even if you haven’t read it Eloise An iconic children’s book by Kay Thompson, its name is almost synonymous with New York’s iconic five-star Plaza Hotel.
The French Renaissance chateau-style building was first built in 1907 and became a New York City landmark in 1969. Although it has remained in business as a hotel for over a century, it has welcomed famous residents such as Alfred Vanderbilt and Harry Frank his Guggenheim. Located on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Central Park South, the Plaza Hotel features several ultra-luxury condominiums ranging from studios to eight-bedroom residences.
Currently available are Unit 1901, approximately 4,000 square feet of ultra-luxury condominiums. The corner duplex home has his 4 bedrooms and his 4 bathrooms with stunning views of Central Park. There are 12 foot high ceilings, a gas fireplace, a spacious living room, bar area and several places to relax and enjoy. There is a spacious formal dining room that seats up to 12 people, with 2 French doors that open up to spectacular views of the landscaped courtyard and fountains.
For those who like to stand in the kitchen, this will be the gathering place in the house. With Nero Marquina marble countertops and state-of-the-art stainless steel Viking and Miele appliances, it’s a bright space where you can cook or have your favorite meals prepared.
As for the bedrooms, each one is very spacious with elegant windows and views of the city. However, the main suite occupies a private, quiet wing with spacious closet space and a bright bathroom with natural light. One of his biggest attractions, especially for fans, is writer Kay’s Eloise-themed room based on his Thompson children’s book. Eloise. Written by Thompson in his 1950s, the series centers on a precocious six-year-old girl named Eloise who lives at the Plaza Hotel.
Future purchasers can choose to keep the room as-is or customize it to their liking. The room was directed by Jason Saft of Staged to Sell Home. He had a vision to create the Eloise Room based on The Plaza’s most famous (fictional) resident. The room features the iconic pink stripe on the book cover, playful art, twin beds, and quirky carvings. For an additional fee, you can also purchase the furniture as is.
Accessed through an architecturally striking railing featuring The Plaza’s signature ‘PP’ logo, the second floor features an additional bedroom that can be used as a gym, home office, guest suite, art studio, and more. There are two
The benefits of living at The Plaza are like being a full-time hotel guest with twice-daily housekeeping, 24-hour room service, butler service and a concierge. The iconic Palm Court, Champagne Bar, Rose Club, Warren Tricomi Salon, Terrace Room, Grand Ballroom, Guerlain Spa and Fitness Center are also available. There are also beautiful gardens, fountains and retail shops on the grounds overlooked by the apartments. Christopher Franklin and Brian Manning of Brown Harris Stevens own the list.
If you want to experience life at The Plaza, Eloise way, the hotel has a dedicated Eloise suite filled with Eloise books, dolls and clothing. The package comes with a gift bag and tea for four of him in his coat of The Palm.