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100 Riverside Drive

Northeast corner at 82nd Street

 100 Riverside Drive

100 Riverside Drive

 By Carter B. Horsley

This very elegant, red-brick, Georgian-style apartment house was erected in 1938 and converted to a cooperative in 1990.  The 19-story building has 93 apartments.

The building is distinguished by its fine massing and masonry.  It has a one-story limestone base with a canopied entrance on the sidestreet with a very attractive lobby.

The building has many corner windows and a doorman and it permits protruding air-conditioners.  Its top has several terraces surmounted by a handsome enclosed rooftop watertank.

Most of the apartments have stunning vistas of the Hudson River and Riverside Park.

This is a prime section of Riverside Drive.  A waterfront marina is a few blocks to the south and Zabar's, the famous food and kitchen store is a couple of blocks away on Broadway.  There is good public transportation a few blocks to the north and south and the area has numerous religious institutions, schools and restaurants.


It was built by Simon Brothers who subsequently sold it to Paul Kallaman, who sold it in 1963 to Klausner Associates Inc.
It was designed by Boak & Paris and is also known as 327-333 West 82nd Street.

It has sunken living rooms and it is close to Zabar’s.

The building is distinguished by its fine massing and masonry. It has a one-story limestone base with a canopied entrance on the side-street beneath an octagonal limestone surround on he second story.  It has a very attractive lobby.


The building has many corner windows and a doorman and it permits protruding air-conditioners. Its top has several terraces surmounted by a handsome enclosed rooftop watertank.


Most of the apartments have stunning vistas of the Hudson River and Riverside Park.


The building has a doorman, a gym, a laundry, basement storage, a bicycle room and is pet-friendly.
 
Apartment 3A is a two-bedroom unit with a entry foyer leading to a large gallery that opens onto a 23-foot-long sunken living room and a 21-foot-long dining room that leads to a 14-foot-long kitchen and a 12-foot-long maid’s room.  The apartment also has a den next to a 23- foot-long eat-in kitchen and a sunken 23-foot-long media room.
 
Apartment 14A is a two-bedroom unit with a 17-foot-long entry foyer with two angled walls that leads to a 24-foot-long living room and a 21-foot-long dining room next to a breakfast area next to a 13-foot-long kitchen and a 12-foot-long office.

Apartment 19D is a one-bedroom unit with a 28-foot-long living room with an angled window that is next to a 14-foot-long kitchen and leads to a 27-foot-long south-facing terrace.     
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