135 West 70th Street Unit: PHBC, New York City, NY 10023
135 W 70TH Street Unit: PHBC

135 W 70TH Street Unit: PHBC

Bring your architect and live lavishly in this expansive penthouse duplex atop The Pythian in Lincoln Square! Yours to dream up are stretching open views through walls of windows, tons of brilliant light, and a loft-like feel for for luxury living/entertaining, and generous outdoor space with a main floor terrace and rooftop oasis.

The spectacular home boasts airy 10'5" ceilings and open exposures to the south, east and north capturing stunning panoramas of the city and Central Park. A gracious foyer welcomes your arrival and leads to an expansive great room with dramatic beamed ceilings and a wet bar with wine cooler for lounging, dining and hosting. Adjacent is a handsome sky-lit study, and fabulous windowed kitchen ready for you to customize the cook space of your dreams. Also on the main level is a peaceful wing with 3 bedrooms (2 with lovely skylight windows and en-suite baths), as well as an en-suite bedroom/office off the entry, a laundry room, and a guest powder room. The 38'-long private terrace, perfect for plants and outdoor enjoyment, is accessed through glass doors from the dining area, kitchen and bedroom/office.

Level 2 presents an elegant opportunity for a primary bedroom retreat featuring double walk-in and additional closets. Refresh in the sky-lit en-suite bath offering a soothing soaking tub, dual sink vanity and separate shower. There's also a second full bath nearby, and a few steps beyond that take you up to the entertainment area. The spacious family/rec room has a cozy fireplace and glass doors to the huge roof terrace with panoramic views, which can become your private paradise for dining al fresco and cocktail parties under the stars. A game room with kitchenette adjoins the family room and makes a fun gathering spot.

Built in 1926 and designed by Thomas W. Lamb, 135 West 70th Street was commissioned for The Knights of Pythias fraternity and converted to luxury residences in 1983. This top prewar condominium on the Upper West Side's Gold Coast stands 11 stories, with a stunning restored art deco fa ade, striking double-height lobby, doorman service, a live-in super, porter, laundry room, children's playroom, and new gym. The landmark building, worthy of many notable residents over the years including Lady Gaga, Pavarotti, and Robert Altman is mere moments from Central Park, Lincoln Center, The Hudson River Greenway, and premier shopping/dining.

Monthly Assessment: $773.08
  • 5 BEDS
  • Sold
  • 1928 BUILT
  • 3,165 Sq.Ft.

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status:Sold
  • LIVING SPACE:3,165 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID:RPLU-33421581365
  • Type: Condo
  • Year Built:1928
  • Architecture Styles:Prewar


  • Total Bedrooms:5
  • Total Bathrooms:5.5
  • Full Bathrooms:5
  • Half Bathrooms:1
  • Appliances:Dryer, Dishwasher, Washer Dryer Allowed, Washer


  • Stories: 11


  • SALES PRICE $6,170,000
  • REAL ESTATE TAXES $51,624/yr
  • HOA Fees $5,366

Mark David Fromm

Licensed Associate RE Broker
PHONE NUMBER (917) 331-4400
ADDRESS 575 Madison Ave 5rd floor, , New York, NY 10011
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Claudia Saez-Fromm

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
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