Laguna Beach, CA
31877 Circle Drive
Bidding Starts from
June 15, 2023
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The Bogardus Mansion
75 Murray Street
Tribeca, New York
User opportunity : restaurant, gallery, Corporate headquarters, flagship retail or private residence
Magnificent mixed-use masterpiece in the heart of vibrant Tribeca! Famed for its rich history and exquisite architecture, this iconic landmark is only one of four James Bogardus cast iron buildings remaining in NYC. Is an extremely rare offering awaiting the discerning buyer. Named after the architect, inventor and patentee cast iron style, the 1858-built, 25-foot-wide jewel is on The National Register of Historic Places and is also individual New York City Landmark, featuring a stunning five-story façade replicating the late 13th century Palazzo Veladramini in Venice.
75 Murray Street was originally designed as Hopkins store, once used as an elegant event space, and also home to Club 75, a famous jazz club frequented by many famous jazz musicians who graced the site with their talents. The 19th century gem has been completely updated, and presents an exceptional opportunity for the investor and lifestyle buyer seeking a distinctive blend of historic charm and contemporary allure. The building is currently receiving a net income of over $600K. Or, transform the entire structure into a jaw-dropping single-family custom dream residence!
The prized mansion boasts an impressive 12,000 square feet in scale, which does not include the impeccably restored finished basement of 2,000 square feet and an additional 450 square feet of air right creating numerous possibilities. A gracious lobby, soaring ceilings, gorgeous arched windows, beautiful brick walls and hardwoods are among the striking elements lending class and character throughout.
Each level is expansive and unique with open full-floor layouts. One and two are currently operated by a church; three and four are utilized by a fashion designer and psychiatrist respectively; and the piece-de-resistance is the incredible duplex penthouse on the fifth and sixth stories where you can live in luxury while receiving generous rental income from the other floors.
The extraordinary penthouse offers 3 bedrooms, 3 marble spa baths, a private elevator entrance, and huge, phenomenal roof deck oasis with grassy lawn, a landscaped garden, plus amazing views of One World Trade Center and the downtown skyline. Other highlights are a high-end chef’s kitchen, spacious living/entertaining area, Brazilian cherry floors, extensive windows and skylights, a luxurious primary bedroom suite, dazzling rooftop atrium (ideal as an office or study), and convenient laundry room.As superb is the location in the center of Tribeca, one of Manhattan’s most coveted neighborhoods affording easy access to world-renowned shopping, restaurants, cafes, nightlife and performing arts venues. Also close by is Battery Park City, lush green spaces, the Hudson River esplanade and sports facilities just a block away, not to mention the 1/2/3 subway lines and a multitude of transportation options.
Own a special piece of NYC history, and a truly one-of-a-kind trophy property!
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