150 Central Park South
The Hampshire House
Built is 1931 and finished in 1938, The Hampshire House, which has 36 stories and 175 apartments, is easily recognizable from afar because of its two chimneys and copper roof. The structure is known to have revived the spirit in the area after the Depression and is therefore and important place in Manhattan. It shines with it’s Art Deco and Regency Style and although it displays modern rectangular and white designed elements of the building, it has a stylishly dramatic roof. Designed by Dorothy Draper who also altered the public rooms into some of the most significant interiors of the 30’s and 40’s, the interior of the rooms are also delicately designed of black, turquoise and white with glass door mouldings and mirrors making the rooms more than just elegant.
The Hampshire House features studios to four-bedrooms, which range in size from approximately 430 to 600 square feet for studios, one-bedrooms feature 500 to 1,450 square feet offering one and ½ baths, two-bedrooms feature 1,100 to 3, 458 with various bath options, three-bedrooms feature 2,000 to 4,000 offering various bath options and four bedrooms feature 2,500 to 6,000 square feet with various bath options. Some apartments feature terraces and his-and-her baths in the master suite.