The architects from ensured that the classic Victorian-style street façade of the house remained intact along with the bedrooms in the main house. Instead they capitalized on the additional space in the rear and crafted a trendy and contemporary glass extension that now houses the living room kitchen and the spacious dining area.
The apartment was redone and customized by Steve Harivel who is popular across the planet for shaping the interior of the tasteful Soho House Hotels. Dazzling you with an array of rare and amazing antiques this is a home for those who wish to make a sizzling style statement!
The main level of the house features a double-height living room with a stone fireplace at its heart. Massive windows elegantly frame the views outside and the adjacent dining room and library offer additional cozy nooks. The entire retreat is designed to encourage maximum interaction between family members and plenty of emphasis is placed on social areas.
Remember the opening shot of the movie ‘Stuart Little’ or even the first few pages of the illustrated book? The story starts off in this traditional townhouse that is sandwiched between tall modern skyscrapers. Narrow townhouses with a classic front façade do have a timeless and nostalgic appeal about them that lures you in almost instantly!
A semi-minimal living space kitchen and dining area located on the lower level are connected with the lush green backyard in an unabated fashion while the top level with the bedrooms and the bathrooms provides a serene and personal refuge. Elegant decor additions like the sizzling Caboche Chandelier enliven the home and scenic views of the beautiful lake in the distance help complete this tranquil getaway.
The ground floor kitchen patio and dining space and the second floor living area are visually connected with the outdoors thanks to this sparkling glass addition. The top three floors house the exquisite master suite along with other private quarters.
An imaginative design and exemplary balance between wood glass and concrete give the home its unique ! While the penthouse level offers amazing views of the city skyline and the Highline park the glass addition brings the sights and sounds of the changing seasons indoors in an unabated fashion. Timeless decor like the Tulip table and chairs along with the iconic LEM Piston Bar Stools complete this chic home.