Light Installation Artist James Turrell Gets $2.2M for Classic Gramercy Co-op With Park Key

Posted On Mon, March 21, 2016 By

Posted On Mon, March 21, 2016 By In Celebrities, Gramercy Park, Recent Sales

In November, 2014, 6sqft reported that light installation artist James Turrell had sold an apartment at 26 Gramercy Park South for $2.1 million. The famed conceptual artist is based in Flagstaff, Arizona, so the sale didn’t come as much of a surprise. However, now it’s come to light (no pun intended) that he and his wife Kung Lim-Lee Turrell own more real estate in the neighborhood.

According to city records released today, Turrell has sold his personal apartment at 2 Gramercy Park West (an historic Italianate mansion known as the James Pinchot House that’s been divided into seven units) for $2,225,000. The artist’s former home is a full-floor residence that comes with a much-coveted key to the park, a private garden, and, not surprisingly, an enormous skylight.

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The spread has an over-sized kitchen, original exposed brick, restored wide-plank flooring, crown moldings, recessed lighting, two wood-burning fireplaces, French doors, and a separate laundry room.

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A full-width landscaped garden is accessed through both bedrooms.

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Andrew Goodman of Joseph A. Tuana & Associates had the listing, which originally hit the market in 2014 for $2.85 million.

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Photos via Joseph A. Tuana & Associates

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