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Medium Lipstick, 288 West Street

Between Watts Street & Canal 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.
 

This attractive, 8-story building at 288 West Street between Canal and Watts streets in TriBeCa was erected in 1890.  It has 14 co-operative apartments. 

It is known as the Medium Lipstick Building and was once a spice warehouse. 

It is not far from several subway lines.

Bottom Line

Located between two attractive, modern, corner building at 290 West Street and 456 Washington Street, this late 19-Century building has an excellent riverfront location in TriBeCa and large apartments.

Description

The orange-brick building has two attractive arched entrances with side stoops and multi-paned windows. 

The building has a peaked pediment, arched windows, fire escapes and a pleasant cornice.

Amenities

The building has fireplaces, a roof deck, storage and in-unit washers and dryers.

Apartments

The penthouse has three bedrooms, a 45-foot-wide living room, a 33-foot-long dining area with an open kitchen with an island, a  14-foot-long library and a 21-foot-square family room with a spiral staircase to an 11-foot-wide sun roof. 

Apartment 2E is a three-bedroom unit with a 7-foot-long entry foyer that leads to a 30-foot-long living/dining room with a 14-foot-wide open kitchen with an island.  The unit also has an 8-foot-long office. 

Apartment 2W is a one-bedroom unit with a 34-foot-long living/dining room with an open kitchen and a 15-foot-wide sleeping area. 

Apartment 3W is a two-bedroom unit with an 11-foot-long entry foyer that opens onto a 31-foot-long living/dining room with an open, 11-foot-wide kitchen with a breakfast bar and an 8-foot-long home office and an 11-foot-square nursery. 

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