, floor plan and full description here.

146-Church-Street-1 All images of Tribeca Rogue via Nest Seekers
146-Church-Street-2 Kitchen
146-Church-Street-3 Master suite
Full-floor residence in the heart of Tribeca boasts direct elevator entry, floor-to-ceiling windows, soaring ceilings, and open kitchen with custom cabinetry and Gaggenau appliances. The east-facing master suite features a pass-through closet and marble bath with walk-in shower and heated floors.The sponsor will pay transfer tax and one year of common charges on this unit for contracts signed before the end of the first quarter. See floor plan and full details here.

247-Water-Street-1 All images of Coppersmith Landing via Compass
247-Water-Street-2 Living/dining area
247-Water-Street-3 Master bedroom
Duplex penthouse in a National Historic Landmark boasts double exposures, brick walls, two wood-burning fireplaces, and original columns dating back to 1880. The eat-in open kitchen leads to an expansive private terrace and a flight of stairs leading to the roof terrace. The master suite features a grand master suite with a stainless steel Jacuzzi tub and glass-ceilinged double shower. See floor plan and full details here.

695-First-Avenue-1 All images of One United Nations Park via The Corcoran Group
695-First-Avenue-2 Kitchen
695-First-Avenue-3 Bedroom
North-facing apartment in a new condominium designed by Richard Meier boasts high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, abundant natural light, and smart home system that regulates the temperature, lighting, and window shades. The open kitchen is outfitted with custom-crafted Italian lacquer cabinetry, marble countertops, Gaggenau appliances, and Dornbacht fixtures. A luxe amenities suite is home to a 70' indoor lap pool, fitness center, billiards and games lounge, screening room, playroom, and lounge. See floor plan and full details here.

888-Park-Avenue-1 All images of 888 Park Avenue via Douglas Elliman
888-Park-Avenue-2 Gallery
888-Park-Avenue-3 Bedroom
Enter this apartment in a prewar Park Avenue building through a grand gallery with a domed ceiling and hidden alcove lighting. The sunny living room and formal dining room are connected by beautiful archways. Both bedrooms have generous closet space, and a staff room can be used as a home office. See floor plan and full details here.

838-Fifth-Avenue-1 All images of 838 Fifth Avenue via Douglas Elliman
838-Fifth-Avenue-2 Gallery
838-Fifth-Avenue-3 Bedroom
Full-floor corner unit in a prime Fifth Avenue address enjoys Central Park views from the Great Room, the library, and the sumptuous master suite with a fireplace, dressing room, walk-in closet, and oversized bath. A private elevator opens up to a foyer and stately gallery that can't help but make any entrance a grand one. Additional features include coffered ceilings, wood-burning fireplace, inlaid wood floors, modern eat-in kitchen, and generous closet space. See floor plan and full details here.

25-87-37th-Street-1 All images of The Poseidon via Rise Media/The Corcoran Group
25-87-37th-Street-2 Kitchen
25-87-37th-Street-3 Bedroom
Boutique condo in a prime Astoria location boasts large Pella windows, new wood flooring, and private outdoor space off the living room. The gourmet kitchen is well finished with a new gas range and stainless steel appliances. The king-sized bedroom features a walk-in closet, oversized windows, and easy access to the designer marble bath. See floor plan and full details here.

59-John-Street-1 All images of Five Nine John Lofts via Nest Seekers
59-John-Street-2 Kitchen
59-John-Street-3 Bedroom
Sky-high sanctuary designed by Andres Escobar boasts 11' ceilings, hardwood floors, decorative fireplace, and French doors leading to a private terrace facing south and east. The open kitchen is outfitted with Sapele wood cabinetry, granite countertops, and top-of-the-line appliances. The master suite faces south and features a spa-like bath and walk-in closet with custom built-ins. See floor plan and full details here.

32-West-18th-Street-1 All images of Altair 18 via Rise Media/The Corcoran Group
32-East-18th-Street-2 Kitchen
32-West-18th-Street-3 Private terrace
Throughout this penthouse in a prime downtown location, 23 oversized windows face north and south to look out on sweeping skyline views. Two enormous south-facing terraces add up to a total of 946 square feet of private outdoor space. Additional features include gas fireplaces, radiant floor heating, and en suite baths in all bedrooms. See floor plan and full details here.

17-East-89th-Street-1 All images of 17 East 89th Street via Douglas Elliman
17-East-89th-Street-2 Kitchen
17-East-89th-Street-3 Bedroom
Estate sale in a prestigious prewar cooperative offers an incredible opportunity to create a dream Upper East Side home. An elegant entry foyer leads to a graciously sized living room with wood-burning fireplace and French doors leading to a formal dining room with northern and eastern light. The windowed kitchen faces east and is outfitted with a washer/dryer and abundant storage. See floor plan and full details here.

377-Rector-Place-1 All images of Liberty House via Brown Harris Stevens
377-Rector-Place-2 Bath
377-Rector-Place-3 Private terrace
Four private terraces in this Battery Park City duplex look out on unobstructed views of the New York skyline, New York Harbor, and the Statue of Liberty. Interior features include grand proportions, high ceilings, prewiring for sound, 21 windows, eat-in kitchen, wine storage, and incredibly generous closet space. The master suite boasts a private terrace and bath with steam shower and deep soaking tub. See floor plan and full details here.

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