Architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Buy $1M Co-op at Hotel des Artistes

Posted On Tue, April 7, 2015 By

Posted On Tue, April 7, 2015 By In lincoln square, Recent Sales

If you’ve been following the controversy surrounding the American Folk Art Museum and its demolition by MoMA, you know of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, the husband-and-wife firm who designed the now-razed, but much-loved structure. In some less disparaging news, city records released today show that the couple has scooped up a $1,075,000 million co-op at the iconic Hotel des Artistes in Lincoln Square. Unit 415 is a one-bedroom duplex, and they already own unit 414, which they bought in 2008 for $1.6 million, so we can only assume they plan to work their architectural magic and combine the two adjacent apartments.

Hotel des Artistes, 1 West 67th Street

The charming home was marketed as a perfect pied-a-terre, but in this case it’s likely going to become part of a much larger home. The duplex has southern exposures, beamed ceilings, an original staircase, solid oak doors, and hardwood floors — the perfect canvas for Williams and Tsien to work with.

[Listing: 1 West 67th Street, 415 by Cheryl Daly of Halstead]

Photos via Halstead

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