Larry Mueller thinks he has found the next 15 Central Park West: “We were very interested in One Madison Park–those full-floor apartments are just magnificent–but when that got in complete trouble, we moved on to the Nouvel building.”
That would be 100 11th Avenue, that shattered-mirror of a condo on starchitects row–the block of 19th Read More
The Journal has a story today about the efforts it’s taken to sell the penthouse at One Jackson Square, a wavy glass condo on the northern edge of the West Village designed by the typically-staid-but-a-standout-here KPF and developed by Hines and Aby Rosen’s RFR. It took more than a $2.8 million price-cut, to $18.5 Read More
When it was first revealed that designer Jennifer Post had been hired to soften Jean Nouvel’s stark lobby at 100 11th Avenue, one of the more interesting details was that she would be using obsidian “boulder” sculptures to do so. Not exactly the warm touch it sounded like the place needed, but we’ll leave Read More
Jean Nouvel’s 100 11th Avenue is one of the most stunning buildings of the year, and it has been selling accordingly, attracting such high-profile buyers as Kelsey Grammer.
Still, brokers blamed the stark lobby for turning off some buyers and hired well-known interior designer Jennifer Post to soften its harsh edges — Read More
Jean Nouvel’s 100 Eleventh Street is one of the best buildings of the year, with boldface buyers gobbling up apartments. Yet the sky, or at least the penthouse, appears to be falling at the Frenchman’s masterpiece in the clouds. According to city records, one of the building’s most expensive units has just sold at a $3.7 million Read More
There are cabanas, a pool straight out of Antony and Cleopatra and a private club at 40 Mercer Street. Perhaps we shouldn’t be shocked that two twenty-somethings have purchased a $7 million condo in the building, but of course we still are.
The two young Greek buyers, Aristi and Ilias Sarras, have dropped a stunning $7.565 Read More
The first thing most New Yorkers see when they come home to their apartments every day is the facade of their building, followed shortly thereafter by the lobby. At Jean Nouvel’s spectacular 100 11th Avenue, residents are greeted by one of the most striking exteriors in the city, a multifaceted crescent made from hundreds Read More
In some ways, it is surprising that French architect Jean Nouvel has seen any of his otherworldly designs built, never mind him starring in news segment on CBS Sunday Morning, the show beloved by retirees and still-rolling club kids, which is about as Middle America a platform as a foreign architect could hope for.
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Art World News
The silver fox with the golden eye is showing off.
Powerhouse art dealer Larry Gagosian will, for the first time, put his personal contemporary art collection on public view. The cultural and tourism divisions of Abu Dhabi are expected to announce shortly that the gallerist’s own works, which include some 72 Andy Read More
This past spring, Anthony Malkin, president of Malkin Properties and an owner of the Empire State Building, started paying attention to an office tower planned by Vornado Realty Trust. The giant office landlord was seeking approvals to build a tower up to 1,216 feet high two blocks to his building’s west, on what’s Read More