2017-04-20 Midtown East Between Park and Lexington Avenues
121 East 38th Street

121 East 38th Street

New York USA
40.74928 -73.97819
Glasses Created with Sketch. SPECIFICATIONS
  • Price
  • Plot
  • Building
  • Ownership
  • Built
  • Stories
  • Square Feet
  • Units
  • Rooms
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Powder Rooms
  • Annual Taxes
  • $7,995,000
  • 17'x106'
  • 17'x65'
  • Townhouse
  • 1901
  • 7
  • 8,025 ft2
  • 2
  • 16
  • 6
  • 6
  • 2
  • $55,000
Map Created with Sketch. LOCATION
  • Between Park and Lexington Avenues
Star Created with Sketch. KEY FEATURES
  • Elevator
  • 7 Outdoor Areas
  • Atrium
  • English Basement
  • 8,025 SqFt.
  • Prewar
  • Balcony
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Patio
  • Storage
  • Washer / Dryer
Glasses Created with Sketch. SPECIFICATIONS
  • Price
  • Plot
  • Building
  • Ownership
  • Built
  • Stories
  • Square Feet
  • Units
  • Rooms
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Powder Rooms
  • Annual Taxes
  • $7,995,000
  • 17'x106'
  • 17'x65'
  • Townhouse
  • 1901
  • 7
  • 8,025 ft2
  • 2
  • 16
  • 6
  • 6
  • 2
  • $55,000
Map Created with Sketch. LOCATION
  • Between Park and Lexington Avenues
Star Created with Sketch. KEY FEATURES
  • Elevator
  • 7 Outdoor Areas
  • Atrium
  • English Basement
  • 8,025 SqFt.
  • Prewar
  • Balcony
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Patio
  • Storage
  • Washer / Dryer


121 East 38th Street is a seven floor, 8,025 square foot, two-family townhouse with a private keyed elevator. Ideally situated off of Park Avenue on the north side of a tree lined historic townhouse block in the heart of Manhattan's famed Murray Hill. Behind the stately brick facade is a home that was completely rebuilt with a constructed steal frame. Original elements of the facade include two iron ornamental balconies on the third floor and original sight line windows on the parlor level floor. The home provides an abundance of steel lined gas fireplaces with original marble and wood mantles. This one of a kind sprawling mansion includes seven out door spaces including a 1,000 square foot roof deck with Jacuzzi. The private finished roof deck provides south facing views of historic town homes, views of the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings. The property boasts 14' ceiling heights, six bedrooms, six bathrooms, two powder rooms, and both formal and informal entertaining spaces.

The central entrance, which is separate from the garden level apartment and street accessible storage room, opens up to a formal foyer with coat closet, access to the first floor private keyed elevator and expansive English basement. Leading up the grand oak spiral staircase one is greeted by floor to ceiling French doors that unfurl into an impressive grand ballroom with 14' foot ceilings. This impressive room is rounded out by two gas fireplaces with original marble mantles. The rear of the grand ballroom contains north-facing floor to ceiling windows that open to a private balcony.

Entering the fourth floor one is greeted by a spacious landing. The fourth floor contains a powder room, south facing bedroom and an exquisite north facing library/office. The library is a richly crafted work of art built with Brazilian Cherry wood, a floor to ceiling fireplace and coffered ceilings. In the rear of the library is a stately private office that over looks yet another out door private oversized patio.

The bright and spacious fifth floor contains two generously sized bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and Jacuzzis. The north-facing bedroom opens out into another private terrace.

The sixth and seventh floor were originally conceived to act as a private duplex master suit. The master duplex contains 11' ceilings throughout, a state of the art chef’s kitchen, two full marble baths, two terraces, a massive atrium facing south, east, west and of course access to your own private roof deck with 360 degree views of the city.

The separate apartment located on the garden level contains a large living room, full bathroom, bedroom and south-facing patio. This unit is ideal for additional staff quarters, a private guest apartment, or an income producing large one bedroom apartment.

The English basement can be accessed from either inside the house or a separate outside entrance. It is a fully usable full floor with full bathroom and ample amounts of storage area.


The Murray Hill neighborhood takes its name from the eighteenth-century country estate of merchant Robert Murray and his wife Mary Murray. In 1847, descendants of the Murrays drew up the Murray Hill Restrictive Agreement which limited development to brick or stone dwellings, churches, and private stables. Today, the Murray Hill historic district survives as a cohesive enclave creating a distinct sense of place, its buildings, classically-styled New York City row houses, the Italianate Church of the New Jerusalem with Renaissance Revival additions, later apartment buildings, and the Delano & Aldrich offices are linked by their scale, materials, and details and well as a rich social and cultural history.

Dane Hope
Dane Hope


121 East 38th Street is a seven floor, 8,025 square foot, two-family townhouse with a private keyed elevator. Ideally situated off of Park Avenue on the north side of a tree lined historic townhouse block in the heart of Manhattan's famed Murray Hill. Behind the stately brick facade is a home that was completely rebuilt with a constructed steal frame. Original elements of the facade include two iron ornamental balconies on the third floor and original sight line windows on the parlor level floor. The home provides an abundance of steel lined gas fireplaces with original marble and wood mantles. This one of a kind sprawling mansion includes seven out door spaces including a 1,000 square foot roof deck with Jacuzzi. The private finished roof deck provides south facing views of historic town homes, views of the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings. The property boasts 14' ceiling heights, six bedrooms, six bathrooms, two powder rooms, and both formal and informal entertaining spaces.

The central entrance, which is separate from the garden level apartment and street accessible storage room, opens up to a formal foyer with coat closet, access to the first floor private keyed elevator and expansive English basement. Leading up the grand oak spiral staircase one is greeted by floor to ceiling French doors that unfurl into an impressive grand ballroom with 14' foot ceilings. This impressive room is rounded out by two gas fireplaces with original marble mantles. The rear of the grand ballroom contains north-facing floor to ceiling windows that open to a private balcony.

Entering the fourth floor one is greeted by a spacious landing. The fourth floor contains a powder room, south facing bedroom and an exquisite north facing library/office. The library is a richly crafted work of art built with Brazilian Cherry wood, a floor to ceiling fireplace and coffered ceilings. In the rear of the library is a stately private office that over looks yet another out door private oversized patio.

The bright and spacious fifth floor contains two generously sized bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and Jacuzzis. The north-facing bedroom opens out into another private terrace.

The sixth and seventh floor were originally conceived to act as a private duplex master suit. The master duplex contains 11' ceilings throughout, a state of the art chef’s kitchen, two full marble baths, two terraces, a massive atrium facing south, east, west and of course access to your own private roof deck with 360 degree views of the city.

The separate apartment located on the garden level contains a large living room, full bathroom, bedroom and south-facing patio. This unit is ideal for additional staff quarters, a private guest apartment, or an income producing large one bedroom apartment.

The English basement can be accessed from either inside the house or a separate outside entrance. It is a fully usable full floor with full bathroom and ample amounts of storage area.


The Murray Hill neighborhood takes its name from the eighteenth-century country estate of merchant Robert Murray and his wife Mary Murray. In 1847, descendants of the Murrays drew up the Murray Hill Restrictive Agreement which limited development to brick or stone dwellings, churches, and private stables. Today, the Murray Hill historic district survives as a cohesive enclave creating a distinct sense of place, its buildings, classically-styled New York City row houses, the Italianate Church of the New Jerusalem with Renaissance Revival additions, later apartment buildings, and the Delano & Aldrich offices are linked by their scale, materials, and details and well as a rich social and cultural history.