The Real Deal New York

Michael Gross’ Midtown pad in contract for nearly $3 million

Two-bedroom co-op boasts high ceilings, parquet floors -- and cut-rate caviar
March 04, 2014 12:35PM

Writer and real estate chronicler Michael Gross has successfully unloaded his two-bedroom apartment at Alwyn Court.

The 180 West 58th Street pad is now in contract for $2.87 million. The apartment boasts a 30-foot long parlor, 11-foot ceilings, parquet floors, cove moldings, a walk-in closet and comes with a discount at the building’s Petrossian and Petrossian Bakery, located on the ground floor.

Brown Harris Stevens’ Martha Kramer had the listing in the 1907 building, which also offers amenities such as a 12-story atrium, 24-hour doorman and live-in super.

Residents of the co-op building were asked to leave their homes twice let year as a construction crane dangled at Extell Development’s Nearby 157 West 57th Street — happenings Gross  railed against in an opinion piece for the New York Times. [Curbed]Julie Strickland