ONE ROOM. 455 Central Park West, LM20

It isn’t often that we come across a circular room in New York City, much less a circular room housed in a turret designed to resemble a chateau in the French countryside. But New York is full of surprises and this bit of wonderment at 455 Central Park West warrants a spot in our “One Room” series.  Located on the lower floor of a 3800 square foot duplex,  this grand living ...

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Tribeca Bold at 7 Hubert Street, PH-C

When you criss-cross this glam Tribeca penthouse, the first thing that you notice are the lines.  There are vertical and horizontal lines everywhere, neatly defining the spatial order of the residence while complementing the industrial flair of the floor-to-ceiling casement windows that enwrap this full-floor home.  Designed by the architectural firm Shelton Mindel this devine residence at 7 Hubert Street can stand toe-to-toe with any Tribeca penthouse.  The urban oasis demands ...

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A Bit of Spice in Tribeca – 288 West Street, 6W/5W

Think Lincoln Logs, the wooden interlocking building toy that has entertained generations of children.  Now scan the rows of timber beams that line the ceiling of this one-of-a-kind loft and marvel at the character of its design.   This riverfront duplex at 288 West Street is located on the western edge of Tribeca, between Watts Street and Canal Street.  Sandwiched between two modern developments, the eight-story remembrance of Tribeca past stands out ...

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One Room. 15 Hudson Yards, PH-88A

If I was going to shoot one room into orbit as part of a permanent earth station, the great room of this out-of-this-world penthouse residence at 15 Hudson Yards would be my choice.  Perched on the 88th Floor of 15 Hudson Yards, part of the residential dynamic of the transformative West Side complex, the great room of this duplex penthouse offers 26-foot high ceilings with curved floor-to-ceiling windows.  You are literally ...

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A Hole in One in Chelsea – 133 West 22nd Street, Garden

There is a bit of a stigma to the term “Ground Floor Apartment.”   Concerns about noise, privacy, and security always enter into the conversation.  But cast those dispersions aside because today’s edition of “Apartments We Love” features a wunderkind ground-floor apartment that leaves these worries and the city behind.   This sublime residence, eloquently named the Chelsea CetraRuddy Garden Residence (CetraRuddy was the building architect), is located in a postwar condo ...

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