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SHOP THE LISTING: Baz Luhrmann’s Gramercy Park townhouse

By Michelle Cohen, Mon, October 3, 2022

Photo courtesy of Nina Poon/MW Studio for the Corcoran Group

Famed director Baz Luhrmann’s Gramercy Park townhouse could be yours to rent for $75,000/month. Located at 243 East 17th Street, the six-bedroom home spans five stories and overlooks Stuyvesant Square Park. The extravagant townhouse is also available for purchase. Luhrmann and his wife Catherine Martin first listed the home for $19,995,000 in March but later dropped the price to $18,999,500. If you’re loving the interior design of this home, we’ve sourced a few key pieces that are identical or similar to the items in the listing photos. So you can get the look–without having to move.

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Photo credit: Sarah Elliott Photography

One of the most distinctive homes in the Hudson Valley is back on the market. Surrounded by nearly 46 acres with views of the Catskills, the “Sleeve House” is an ultra-contemporary home created as two long volumes, a smaller one “sleeved” into a larger one, which allows for separate public and private spaces. Designed by Adam Dayem’s Actual/Office Architects, the three-bedroom home sits on a sloped hill and is wrapped in charred wood of varying thickness, a nod to the rural area’s historic barns and agricultural buildings. 6sqft first wrote about this home when it was listed for $2,100,000 in 2017. Now it’s available again, this time for $2,275,000. If you’re loving the interior design of this home, we’ve sourced a few key pieces that are identical or similar to the items in the listing photos. So you can get the look–without having to move.

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Listing photos: Coldwell Banker Warburg

Built in 1929 by Bing & Bing and designed by prolific architect Emery Roth, this bright one-bedroom co-op at 225 East 73rd Street is as classic as it gets. Part of the Eastgate complex, this Upper East Side home has plenty of pre-war charm in the form of beamed ceilings, original hardwood floors, and gracious proportions, with the cozy surprise of a wood-burning fireplace. It’s now available for $725,000. If you’re loving the interior design of this home, we’ve sourced a few key pieces that are identical or similar to the items in the listing photos. So you can get the look–without having to move.

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Cool Listings, Greenwich Village

Photo credit: Brown Harris Stevens

This charming co-op at 39 East 10th Street, the product of a custom renovation by a design pro whose work has been featured on top industry magazine covers, combines timeless elegance with downtown chic. Configured like a standard Village pre-war railroad apartment with bedrooms in each of two “wings,” this sophisticated home was redesigned in a way that makes it a perfect home, with a space for everything from work and daily living to gracious entertaining. Asking $3,495,000, the unit includes the equally sophisticated furnishings within.

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Cool Listings, Upper West Side 

Photo credit: LPG for Sotheby’s International Realty

Asking $65,000,000, the 12,000-square-foot, seven-story Renaissance Revival-style townhouse at 25 Riverside Drive (h/t WSJ) on Manhattan’s Upper West Side harkens back to the city’s Gilded Age, when Riverside Park was lined with single-family mansions. Unmistakeable from the outside, the palatial corner property with rounded facades of limestone and brick has breathtaking river and palisades views from three exposures, 70 windows, and a rooftop conservatory. Built in the 1890s, this unique home was designed by prominent architect C.P.H. Gilbert for American Book Company editor-in-chief Herbert Horace Vail.

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Cool Listings, Hamilton Heights

Photo courtesy of Douglas Elliman

This 25-foot-wide townhouse at 330 Convent Avenue in the landmarked Hamilton Heights historic district has lost none of its original mansion grandeur. Though its layout is very much in the style of the traditional Victorian-era mansion, the 6,400-square-foot, five-story property has modern convenience–from the elevator to the custom security system–on its side. Well maintained and updated, the home, now asking $6,250,000, features a landscaped private backyard, a gated private garden entrance to a separate studio apartment, 11-foot ceilings, and original details.

The elevator stops at every floor

Cool Listings, Historic Homes, Prospect Park South

Photo credit: Alan Barry

In 2016, 6sqft featured the impossibly ornate and enormous 1900s mansion for sale at 1305 Albemarle Road. Set among the Prospect Park South neighborhood’s stately free-standing Victorians, the home was a standout; in addition to its 11,000-square-foot interior, its two-story portico with massive fluted columns, jaw-dropping original interiors including a fabulous top-floor ballroom–and the fact that it shares a street with Michele Williams’ house–all generated quite a buzz. The home, asking $3,000,000, sold in less than a day. After a stem-to-stern renovation of epic proportions, the historic city mansion is back on the market, this time for an equally epic $12,950,000.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings

Photo credit: Andrew Kiracofe for Sotheby’s International Realty

If you crave a historic brownstone with original architectural details, this 5,050-square-foot, four-story home at 77 Columbia Heights will certainly get your attention. Immaculately restored interior architecture frames a Brooklyn Heights corner townhouse with East River and Manhattan views from almost every room. In addition to state-of-the-art modern updates (including an elevator), the 25-foot-wide townhouse, asking $17,777,000, comes with a two-car garage, a wine cellar and gym, and a landscaped roof deck with a custom outdoor kitchen.

Historic townhouse details galore, this way

Cool Listings, Upper East Side

For $4M, an Upper East Side condo with a designer pedigree

By Michelle Cohen, Tue, February 1, 2022

Photo credit: Tim Waltman

Situated a block from Central Park, this four-bedroom condo at the aptly-named Gatsby at 65 East 96th Street is a design vision at every turn. Asking $4 million, it’s the epitome of classic pre-war style, offering not just four bedrooms and three and a half baths, but also a spacious separate living room, dining room, library, a home office, and formal entry foyer. According to Mansion Global, this sprawling combination of two adjacent units is currently owned by designers Gina and James de Givenchy. The latter is the nephew of Hubert de Givenchy, who founded the fashion house that bears his name.

More gorgeous Givenchy pad, this way

Design, Interiors, Williamsburg

See inside The Wing’s fifth NYC location in Williamsburg

By Alexandra Alexa, Fri, February 14, 2020

Photos by Tory Williams; courtesy of The Wing

Female-focused coworking space The Wing has opened another gorgeous outpost for its growing membership, this time in trendy Williamsburg. Located in a new building at 71 North 7th Street, the space spans two floors and 12,000 square feet (with just under half of that being outdoor space). It’s The Wing’s fifth location in New York City and second in Brooklyn.

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