Landmarked, 409 Edgecombe is one of the most prestigious addresses in the exclusive Sugar Hill neighborhood. The thirteen storied mid rise cooperative sits upon Coogan’s Bluff high above the Harlem River Valley, Jackie Robinson Park and adjacent to Macomb’s Dam Bridge; it offers panoramic views of the Bronx skyline and the morning sunrise. 409 Edgecombe was once known as the home of Harlem’s African American elite. During the Renaissance era, this building was the home of many luminaries in the fields of law, academia, law and entertainment namely, WEB Dubois, Roy Wilkins , Thurgood Marshall and Elizabeth Catlett.
The 1 bed/1 bath apartment featured is also a treat! It boasts 3 east facing views of Harlem River and Yankee Stadium. The apartment’s pre-war charm exudes through its lay-out. The generous entry foyer sets the stage. The living and formal dining room area accented by the high ceilings period wall moldings and original hardwood floors are exquisite. It is a warm and welcoming place to call home.
This apartment you can buy and customize to your own personal taste while you are living in it. Both kitchen and bath have been updated and are functional. Deciding whether to modernize the apartment with contemporary finishes or restore to complement its classic swag will be the only thing you have to wrestle with. Living here is about present tense--living in the moment while absorbing the remnants of the past...oh if these walls could talk!
The pre-war features of this apartment include: over-sized windows, picture moldings, antique radiators, and 9 ft high ceilings. The building is equipped with a lobby attendant (7am-7pm), a resident super, laundry in the building and a video security system.