Some houses undoubtedly remain at the top of fame thanks to the celebrities who have lived in them or have been their owners. One is the Spectacular apartment in New York where the legendary Greta Garbo lived from 1954 to 1990 . On that date, he sadly left this earthly world. The apartment is priced at $7.25 million. It offers impeccable views of the East River in one of the most desirable areas of Manhattan.
A historic building called The Campanile dates back to 1927 and managed to capture the attention of the Swedish-born actress thanks to its wide spaces and the possibility of watching the passage of ships. This memory undoubtedly evoked her native Stockholm. The home, in Manhattan where actress Jennifer Lawrence also resides, was in the hands of the Garbo family after her death until 2017, when it was sold for $8.5 million.
The home of legend Greta Garbo with old Hollywood flair
Three bedrooms and three full bathrooms can offer comfort and a lot of luxuries in the interior of this apartment; its 265 square meters include rooms for a bedroom, kitchen, dining room, laundry room, and a large “L” shaped living room where visually dominates a fireplace, Scandinavian style is predominant to offer high doses of simplicity and minimalism. The functionality of the spaces, even over luxury, is given the maximum prevalence.
Oak floors and Venetian glass chandeliers give a perfect touch of distinction and a complex balance between minimalism and luxury that the actress could afford, with an unbeatable location in Manhattan’s Sutton Place neighborhood. Although it has undergone remodeling in the dining room and the kitchen, it still maintains an unmistakable old-Hollywood feel with arrangements that belonged to the diva. The walls and main bedroom are perfectly adorned with “Fortuni” silk in Greta Garbo’s favorite color, pink.
The apartment is full of wonderful living spaces where the main living room is perfect for meetings where large spaces are needed and a study area where it is possible to enjoy the company of an antique gas fireplace and, of course, the symbolic nature of the building, as it is classified as a historical construction, older than the nearby United Nations headquarters.
History and minimalism for the actress’s New York apartment
The house was fortunate enough to increase its fame thanks to being the protagonist of an episode of Open House in 2017, a year in which it was for sale for $5.95 million and where it was possible to offer a tour of its spaces thanks to the reality show. It was certainly possible to enjoy the beautiful finishes throughout the apartment, its beautiful wood floors with a stunning Scandinavian style, and a secret bar that has been there since the property belonged to Garbo.
The French doors also represent a great attraction to give access to the apartment balcony and enjoy the beautiful views that it delivers towards the East River, as well as a spectacular formal dining room in addition to the kitchen, so the comfort and options of this property are endless and of course, the fact that to have belonged to a film legend such as actress Greta Garbo.