The Gilded Age residence, built in 1883, was renovated by Ferguson and Shamamian Architects, who preserved original features including inlaid oak and cherry flooring, hand-carved pocket doors and bay windows with period stained glass insets.
The 2,600 square feet of living space features a stately wood-paneled library, wood-burning fireplaces clad in limestone, a dining room, a gallery, a living room, an updated kitchen, three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The master suite has a large closet and a bath with dual sinks.
Jackson, 68, won 11 NBA titles as a head coach, including five championships with the Los Angeles Lakers from 2000-2010. In March, he signed a five-year, $60-million contract with the Knicks to be team president.
The purchase was first reported by 6sqft. The property originally came to market in February with an asking price of $4.995 million. Amanda S. Brainerd at Brown Harris Stevens was the listing agent.