This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from October 16, 2015
One of the city's most spectacular penthouses and former residence of the world famous songwriter, Ira Gershwin, is perched high on top of 33 Riverside Drive and offers a heavenly oasis. This dramatic home is perfect for entertaining with its spacious South facing living room, elegant formal dining room and wrap terrace. The beautiful windowed eat-in kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances, granite counters and a water filtration system. There are three well-proportioned bedrooms and a separate guest room with its own full bathroom and washer/dryer outside the apartment and off your private landing. The three and a half luxurious bathrooms offer Sheryl Wagner fixtures, there are custom moldings and built-ins, fabulous private storage off the landing, a split A/C system and of course the breathtaking, nearly 1,000 square foot, landscaped terrace. You will be awestruck by its open city and sweeping views both South and East, the outdoor lighting, electric awning and of course there is an automatic watering system. 33 Riverside Drive is a long-established prewar, pet friendly co-op, that allows pied--terre ownership and offers a doorman, live-in super, storage and bike rooms. Not only will you have Riverside Park right outside your door but just blocks away is the Boat Basin Caf, Fairway, Citarella and excellent transportation options proving you can have it all!