Elie Tahari

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By Dana Schulz, Sat, October 11, 2014

JCC Manhattan Sukkah 2014, Sukkot Architecture, sukkah architecture, jewish architecture, where to celebrate sukkot nyc, sukkah design
  • We talk to architect Andrew Franz about his ability to blend the old with the new through thoughtful material choices and a unique use of light and space–a modernist not a minimalist.
  • New 39-story Tribeca condo tower could be an architectural stunner.
  • Sukkot Architecture: New York City’s sukkahs come in all shapes, sizes, and locations.
  • The first part of our renovation diary series introduces readers to a historic, fixer-upper Clinton Hill townhouse and the owners’ renovation plans.
  • Fashion designer Elie Tahari buys two units at 15 Central Park West for $25 million.
  • Walk through a vibrating, futuristic-looking pink amoeba installation at the Storefront for Architecture.

Images: The JCC in Manhattan‘s eco-friendly sukkah (L); Situation NY © Miguel de Guzman (R)

Celebrities, Interiors, Recent Sales, Upper West Side 

15 Central Park West

Israeli-American fashion designer Elie Tahari has snatched up two units at famed, Robert A.M. Stern– designed 15 Central Park West for a combined $25.25 million, according to city records released today. The pair of adjacent apartments was originally marketed for a total of $29 million.

Tahari had previously been renting a three-bedroom unit in the star-studded building for $30,000 a month, but it looks like he’s decided to make his stay more permanent, now occupying an entire private floor. Unit 9m has two bedrooms, 1,862 square feet of interior space, and 1,619 square feet of outdoor space. Unit 9G is a three-bedroom unit with 2,237 square feet inside and a spectacular 1,700-square-foot terrace. Both spaces appear to offer a pretty clean slate, perfect for the creative new owner to imbue his signature tailored, modern vibe.

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