Tour Greta Garbo’s Manhattan apartment – you can still see echoes of the movie star’s decor stylestar’s decor style

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Tour Greta Garbo’s Manhattan apartment – you can still see echoes of the movie star’s decor stylestar’s decor style

Greta Garbo’s condo on the edge of the East River is currently listed for $7.25 million.

Located in the famous Clock Tower on Manhattan’s east side, this hotel features rose-colored Fortuny silk walls, wood-panelled living rooms and ornate French doors that open to private balconies. Combining these features with a prestigious postcode, this apartment is one of the most exciting listings on the market right now and one of the finest homes in the world.

Greta Garbo's apartment in New York

(Image credit: Courtesy of Compass)

Swedish-born Greta Garbo began her silent film career before becoming one of MGM’s highest-grossing stars.She is best known for her role in George Chuuk’s 1936 film Camille. she also starred in Ninochka and queen christina Before winning an honorary Oscar in 1954.

Greta Garbo's apartment in New York

(Image credit: Courtesy of Compass)

Greta retired from Hollywood at 35 and lives a private life in New York. She spent most of her retirement in this apartment and still retains her decorating ideas. Here we visit the iconic property.

Greta Garbo's apartment in New York

(Image credit: Courtesy of Compass)

Perhaps the most striking room is the wood-panelled living area, said to be Greta’s favorite space. In addition to the unique wood walls, the room features a gas fireplace, reading nook and French doors overlooking the water.

Despite its traditional aesthetic, the home displays many modern features – mainly through its modern kitchen concept. The white-tiled space includes a five-stove stove and a custom maple island in the center of the space. This leads to a restaurant that also has a river view.

Greta Garbo's apartment in New York

(Image credit: Courtesy of Compass)

For Greta Garbo-approved bedroom ideas, the master suite is the best place to start. The room features Greta’s beloved rose-coloured Fortuny silk walls and headboard, while the second bedroom has a pink and green V’Soske rug designed by the actress.

The third bedroom is currently used as a home office – with a private bathroom following the home’s classic design.

Greta Garbo's apartment in New York

(Image credit: Courtesy of Compass)

In addition to the unit’s silk and wood walls, the wider clock tower construction is equally striking. Other celebrities who have called the unique landmark home include actors Rex Harrison, Ethel Barrymore and members of the billionaire Rothschild and Heinz families.

Greta Garbo's apartment in New York

(Image credit: Courtesy of Compass)

Brian K. Lewis of Compass, New York currently owns the public company.photo by TopTen Real Estate Transactions (opens in new tab).

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