John Jacob Astor Mansion – 21 West 10 St
For those looking to create one of Manhattan’s finest mansions downtown, the wait is over. Situated on one of the finest blocks in the Gold Coast of Greenwich Village, 21 West 10th Street is a Federal-style brick mansion originally built in 1833 on farmland owned by John Jacob Astor. One of the many exceptional features of the mansion is its remarkable 26½ foot width. It is built 72 feet deep and encompasses approximately 9,360 square feet (not including the basement with 8½ foot ceilings.) Opulent and grand throughout, the Parlor Floor features approximately 13 feet tall ceilings and enormous windows with Juliette balconies overlooking the front garden and a pair of Japanese cherry trees. The home is flooded with sunlight and has a view of 1 World Trade Center to the south, a large and beautiful garden and open city views to the north. Currently configured as an opulent owner’s triplex plus several vacant apartments, bring your architect and envision a magnificent single family home.