Located in the upper east side at 80th between Park and Madison this 1894 brownstone was divided into 5 residential units. The full third floor and half the 4th floor is an exquisite 2,000sf apartment with three working fireplaces. The soaring 11-foot ceilings and bay window capture New York at its best. The paint palette is flat white through-out so the grey and black furniture are the highlights. The main salon has custom-designed one arm sofas and nickel frame wooden inset desk in the bay window. The ac-cents are books, Hermes throws and orange Madura suede boxes. The dining area has a black lacquered table with matching chairs in grey leather adorned with antique bronze and Murano glass candelabras. Framing the room a linen silk custom sofa inspired by an early French antique set with flanking chairs and antique tables.
The art throughout is Canadian with the highlight being The Lady in Blue by Da-vid Bierk. The breakfast room has McKim, Mead and White monographs of New York buildings and an Earl Saarinen marble table with four 1930 deco chairs. Two bedrooms on the next floor a combination of modern and antiques with the antiques re-lacquered and painted for a more transitional feel. Area carpets sprinkled throughout they play with the wooden pattern floor. In contrast, the powder room is high gloss black with white matted Japanese bird prints with Vaughan crystal ceiling fixture. The foyer has a larger matching Vaughan lighting piece paired with a French gold frame set Hermes blanket resting on its back and a painting by Jane Waterous, the Peace Sign.
Brownstone Residence, New York
Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Furniture Design, Lighting Design & Art Selection.