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Building: River House

435 East 52nd Street, New York, NY, 10022
80 units26 storiesBuilt in 1931

Building Description

This palatial Art Deco 26-story cooperative designed by Bottomley, Wagner & White in 1931 overlooking the East River with its central tower topped by a crown, its two massive fifteen-story wings enhanced with loggias, terraces, balconies, high ceilings, wood burning fireplaces, is one of the most luxurious, romantic and private apartment building ever built. The River House with its old world charm is one of the most famously discreet buildings in the city. It is a tradition among staff and apartment owners to be protective of the building’s privacy.

Behind elegant rococo wrought-iron gates there is a landscaped cobblestoned courtyard with fountains and statuary used as a turnaround for vehicles dropping off and picking up passengers with its entrance on the cul-de-sac of East 52nd street.

The River Club with its own entrance on 52nd street, a very-top-caliber health club on the lower floors of the River House, includes 3 squash courts, two tennis courts, a gym, a swimming pool, a library, an excellent dining room and bar overlooking the river, a ballroom and guest rooms.

Description Provided by Ingrid Johnson

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • Doorman
  • Elevator
  • Gym
  • Laundry in Building
  • Parking Available
  • Swimming Pool
  • Storage Available
Outdoor Space
  • Garden
  • Roof Deck
  • NYC Storm Zone 2

Building Facts

Facts 80 units26 storiesBuilt in 1931
Building Class D4
District Community District 106City Council District 4Police Precinct 17
Floorplans 36 floorplans available
Documents and Permits 114 documents and permits
Discussions 2 discussions
Sales Listings 6 active sales ($2,790 per ft² avg, $11,956,481 avg price)
58 previous sales ($2,638 per ft² avg, $12,081,810 avg price)
Architect: Bottomley, Wagner & White
Manager: River House Realty Co.
Sales office addr: 440 East 53rd Street
Sales office tel: (212) 759 4955

Sales - 6 active

7 rooms, 3 beds
3 baths, 1 half bath
4,435 ft²
3 beds
3 baths, 1 half bath
10 rooms, 5 beds
5 baths
10 rooms, 4 beds
4 baths, 1 half bath
10 rooms, 4 beds
4 baths, 1 half bath
4,108 ft²
10 rooms, 4 beds
4 baths, 1 half bath


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