Andre Kikoski has earned accolades for his dramatic designs, among them the Guggenheim Museum’s new restaurant and Long Island City’s Z Hotel. Unfortunately, it appears that not even the touch of a rising starchitect could do much for his two-bedroom, 2.5-bath apartment at 860 United Nations Plaza.
Ms. Kikoski and wife Kim Donaldson have sold the 27th-floor spread for a mere $1.83 million, which is not particularly impressive considering that they bought it for $1.55 million back in 2005. What’s more, Mr. Kikoski really did his best to transform the co-op into something exceptional: walls of a third-bedroom were removed to create more openness and the walls were painted white and pale blue to “reflect the water and sky outside,” according to The Wall Street Journal, which admired Mr. Kikoski’s home renovation handiwork back in 2010. Read More