Published On: Sat, Oct 15th, 2016

Hollywood Screen Legend Paulette Goddard’s Midtown Manhattan Apartment Up for $2.4 Million


Paulette Goddard’s old Manhattan apartment is on the market for $2.39 million. Located at 320 E. 57th St between 1st and 2nd Avenues, the home has 1, 650 square feet.

According to a report in The New York Post, the apartment has been expanded and turned into a two bedroom, two bathroom duplex penthouse with a wraparound terrace.

Goddard was born Marion Levy in 1910, the daughter of Jewish businessman Joseph Russell Levy. She was probably best known for starring opposite Charlie Chaplin in such timeless hits as “The Great Dictator” and “Modern Times.” Paulette Goddard once lived at 320 E. 57th Street with her fourth husband the famed author Erich Maria Remarque who was most famous for the novel “All Quiet on the Western Front.”

From the listing with the Corcoran Group:

From the moment you pass through the original Art Deco doors into the meticulously re-envisioned lobby of 320 E 57th Street, you will feel the charm and elegance of this prewar boutique building. Featuring the original details of French ironworker Edgar Brandt, it one of a select few buildings in the Sutton Place area designed by renowned French Architects George and Edward Blum with their signature richly textured masonry.

Rising 16 stories, it is crowned with a whimsical iron façade surrounding a lavishly planted roof garden complete with tables, chairs, and lounges. With only 6 apartments per floor, it offers an intimate escape in Manhattan. Located in the famed Sutton Place neighborhood, 320 East 57th has every convenience nearby including Whole Foods and easy access to subways and buses, and the charming Sutton Place pocket parks. Amenities include 24 hour doorman, a live-in super, storage units, bicycle room, laundry room, and recycling for both Housing Works and electronic equipment.

The building boasts sound structure with new passenger and service elevators, new LED lighting in all common areas and round-the-clock security camera monitoring of all key areas. 320 E 57th Street is one of the very few distinguished buildings chosen to be featured in the book, Manhattan Classic, New York’s Finest Prewar Apartments, from Princeton Architectural Press, 2014, in which describes 320 East 57th Street as “One of New York’s most coveted addresses.”

Additional features of this building include: Full Time Doorman, Bicycle Room, Circa 1928, New Laundry Room, Storage Room, Elegant Lobby by Edgar Brandt, Live-in Superintendent, Mail delivered to each apartment, 6 apartments per floor, Storage space.

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