Billards in the clouds

ONE ROOM. 181 East 65th Street, PH-A

This is the pool room to beat all pool rooms.  Just don’t jump the table because your ball is going to do some damage when it eventually lands. Located on the top floor of a breathtaking three-story penthouse at the Chatham House, this stunning pool room is heavenly in more ways than one.   The stage is set with 10-foot-high ceilings, brick walls and floor-to-ceiling windows that captivate with never-ending views.  ...

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Brooklyn Heights Serenity: 2 Grace Court, 3D

Today, we’re taking a reprieve from our usual approach of focusing on jaw-dropping homes that feel as though they’ve descended from the heavens. Instead, we’re taking a look at an apartment that will have a far broader audience due to its scale and price.  But don’t think for a moment that this is a run-of-the-mill residence; far from it.  Located in the affluent neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, Apartment 3D at ...

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ONE ROOM. 166 Perry Street, PENTHOUSE

How about owning just a sliver of paradise.  Well for this edition of ONE ROOM, we’re going to visit paradise along the Hudson River, a private deck with a pool, water and sunset views.  Albeit outdoors, this enviable space will serve as our latest “room” selection as we approach the dog days of August.  Offering both calm and invigoration, this glorious oasis sets the standard for beating summer in the ...

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ONE ROOM. 205 West 89th Street, 6-RS

Think Creamsicle.  Yes, the summer popsicle that combines an orange sherbert outer shell with a vanilla ice cream inner core.  Imagine it melting over your fingers as you walk into this whimsical living room awash in bright orange paint.  The ceiling beams, painted in a contrasting white, criss-cross the room and clones the look of this Good Humor favorite.  This exquisite designer home plays much like a performance piece as you ...

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ONE ROOM. 625 Park Avenue, 4th Floor

By our definition a dressing room is a closet that can fit furnishings.  Well, this Park Avenue dressing room is so damn big it could actually eat up most studio apartments.  Stupendous by anyone’s standards, this dressing room is enviable even in the noblest of circles.  A center island dresser with an overhead chandelier, deep crown moldings with coved lighting and a wall of custom millwork would cause anyone with ...

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