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99 John Street

Block 76 Lot 11

99 John Street

99 John Street

By Carter B. Horsley

This attractive, 1932 office building was converted to a rental apartment building by Rockrose Development Corporation in 1999 and in 2007 Rockrose converted it to a residential condominium.

Designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, the architects who had designed the Empire State Building a few years before, this 27-story, limestone-clad building has 422 apartments.

The marble lobby contains its original murals by Giancarlo Impligia.

The apartments have beamed, 11- to 14-foot-high ceilings, state-of-the-art wiring, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning, walk-in closets and pass-through kitchens.

The building has 24-hour concierge service, two roof decks, a residents' lounge with a fireplace, a billiards table, a screening room, a fitness center, walk-in closets and a garage with elevator access.

It has three major setbacks that provide terraces. For an additional fee, tenants can use an on-site business center and valet service is available. Some apartments have skylights and residences on the penthouse level have cabanas and a water spa.

The building offers its residents complimentary breakfast weekdays in the lobby.

The building is convenient to the Financial District and the South Street Seaport. The neighborhood has good public transportation and a wide variety of shopping.

Avinash K. Malhotra was the architect for the conversion.

The building is connected at the lobby and cellar to 15 Cliff Street, which is a dormitory for New York University.

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