280 West 4th St

Multi Family Townhouse

Property Description

280 West 4th Street is a 21' wide, five story, mint condition Greek Revival style brick townhouse built circa 1841. Recently renovated, it is currently configured as a four unit house; three one bedroom floor through apartments and a three level crown jewel artist studio. It is sun flooded with high ceilings, terraces, skylights, and a wall of windows and city views. The house has a wonderful mixture of traditional and modern design styles. From the beautiful crown moldings on the parlor floor to the extensive custom designed cabinetry in the artist studio.The home has a rich history, steeped in the American world of art. In 1919 the house was bought by Charles Webster Hawthorne, one of America's most dynamic, penetrating and forthright portrait painters, as well as a creative, inspiring teacher. Hawthrone added an art studio to the back of the house and occupied it as his main residence as well. Hawthorne lived in the house during the height of the Impressionist painting movement in the United States. The townhouse will be delivered vacant and can be easily converted to a single family. It is nestled on the most desirable block in the historic West Village.
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  • Interior
    5,000 Sq Ft.
  • Property Type
    Multi Family Townhouse
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  • Terrace
  • Gardens
  • Roof Deck
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Listing Courtesy of Corcoran Group