A Stunning Beaux-Arts Mansion On New York’s Riverside Drive Hits The Market For $65 Million

Outdoor area and views like this home’s are unusual in New York City.

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On the hill corner of 75th Street and Riverside Drive is a unusual single-family manor home with 3 sides of outside directexposure and sweeping river and palisades views. The palatial Beaux-Arts estate was created by keptinmind New York designer Charles P. Gilbert for Herbert Horace Vail, chairman of the American Book Company. Completed in 1905, it had a careful restoration, which was finished in early2022 A house of this scale, information, and size is seldom readilyavailable in NYC. Now it is for sale for $65 million.

A unusual corner lot and hill area makes for fantastic views.

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With 8 bedrooms, 8 restrooms and 2 half baths, the house incorporates over 12,000 square feet. It has an above-grade basement and procedures 30 feet in width.

A current restoration fills the historical structure with contemporary touches


Rooms function skyrocketing 12 to 14-foot high ceilings. When built, products were sourced aroundtheworld for woodwork to total the glamorous decoration of the home. The principal spaces are retrofitted with unique woods. The baths are onyx piece, marble and tile, and all showers are steam. There is a mahogany theater that seats 20 with a woodburning fireplace, a distinct Mueller pottery fireplace and a library covered in chestnut wood. The house consistsof 3 kitchenareas, 6 fireplaces and an elevator to all 7 floorings. The floorcovering is centuries old and imported from Parisian palaces. Modern components and information produce a grand house with a forward-thinking style edge.

Grand areas and fine woodwork on the primary flooring.


The personnel quarters consistof a cookingarea, bath with a different entryway, a healthclub, redwine cellar, workplace and storage spaces perfect for a range of leisure devices.

Outdoor balconies adjacent bedroom suites on 4 floorings ignore sunset views from Riverside Park. The amusing flooring has initial coffered cork-lined ceilings, and consistsof a chef’s kitchenarea with 2 ovens, 2 copper sinks, 2 dishwashingmachines and 2 fridges. The 4th flooring researchstudy has valuable and stunning Tiffany and LeFarge stained-glass doors.

Fine woodwork lines the library.


The piece de resistance on the 6th flooring landing consistsof a glass conservatory with sweeping 180-degree views and a balcony big sufficient to seat 100.

Even the restrooms are big, glamorous and fireplaces.


A Reis household trust hasactually owned the house giventhat the 1990s. Dina Reis, a world class art and furnishings style collector, is an consultant to the trust who justrecently revamped the house. Nearly 20 years after a infamous felony conviction, she now dedicates her time to assisting produce and encourage on corrective justice programs.

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