Cool Listings

Cool Listings, Interiors, Soho

111 Mercer Street penthouse

If you’re wondering what to do with that extra $12 million, consider the stunning penthouse triplex at 111 Mercer Street. This condo offers more than gorgeous city views, it practically invites the city in for coffee.

If you’re reading this we’re going to assume we don’t have to tell you this penthouse is flooded with light… unless, of course, you’re blinded by it. The main floor of the 3,500-square-foot ultra chic condo is framed in all glass NanaWalls that open to its expansive terraces, creating the ultimate indoor/outdoor living experience. The living room and dining area opens up to a 1,200-square-foot terrace — or let’s be honest — it’s an outdoor living room. Meanwhile the kitchen has its own terrace complete with an outdoor dining space… and a fireplace… and west facing sunset-ready views… of the Freedom Tower. Want more?

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Cool Listings, Interiors, Rentals, Tribeca

16 Jay Street Apt. 1 living room

When the going gets tough…put your massive Tribeca condo on the rental market for $45,000/month.  Well, at least that’s what the owners of Apartment 1 at 16 Jay Street recently did after trying to sell the pad since April 2011.  Available immediately, the space can come furnished or unfurnished.

Known in the design community for its sweeping cast-iron and mahogany staircase that was welded together inside the home in the shape of a double ellipsis, this floor-through apartment occupies the entire 4,200 square feet of 16 Jay Street’s first floor.  It has 3BR/3BA and a 900-square-foot patio that contains a 25-foot-high sculpture and heated limestone flooring.

The interior excitement continues here

Chelsea, Cool Listings, Interiors

Loft 25, 420 W25th St

Situated in the heart of Chelsea’s gallery district it’s hard to imagine that this open and airy loft at 420 West 25th Street only measures 1,200 square feet. Its twelve-foot ceilings, Nordic Ash floors, and oversized windows give the impression of a much larger space with a chic and sophisticated feel.

Grab your pet and come take a look

Celebrities, Cool Listings, DUMBO, Interiors

1 main street anne hathaway

It looks like Anne Hathaway is ready to try selling her DUMBO loft again. We’re not sure why the star would want to part with her gorgeous 2BR/3.5BA unit at 1 Main Street, the site of DUMBO’s Clocktower building. She just purchased the building in February of 2013 and after apparently not even moving in, she was ready to unload the loft by September. According to records, she took the loft off the market in December. But if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. 6 months after removing the listing from the market, Ms. Hathaway has put 1 Main Street #9B back on the market, this time with Town Residential listing agents Steven Gold and Chris Whelan.

More details about the stunning pad here

Cool Listings, Interiors, Upper West Side 

80 Riverside Boulevard 32CD, The Rushmore

Though perhaps a tad less striking than the famous monument sharing its name, the twin towers of The Rushmore rise elegantly above their counterparts along Riverside Boulevard. The Costas Kondylis and Partners designed building actually dwarfs the heads of the Mount Rushmore sculpture by nearly 400 feet, which translates into breathtaking river and city views for the lucky inhabitants.

Check out why this gorgeous home is presidential in its own right

Architecture, Cool Listings, Green Design, Interiors

48 Clausland Mountain Road (also known as the Socrates Zaferiou House) designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright has put his stamp on some of the world’s most famous and recognizable structures, including New York City’s own Guggenheim Museum.

But did you know the prolific architect was also the forefather of a revolutionary style of residential housing that informed the airy, open floor plans seen in many modern homes today? Wright’s Prairie style took hold in the Midwest during the early 20th-century and quickly spread across the country, profoundly influencing the built landscape we know today. If you’ve ever wanted to live in an iconic Wright home, this could be your chance: One of the few prefab Prairie homes designed by the architect has hit the market, and it’s just a quick half-hour drive from Manhattan.

Take a tour of the retro, mid-century property

Celebrities, Cool Listings, Getting Away, Interiors, Places to Stay

What happens when two of New York City’s most creative minds — interior designer Jonathan Adler and fashion guru Simon Doonan — deck out a summer home? You get a colorful Shelter Island beach house that screams seaside chic. The couple’s busy schedules take them all around the world, which is good news for New Yorkers still looking for a Hamptons rental — the playful pad is available for the month of July.

Situated in a secluded area on Crab Creek, the airy 1,300-square-foot beach house is far more stylish than your average summer rental and probably a lot pricier, too — it’s currently listed for $11,000 a month.

Peek inside the vibrant Hamptons home

Cool Listings, Greenwich Village, Interiors

Greenwich Village Star Asks $6.95 Million

By Aisha Carter, Fri, June 6, 2014

9 Commerce Street

Greenwich Village has long been touted as one of Manhattan’s most expensive neighborhoods, and a haven for the Hollywood A-List, with residents like Liv Tyler; Julianne Moore; and New York’s sweetheart, Sarah Jessica Parker. Well, the dazzling townhouse at 9 Commerce Street is ready for her close-up, and with assets like hers, Platinum Properties agents Tony Leondis and Daniel Hedaya are likely to attract a lot of attention. The GRADE Architecture + Interior Design renovated home boasts 3 stories and a basement, with outdoor space on 3 different levels.

Take a Look inside this Greenwich Village star here

Cool Listings, Interiors, Williamsburg

500 Driggs Ave, Williamsburg

When this steam factory was built in 1900 one might have been hard-pressed to convince anyone it would house elegant loft-style living over a century later — with a monthly rent nearly 8x greater than what most New Yorkers made in a year! Preposterous!

Yet, here we are in 2014, totally bowled over by this simply gorgeous Williamsburg penthouse at 500 Driggs Avenue in the heart of the North side.

See how early 20th century charm meets modern day living

Cool Listings, Interiors, Williamsburg

Sunny Williamsburg Loft Has Views for Days

By Aisha Carter, Thu, June 5, 2014

There’s no doubt this apartment knows what its best asset is: it’s her eyes. The two-story unit features a wall of windows offering amazing views and flooding the sizable living room with light. 52 Ten Eyck Street #3B has a Swedish feel with its Nordic minimalist design. The kitchen marries stainless, wood and granite in a sleek and modern way, and it includes a dishwasher, a luxury a true New Yorker appreciates. And speaking of New York luxuries, this 1,100-square-foot, 2BR/2BA pad comes equipped with a washer and dryer, so you can put those quarters away. The main level also has a spacious master bedroom with a giant window boasting southern vistas and legroom for a large bed and furniture.

Take a look inside this cool pad here

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