Norman Jaffe

August 2, 2021

Asking $18M, this waterfront estate in Quogue was designed by Norman Jaffe with a nautical feel

A stunning waterfront estate in the Hamptons designed by the late architect Norman Jaffe is on the market for just under $18,000,000. Located on Seascape Lane in the village of Quogue, the residence sits on five acres overlooking Quantuck Bay. With angular lines and an abundance of natural materials, the shingled home is an example of Jaffe's signature modernist style. The ship-like property boasts a massive wraparound outdoor deck, two docks, a tennis court, putting green, and a resort-like swimming pool.
February 3, 2021

On Long Island, a striking stone and glass home by modernist architect Norman Jaffe asks $3.6M

Norman Jaffe opened his first architecture practice in Bridgehampton in 1973, soon becoming famous for the many contempory residences he designed in the Hamptons. Throughout his 35-year career, he designed more than 600 projects, many of them notable for their sculptural forms, early inclusion of passive solar design, and glass and wood construction. This home in Old Westbury, which he designed early on in 1977, checks all three of those boxes, and is currently on the market for $3,595,000. It sits on more than two acres, with several decks and patios and a salt water pool, and is nearly 7,000 square feet with six bedrooms, a home movie theater, and even a spa.
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October 25, 2019

This $6M Norman Jaffe-designed waterfront home is a classic sculpture with views of the Hudson

Known for the "romantic modernist" residential architecture of so many iconic angular beach houses in the Hamptons, Norman Jaffe was a prolific architect who designed more than 600 projects during his 35-year career. Jaffe, who died in 1993, used passive solar design and lots of glass and wood in his striking waterfront homes. Built in 1993, the 12,980-square-foot residence at 1981 Broadway, asking $5.9 million, diverges a bit from his usual style. Set high on a bluff over the Hudson River surrounded by 20 acres of waterfront land in Ulster County, New York, the home's design refers to classic Greek architecture along with Jaffe's usual attention to natural light and shadow.
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July 7, 2017

‘Romantic modernist’ Norman Jaffe designed this sculptural Long Island home, now asking $4M

This dramatic, swooping home is the masterwork of Norman Jaffe, an architect known for this “romantic modernist” homes throughout the Hamptons. This stunner is located in Old Westbury, Long Island, at 15 Horseshoe Road. It was built in 1977 and chosen as one of the "best houses in America" in 1979. As Curbed put it, the unique two-story structure is "formed by several hulking volumes" which include a wood-clad, wedge-like roof, a glass-walled living space, and a stone facade and patios. It's now on the market for $3.995 million.
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October 24, 2014

Blaze Makoid’s Elegant Residence is Inspired by Long Island’s 70s Rustic Modernism

This quiet and elegant residence by Blaze Makoid Architecture was created for a father with three children who wanted a house that wasn’t 'extraneous or busy’. Located in Sagaponack, this stylish oceanfront dwelling takes inspiration from two iconic 70s buildings: Tod Williams’ Tarlo House (1979) and architect Norman Jaffe’s Perlbinder House (1970)—the latter credited for bringing 'rustic Modernism' to Eastern Long Island. Named Daniels Lane, this home's simple clean lines are a modern reflection of its client's wishes.
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