This beautiful, ornate interior property currently houses the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum but was originally built in the early for the Newburgh Savings Bank, incorporated in 1852.
The historic bank building is a stone structure that exudes stately elegance both inside and out, with details from a bygone era, such as coffered ceilings, and dramatic wood paneling.
The structure lies within the Historic District.
The main floor’s original ceiling depicts the Hudson Valley’s notable historic people and places.
There are marble floors and walls plus many impressive safes to boot – awesome!
A marble staircase leads to the mezzanine where there are multiple offices and the original Board Room with stained glass windows and original furniture. The third level has a wide open office, a conference space, and a myriad of smaller offices.
A 6840 SF basement houses all of the major mechanical systems, five more vaults plus depository office. Total interior space exceeds 16,000 sq. ft. Owner may consider a lease back of main floor for library & museum.
4 blocks from the Hudson River, diagonally across from City Hall, the property is located in area where new restaurants and businesses are opening up. A true gem for the discerning eye. Walking distance to the NY Waterway Ferry system serving the Metro North train station in Beacon, NY.