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Sleek duplex co-op in Nolita’s Police Building asks $1.925M

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The co-op in the landmarked building has 16-foot-high ceilings

A living and dining room with white walls, high ceilings, a large arched window on the left side, a wooden rectangular dining table with chairs, a black leather couch on the right, a rug, and a small wooden table in front of it. Photos: Travis Mark, courtesy of Compass

Back in May, a penthouse in Nolita’s iconic Police Building—where the police headquarters were once located—listed for $19.5 million. Now, for a fraction of that price, a duplex co-op in the building has just listed, asking $1.925 million.

The 1,100-square-foot property has one bedroom, two bathrooms, 16-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, a large living room, nine-foot-tall arched windows, a dishwasher and Carrara marble breakfast bar in its kitchen, and in-unit washer/dryer.

The landmarked Police Building, which is now home to 44 apartments, was built between 1905 and 1909 by architects Hoppin, Koen, and Huntington. The six-story Beaux Arts building became a NYC landmark in 1978; according to the Landmarks Preservation Commission designation report, Hoppin said that the building was not meant to look like a police station and that he was inspired by the design of City Hall, which he called “the handsomest building on Manhattan island.”

Located at 240 Centre Street, the building is an eight-minute walk to Columbus Park, and near the J and Z trains at Bowery.

Maintenance charges are $2,388/month. Todd Lewin, Michael Rubin, and Gabi Wuhl of Compass have the listing.

A large dining and living room area with white walls, high ceilings, a black leather couch on the left side, a rectangular wooden dining table on the right side, and hardwood floors.
A bathroom with pink and brown tiles on its walls.
A kitchen with white cabinetry and white walls.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a medium-sized bed, built-in reading bench and two grey nightstands with black lamps.
Details of the living room, a chair, a black leather couch on the right side, a wooden table in front of it, a rug, white walls, and a painting on the wall.

240 Centre St

240 Centre Street, Manhattan, NY 10012