88 Morningside Avenue, Apartment 2E
The details: A table for six will fit just fine in this new one-bedroom condo. But for larger parties, the new owner can switch to buffet service from the kitchen island, located midway between the dining area and the living room, and invite a couple dozen revelers.
Monthly maintenance: $698.
Agent: Felicia de Chabris, Halstead Property. All photographs courtesy of the brokers.
125 East 74th Street, Apartment 6A Price: $995,000
The details: The owners of this two-bedroom co-op off Park Avenue, once featured in House Beautiful, refashioned a square foyer into a dining room and added ranks of custom-built bookshelves.
Monthly maintenance: $3,584.
Agent: Patricia Burnham, P.S. Burnham Inc.
300 Riverside Drive, Apartment 11A Price: $2.295 million
The details: “It’s so unusual to have a dining room with a view”they’re usually in the back,” explains listing broker Sherry Matays. As it happens, most of this two-bedroom co-op apartment faces the Hudson, including the kitchen and both bathrooms.
Monthly maintenance: $2,266.
Agent: Sherry Matays, the Corcoran Group.
980 Fifth Avenue, Apartment 18APrice: 7.975 million
The details: Both the three-bedroom apartment and the dining room are generously sized, and the windows overlooking Central Park take up nearly an entire wall. “It’s all one big sunset at cocktail hour,” says broker Jo Hardin.
Monthly maintenance: $7,071.
Agent: Jo Parrish Hardin, Stribling and Associates.
315 Garfield Place, Park Slope, Brooklyn Price: $8.15 million
The details: A 6,800-square-foot, 28-foot-wide townhouse ought to have a dining room that matches its scale, and this one is more than 400 square feet, with original patterned parquet and a floor-to-ceiling window facing the garden. The main kitchen’s downstairs, but there’s space for prep work in a serving pantry right next to the dining space.
Agent: Paula Del Nunzio, Brown Harris Stevens.