Most Majestic Mansions on the Upper West Side

  Last modified on April 9th, 2023

The Upper West Side is known for its stunning old world architecture, and while many may think first of large prewar buildings or classic New York brownstones, the neighborhood boasts a number of private mansions which have stood the test of time. Here are some of our favorites!

349 West 86th Street

A most extravagant NYC mansion with 14 bathrooms! It was on the market in 2014 for $50,000,000. This building measures 25′ in width and has a total footprint of 11,500 square feet. Located on the stunning and majestic West 86th Street.

349 West 86th Street

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99 Central Park West

Owned by Congregation Shearith Israel, this four story townhouse sits on Central Park West between 69th and 70th streets. It has been available as a residential rental in the past. Features include elevator access to each floor, central air, Central Park views and a rooftop terrace. The stunning property is 25′ wide and sits on a whopping lot measuring over 100 x 100 feet.

Mansions on the Upper West Side

 

Schinasi Mansion at 351 Riverside Drive

The Schinasi Mansion is a 12,000 square foot marble mansion built in 1907 for Turkish tobacco baron Morris Schinasi. It became a New York City landmark in the 1970s and has had several private owners over time. Sitting on the corner of 107th and Riverside Drive, it is considered truly unique for not only its composition and size, but for being a rare detached home in Manhattan. Designed by architect William Tuthill, this NYC mansion is truly worth seeing when you have the chance.

 

266 West End Avenue

Designed by architect Rudolphe Daus for wealthy wine importer Julius N. Jaros, this 28′ wide limestone home was completed in 1896. It stands out in sharp contrast against the large prewar buildings of West End Avenue.

266 West End

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Davis Mansion, 330 Riverside Drive

Located on the corner of 105th and Riverside Drive, the Davis Mansion boasts 25 rooms and according to city records was officially completed in 1921. Today it is home to the Riverside Study Center.

330 Riverside Drive

 

River Mansion, 337 Riverside Drive

Completed in 1902 by Robert D. Kohn, the River Mansion is part of the Riverside-West 105th Street Historic District and was designated a New York City landmark in 1973. This house is located on the southern corner of 106th and Riverside Drive, and is currently used as a private residence.

River Mansion

 

The 1903 Strasburger House, 5 West 73rd Street

Now a high-end rental property, this stunning brick and limestone house was built by brothers Thomas M. and William W. Hall and quickly sold to wealthy jeweler Louis Strasburger in the early 1900s.

1903 Strasburger House

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323 West 74th Street

The former private mansion of Charles Schwab, 323 West 74th Street boasts 9 beds, 10 baths and over 11,000 square feet.

323 West 74th Street

 

Rice Mansion, 346 West 89th Street

Right across from the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, this mansion was originally owned by Isaac L. Rice and currently serves as the home of the Yeshiva Ketana school.

Rice Mansion


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