HOUSE OF THE DAY: The Price Tag On Manhattan's Last Freestanding Mansion Has Been Halved To $15 Million

Schinasi Mansion upper west side

Photo: Corcoran Group

The Schinasi Mansion on Riverside Drive on the Upper West Side of Manhattan was just listed at $14.95 million by a new agent, according to The Real Deal.The home initially hit the market in 2006 with an asking price of $31 million. That amount has been lowered several times since then.

The home was built in 1909 by William Tuthill, the same architect who designed Carnegie Hall. Solomon Schinasi, a Turkish tobacco baron, commissioned the home.

The home’s claim to fame it’s the only free-standing single-family mansion in Manhattan.

It has 18 rooms and spans 12,000 square feet, and includes a library, pool room and several great rooms.

The house is made of pristine white marble and has deep green roof tiles

The tile work and detail throughout the house is truly one-of-a-kind

There's plenty of space for a pool table

Check out the intricate marble ceiling in this room

The wood window frames are also spectacularly designed

The dining room is very regal, though it doesn't look like it's been used lately

The living room is a bit more modern

There are several fireplaces in the home

Who needs artwork when your walls look like this?

This home is truly a piece of history

The windows on the stairs all have pretty patterns

The gated exit to the yard

There's nearly 3,400 square feet of private outdoor space

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