The Abbey Condominium is TRULY a very unique one-of-a-kind architecturally rich condominium. Originally built in 1888 as St. George's Parish Church it was converted to a condominium with 6 floors and 31 distinct residences were no two are the same. The Church’s exterior was designed originally by Charles Otto Blesch and the interior by Leopold Eidlitz in a Romanesque Revival style that has been carefully retained throughout the years. Today it is a highly coveted award winning Landmark building.
Unique residences feature very large floor plans that include original historically important arched windows some stained-glass and leaded windows, high ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, original brick & stone archways, sloped ceilings, and walls with Venetian stucco and mica powder finishes, central air & heat plus many original details throughout that are not found elsewhere.
Expansive open kitchens feature exquisite Italian marble counters and backsplash with integrated top-of-the-line stainless steel Viking, Sub-Zero.
Master bedrooms are spacious and with en-suite Master baths with elegant Marble throughout deep soaking Jacuzzi tub and separate glass enclosed stall shower.
Amenities include 24 Hour doorman, elevator, additional video security and rich historically important and dramatic architectural details throughout.
The Abbey Condominium’s location at 205 East 16th Street between Third and Second Avenue is a prime Gramercy location putting you in the heart some of most sought after real estate. Situated two blocks down from Union Square much of Downtown Manhattan’s nightspots, galleries, museums, and venues that it is famously known are just a short walk away like the Coffee Shop Bar, Union Squares Farmers Market, Gotham Bar & Grill, Madison Square Park, and Eleven Madison, SD26, Eataly with its famous markets and eateries, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, public transportation and much –much more.
Written by John Diamantopoulos