Spanning 17thto 22ndStreets between Park Avenue and the East River, the historic district of Gramercy Park is home to one of only two private parks in all of New York City. One of the most coveted residential communities, Gramercy Park is esteemed for its small town feel and tree-lined streets with elaborate brownstones, stunning architecture, neighborhood coffee shops, and vibrant local bars and restaurants. Gramercy Park ‘s famous past residents include inventor Thomas Edison and author John Steinbeck. The National Arts Club on Gramercy Park South was formerly the estate former New York Governor Samuel J. Tilden. And, at 28 East 20thStreet, you can find the former home of Theordore Roosevelt. For culture and art, head over to the National Arts Club or Sydney Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College, or the contemporary art galleries of nearby Chelsea. Among top reasons to live in Gramercy Park is its ready to access to prominent restaurants along Park Avenue South and its walking distance to the shopping boutiques in Soho, the Midtown East commercial district, the Flatiron district and bustling and eclectic Union Square.