Located in a skyscraper that features a fitness center spa and valet services a bicycle room a rooftop terrace and integrated WiFi services the lavish apartment will drape you in unadulterated luxury. Coming with two amazing bedrooms and three bathrooms that feature historic decor additions the penthouse itself offers a relaxing Jacuzzi and sauna along with unabated views of the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River in the distance. One of the two entrances of the penthouse leads into a living area that is covered with reclaimed hardwood floors from the Portuguese embassy in Paris. And that is just the start of the remarkable collection that the luxurious home holds!
We are often so focused on interior design and decorating that we tend to ignore the exterior of our home. The façade of a building is what gives it a sense of identity and lets it stand out visually from its surrounding structures.
Warm wooden accents are spread out in every room of the house and give the rooms a textural and visual contrast. Eclectic decor a neutral color scheme and glittering pendant light additions complete this revamped private residence located in a city that is rich in Spanish colonial history and architectural heritage.
Blending the old with the modern is indeed a tricky task and often renovations and makeovers demand a certain sensitivity towards the existing historic structures. Located in the West Village neighborhood of this fabulous townhouse was first built in and has undergone quite a few changes over the years.
The top floor houses a home library a master suite a family room and another study. The interiors exude a classy elegant appeal with timeless decor additions like the Moooi Random lights and the Eames Molded Plastic chairs. The transformation from a pre-war cottage to a contemporary residence is so amazing that the unsuspecting would never even have a clue!
The emphasis here is on outdoor living with a beautiful deck a refreshing pool and numerous balconies encouraging the homeowners to spend more time outside. Large circular cutouts in the roof usher in ample ventilation and also add an interesting visual element. Serene relaxing and comfy this is the perfect way to escape the big city rush!
Yet the defining feature of the house is the series of timber beams that runs throughout the new extension and links it visually with the existing Victorian house. Inspired by the various techniques of tapestry and stitching the wooden beams seem to “stitch” the new with the old!