Arquitectonica’s row of contemporary townhomes has punched up a mixed-residential block in the Museum District since 1986. Remodeled in 2004, this tower-tipped end unit’s natural lighting gets a boost from a tented skylight in the roofline ridge (at right), framed-in-color glass brick accents, and expanded east-facing windows on two levels.
The property popped onto the market Tuesday, priced at $446,000. It’s been for sale before, with no luck — most recently a little more than a year ago. Back in February 2010, under a different broker from the same agency, it sported an asking price of $650,000; several reductions and 18 months later, the listing expired last September at $495,000.
The 2,371-sq.-ft. unit’s flow-friendly living-dining-kitchen space is on the second floor. In the living room (above), a twice-as-tall ceiling accommodates a small, interior balcony off the top floor’s hallway. In the dining room (below), the sliding door leads to a balcony overlooking Milford St.:
The treetop-view kitchen is loaded with recent shiny appliances. As a utilitarian centerpiece, the island on wheels can drift as needed. Meanwhile, the to-the-ceiling tile backsplash invites an almost limitless swabbing experience:
Up on the third level, the master bedroom has floor-to-ceiling windows, a computer nook, and a wall of closets, drawers, and other storage space:
If you’re standing in the walk-in shower, here’s your view:
Nearby, there’s a utility closet for stackable laundry appliances:
The unit’s other 2 bedrooms and bathrooms are on the ground level:
There’s a small, fenced patio off the back of the unit, which has a carport facing Graustark St. two blocks south of its namesake bridge over the Southwest Fwy. Montrose Blvd. is 2 blocks east, putting Chelsea Market and the Museum District’s main drag within walking distance. The unit carries a $225 quarterly maintenance fee.
Although the unit is part of a line-up of (towerless) lookalikes fronting Graustark, its address cues off the cross street:
- 1220 Milford St. [HAR]