Queen of indie films Chloë Sevigny unsurprisingly lived in the East Village in 2005, scooping up a garden-level co-op at 119 East 10th Street for $1,199,000 and becoming neighbors with fellow indie royal Parker Posey. By 2013, Sevigny made the inevitable move to Brooklyn (she stated that the East Village had become like a frat house) and sold her one-bedroom Manhattan pad for $1.76 million to tech power couple Halle Tecco and Jeffrey Hammerbacher. Despite the stylish renovation that the couple undertook, they listed the residence this summer for $2.2 million.
The Post now reports that the home sold for just under its asking price to Shana Randhava, the executive director of the Estee Lauder Companies. Interestingly, they note that Sevigny “has been quoted about her love for Estee Lauder products, particularly their ‘luxury compacts.'”
During Chloë’s day, the 1,250-square-foot apartment was decorated “like a British ‘shabby chic’ cottage,” not at all what we’d expect from the actress and model, though she did refer to it as “womb-like.” Tecco and Hammerbacher gave the place a modern makeover that earned them a feature in Apartment Therapy and slightly modified the floorplan. They did preserve details original to the Greek Revival townhouse such as base moldings, beamed ceilings, and wide-plank pine flooring. A Dutch door leads from the front garden into the long hallway adorned with David Cafiero-designed wallpaper. The hall is lined with closets, a powder room, and a laundry room.
The living room features built-in bookshelves flanking a wood-burning fireplace, whitewashed exposed brick, and a wall of antique mirrors. The adjacent dining room (pictured above) has large casement windows that overlook the back patio, terra-cotta flooring, and a custom built-in home office.
The terra-cotta flooring carries over to the kitchen, which also boasts sleek black cabinets, a bit of exposed brick, custom butcher-block counters, a backsplash featuring hand-painted Urban Archaeology tiles, a farmhouse sink and retro appliances. Another Dutch door leads to the rear patio.
The master bedroom has another wood-burning fireplace, this one with an original marble mantle, as well as a walk-in closet and an en-suite bath complete with a cast iron claw-foot tub.
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Neighborhoods : East Village